Stylish Bostonians

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From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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ART

At closed Mount Auburn Cemetery, an artist-in-residence has room to ‘think very imaginatively’

Jesse Aron Green will spend his residency creating a project for spring 2021.

COMFORT ZONE

Chanel Miller on practicing mental health during a pandemic and learning to live with uncertainty

Miller, the author of the 2019 memoir, "Know My Name," stays connected while social distancing.

GRACE NOTES

A tale of work-from-home back pain, remedied

At first, I hoped to write in bed all day like Edith Wharton.

ART

Museum of Fine Arts will grow its contemporary art collection

The museum will kick off an ambitious acquisition program this summer.

NAMES

‘We need you’: Adam Sandler shares memories of New Hampshire graduation in message to class of 2020

The actor tweeted a photo of himself from high school wearing his cap and gown, along with a few words for graduates.

Our lives during the pandemic

Seven short essays gathered by the Boston Book Festival as part of its At Home Boston community writing project.

ASK MATTHEW

Didn’t like ‘The Plot Against America’? Here are some alternate alt-histories.

A reader disagreed with our TV critic’s recommendation. Can Matthew Gilbert win back trust with these other titles?

ARMCHAIR TRAVEL

12 documentaries that take you places

If you’ve got an itch to go explore the world right now, these might make you feel like you’ve been there and done that.

TABLES

A new taco pop-up in the North End, breakfast to go in West Roxbury, and Greek returns to Harvard Square

Restaurant news you can use.

ASK AMY

Twitter follower might be crossing the border

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

COMFORT ZONE

John Krasinski tells a fellow ‘The Office’ castmate why he sold ‘Some Good News’

Krasinski told Rainn Wilson that given his upcoming workload, he felt his only two options were to end the show completely or sell it so that it could continue.

Edith Wharton’s home in the Berkshires has upped its online presence

From author chats via Zoom to a virtual bird-watching tour, the estate opens its doors in the digital space.

How we’re looking out for one another

Thoughts on the act of passing each other by.

ASK AMY

This ‘full house’ isn’t a cute sitcom

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

BIRD SIGHTINGS

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

J.K. Rowling puts out a new book called ‘The Ickabog,’ chapter by chapter

The author takes pains in her first tweet to note that the book is not a Harry Potter spin-off. But for fans of her magical worlds, that surely won’t dampen the excitement.

FOOD

When will diners be ready to return to restaurants? Here’s what 1,000 Globe readers said

One thing is clear: Masks are a must.

WELLNESS

Tips on surviving home isolation with roommates

We spoke with the author of 2009's “The College Roommate From Hell.”

MAILBAG

‘When there’s nothing to do ... just dance’

A reader passes the time, happily, with her best friend and brother.

GETTING SALTY

Sorry, COVID-19: Jason Santos is opening a new restaurant

The owner of Buttermilk & Bourbon and Citrus & Salt plans a seaside fish shack. "I feel like there’s light at end of the tunnel. I’m rested and reinvigorated."

WHAT SHE'S HAVING

Recipe: With plenty of time on her hands, the author perfected crispy, chewy oatmeal-raisin cookies

Recipe for Crispy, Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies.

BOTTLES

Raise a glass for Fest From Home, a virtual beer festival to benefit Project Bread

The event takes place Saturday afternoon on Zoom and Facebook Live and includes beer and food you get in advance.

Colette, a French bakery, comes to life in Medford

Support and encouragement from the neighborhood persuaded the owners the time was right to take the leap.

WHAT SHE'S HAVING | SHERYL JULIAN

Plenty of time to perfect a cookie-jar classic

Many of us these days are busy recreating the tables of our childhood, not necessarily how they were, but looking back, the way we would have liked them to be.

Boston Area Gleaners getting fruits and vegetables to people in need

Group was awarded one of the Northeast regional contracts to distribute boxes of food under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Spice blends to make slow-cooker meals even easier (and tastier)

These can rescue you from an overload of individual spice jars.

THE CONFIDENT COOK

Recipe: Homemade Skillet Naan are great with grilled meat or veggies, or to use as pizza crust

Recipe for Homemade Skillet Naan.

SEASONAL RECIPE

Recipe: Soft yolks and creamy whites make these the perfect fried eggs

This recipe is for Perfect Fried Eggs from the food section of The Boston Globe.

SEASONAL RECIPE

Recipe: The simple Spanish tapas, shrimp with garlic, is served on a bed of spinach

This recipe is for Shrimp with Garlic (Gambas al Ajillo) from the food section of The Boston Globe.

COOL IDEA

Cool off in your neighbor’s pool (for a price)

Swimply is an online marketplace that lets you find private pools for rent in your neighborhood.

NAMES

Mike O’Malley’s return to the small screen is back on track

The New Hampshire native talks about his return to acting for “Snowpiercer,” his upcoming projects, and being cooped up with three teens.

ASK AMY

Strange accusation roils friendship

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

NAMES

Steve Carell, Boston Pops join virtual forces to congratulate the class of 2020 across Massachusetts

WGBH is teaming up with Governor Charlie Baker and some special guests to produce a televised commencement ceremony for graduating seniors from the state’s 668 public and private high schools on June 9.

Tufts professor -- and her sisters -- release Web comedy series ‘Old Guy’

The series follows Harry (the sisters' father, Roger Burton), a senior with a robust acting career in the 1950s who attempts to hop back into the industry.

A NEW BREED

The official field guide to the North American mask-wearing Homo sapiens

There’s been no definitive handbook to identify the habits, gestures, and plumage of this novel species. Until now.

HELP DESK

How to fill the long summer ahead? Safe ways for teens to volunteer

Sympathy cards. Grocery shopping. Virtual baby sitting. These are just a few ideas for "idealistic" young people.

GRACE NOTES

Oh, to chat for hours with old friends again

Everyone is home. Everyone is available. Suddenly, we're talking like we did in our 20s.

DAILY DISTRACTION

Where children can learn about ‘The Boy Who Said Wow’

Author Todd Boss captured the tale for children.

NAMES

Bill Clinton and James Patterson team up again for political thriller, ‘The President’s Daughter’

After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Clinton and Patterson are working on another political thriller together.

QUICK BITE

She wanted to empower women chefs who are out of work, so she created a space for them to teach

CoCaSha honors cooks’ cultures by giving them a space to share their recipes and skills.

NAMES

Some good news for fans of ‘Some Good News’

ViacomCBS has acquired John Krasinski’s hit web series in a bidding war, which means it’s coming back — but with a different host.

TABLES

Tasty Burger returns to Harvard Square, a clam shack signs on in the Seaport, and several big-name restaurants say so long

Restaurant news you can use.

OF NOTE

More than 700 MIT graduates will sing one song together, virtually

“Comusica” will be unveiled to attendees of MIT’s virtual commencement ceremony on May 29.

Andover teen Jenna Holiday is putting in the work to become a pop star

Now 19, she's moved to LA to launch her career and pursue her dreams.

DAILY DISTRACTION

Shop, chop, dine, and dance as a celebrated chef and Boston Dance Theater team up for holiday event

"Chopped" champion Fernanda Tapia is hosting a virtual cooking class on Monday at 2:30 p.m. that will be followed by an exclusive recorded show.

ASK AMY

Grandparents at odds over visiting grandson

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

COMFORT ZONE

Mount Auburn emergency physician authors apocalypse-era comic book

MOVIES

Their doors are closed, but Boston’s independent movie theaters are streaming to your living room

A list of some theaters with virtual screening rooms.

Jenny Slate encourages young writers during 826 Boston livestream event

The Milton native appeared as a special guest at the nonprofit’s first virtual fund-raiser, held May 19.

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