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“We just don’t see any need to continue manufacturing those beers.’’ said Sean Mossman of COOP Ale Works.

More lenient state laws could mean beer makers cut off low-alcohol brands

Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain.

Workers inspected an off-ramp that collapsed during the November earthquake in Anchorage.

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright’s sense of safety.

My Instagram: Julz Roth

The artist spoke to the Globe about art therapy, murals, and sharing her work.

love letters

Disappointed by a camp relationship

A week after my visit, he became distant – texted me less frequently, slowly diminished his interest, etc.

Chef Jody Adams cooking while on safari in Africa. She’ll talk about the trip at an event at Trade.

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At Trade, dinner and a travelogue with Jody Adams

What’s the next best thing to an African safari? Hearing about it from a renowned chef -- while eating exotic dishes inspired by her travels.

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Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Jan. 21-27

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, Harvard Square Taste of Chocolate Weekend, and more.

Connections | Magazine

The magic of musicals

My mother raised me to love Broadway shows. As her memory falters, can we still share that feeling?

Style Watch

A bedroom makeover lets the sun shine in

In a light-filled Jamaica Plain bedroom, dramatic windows set the cool, cozy mood.

Love Letters

I’m sick of guys who just want to text on dating apps

I’m not looking for a pen pal, so I set a deadline for dates.

Dinner With Cupid

Blind date: ‘Topics I’m glad we did not talk about: when I last got my teeth cleaned’

Will this future doctor and dentist share chemistry?

BSO president and CEO Mark Volpe, Joyce Linde, and architect Bill Rawn in the Linde Center for Music and Learning.

Names

Tanglewood music education center to be named after late BSO board chairman Edward H. Linde

Donors have raised $61.4 million to support construction of the center.

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich’s 2017 work was awarded the France Inter-JDD foreign book prize.

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Marzano-Lesnevich’s book wins French prize; Grolier moves to become a charity

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich has won the France Inter-JDD foreign book prize for the French translation of her book.

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Greater Boston author readings Jan. 20-26

A weekly calendar of literary events.

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A New Year’s resolution: Just breathe

Capsule reviews of ‘Full Catastrophe Living’; ‘Savor’; ‘10% Happier’; ‘Mindful Work.’

bibliophiles

It all started with Studs Terkel’s chats with an athlete and a sex worker

Daniel H. Pink’s “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing” has just been released in paperback.

story behind the book | kate tuttle

Unearthing family secrets in the DNA

In her new memoir Dani Shapiro discovers the father she’d grown up with was not her biological father.

UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers last year.

Colton Underwood and Aly Raisman attend the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year ceremony in December 2016 in New York.

‘Bachelor’ Colton Underwood says Aly Raisman was his ‘first love’ and his biggest heartbreak

Underwood dated the Olympic champion and Needham native in 2016 and 2017.

tables

Scelfo opens The Longfellow Bar, and we say goodbye to The Living Room

Restaurant news you can use.

Ask Amy

Long-married wife struggles with self-esteem

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran

A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday.

Key West moves to ban sunscreens that could damage reefs

Officials in Key West took the initial steps toward banning the sale of sunscreens containing two ingredients that could be harmful to coral reefs.

Girl hands on computer keyboard on white background.

Perspective | Magazine

Why kindergartners need to learn to code

Coding is as fundamental as writing, reading, and arithmetic, and we need to start teaching it to young children.

book review

The grinding fear and stress of a homeless mother

Stephanie Land’s memoir is “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive’’

Miss Conduct

Advice: At family gatherings, do kids have to give hugs and kisses?

Some parents force their children to be affectionate with near strangers, which is awkward for everyone.

Love Letters

Am I a secret?

It was difficult not to be invited to parties with friends and family during the holidays.

Picnic tables look out over grapes at Larson Family vineyards.

Wine country with kids is still a bunch of fun (and even relaxing)

There are plenty of vineyards that cater to families, giving them room to roam and be a little crazy. And, of course, the wine helps.

Cross country skiers and their dogs get in a skijoring workout at Gunstock Mountain.

Unleash your dog’s love of winter by skijoring

Skijoring — the simple and easy Scandinavian sport where you cross-country ski with your dog towing you along — is becoming very popular in New England.

(CREDIT: Gillette) Razor-maker Gillette has put out a powerful new ad urging men to be an example for compassion and respect in the age of #MeToo — and it’s sparking a backlash. 16Gillette BUSINESS 1-16-19

Christopher Muther

The backlash to the Gillette ad is exactly why it’s needed

Do you know who isn’t taking to Twitter to complain about the Gillette ad? Those of us who have been bullied, beat up, and sexually victimized. When I watched it, I saw myself.

The VIP Lounge

The VIP Lounge with Matt Chatham

We caught up with the former-Patriots-player-turned-writer/announcer/analyst to talk about all things travel.

‘Unicorns and mermaids are very hot . . . also, narwhals’ (and other lessons from a souvenirs expert)

We talk to Mike Bass about the family business, Bass Resort Sales Corp., which sells souvenirs to amusement and water parks.

Skamania Lodge’s new treehouses are nestled in Douglas firs.

A treehouse with all the creature comforts

Staying in a rustic treehouse appeals to some travelers, but others hold dear to the modern amenities found in a hotel room. Skamania Lodge won’t make you choose.

Still dreaming of Boise. (That’s ‘Boy C, not Boy Z’)

There’s a wholesome, fresh-air feel to the “City of Trees.” But there’s also an underlying sense that eccentricity might lurk just behind those inviting front-porch doors.

Jess and Kim Lawrence played travel roulette for their honeymoon, discovering at the airport that they were going to Copenhagen.

Feeling adventurous? Try your hand at travel roulette

The rules are simple: Show up at the airport. Book the first flight you see. Leave.

Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news you can use.

bookings

Greater Boston author readings Jan. 13-19

A weekly calendar of literary events.

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Dining Out

This is what an Irish pub should look like circa 2019

The James in Needham serves modern food and a good old-fashioned welcome.

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Books we can’t wait to read in 2019

It’s a big year for fiction but there will be plenty for nonfiction fans, too.

REBECCA PACHECO

Gwyneth Paltrow has a new cookbook and with it, a conflict for those who love to hate her

Will I buy it? Can I seriously take health advice from someone who shills jade eggs for one’s vagina? Rebecca Pacheco asks.

N.H. child advocate office says state must better protect kids

Children suffering psychological abuse are underserved by New Hampshire’s child protection system, according to a report released Monday by the state Office of the Child Advocate.

By the Glass: Wines worth a pour between $12 and $30

Fizzy Italian pours offer refreshingly earthy effervescence

To fully enjoy these wines, gently invert bottles to reintegrate the creamy lees into the wine before opening. And because these are moderate in alcohol, you can remain light on your feet as you stride into the new year.

Sharlung Dolkar dishes up bhatsa marku.

A world away from her native Tibet, she celebrates Losar — the Tibetan New Year — with traditional foods

The Tibetan New Year starts on Feb. 5.

Love Letters

Should I send a text for closure?

I ignored him for a week and felt empowered at first. But now that I have not heard back from him, I don’t feel empowered anymore.

Add avocado oil into your kitchen mix

The heart-healthy oil has a buttery texture and a mild, neutral flavor and doesn’t taste like avocado but rather adds depth to a dressing.

Q&A with the authors of ‘Did You Just Eat That?’

In their new book “Did You Just Eat That? Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and Other Food Myths in the Lab,” food scientists Paul Dawson, Brian Sheldon, and a team of student researchers investigate nine myths about food safety and the spread of germs.

Kuhn Rikon is pairing its knives with some fun

The company is offering a limited edition of new designs in bright colors and playful prints that are just plain fun — pop art, funky fruit, and tropics.

Special report

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_ticks_97462[1].jpg Bitten by Uncertainty: A Globe report on Lyme disease in the Northeast

In 2013, the Globe took an in-depth look at the disease, the patients, the debate, and the science.

PODCAST

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17169_LL_Podcast_HP_Episode_4_Tease%20(1).png The Love Letters podcast: Ditch the ex’s T-shirt, or wear it?

After a breakup, is it better to hold onto relics from the relationship, or to dump them?

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic

 

Dining Out

Dining Out reviews

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Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Design New England

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An architect turns his old barn in Newport, Rhode Island, into a light-filled multipurpose haven for family and guests.