High Street Place food hall will have cocktails, po’ boys, and vegan treats

The 20,000-square-foot food hall set to debut downtown this fall announced a partial list of businesses and chefs who have signed on to the project. A Tiffani Faison pizza joint is on the list.

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Expect costumes of all kinds as Anime Boston returns to the Hynes Convention Center.

Big Plans

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix ‘bubble boy’ disease

‘‘This therapy has cured the patients,’’ although it will take more time to see if it’s a permanent fix, said Dr. Ewelina Mamcarz, one of the study leaders at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

Former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco enters hospice care

Blanco’s time in office included the devastating hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She was diagnosed and treated for a rare eye cancer in 2011. It returned and spread to her liver in 2017.

Moxie Falls is the highest waterfall in Maine.

Chasing waterfalls in New England

Here’s where to watch Mother Nature gush about spring.

Love Letters

Is there a future with my ex?

Fast forward five years with no communication and boom — there he is.

Ask Amy

Aunt cries over her niece’s rush to get married

Advice from Amy Dickinson

The three-story Fullerton Inn has a commanding spot on Main Street in the center of the village.

The word is out: Tiny Chester is worth a visit

We like this under-the-radar town for its slow pace, step-back-in-time beauty, its cluster of historic homes and buildings; its green space and access to outdoor activities.

Cape Verde: Close to home at the end of the world

During my visit to the islands of Fogo and Brava, I met no other American tourists and was treated like family by almost everyone I met.

Sicilian markets feature a cacophony of vendors shouting and singing the wonders of their produce — a fugue between fish and fruit — as if a higher pitch brings more shoppers.

Gobsmacked in a Sicilian market

It’s life itself here, a flume of color, smells, tastes, and passionate appeals from vendors.

Love Letters

We said we’d check in 60 days after our breakup. Do I have to?

In hindsight, I’m rethinking that agreement.

Top Spots to Live 2019

Five tips for first-time home buyers in the Boston area

It’s a brutal market for newbies. But realtors have some simple, savvy advice for a successful bid.

Derek Hough wakeboarding on Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho.

The VIP Lounge | Derek Hough

The VIP Lounge with Derek Hough

We caught up with Hough, who lives in Los Angeles with his girlfriend, dancer Hayley Erbert, and their rescue pets – a dog, Romie, and a cat, Palo – to talk about all things travel.

The ahi Benedict at Cane & Canoe on Maui is a great way to kick-start your day on the island.

On Maui, fresh, simple food takes center stage

At the annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival, we find a love of all things local, a burgeoning movement to support and form alliances with small, artisan farmers, and a nod to ethnicity and home-style cooking.

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Here, there, and everywhere

Travel news you can use.

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What She’s Having

Get your sandwich fix at Bob’s in Medford — if you can find it

Bob’s version of the Italian sub belongs in my pantheon of meat marvels.

James Mark, a James Beard award nominee for best chef in the Northeast, is pictured at Big King, his second restaurant in Providence.

Dining Out

With Big King restaurant in Providence, James Mark continues telling his story

The James Beard award nominee’s West Side establishment is mature, focused, and intimate.

An unidentified scientist with a golden eagle, the first golden eagle to be fitted with a tracking device in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.

Lead kills 1st Yellowstone golden eagle fitted with tracker

Officials say the first golden eagle in Yellowstone National Park to be fitted with a tracking device has died of lead poisoning.

Milk Bar renames ‘Crack Pie’

Milk Bar, the New York bakery that opened a Cambridge location in February, is changing the name of one of its signature dishes.

Joey Hoofdman, who after DNA testing is one of 49 confirmed children of Dutch fertility doctor Jan Karbaat, posed for a portrait in Alkmaar, Netherlands, on Monday.

Dutch fertility doctor may have more than 49 children

A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to father 49 children, without telling their mothers he was the donor, may have even more children.

The confident cook

Recipe: Jammy eggs have slightly runny yolks you see in bowls of ramen and in French salads

A jammy egg — a new name for a classic method — is an egg that’s firmer than soft-boiled but not as firm as hard-cooked.

A full facial reconstruction model of a head based on the skull of Britain's oldest complete skeleton was on display.

Aegean farmers replaced hunters of ancient Britain, study indicates

A wave of migrants from what is now Greece and Turkey arrived in Britain some 6,000 years ago and virtually replaced the existing hunter-gatherer population, a study suggests.

When a toffee hobby takes off, you get Dave’s Sweet Tooth

With its real butter, sugar, nuts, and flavorings, Dave’s Sweet Tooth handmade, small batch toffee now has fans around the world.

Salts that wow with hints of air and sea

Karen Pevenstein is public relations executive for a financial services company but after tasting salts she found at a Paris food fair, now works directly with the paludiers and imports their salts.

Joining forces for a trout pate

Boston Smoked Fish Co. teamed up with Jeremy Sewall of Row 34 and Island Creek Oyster Bar restaurants to create Smoked Steelhead Trout Pate, using fish grown in sustainable and environmentally sound ways at UNH.

A woman received a measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y.

US measles count up to 555, with most new cases in New York

U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years.

Getting Salty with Kwasi Kwaa of The Chop Bar pop-up

Kwaa is a sous chef at BG Events and Catering in Allston and has a busy side career helming The Chop Bar pop-up with co-chef Shelley Nason, serving food from his home country of Ghana.

In this Jan. 25, 2019 photo, Neb. State Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln testifies during a legislative hearing in Lincoln, Neb., on LB 110, a bill that proposes to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska. Nebraska's conservative lawmakers are poised to once again reject measures calling for allowing limited and highly regulated use of medical marijuana, but their decision this year could have the unintended consequence of ushering in one of the most unrestricted medical marijuana laws in the country. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Nebraska’s tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire

Year after year, Nebraska’s conservative lawmakers have rejected measures calling for limited and highly regulated medical marijuana.

Bird Sightings

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of April 9) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Ask Amy

Older mother drives, but never arrives

Advice from Amy Dickinson

Love Letters

My husband of 20 years wants to separate

I suggested counseling and he said he does not believe it will help.

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2018, file photo, a customer tries a free sample of a pain cream that contains cannabidiol (CBD) for her arthritis at Minnesota Hempdropz in Maplewood, Minn. Mainstream retailers are leaping into the world of products like skin creams and oils that tout such benefits as reducing anxiety and helping you sleep. The key ingredient is CBD, or cannabidiol, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn’t cause a high. (Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press via AP, File)

Mainstream retailers embrace marijuana’s less taboo cousin

Mainstream retailers are leaping into the world of products like skin creams and oils that tout such benefits as reducing anxiety and helping you sleep.

Ask Amy

Childhood incident is framed as assault

Advice from Amy Dickinson

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Shawn Johnson and Andrew East attend Bohemian Rhapsody's Get Loud Extravaganza at Whiskey a Go Go on February 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment)


Shawn Johnson planned to run the 2019 Boston Marathon, but can’t. It’s for a good reason

Fortunately, the Olympic gold medal gymnast’s absence is for a very happy reason.

A volunteer nurse examined 6-moth-old Sarobidy, who was infected with measles, while her mother Nifaliana Razaijafisoa looked on at a health care center in Larintsena, Madagascar.

Measles outbreak kills more than 1,200 in Madagascar

Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children against a measles outbreak that has killed more than 1,200 people in this island nation where many are desperately poor.

In this photo taken Thursday, March 21, 2019, mothers wait to have their babies vaccinated against measles, at a healthcare center in Larintsena, Madagascar. As the island nation faces its largest measles outbreak in history and cases soar well beyond 115,000, the problem is not centered on whether to vaccinate children. Many parents would like to do so but face immense challenges including the lack of resources and information. (AP Photo/Laetitia Bezain)

Madagascar measles epidemic kills more than 1,200 people

As Madagascar faces its largest measles outbreak in history and cases soar well beyond 115,000, resistance to vaccinating children is not the driving force.


How to hire a home inspector

How do you find one? What should you ask? What should be in the report?

Aber Evaline (left) and another midwife assist a woman in labor at Juba’s Teaching Hospital in South Sudan’s capital.

In South Sudan, midwives bring down deaths despite the odds

Despite a civil war that killed almost 400,000 people, South Sudan’s maternal health has shown improvement.

Actor Mark Wahlberg, amateur playing partner of Rory McIlroy, during the Pro-Am round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)


Mark Wahlberg, Justin Timberlake among Legends of Golf attendees

Wahlberg, JT, and Kid Rock will join some golfing greats in Missouri celebrity tourney.


Bill Belichick hosts event for marathon team

The Patriots coach and longtime girlfriend Linda Holliday stopped by Marathon Sports on Boylston Street to host a private meet-and-greet event for his foundation’s Boston Marathon team.

Do I have to use dating apps?

Honestly, I’m just very opposed to the idea of seeing a picture or two, a witty bio, and then deciding if I want to take a chance on a guy.

A Delta Air  Lines A320 passenger jet taxis at the Salt Lake City international airport.


Delta reduces seat recline on select planes by 2 inches

For those who feel their blood pressure rise every time the seat in front of them plunges back into full recline, the airline is coming to the rescue. Will passengers be comforted or angered?

Harvest is offering a prix fixe menu with three special dessert offerings.

Don’t feel like cooking on Easter? These restaurants will be hopping

Whether Easter is a serious celebration of your beliefs, the unofficial spring kickoff, a day to spend with the family watching the smalls hunt for eggs, or seriously not your thing – there are options.

Miss Conduct

Advice: Is it obnoxious to comment on a tattoo?

It’s a form of art and therefore fair game for remarks — or is that bad form? Plus, it bugs me when students bring their coffee to meetings.

Style Watch

Making a grand entrance in Sudbury

A designer-homeowner creates a welcoming space behind her own front door.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do the week of April 15-21

Historical reenactments, school vacation week fun, a Nat King Cole tribute, and more.

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One last visit to Friendly’s, before it melts away

I took my 3-year-old to Friendly’s this week. It was the little grilled-cheese-and-ice-cream enthusiast’s first trip, and probably my last: I had come to say goodbye.

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.


//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   |   Spotify   |   RadioPublic


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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.