The Boston Globe Magazine | October 21, 2018

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Could Maine’s new ranked-choice voting change American elections?

The state will be the first to use a ballot that lets voters rank their preferences. By Jessie Scanlon

Mark Shanahan was hired by The Boston Globe in 2003 to cover celebrity news.

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The man who got paid to go to parties

The Globe’s longtime celebrity columnist looks back on 15 years of galas, premieres, and a sweaty chat with Anna Kournikova. By Mark Shanahan

Breaking free from ‘safe’ state voter apathy

Blue State (or Red State) blues got you down heading into this election? Here’s how to make them go away. By Steve Almond

Spiced turkey cutlets.

Photograph by Connie Miller of CB Creatives; Styling by Christine Tobin

Spiced turkey cutlets.

Christopher Kimball: Three easy weeknight recipes with an international twist

Quick and delicious recipes from his new cookbook, “Milk Street: Tuesday Nights.” By Christopher Kimball

Dinner with Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/1021CUPID.jpg Blind date: ‘My favorite thing was that he shares a disinterest in “Game of Thrones” ’

Does shared apathy over a popular TV show equal a love match?

Your Week Ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/week%20final.jpg Five things to do around Boston Oct. 22-28

Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys Halloween Happening at the Museum of Science, the Dorchester Short Film Festival, and more.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/MeredithRodday%20Wayland-PhotoJessicaDelaney.jpg A Wayland living room is durable, stain-protected, and pretty too

A California casual vibe helps a couple, their three kids, and four-legged friends get cozy.

On The Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/10/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/1021Block1V.jpg For sale: Homes with parquet flooring, in Scituate and Malden

Celtics fans may appreciate these homes with mosaic wood floors reminiscent of the storied Boston Garden.

Brahms am Flugel by Willy von Beckerath.

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Within my family, a bit of a battle over Brahms

A framed print of the composer had watched over generations of my piano-playing family. Would he ever come home with me?

Comments

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Readers write in about travel along the Connecticut River, an A+ blind date, and more.

Good reads

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cover0722mom[1].jpg Motherhood brings the most dramatic brain changes of a woman’s life

So why does prenatal care ignore the topic altogether?

Bostonians of the Year

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/boty1217xef_art.jpg 2017 Bostonian of the Year (and 8 inspiring honorable mentions)

Dr. Ann McKee’s work may change football forever. Plus, intrepid teens, dissenting women, caring congregations, visionary scientists, and other engaged citizens making Boston stand out.

2017 Women & Power

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/31/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/10292017cover-4701.jpg The 2017 Women & Power issue

Read about the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, women’s response to negative feedback, being the breadwinner, and more.

2017 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/TPTWcover1119-3396.jpg Winning workplaces

More than 75,000 employees nominated nearly 340 workplaces across Massachusetts. The 125 best across four categories, small to largest, are here.

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