The Boston Globe Magazine | March 24, 2019

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The Democrats’ choice problem: Which candidate can beat Trump in 2020?

Fifteen hopefuls (so far) are vying for the chance to face President Trump in 2020. If the field remains big for too long, though, it could benefit the same candidate who shook up the system in 2016.By Neil Swidey

The Sun House, built in the 1940s in Dover, was the first livable building ever heated entirely by the sun.

Dan Goshtigian

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In 1948, we were human guinea pigs in the strangest house in Dover

The first habitable building heated entirely by the sun was designed by a woman using technology developed by a woman and funded by a woman. By Andrew Nemethy

Raise my kids in the suburbs? No thanks.

Many friends with children have left Boston for more space in the suburbs, but I can’t imagine living anywhere else. By Mary Shertenlieb

Dinner with Cupid

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Will this cycling advocate find a worthy biking companion?

Your Week Ahead

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Shakespeare at the Lyric Stage, a pancake breakfast in Brookline, archaeology education in Cambridge, and more.

Style Watch

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A professional designer makes a big transition to a sunny workspace in her Dorchester loft.

On the Block

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These kitchens sparkle with the countertop material that ousted granite as remodelers’ top pick, according to a Houzz study.

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Connections | Magazine

When it comes to baseball, my 5-year-old plays by his own rules

Watching my son on the baseball field was frustrating — until I realized I had the game all wrong.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Boston Globe Magazine

Readers share their thoughts on the Women’s Beanpot, pornography on mainstream social media, and neighbor troubles.

Best New Restaurants

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Dozens of inventive new spots to try, including fast-casual and top picks north, west, and south of the city.

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2018 Bostonians of the Year

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For inspiring us with their new style of leadership and making history along the way, congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley and Red Sox manager Alex Cora are our Bostonians of the Year. Plus, 7 outstanding honorable mentions.

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My wife, Laura Levis, did everything she could to save herself when the asthma attack began. She went to Somerville Hospital and called 911, too. How could she have been left to die just outside the emergency room?

2018 Women & Power

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Check out the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts. Plus, sage advice from some of the state top female executives.

2018 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/06/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/11182018cover.jpg What companies have the happiest workers in Massachusetts?

Find out which companies made the list of the Top Places to Work in four size categories. Plus, how businesses are boosting productivity, supporting parents, striving for a healthy work-life balance, and more.

Good reads

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So why does prenatal care ignore the topic altogether?

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