Assistant News Editor

L. Kim Tan

Kim Tan is editor of Globe South, a regional news and features section serving 48 cities and towns south of Boston. An editor at the Globe since 2000, he previously worked as a reporter at the Boston Herald, covering various beats, then as a journalism professor in Singapore, where he helped found its first university student-run campus newspaper.

Latest stories

Suspend disbelief, bring imagination to the faire

By , Globe Staff

King Richard’s Faire will open this weekend and be populated with all sorts of entertainers including acrobats, jugglers, dancers, minstrels, fire-eaters, and jousting knights.

Week Ahead

Freebies: Who doesn’t like them?

By , Globe Staff

In the spirit of sharing, here are some free events around the region this week. We hope you’ll get to at least one.

Week Ahead

Fair weather ahead, we hope

By , Globe Staff

Among this week’s highlights: The annual Marshfield Fair begins its 152d iteration on Friday and will run through Aug. 25.

Week Ahead

To cope with the heat, add ice cream

By , Globe Staff

Is there a more delicious way to cool off on a hot August evening than working through a bowl of ice cream? Several bowls, perhaps?