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.

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WEEK AHEAD

For vacation week, skip the school books

By , Globe Staff

It’s also Presidents’ Day week, and if you’re not dragging your young ones from car lot to car lot hoping to score a good deal, consider taking them somewhere else for fun.

For Valentine’s, skip the fancy dinner out

By , Globe Staff

Plan a nice meal – or several — at home instead, and go do some other fun thing with your beloved this week.

Lunar New Year begins: Welcome to the Year of the Pig

By , Globe Staff

Head to North Quincy High School between noon and 5 p.m. on Feb. 10 for what is expected to be one of the biggest Lunar New Year festivals in the region.

Of murders and other flying things

By , Globe Staff

The Essex Art Center in Lawrence has a marvelous show – two of them, actually -- running now through March 15 that any lover of birds (or even casual fans of things that fly) would enjoy.