August 2, 2009
Kitchen stickler Christopher Kimball, creator of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Illustrated, has built a company that is thriving even as the media industry collapses like an undercooked souffle. Can he keep it up?
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My girlfriend and I are moving in together, but taking it one step at a time.
Can they turn a nervous start into a fun evening?
What to say when a zipper’s gone south, plus volunteer obligations and strange voices.
It’s hard to get excited about a Logan arrival.
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When he’s not writing thrillers, Matthew Pearl lends his pen to give homeless felines another life.
Free municipal wireless sounds like a great idea for Boston or any city that has already invested heavily in high-tech infrastructure. Too bad there’s no more money to pay for the last link of the chain.
On the Block
Wraparound porches make these three homes inviting.
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First PersonKick starter
While in Shanghai, Danny Danesh, 23, fell in love with Warrior sneakers. So much that he and two friends are now sole US importers of the shoes.
Tales from the CityThat’s the ticket
The kindness of strangers in the Prudential Center parking garage, and and secrets of soda in Chelmsford.
Fashion SnapshotTo tie for
Bows, knots, and more make a perfect package.
Kitchen Aide Tasting eggplants
For scooping with pita, as a relish, or on its own, a flavorful puree of this vegetable is a simple, delightful dish.
A team of area students hopes to win big with a quick-to-build, energy-efficient home. Judge for yourself by taking a tour of the just-completed Medford project.
Parenting trapsExtreme senioritis
Getting through that last summer at home.
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Our Green Issue zeroed in on water, and readers got back to us with their own conservation tips and calls to action.
This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.