August 16, 2009
Amid the dominance of Netflix, the convenience of on demand, and the dreariness of this economy, a local independent shop hangs tough. Why does it matter? A Globe film critic -- himself a former video-store clerk -- explains.
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When I was 63, I fell in love with a special man -- and his memoir.
She’s attractive, he’s charming. An artist and photographer hang.
My fiance suggests I learn to be more relaxed, plus participating in religious rituals.
Our treasurer’s recent switch will cost him.
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Trapped under the sea, near the end of a dank, dark 9.5-mile-long sewer tunnel, three men were horrified to discover two of their fellow divers dead. They weren’t sure what had happened. But they knew this much: If they didn’t make a quick escape, they would be next.
Even the scene of the Gates incident was stereotyped.
A 1960s Cape home gets a fresh coat of everything.
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Sweet and bountiful this time of year, corn gets even better when it’s grilled.
First PersonThe queen of coupons
With her online community, How to Shop for Free, Boxford mom Kathy Spencer shows people how to save major money.
On the BlockLiquid refreshment
These homes all offer memorable pond views.
Parenting TrapsMoney matters
Talking about tight times with kids.
Fashion SnapshotHalf the coverage, all the glamour
One-shoulder party dresses are enticing many women.
Tales from the CityLighter load
Kindness from a stranger lightens a load after surgery, and a 3-year-old discovers the marvels of the typewriter.
Letters to the Magazine editor
Whether readers were angered or tickled, there was no shortage of responses to Jennifer Graham’s essay about diehard boomers.
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.