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boston globe magazine
June 13, 2010
(Photograph courtesy of The Big E)

Weekend fun guide

A host of standout summer events to help you make the most of New England's short, sweet season.

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Only a girlfriend

Does the lack of a marriage certificate really make my relationship inferior?
dinner with cupid

Cute, meet adorable

On paper, their chances look good, but will sparks fly?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Waiting to inhale

What to do when a smelly smoker approaches, plus dealing with wealthier friends.
pierced column

Hot target

Nice try, GOP, attacking Tim Cahill.
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Do we really need a lieutenant governor?

Do we really need a lieutenant governor?

Several states say no. Should Massachusetts be next?
Fans left out in the cold

Fans left out in the cold

Only the Bruins continually make us miserable the way Boston’s other teams used to. But for all the sufferers, there’s reason to take heart.
Foreign service
First Person

Foreign service

Overseeing projects in more than 100 countries, West Roxbury native Ken Hackett, 63, president of Catholic Relief Services, hopes to raise his agency’s profile at home.

More in this issue

Catch of the day
Three fresh, easy recipes take squid way beyond fried calamari.
Tales from the City
Canine assist
A dog gets his owner out of a ticket, and confusion in a cab.
On the Block
Hospitality sweet
These historic inns for sale offer you a home and an occupation.
Fashion Snapshot
In full flower
Women’s dresses and tops bloom brightly.
Good, clean, fun
These three laundry rooms have style – and great design ideas – to spare.
Parenting Traps
The rite stuff
A father-son bonding moment over sporting goods? Why not?
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers react to the Sox skipper, Cape Wind, private journals, and foul language.

Explore more

Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
Home-birth battle

Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

The professionals share space-saving tips for every room in your home.