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boston globe magazine
September 12, 2010

Travel / Weekend Escapes

Long weekend on Nantucket


Basking in the island's real high season.
Long weekend in Montpelier, Vt.

Montpelier, Vt.

A burst of local color, on the trees and off.
Long weekend in Miami


Beyond the glitz of South Beach.
Long weekend in Toronto


Gleaming additions take center stage.
Long weekend in Philadelphia


For a little change of pace, try this freedom trail.


An adventure for your appetite.
Long weekend in Princeton, N.J.

Princeton, N.J.

A college town with an elegant embrace.
Long weekend in Dahlonega, Georgia

Dahlonega, Ga.

Grapes, gold, and a taste of Europe.

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

A 24/7 relationship

Could we prove our friends wrong – that a couple who work together can stay together?
dinner with cupid

Romance languages

She teaches French; he speaks Spanish. Can they relate?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Sour charity

When a friend's fund-raising is tacky, plus family loans that go ignored.
pierced column

Tuned out

A 'Boston' cop show that's better off clueless.
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Kids need to be out in nature, yet we keep them caged.
Tales from the City
Music to the ears
Yo-Yo-Ma on call and fairies on Nantucket.
On the Block
Your private getaway
These homes are in some of New England's choicest vacation spots.
style watch
Very crafty
An artist's touch brightens these outfits and accessories.
Letters to the Magazine editor
Readers empathized with Vicki Kennedy, lauded their favorite movie theaters, and opined on tax rollbacks, Alzheimer’s testing, and more.

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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.
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Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

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