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boston globe magazine
April 25, 2010
The pin kings (Photograph by Josh Campbell)

The pin kings

Five young Massachusetts guys want to reignite competitive candlepin bowling. Can they pull it off?

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

What a girl wants

Writing poetry taught me the secrets to making a relationship blossom.
dinner with cupid

California dreamers

Can left-coast transplants find true romance in the Northeast?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Small-talk rules

Moving the subject away from an illness, plus replying late to invitations.
pierced column

Gone, not forgotten

The Vatican’s misery recalls Boston’s agony.
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Little kids, big problems

Little kids, big problems

Why early-childhood mental health services make sense.
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Not red yet

Not red yet

Why a GOP revolution won’t be coming to Massachusetts.
Loud and clear
First Person

Loud and clear

Comedian George Lopez, 48, whose TBS show will be paired with Conan O’Brien’s in the fall, headlines at the Citi Performing Arts Center this Friday.

More in this issue

Better than takeout
Fast, fresh, and tasty fried rice.
Tales from the City
Physician’s assist
Kindness at the doctor’s office, and the proper greeting to spring.
On the Block
Vintage Malden
These three homes were all built in 1900.
Fashion Snapshot
Animal planet
Wild patterns get a shot of psychedelic hues.
Old glorious
A Cambridge Queen Anne is made over (but not too much) for a new generation.
Parenting Traps
A very little brother
Does a big sibling age gap require special parenting strategies? Perhaps.
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers sound off on a recent Parenting Traps column and a Perspective piece.

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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.
Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

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