March 16, 2008
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|March 9||When Science Meets the Soul|
|March 2||The Meaning of Lice|
|Feb. 24||Your Home: How the Pros Live|
your home issue
Four garden makeovers, plus the perfect window box and tips from Ellen C. Wells.
the real estate issue
Vacation homes on the Cape, plus the best ZIP codes and rules for surviving a soft market.
the summer camps issue
A guide for the anxious parent, plus camps off the beaten trail, parenting tips and more.
More than 105 picks in four categories: Food, People & Ideas, Diversions, and Shopping.
Bostonian of the Year
When the mortgage crisis blew up, Bruce Marks stood up for the Average Joes.
the restaurant issue
29 places that treat you like royalty, plus the dish on waiters and diners.
graphic The Cape's Biggest Losers
Still kicking yourself for not buying that Cape vacation home years ago? Well, market forces and foreclosures are presenting a second chance, as one intrepid couple discovers.
Where neighbors are smart, restaurants are plentiful, commuting is easy, and, best of all, home values are still strong.
What do prospective buyers - or even tire kickers - really think of houses that are for sale? We snooped around to find out.
Today's real estate market has left both buyers and sellers scared and confused. Here, a few tips to help everyone calm down.
Preventing political battles, plus saying "excuse me" and spotting a dangerous liaison.
I can blow money on silly purchases. As long as Im just blowing my own money.
Boston is one dense city. It's up to John Palmieri, new head of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, to figure out where it can grow.
Treat house hunting like a road trip: bring snacks.
Beards are back. But what took everyone so long?
TALES FROM THE CITY
Appealing to papal authority, and sweetening a sour situation.
ON THE BLOCK
These homes range from modest to grand.
Hoodie Nation responds: More than 200 readers weighed in on our February 24 "Perspective" on Bill Belichick.
Plates and bowls that look like beach glass.
The Clothes We Wear
Dresses and cocktail suits show up in delightful pops of color.