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boston globe magazine
December 5, 2010
your home / great rooms
New England great rooms
Martha's Vineyard home

Living large

A Martha's Vineyard home is oriented toward expansive views and suited to entertaining and family time - even naps.
Amherst house

Surprise inside

Though this Amherst house boasts a fashionably small footprint, at its center lies one grand-scale room.
Vermont house

Home stretch

One adventurous couple couldn't resist buying the crumbling Admiral Converse house in Vermont.

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Our sticking point

My husband and I agree on most issues - but not abortion.
dinner with cupid

Groove is in the heart

Will a difference in musical taste leave these two singing the blues?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Greetings for all?

The word on Jews sending out Christmas cards, plus health-warning e-mails.
pierced column

That's the spirit

Bring on the 'Jingle Bells,' with a few caveats.
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Michael Bavaro
First person

Notes from underground

A documentary by Milford native Michael Bavaro, 51, on Boston's beloved Filene’s Basement, Voices From the Basement, will air on WGBH-TV on Thursday.
flatbread pizza
Cooking

Don't just lie there

Flatbreads make an appealing, hearty platform for flavorful toppings.
Hanukkah
Perspective

Ho-ho no

Hanukkah's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Bah, humbug.

More in this issue

Tales from the city
Triple threat
Using the men's room and when Wally falls down.
On the block
Gathering place
These suburban homes feature standout great rooms.
style watch
Learning curve
Women are professing an interest in showing off their waists.
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers weigh in on Frances Carriere’s murder, fire safety, and party etiquette.

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.