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‘I’m like a puddle’: Artist Julie Fei-Fan Balzer refuses to stick to one medium

The self-taught artist and entrepreneur presents her work — hand-painted cards, collages, and even a quilt or two -- to 28,000 followers on Instagram. Not to mention a podcast and a TV show.


‘Stranger Things 4’ trailer confirms the return of a major character

Series creators the Duffer Brothers gifted fans with a peek into the show’s fourth season on Friday.


Nat Faxon on skiing in New England, the perils of family vacations, and his new movie ‘Downhill’

Faxon has endured his fair share of family retreats, but he didn’t draw too heavily on personal experiences to make his new dark comedy of errors, starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Loathe Valentine’s Day? The heartless (but hilarious) phrases on these cookies will make that clear

Crust Artisan Bakeshop in Worcester bakes up anti-Valentine’s Day cookies with messages so bleak you can’t stop at just one.


Russian saxophonist met with protests in Brookline

A pro-Ukrainian group demonstrated against saxophonist and Berklee graduate Igor Butman Wednesday night.

Whether a laptop is your travel partner or a teen is, these companies have trips for you

Here are four travel companies that offer carefully curated trips for niche travelers.


Seize the Day: Making the most of Leap Year’s bonus

Leap Day falls on a Saturday this year, making it easy to spend it doing something frivolous and/or self-indulgent. Here are some ideas.


When his eyes failed him, this travel writer’s camera showed him the world

Christopher Muther shares another journey, this one on the road to better health.


‘Green card’ marriage worries friends

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

She says I’m too immature for her

She says I have mature tendencies and that I’m very socially aware of how I am and affect people, and that I’m still one of the sweetest and nicest guys she’s met. But ...

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