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Black and white photo of a group of Vietnamese children, titled “Schoolchildren Playing Cards”

In college, Mark Erickson returned to his birthplace, capturing his experience in photographs such as those shown here, all taken in Hanoi. This is “Schoolchildren Playing Cards.”

Photograph by and courtesy of Mark Erickson

Arts

Photographer Mark Erickson on the Vietnam he never knew

10.8.20

Craigie on Main was remade into Craigie Next Door

Photograph by Rachel Manzier/Metter Media/Courtesy of Craigie on Main

Independent restaurants struggle in the pandemic.

November-December 2020

A cartoon illustration showing a situation room with businessmen, farmers, and other food system constituents moving the parts of the food system around on a game board.

Illustration by Tom Jellet

A holistic approach to food safety and food law

September-October 2020

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Fresh-baked jam turnovers at Sofra

Sofra's fresh-baked raspberry-rose jam turnovers

Photograph courtesy of Sofra

Cambridge’s Sofra Bakery & Café feeds sheltering crowds.

July-August 2020

Our communities need us now more than ever. 

4.14.20

"Rohan Duck" dish at Talulla

“Rohan Duck” at Talulla

Photograph by Wayne E. Chinnock/Courtesy of Talulla

Where to (eventually, again) feast with friends and family in Greater Boston 

May-June 2020

The bar at Gustavo restaurant

Gustazo’s lively bar zone

Photograph courtesy of Gustazo Cuban Kitchen & Bar

Modern delights of Cuban cuisine, in Cambridge 

March-April 2020

A bluegrass guitarist, banjoist, and singer perform on stage

Sean Staples, Hazel Royer, and Eric Royer perform

Photograph courtesy of Atwood’s Tavern

Boosting bluegrass in Cambridge

March-April 2020