Book tip: "The Chestnut Man" by Søren Sveistrup

Review of debut crime novel by renowned Swedish scriptwriter.

A reporter learns firsthand what politicians go through to be presentable

Menachem Wecker poses for a portrait after working with stylists on his appearance. Styling by DC Style Factory. (Washington Post photo by Matt McClain)

This was the culmination of an experiment I had undertaken to see how politicians get camera-ready.

Halloween can be scary expensive. Try these saving tips.

You'll find the best deals on candy, costumes and decor one month before Halloween.

What makes dogs so special and successful? Love.

An adult dog named Baska raises her inner eyebrows, making what people think of as

He argues that what makes dogs remarkable is not their smarts, but their capacity to form affectionate relationships with other species.




Bringing alewives back into Alewife Cove

Taking the time to enjoy — and protect and nourish — Alewife Cove.



Upcoming shows and concerts

Idina Menzel — Dec. 8 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $35-$65

Dan + Shay — Oct. 10, 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $59-$99

Trevor Noah — June 26 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $51, $71.50

The High Kings — March 20 at Garde; tickets on sale now; $29-$59

The Cult — Dec. 12 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $45-$65

Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison — Nov. 16 at Jorgensen Center, Storrs; tickets on sale now; $20-$55