May 18, 2014 | The summer travel issue

Legoland Discovery Center comes to Somerville!

On May 23, Legoland Discovery Center Boston opens in Somerville’s Assembly Row, offering indoor attractions such as interactive rides, a 4D cinema, and a Miniland of landmarks like Fenway Park and Boston Common. By Ethan Gilsdorf

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush: A prescription for fixing hospitals

Health insurance reform isn’t perfect, but it’s here. Now it’s time to remake how medical centers operate. By Jonathan Bush

At Yale, Smiley pocketed this map of John Smith’s New England from a 1631 book. On the trail of Martha’s Vineyard’s rare map thief

E. Forbes Smiley III spent years spiriting some $3 million worth of rare maps out of some of the world’s most prestigious libraries. And he almost got away with it. By Michael Blanding

“The only time I really was upset about it was the night I was diagnosed,” Joe McCormick says. “After that, I thought, this is what I have to do.” The unstoppable slugger playing baseball blind

Whether on the field or at Harvard, Joe McCormick wasn’t about to let his sudden loss of vision keep him from competing. By David Wanczyk

6 ways social media can ruin your life

Cautionary tales of Facebook fails, Twitter traps, and Insta-gaffes. By Alyssa Giacobbe


Grilled beef satay with peanut sauce and cucumber relish Recipes for grilled satay and dipping sauces

Start your summer grilling with Southeast Asian seasoned and skewered beef or chicken. By Adam Ried

First Person

Olympia Dukakis shares her Boston memories

The Oscar winner, Lowell native, and cousin to a certain former governor is returning to town tomorrow to pick up an Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award.

Style Watch

Outfits embracing the curve

Creating curves is a cinch with these looks. By Tina Sutton

Miss Conduct

Bad Roomie Rhapsody

What to do about housemates who won’t stop singing? Miss Conduct offers the answer, in song, of course. By Robin Abrahams

Dinner With Cupid

From left, Phil Schommer  and Steph Tang. Blind date: Two-wheelers

Will these motorcyclists decide to cruise together?

A Restaurant’s Take

Sahara shrimp at Tangierino

At the romantic Moroccan place in Charlestown, half the fun is in having belly dancers perform by your table. And the other half? The delicious food.

Tales from the City

A Bruins fan in Japan

Following playoffs past from across time zones.


Letters to the editor

Globe Magazine readers respond to recent stories on the origins of the universe, helicopter parenting, and texting etiquette.