July 8, 2012 The Boston Globe Magazine

Losing Moira

My daughter was killed by a man who drove drunk and a system that did nothing to stop him. By Ted Dobson

 The June opening of a Boston Society of Architects bike exhibition drew hundreds of enthusiastic cyclists.

Biking to the future in Boston

Cycling fervor is on the rise around Boston, and so are plans for new paths and bridges. But will it be enough to persuade a quarter of residents to ditch their cars and become two-wheeled commuters? By Peter DeMarco

Bostonians Changing the World

Mercy Corps’s Linda Mason brings hope in the wake of disaster

The cofounder of Bright Horizons child care company has become a luminary in humanitarian work. By Scott Helman

Bostonians Changing the World

Park School’s Ted Wells teaches his students to agitate for the planet

His classes at the Brookline private school learn the value of speaking out. By Christie Matheson

Bostonians Changing the World

Paula Hammond, MIT professor of chemical engineering. MIT’s Paula Hammond finds big potential in molecules

From the chemical engineer’s lab come high-tech wonders with practical applications. By Mary Carmichael

Bostonians Changing the World

When we recognize bad situations, “we have a responsibility to help,” Carlos Rodrigues says. Carlos Rodrigues makes overseas orphanages and schools safer, one nail at a time

The Stoughton carpenter says, “I realized I had a skill set that could help.” By James H. Burnett III

First Person

Evelyn Stevens will represent the United States in road cycling at the London Summer Games. Cyclist Evelyn Stevens gears up for London Olympics

The Acton native took the fast track from Wall Street analyst to, at age 29, Olympic cyclist.

Dinner With Cupid

Dinner With Cupid: Blind date between Red Sox fans

Will these two hit it off?


My newfound family

Adopted as a baby, I recently reunited with the five brothers and sisters I never knew. By Lisa Greggo


Recipes for lobster salad, lobster melts, and lobster gazpacho

Excerpted from a new cookbook, Lobster! By Brooke Dojny

A Restaurant’s Take

Lobsta Love rolls into Harvard Square

Try the lobster rolls, lobster bisque, or lobster mac and cheese.

On the Block

For sale: lowest-priced homes in Newton

The prices of these properties, starting at $359,000, are well below what’s typical for this desirable suburb.

Your Week Ahead

5 things to do this week

From Bastille Day to outdoor concerts to magnificent sand sculptures

Out and About

Events around town

Celebs, canines, and keeping cool.


Comedian Dennis Miller deconstructs the chicken

The funnyman, appearing in Hyannis on Wednesday and Boston on Friday, cracks a joke on Twitter.

Tales From the City

Dedicated to the one she loves: Randolph, Mass.

A kindergartner waves the flag for her hometown.


Letters to the Editor

Boston Globe Magazine readers respond to “What If Spanking Works?” and an essay on the dangers of letting your car engine idle.