Best. Summer. Ever.

Whether you’re a native or a new kid on the block, here are 27 can’t-miss New England adventures, attractions, and curiosities.

Features

My (Tor)Mentor

When Lissa Curtis met one of the Boston area’s most prominent ballet masters, she accompanied him to a prestigious competition in Romania. But that’s only the beginning of her story.

Hard Pressed

For decades, the Boston Herald has delighted in pissing off liberals in their own backyard. But how long can Boston’s other newspaper hang on?

Departments

Creative Crisis

Marty Walsh’s $1.4 million Boston Creates plan was supposed to turbocharge the city’s arts scene. A year after its launch, are we ever going to get anything other than a series of kumbaya sessions and generic platitudes?

News

Restaurants

Wild at Heart

Nomadic chef Brandon Baltzley wants to bring Noma’s Michelin-starred magic to his new restaurant on the Cape.

Dining Out: Tiger Mama

A modern-traditional Southeast Asian eatery trapped in a small-plate restaurant’s body. What could possibly go wrong?

Fashion & Style

Home & Property

Health

Beach Body

Want to get in shape without wrecking your vacation vibe? These five Cape and Islands classes offer fitness with a side of summer fun.

Arts & Entertainment