Gloucester hopes to lure tourists with high-tech harborwalk 
A 1.2-mile loop, which includes 42 markers and a virtual tour that can be downloaded onto a smartphone, brings to light previously hard-to-find historical and cultural lore.
(WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF)

Gloucester hopes to lure tourists with high-tech harborwalk

A 1.2-mile loop, which includes 42 markers and a virtual tour that can be downloaded onto a smartphone, brings to light previously hard-to-find historical and cultural lore.

(WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF)

Candlepin bowling lovers aim for a comeback 
The small-pin style of bowling that is part of New England lore has a loyal band of enthusiasts who are trying to bring it back into the mainstream, including putting it back on TV.
(STAN GROSSFELD/GLOBE STAFF)

Candlepin bowling lovers aim for a comeback

The small-pin style of bowling that is part of New England lore has a loyal band of enthusiasts who are trying to bring it back into the mainstream, including putting it back on TV.

(STAN GROSSFELD/GLOBE STAFF)

A day when Gloucester icehouse is hot spot 
Looking for a respite from the heat, visitors took in two daily tours at Cape Pond Ice Co., where they got to see how industrial-sized blocks of ice are made by the coolest guys in Gloucester.
(JOANNE RATHE/GLOBE STAFF)

A day when Gloucester icehouse is hot spot

Looking for a respite from the heat, visitors took in two daily tours at Cape Pond Ice Co., where they got to see how industrial-sized blocks of ice are made by the coolest guys in Gloucester.

(JOANNE RATHE/GLOBE STAFF)

Mass. hostages released, Egyptian official says 
The Dorchester pastor and Everett woman who were taken hostage Friday in Egypt have reportedly been released.
(AP)

Mass. hostages released, Egyptian official says

The Dorchester pastor and Everett woman who were taken hostage Friday in Egypt have reportedly been released.

(AP)

Few Massachusetts spectators expected at London Olympics 
The Olympic torch lands in London in two weeks, but don’t expect many Massachusetts spectators to make the journey.

Few Massachusetts spectators expected at London Olympics

The Olympic torch lands in London in two weeks, but don’t expect many Massachusetts spectators to make the journey.

BRIAN MCGRORY
Maine seafood shack owner claws to the top 
Steve Kingston, owner of the unassuming Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, calls himself “The King of the Lobster Roll" after winning a New York event.
(LISA LEAVITT FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE/FILE)

BRIAN MCGRORY

Maine seafood shack owner claws to the top

Steve Kingston, owner of the unassuming Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, calls himself “The King of the Lobster Roll" after winning a New York event.

(LISA LEAVITT FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE/FILE)

THE BIG PICTURE
San Fermin 2012: Running of the Bulls 
Once again the festival in Pamplona, Spain, which dates to the 16th century and is known worldwide for the controversial bullfights and harrowing Running of the Bulls over the city’s cobbled streets is underway.
(Susana Vera/Reuters)

THE BIG PICTURE

San Fermin 2012: Running of the Bulls

Once again the festival in Pamplona, Spain, which dates to the 16th century and is known worldwide for the controversial bullfights and harrowing Running of the Bulls over the city’s cobbled streets is underway.

(Susana Vera/Reuters)

Fee system proposed for use of City Hall Plaza 
Boston is poised to set defined fees for the rental of the plaza, with the money going directly to city coffers instead of a nonprofit controlled by the mayor’s office.
(Jeremy C. Fox for Boston.com)

Fee system proposed for use of City Hall Plaza

Boston is poised to set defined fees for the rental of the plaza, with the money going directly to city coffers instead of a nonprofit controlled by the mayor’s office.

(Jeremy C. Fox for Boston.com)

Great white sighting at Nauset Beach deters few 
Thousands of people packed one of the Cape’s most popular beaches - Nauset in Orleans - a day after a great white shark approached a kayaker.
(Photo by Shelly Negrotti)

Great white sighting at Nauset Beach deters few

Thousands of people packed one of the Cape’s most popular beaches - Nauset in Orleans - a day after a great white shark approached a kayaker.

(Photo by Shelly Negrotti)