Monday April 14, 2014
Expecting company for Easter this year? Or having a low-key holiday and hoping to go out to a restaurant? If you don't want to prepare the traditional ham or lamb yourself, you're in luck: Many restaurants in and around Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge are going all out, with special Easter menus for brunch and dinner.
Saturday April 12, 2014
It's no secret that the T has been in financial dire straits for a while now. On the heels of its announcement of the T's new late night service comes (unsurprisingly) news that a fare hike may be put in place this summer. (Increased service equals increased demand, which translates to increased prices, so goes the logic.)
According to the Boston Globe, the T aims to increase single-ride prices by five to 30 cents, depending on service, starting in July.
Tuesday April 8, 2014
Out of the coffee house and into the hallowed halls of the Boston Public Library: This weekend's Boston National Poetry Month Festival, the 14th annual, gives proper attention to the area's poets and their work. More than 70 new and established poets will be participating in this free event, April 10 through 13.
Saturday April 5, 2014
As many Bostonians can attest, there's nothing less fun than driving to and from Logan Airport. Frequent construction, limited parking/waiting areas, zero-tolerance traffic cops, and congested highways and tunnels can lead to a stressful experience behind the wheel.
So I'm pleased to report that there will soon be two non-stop shuttles to and from Logan operating from the Back Bay, with one stop at the Copley T station, the other at the Hynes Convention Center. (Exact start date TBD.) This should alleviate some of the traffic to and from Logan, while offering another much-needed public transit option to the airport beyond the Silver Line.