Parks & Recreation
Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell
The 27th annual Free Friday Flicks is back with a new slate of family-friendly entertainment under the stars in Boston.
Boston Beaches You Can Reach by T
Want to hit the beach but leave the car at home? Here are four Boston area beaches accessible by public transportation.
Places to Hike Within Minutes of Boston
You don't have to travel to the White or Green Mountains to enjoy a leisurely or strenuous hike. Here are four favorite spots to hike within minutes of Boston.
Parks and Recreation
The city department's official web site.
Boston Public Garden
Rich plants and flowers burst from every view. In the summer, the duck boats come out to play.
Franklin Park Zoo
A 72-acre zoo located in Boston's historic Franklin Park.
Charles River Reservation
Kayak, ride a bike, or simply take a stroll along Boston's landmark river.
Boston Harbor Islands
A short trip by boat, these islands can be a welcome oasis from city life.
Earth Day Events in Boston
April means Earth Day celebrations around the globe. Here's a look at what's happening in Boston this year.