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5 Shopping Malls in Boston
Boston's shopping malls cover all the bases, from upscale department stores to quirky gift shops and everything in between.
The 10 Best Places to Hear Live Jazz in Boston
There are so many things to do in boston, including listening to live jazz music. Here are 10 places in the Boston area, sure to provide talented performers, drinks, and food to keep you entertained into the night.
Boston Attractions Your Kids Will Love
From The Children's Museum to the Franklin Park Zoo, Boston offers a wide array of attractions that will compel both kids and parents. The fact that children might learn something along the way at many of these top picks is just a bonus.
A Guide to Boston's Logan International Airport
The advent of the Big Dig and improved public transportation has made traveling to and from Boston’s Logan International Airport easier than ever.
Three Spots to Smoke Cigars in Boston
Sometimes you just want to kick back and smoke a stogie. These three cigar bars in the area will allow you to relax and lounge on comfy couches, while you are surrounded by other cigar enthusiasts.
If You Went to Boston and Didn't See These 10...
From museums to shopping to dining, Boston offers plenty for a variety of different tastes. But if you're starting from scratch, we suggest these 10 destinations in order to get you on your way.
Great Places to Ski Within Two Hours of Boston
You don’t have to drive four hours to settle your itch for downhill adventure. There are plenty of quality ski areas within a two-hour drive of Boston.
Ten Places for Karaoke in the Boston Area
If you want to head out for either a private karaoke party in a studio or go all out on the stage at a local bar for karaoke night, check out these ten places to go. The Boston area hosts some of the best karaoke nights you could ask for.
Ten Restaurants in Boston's Seaport District
Headed to the Boston Seaport? Here are 10 dining options in one of Boston's most exciting up-and-coming neighborhoods.
Boston's 10 Best Margarita Spots
So, Boston isn’t exactly known as the Mexican food capital of the world, but there are some fine spots dedicated to the craft of creating margaritas. Here, not necessarily in any order, are 10 of the best.
Boston Outdoor Winter Travel Guide
For outdoorsy travelers, winter in Boston is no reason to stay inside. Here are the best Boston things to do outside, snow and all.
The Best Beer Bars in Boston
Boston boasts a great number of craft brew destinations. Here are the best spots to sip, swirl, and taste beer as if it were wine.
Free Things To Do In Boston
Boston can be an expensive city. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to experience much of Boston without having to shell out a penny.
A Guide to the Best Boston Garden Bars
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite before a Bruins or Celtics game or a drink after a concert, here are some of the best bars near the Garden.
Five Places to Play Pool in Boston
Whether you are looking to play pool with your friends or challenge someone to a competitive round of billiards, these five spots won’t disappoint.
Where to Find the Best Bars in Fenway Park
If you’re lucky enough to have Red Sox tickets, you’ll find a slew of options in the vicinity of Fenway Park and Kenmore Square. Here are some of the best.
Where to Find the Best Pizza in Boston
The Boston Travel expert recommends seven places to eat pizza in Boston, from Area Four to Santarpio's. New York style, Sicilian, Neapolitan pizza -- Boston has it all.
Five Places to Dance in Cambridge
Featuring DJ’s spinning a variety of genres of music, here are the five best places in Cambridge to let loose and dance.
Boston March Events
From the St. Patrick's Day parade to Dine Out Boston, here's what to do in Boston March 2015.
Guide to Red Sox Spring Training in Fort Myers
Heading to Fort Myers, Florida for Red Sox spring training? You’re not alone. Here is some information on where to stay, what to eat, and other attractions.
Navigating the 'T'
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Where to Hear Live Jazz in Boston
Boston's best jazz clubs, from Scullers to Wally's, Regattabar to the Beehive, cover funk, blues, jazz, and salsa.
Logan Airport Driving Directions
Not so long ago, driving to Logan was a nightmare. But thanks to the Big Dig and the addition of the Ted Williams Tunnel, arriving by car is now a breeze. Page 2.
Boston's 10 Most Mouth-Watering Seafood...
There is, of course, no shortage of dynamic seafood restaurants in Boston. Here is where to go for the city's best lobster, chowder, and more.
7 Great Places to Go Shopping in Boston
Where to go shopping in Boston: Discover unique shops, antique stores, and boutiques around the city.
Five Places for Live Music in Cambridge
Cambridge is filled with places to go for live music, drinks, and food. These five spots offer music nightly, with little or no cover charges.
The Freedom Trail Walking Tour
There is no better way to re-trace the steps of the American Revolution than by visiting Boston’s Freedom Trail, a two-and-a-half mile walking trail that passes by some of the nation’s most historic spots including the Boston Common, the Old North Church, and Bunker Hill Monument. In all, 16 official sites make up the Freedom Trail, although there are numerous other historical landmarks along the way. Take a tour of this free and unique journey through American history.
Bostonians, Ditch Your Car and Save with Car...
Five ride-share and car-share companies make it easy to get around Boston without a car.
Things To Do During Summer in Boston
A city steeped in history, Boston remains one of this country’s most-visited cities. Here’s a roundup of just some of the things to look out for.
Boston Snow Emergency Information
Snow in the city can have a crippling effect. Here are some guidelines for what to expect when Boston declares a snow emergency.
Boston's 10 Best Rooftop Bars
When you really want to take advantage of the warm weather in the city, head to one of the many roof top bars and restaurants in Boston.
Photo Tour of The Boston Children's Museum
For almost 100 years, and many reincarnations, the Boston Children's Museum has been a popular destination for children and families. This hands-on experience recently underwent its largest transformation, and is a wonderful place for families to experience learning from a child's point of view. Take a tour of this must-see Boston attraction for kids and families.
12 Things to Do in Boston in April 2014
The top 12 things to do in Boston during April 2014
Five Boston-NYC Bus Lines to Suit All Budgets
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
Three Boston Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch
Check out three more places to eat in Boston on Easter. Whether you want a brunch buffet or a pre fix option, customize your own Easter meal with these three additional choices.
5 Tips for Black Friday in Boston
How to plan the best day for shopping in Boston on Black Friday.
Things to Do in Boston on a Date
Take advantage of romantic Boston attractions with a great Boston date night.
Calendar of St. Patrick's Day Events in Boston
There are a wealth of ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Boston. Here's a roundup.
3 Boston Restaurants Open 24/7
When you want a bite to eat in the middle of the night, look no further then these three options in Boston and Cambridge.
Top 10 Things to Do in September in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
Boston Twitter Accounts You Should Follow
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
A Walking Tour in and Around Boston's South End
SoWa Open Market walking tour. Boston. Page 2.
Boston Hotel Packages for Valentine's Day
Have a Valentine's Day weekend getaway with a romance package at a luxury Boston hotel.
Guide to Boston's Duck Tours
One of the most popular ways to explore Boston is on a Boston Duck Tour or a Super Duck Tour. Every spring, these amphibious vehicles take to the streets and waterways of downtown and have proven to be an extremely popular and unique way to visit many of this city’s historical sights.
Guide to JetBlue Park, the New Spring Training...
The Red Sox open their 2012 spring training with a new home in JetBlue Park.
10 Can't-Miss Summer Attractions in Boston
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.
Trivia in Cambridge
Check out these five spots for trivia night in Cambridge. Drink, dine, and answer questions against other teams at various spots throughout town, all for prizes.
The Enchanted Village at Jordan's Furniture
Head to Jordan's Furniture in Avon this holiday season to experience a Boston tradition, The Enchanted Village.
The Boston Harbor Cleanup Project
The stigma that once defined Boston Harbor for so long is nearly a thing of the past, some even going so far as to claim that the Boston area coastline and the Boston Harbor possess some of the cleanest urban beaches in the nation.
Brewery Tours and Tastings in the Boston Area
Massachusetts boasts enough craft brewers to make any beer-lover happy. Here’s some of the best brewery tours and tastings you’ll find in the Boston area.
Travel Tips for Boston Logan Airport
From Logan Airport parking options to getting to your gate, here are tried-and-true tips to make your Boston airport travel experience go smoothly.
Boston Snow Emergency Tips for Travelers
Stranded in Boston this winter? Use this handy traveler checklist for resources for Boston Logan Airport, the MBTA, last-minute hotels, and food delivery.
Boston February Events
Things to do in Boston during February 2015.
A Walking Tour of Boston's Seaport District
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
A Top Chef Boston Tour
Visit the Boston restaurants, historic sites,and attractions featured in Top Chef's 12th season.
The Best Restaurants Near the Boston Opera House
Five great restaurants near the Boston Opera House. Where to eat in Boston's Downtown Crossing and Boston Theater District.
The Best Parking Value in Downtown Boston
Let's say you're heading to downtown Boston - maybe for dinner and a movie, to see a show in the Theater District, or simply to sightsee in and around Boston
Logan Airport Parking Tips
From short-term to long-term parking and everything in between, here's what you need to know about parking at Logan Airport.
What's the Weather Like in Boston?
Here’s a look at the average temperatures in Boston, as well as the annual rain and snowfall the city sees each year.
Kid Power
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Shop Boston's 2014 Holiday Markets
Shop for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts at a Boston holiday market, including the SoWa Holiday Market, the Harvard Square Holiday Craft Fair, and more.
Boston's Most Romantic Spots
In a city like Boston, where the old and historic is often on the same block as the new and progressive, it’s easy to discover romantic spots from the Boston Harbor to the Fens. Here are some of the best locations to visit with a loved one.
6 Great Boston Movie Theaters
The Boston About expert picks six of the best Boston movie theaters, from the Brattle in Harvard Square to the Somerville Theater.
Five Reasons to Visit the New Assembly Square
Assembly Row brings shopping, entertainment, dining, and Legoland to Somerville
The Best Boston Comedy Clubs
The best Boston comedy clubs showcase national touring acts, local comedians, and improv troupes.
Where to Eat in Boston in February
From special Valentine's Day menus to single-malt scotch dinners, February in Boston offers many excuses to go out to eat.
Hookah Bars in Boston
Relax, lounge, and smoke a hookah at these three restaurant and bars. These Boston spots feature a variety of flavors of tobacco to smoke, in comfortable, unique environments.
The Top Spots For Easter Brunch in Boston
Whether you’re in the mood for an elegant atmosphere or a festive family environment, there are plenty of salivating options to consider for Easter brunch in Boston.
The Best Cheap Eats in Boston
Thousands of college students land in Boston every September, and trust us, that cafeteria menu is going to get stale pretty quickly. So, where can a student find decent fare without emptying the wallet? Here are 10 of the best places to find cheap eats.
National Parks in the Boston Area
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
Endless Possibilities at Fire + Ice
Fire + Ice offers two locations, one in Boston and one in Cambridge, to enjoy their unique dining concept. Choose your favorite ingredients, then watch as it is prepared before your eyes, with cocktails to wash it down.
Trivia Night in Boston
Check out these five spots for trivia in Boston. Eat, drink, and be merry as you answer questions on a wide range of topics, to win prizes against other locals.
The Irish Heritage Trail in Boston
The Irish Heritage Trail is a great way to immerse oneself in the rich Irish of Boston.
Three Great Movie Theaters in Cambridge
Refer to this list of three movie theaters in Cambridge to catch the latest films. Or, if you love the classics, you may find a vintage showing at one of these locations.
A Guide To Boston Farmers Markets
According to the Federation of Massachusetts Farmers Markets, about 195 markets opened for business this year, including a good number in the Boston area. Many of these markets open early in the summer and run through October or November. Here is a list of those closest to Boston, with hours and parking information (where applicable).
10 Things to Do in Boston This May
From Boston Calling to beer festivals, here are my picks for the top 10 things to do in Boston this May.
Take a Walk Around Somerville's Union Square
How to get to Somerville's Union Square
King’s Bowling Billiards and Lounge Review
Check out this King's review to find out more about the Boston hotspot. Play pool, bowl, eat, drink, and so much more at King's any day of the week.
Which T Pass is the Best Deal?
Should you buy a CharlieCard, CharlieTicket, a monthly or weekly pass? The Boston About expert takes the guesswork out of what you'll pay to ride the T.
New Balance Climb
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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
Celebrate Black History Month in Boston with art exhibits, music and dance performances, and walking tours.
A New Operator for the MBTA Commuter Rail
Boston MBTA commuter rail hires Keolis as its new operator
\$100 Million in New Renovations to Logan...
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
Legal Sea Foods in Boston
Head in to Legal Sea Foods for fresh fish and wine. With locations throughout Massachusetts, they have become the place to go for clam chowder, crab cakes, and lobster, and other area favorites.
MBTA raises fares, Tobin Bridge tolls go cashless
Boston commuters and travelers, take note: The MBTA will raise fares this July, and the Tobin Bridge tolls go cashless in late spring.
Fun Places for Kids in Boston
Legoland promises a fun-filled day for kids with climbing mazes, Lego play spaces, rides, and more.
A Walking Tour of Boston's North End
Visit the historic Paul Revere statue on Hanover Street.
A Walking Tour of Boston's Copley Square
Take a walk around Copley Square in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
Dog Friendly Happy Hour in Boston
Two Boston hotels are inviting pets and their pooches in for happy hour on Wednesday nights. Enjoy the weather and meet other dog owners at this weekly event for your wagging friends.
5 Great Gifts for Boston Moms
A Boston Mother's Day gift guide, with gifts for Mom ranging from paint night to staycations.
Guide to Boston Harborwalk
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
Five Cambridge Restaurants Featuring Burgers...
Try new and unique burgers in Cambridge at five restaurants in the area. Featuring specialty burgers on the menu or a list of ingredients to allow you to create your own perfect burger, you are sure to find a new favorite.
Free Museum Day in Massachusetts
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A Self-Guided Tour of Boston in the Movies
Boston has had many movies filmed in the city, especially since 2007 when Governor Patrick enacted a tax credit for studios.
Boston Indoor Winter Travel Guide
Make the most of winter in Boston with fun things to do indoors.
Free Things To Do In Boston During Fall
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
Five Places in Faneuil Hall Offering Outdoor...
Faneuil Hall is filled with shops, bars, and restaurants. When the warm weather hits Boston, everyone is in search of the perfect place to dine outside on the patio in the area, and you can do so at these five options.
Lanes & Games Bowling Alley in Cambridge
Head in to Lanes and Games for bowling, arcade games, and sports plus food and drinks. This casual spot to bowl offers candle pin and ten pin bowling, on two floors.
Boston's Back Bay Neighborhood
Swarming with unique shops, gourmet restaurants, and classic architecture, Boston’s Back Bay is the place to be – and to be seen - for the city’s visitors and residents. This neighborhood, which includes the trendy Newbury St., Copley Square, the Public Library, and the Prudential Center is Boston’s most affluent, evident in the boutiques, salons, and other services available to its residents.
Legoland Boston is Now Open
Boston's Legoland Discovery Center is now open in Somerville's Assembly Row, but adults, take note: You must have an accompanying child to enter.
5 Things to Do in Boston Before Summer Ends
August in Boston means Dine Out Boston, Boston Comic Con, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Fenway.
Guide to Plimoth Plantation
Plimoth Plantation is a fascinating way to learn about America's past.
Where to Volunteer in Boston
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
Peep's World
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Where to Go Skiing Near Boston
15 places to go skiing near Boston, from the Blue Hills Ski Area to Weston Ski Track. Take a ski day trip or weekend ski getaway from Boston, with 15 ski resorts within an easy drive.
Get Tickets To See the Red Sox at Fenway Park
Last season, the Red Sox extended their Major League Baseball record sellout streak to 500 games and counting, which probably has you thinking that unless you already have tickets in hand, chances are slim you’re bound for Fenway Park any time soon. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Though the streak is likely to continue through the early portion of this season, it could end some time during 2010. In any case, there are still more than a few ways that you can purchase tickets to a game.
The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
Change up your nightlife routine with a course at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. With classes for all levels, it is a great way to spend an evening learning something new, while cooking and tasting delicious food in Cambridge.
Boston's TD Garden
Since replacing the venerable Boston Garden in 1995, the TD Garden, which opened as the FleetCenter, the home of the Boston Bruins and Celtics has hosted its share of historic events, including the Celtics’ 2007-08 NBA title run.
April School Vacation Ideas in Boston
Looking for way to keep children busy during April school vacation? Here are some events and attractions in Boston that are perfect for families with another week off school.
5 Boston Restaurants with Easy Parking
Check out the Boston travel expert's picks for five Boston restaurants with easy parking.
The 5 Prettiest Walks in Boston
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
What to Do During Boston February School...
Family activities during Boston February School Vacation Week 2015
Science Playground
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Boston's North End Neighborhood
The North End, Boston’s oldest residential area, still possesses an old-world charm kept alive by its mostly Italian-American population. Since the completion of the Big Dig, and the demolition of the old elevated Southeast Expressway, the neighborhood has found itself reconnected to the rest of the city, and there is arguably no more vibrant area of Boston on a summer evening, when the narrow city streets come alive with an enticing blend of culture and cuisine.
Tax-Free Weekend in Massachusetts
Tax-free weekend returned to Massachusetts Aug.11-12, 2012,when all purchases totaling less than $2,500 were not subject to state tax.
Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Boston
The top five Boston sports bars to watch the Super Bowl. Cheer on the New England Patriots as they take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.
Five Indepent Record Stores in Boston
Whether you're looking for used vinyl or CDs, these five Boston institutions are among the best independent record stores in town.
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.
Construction Zone
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Boston's Brighton Neighborhood
Often looped in with its neighbor, and referred to as the Allston-Brighton neighborhood, Brighton has a few distinct characteristics that prompt its residents to ignore the hyphen. Like Allston, it is Ground Zero for students and young professionals, with a number of affordable housing options. Unlike its neighbor though, it can claim waterfront property along the Charles River, and the peaceful attraction of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir.
New Boston Transit Improvements
New transportation upgrades are coming to Boston, including improvements to the Red and Orange MBTA lines.
Five Great Places For Buffalo Wings in Boston
Looking for the best Buffalo wings in Boston? Here are five popular favorites to satisfy your craving.
The Green Roof
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Boston 2013: The Year in Review
The Top 10 Events That Shaped 2013 in Boston
Guide to the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
One of the country’s most renowned Independence Day celebrations features a brilliant marriage of music, color, and revelry. As the evening comes to a celebratory close, fireworks light up Boston Harbor in a display that is always memorable.
Five Ways To Spend the Holiday Season With...
Here are five ways to spend the holiday season with children this season.
Popular Baby Names in Massachusetts
In Massachusetts, Ryan and Isabella were the most popular names, with 446 boys and 496 girls respectively. Here’s t top 10 for each in the state, as well as how they compare to names nationwide in 2010
Zagat’s Picks for Best Boston Steakhouse...
Check out Zagat’s picks for the top five steakhouses in Boston, including Grill 23 & Bar, Abe & Louie’s, and Capital Grille.
The Donkey Show at Oberon in Cambridge
Check out The Donkey Show at the Oberon for a unique combination of theater and disco dancing. Right in Harvard Square you can groove to your favorite 70's music, while enjoying this show inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Boston Farmers' Markets Now Open for 2014 Season
Shop for fresh produce and artisanal products across Boston this summer
Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade
Take a trip to South Boston this St. Patrick's Day for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, one of the most famous - and oldest - parades of its kind in the country.
Harvard Square Walking Tour
One of Harvard Square’s most recognized buildings, Out Of Town News has been an institution here for decades, carrying newspapers and magazines from a great number of countries. It should come as no surprise, however, that with the decline in print media, the kiosk has come upon a semblance of hard times. Still, new ownership is committed to keeping the stand alive. It remains a must visit stop during any visit to Harvard Square. Page 5.
Gluten-Free Boston Restaurants
Whether you're a traveler with celiac disease or just cutting gluten out of your diet, you'll find that Boston restaurants have plenty of gluten-free options.
A Walking Tour Around Charlestown
Take a few minutes to admire the historic brownstones and gas lamps in Charlestown's Monument Square.
A Walking Tour of Beacon Hill
How to get to Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood
3 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Lake Winnipesau...
Hike, zip line, kayak, and bike in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee region, play classic arcade games at Funspot, and dine on tapas at Tavern 27.
Harpoon Brewery
Head to the Harpoon Brewery for one of their annual events, weekday tastings, or weekend tours. Located right in Boston, it is a great place for visitors or locals to explore year round.
Lighting of Boston's Official Christmas Tree
The lighting of the official Boston Christmas tree is an historic partnership dating back 40 years.
3 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Kittery
While Kittery is known for outlet shopping, it also has fresh farm-to-table seafood restaurants and adventure zip line tours.
10 Things to Do in Boston This June
From the Scooper Bowl to a dragon boat festival, here's what to do in Boston in June 2014.
Prepare for Extra Security at Major Boston Events
Prepare for increased security at Boston festivals and sporting events
5 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Boston
Indoor activities in Boston need not be boring. From bowling to rock climbing, here are five things to do in Boston when it's rainy.
Aragosta Bar and Bistro Terrace Opening Recap
Aragosta recently hosted an evening in celebration of summer and its terrace. Featuring food and drinks, music, and the chance to mingle with Chef Daniels, though the weather did not cooperate, fun was still had by all at this newcomer to the North End.
Take the Train from Boston to Cape Cod
The CapeFLYER train offers train service from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends.
December Dining Events in Boston
The best dining events in Boston this December include holiday lunches at Grill23, the feast of the seven fishes at Legal Harborside, and hot chocolate pop-up shops around town.
Top Spots for Outdoor Dining in Boston’s...
In the North End of Boston, check out these five restaurants featuring the option to dine outdoors. Sit out on the patio or roof deck and enjoy the Italian cuisine and sip wine as you take in the views.
JetBlue Announces Baggage Fees, Reduced Legroom
JetBlue, Logan Airport's largest carrier, will introduce baggage fees and reduced legroom in 2015.

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