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Boston: Most Popular Articles

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Ten Places to go for Jazz Music 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.
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 Enchanted Village at Jordan's Furniture
Head to Jordan's Furniture in Avon this holiday season to experience a Boston tradition, The Enchanted Village.
Five Ways To Spend the Holiday Season With...
Here are five ways to spend the holiday season with children this season.
A Guide to the Best Fenway Park Bars
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.
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.
Top Attractions in Boston for Kids and Families
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.
Top Attractions in Boston
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.
Lighting of Boston's Official Christmas Tree
The lighting of the official Boston Christmas tree is an historic partnership dating back 40 years.
Boston's Top 5 Cigar Bars and Shops
Boston might enforce a smoking ban in public spaces, but Kate H. Knapp shows there are still a few places that invite you to enjoy a cigar or hookah.
Blue Man Group in Boston
For an unforgettable evening in Boston, head to the Charles Playhouse to see a Blue Man Group show. Featuring lights, live music, and plenty of fun from the three blue men, it is a unique experience.
A Walking Tour of the Boston Freedom Trail
From the Old North Church to the Boston Common, the USS Constitution to the Old State House, the Freedom Trail is amazing from start to finish.
5 More Boston Seaport Restaurants
It's hard to choose where to eat in the Boston Seaport District, the city's hottest culinary destination. Five choices, from gastropubs to French bistros, satisfy a variety of appetites.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What to Do in Boston November 2014
What to do in and around Boston during November 2014.
Explore Boston with Car and Ride Sharing Services
Five ride-share and car-share companies make it easy to get around Boston without a car.
Boston Volunteer Opportunities – Boston...
The holidays inevitably put everyone in a giving mood, which means seeking out ways to volunteer in the community. Here are just a few of the many ways you can dedicate your time and services this season in the Boston area:
Five Boston-NYC Bus Lines to Suit All Budgets
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
Dining Out Options on Thanksgiving
The Norman Rockwell vision of Thanksgiving at home might not be for everyone, which is why a good number of Boston restaurants offer special holiday menus for those looking to dine out for the day. Here’s a look at some of the options for leaving the cooking to someone else:
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.
New Year's Eve Dining in Boston
A number of area restaurants are offering special dining deals and menus to ring in 2012.
Ten Roof Top Bars in Boston
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.
Karaoke Boston: Sing the Night Away in 12...
From the Courtside Lounge to Limelight Studios, karaoke in Boston is sure to be a memorable night.
Ten Great Restaurants for Seafood in Boston
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.
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.
Navigating the 'T'
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7 Boston Rooftop Bars for Summer Nights Out
Take advantage of summer weather by visiting these seven Boston rooftop bars.
Three Restaurants in the Boston Area Open 24...
When you want a bite to eat in the middle of the night, look no further then these three options in Boston and Cambridge.
5 Tips for Black Friday in Boston
How to plan the best day for shopping in Boston on Black Friday.
Boston Hotel Packages for Valentine's Day
Have a Valentine's Day weekend getaway with a romance package at a luxury Boston hotel.
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).
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.
Where to Volunteer in Boston
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
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.
Even More Boston September Festivals
In mid- to late September, Boston gets celebratory with festivals for food, wine, music, and quirky local traditions.
New Year's Eve in Boston
Most local bars, restaurants, and nightclubs will be throwing parties ranging from the black tie optional event at the Top of the Hub to the much lower-key atmospheres of area bars and pubs.
Up in Lights: A Step-by-Step Boston Movie Tour
Boston has had many movies filmed in the city, especially since 2007 when Governor Patrick enacted a tax credit for studios.
Boston Duck Tours - Duck Tours in Boston -...
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.
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.
Fun Places for Kids in Boston
Visit the best Boston attractions for families with fun things to do for kids.
Free Things To Do In Boston During Fall
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
7 Great Places to Go Shopping in Boston
Where to go shopping in Boston: Discover unique shops, antique stores, and boutiques around the city.
\$100 Million in New Renovations to Logan...
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
The Donkey Show at Oberon in Cambridge
Inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Donkey Show puts on a rollicking live disco theater performance every Saturday night in Harvard Square.
Five Places to go in Boston for Food Specials...
Football season is the best excuse to gather around the TV to watch your favorite teams, with a beer in one hand and a slice of pizza or a chicken wing in the other. Thankfully these five Boston area bars are offering beer and food specials that can't be beat, with flat screen TV's, perfect for catching the next game.
A Walking Tour In and Around Boston's Copley...
Take a walk around Copley Square in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
The 5 Prettiest Walks in Boston
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
JetBlue Announces Baggage Fees, Reduced Legroom
JetBlue, Logan Airport's largest carrier, will introduce baggage fees and reduced legroom in 2015.
5 Restaurants in Boston with Easy Parking
Check out the Boston travel expert's picks for five Boston restaurants with easy parking.
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.
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.
3 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Portland
Take a day trip from Boston to Portland to feast at Duckfat, visit Portland Head Light, and shop on Commercial Street.
Boston's Best Margaritas
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.
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.
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.
Free Museum Day in Massachusetts
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8 Places to Eat and Drink in Boston's Seaport...
There are so many Boston Seaport restaurants to choose from, so we've put together a Boston Seaport District food/drink itinerary for an entire weekend.
Top 12 Boston Holiday Shows
Boston's best holiday concerts and cultural performances for the Christmas season.
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 Best Seafood Restaurants
Kate H. Knapp picks six laid-back Boston restaurants for fresh seafood, from Union Oyster House to the No Name restaurant.
7 Boston Bachelorette Party Ideas
From scavenger hunts to spa days, find Boston bachelorette party recommendations that will suit all types of brides (and budgets)
Jacques Cabaret
Head into Jacques Cabaret, located in the Theater District, for talented female impersonators. It’s the perfect place to let loose, drink, dance, and sing along with glammed up drag queens.
A Walking Tour in and Around Boston's North End
Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.
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.
A Walking Tour of Beacon Hill
How to get to Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood
A Top Chef Boston Tour
Visit the Boston restaurants, historic sites,and attractions featured in Top Chef's 12th season.
Free Things to Do in Boston
A visit to Boston doesn't have to be expensive. Check out these free things to do in Boston and Cambridge, including walking tours, brewery samples, and concerts.
12 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 2015.
Boston's 5 Best Red Sox Bars
No Fenway tickets? No problem! Sports writer Carl Unger picks his five favorite Boston bars to catch a Red Sox game.
Haunted Boston: A Self-Guided Ghost Tour
Take a self-guided ghost tour of greater Boston's most haunted places, starting at Fort Warren in the Boston Harbor Islands.
Take the Train from Boston to Cape Cod
The CapeFLYER train offers train service from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends.
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.
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.
Guide to Boston Harborwalk
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
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's Best Rock Clubs
Boston rock clubs are great places to see rock, hip-hop, hardcore punk, and jazz bands, plus stand-up comedians.
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.
12 Things to Do in Boston This May
From Boston Calling to beer festivals, here are my picks for the top 12 things to do in Boston this May.
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.
Tips for Visiting the New England Aquarium
Visiting Boston's aquarium? The Boston travel expert offers tips on when to go, how to save, where to eat, and more.
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.
All-You-Can-Mangia at Boston's North End Feasts...
The North End feasts, including the popular Fishermen's Feast and the Feast of St. Anthony, take place most summer weekends.
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.
Where to Eat in Boston in May
From Cinco de Mayo to Mother's Day, dining in Boston this May is a celebratory affair.
A Walking Tour in and Around Boston's Seaport...
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
Guide to Plimoth Plantation
Plimoth Plantation is a fascinating way to learn about America's past.
Kid Power
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Boston Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days
Four times this year, Boston residents are welcome to safely dispose of all hazardous material they may have lying around their homes when the city hosts its waste drop-off days.
A Walk Around Somerville's Assembly Row
Legoland, outlets, a new IMAX movie theater -- The rejuvenation of Somerville's Assembly Row has been nothing short of astonishing.
Science Playground
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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.
A Walking Tour in and Around Davis Square
How to get to Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts
Hood Milk Bottle
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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.
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.
Boston's Free Outdoor Summer Movies are Back
Free summer movie showings are back for summer 2015 in Boston at the Hatch Shell, the Prudential Center, and the Residence Inn at Tudor Wharf.
New Balance Climb
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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.
Top 10 Things to Do in September in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
Boston Harbor Hotel Provides Free Entertainment...
The Boston Harbor Hotel provides free entertainment all summer long at Rowes Wharf.
Boston Twitter Accounts You Should Follow
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
Boston Holiday Gift Guide 2013
Boston Local Gift Guide for the 2013 Holidays
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.
Boston New Year's Eve Festivities
Check out New Year's Eve holiday menus, events, the First Night festival, and parties in Boston to ring in 2015.
A Walk in and Around Somerville's Union Square
How to get to Somerville's Union Square
Save Money with Boston Local Deals
Five sites, including Amazon and Groupon, offer local deals for Boston. Find deals for Boston dining, attractions, tours, and souvenirs.
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.
Dancing Under the Stars at Seaport
Friday nights, Seaport is hosting 'Dancing Under the Stars.' Enjoy the outdoors and take in the views, as you listen and dance to Latin and Ballroom hits.
The Santa Speedo Run in Boston
Half-dressed runners take to the streets every December in the annual Santa Speedo Run in Boston's Back Bay.
Jerry Remy's Sports Bar and Grill in Boston
Jerry Remy's Sport Bar and Grill has three locations in Boston to take in area sports teams. Featuring food, drinks, and plenty of televisions to watch the game, it has become a favorite amongst the locals for watching Boston sports.
The Irish Heritage Trail in Boston
The Irish Heritage Trail is a great way to immerse oneself in the rich Irish of Boston.
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.
5 Great Gifts for Boston Moms
A Boston Mother's Day gift guide, with gifts for Mom ranging from paint night to staycations.
5 Great Kid-Friendly Parks in Boston
Carl Unger recommends five secret parks in Boston and Cambridge that are great for family fun.
Peep's World
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Construction Zone
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3 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Gloucester
Carl Unger shows why Gloucester is a great day trip for one-of-a-kind shopping, scenic hikes, and gourmet dining.
Boston's Soofa Benches Offer Solar Power...
Soofa benches in Boston, Cambridge, and Wellesley offer free on-the-go solar-powered charging stations for smartphones and tablets.
The Green Roof
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A Visitor's Guide to a New England Revolution...
Carl Unger outlines everything you need to know if you want to check out a New England Revolution match.
Rose Kennedy Greenway Sculpture Soars over...
As If It Were Already Here, local artist Janet Echelman's new fiber art sculpture, soars above the Rose Kennedy Greenway near South Station.
Stay at Boston's Verb Hotel for a Rockin' Good...
Check out our photo gallery to see why the Verb Hotel is a hip place to stay when visiting 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.
Pumpkin Patches Near Boston
If you would like to pick your own pumpkin to carve or bake this season, there are plenty of options in Massachusetts to do so. Here are some of the closest to Boston.
National Parks in the Boston Area
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
Where to Go Bowling in Boston
From Lanes and Games to Lucky Strike, Boston loves to bowl. Here are the top spots for bowling in Boston, including both 10-pin and candlepin lanes.
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.
Mario Batali's Babbo Opens in Boston's Seaport...
Go hungry and bring a friend to Mario Batali's new Babbo Italian restaurant in Boston's Seaport District, says food writer Kate H. Knapp.
A Guide to Boston Food Trucks
Food trucks have exploded in popularity in the Boston area. Here's how to find them, and a guide to five of the most popular.
Kenmore Square Walking Tour
Take a walking tour of Boston's Kenmore Square. One of the city’s most popular destinations, the Kenmore Square area of the Fenway features a wide variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options for sports, club, and college crowds.
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.
A Photo Tour of the Seaport Boston Hotel
In the heart of Boston's Seaport District, the Seaport Boston Hotel is ideal for events, harbor views, and fine dining.
A Walk in and Around Boston's Theater District
Despite a relatively compact Theater District, Boston has a robust offering of plays, musicals, comedy shows, and crowd-appealing spectacles to suit any taste.
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.
Guide to the Boston Marathon
This year will be the 116th running of the marathon, which attracts some 500,000 spectators from Hopkinton to Boston every year.
A Walking Tour Around Charlestown
Take a walk around Charlestown, Boston's northernmost neighborhood and home to Bunker Hill, the USS Constitution, and the Warren Tavern.
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.
5 Minor League Baseball Teams Near Boston
Boston's minor league baseball tickets are cheap (less expensive than a movie) and a hot dog and a beer won't kill your entire vacation budget, says sports writer Carl Unger.
A Walking Tour in and Around Porter Square
Local and international art, food, and music meet in Cambridge's Porter Square.

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