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From electronics, upscale fashion and jewelry, to specialty foods, Boston-area shopping malls aren’t exactly your typical suburban variety.
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.
Bostonians embrace these days of autumn, among the most spectacular that the city has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
The Head of the Charles Regatta is the world’s largest two-day regatta attracting more than 8,500 rowers and 300,000 spectators to the banks of the Charles River.
The Pru Tunnel at the Mass Pike will be closed to one lane in each direction during weekends through April
Know when your Boston MBTA train or bus is coming with a transit app
From the North End to collegiate classics, Boston can hold its own when it comes to pizza. Here’s a list of ten of the city’s best.
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
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.
Where to trick or treat 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.
Puritan & Company Julia Child Dinner to be held 3/26/2014
Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.
Headed to the Boston Seaport? Here are 10 dining options in one of Boston's most exciting up-and-coming neighborhoods.
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.
From discovering Boston’s grizzly history to Halloween at the zoo, Boston celebrates the season in various ways.
Looking for a way to spend Father's Day in Boston? Here are seven ways to spend the day with Dad.
The advent of the Big Dig and improved public transportation has made traveling to and from Boston’s Logan International Airport easier than ever.
Here’s a look at some of the many Christmas events happening this month.
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.
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.
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From casual to upscale restaurants, the following eight spots offer the best crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings Cambridge has to offer.
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.
Celebrate International Sake Day with cocktail specials around Boston. Head to these three restaurants October 1st to get in on the sake centric fun.
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.
The Red Sox open their 2012 spring training with a new home in JetBlue Park.
Boston can be an expensive city. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to experience much of Boston without having to shell out a penny.
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.
Featuring DJ’s spinning a variety of genres of music, here are the five best places in Cambridge to let loose and dance.
When you want a bite to eat in the middle of the night, look no further then these three options in Boston and Cambridge.
Head to Jordan's Furniture in Avon this holiday season to experience a Boston tradition, The Enchanted Village.
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.
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.
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.
Check out what's happening in Boston all this month
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.
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.
New England's largest Renaissance fair, King Richard's Faire, returns to Carver this fall.
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.
If you're looking for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day, a host of Boston hotels are offering special packages featuring an array of special features.
Salem is more than just history and witches; it's also home to a world-class art museum, great restaurants, and independent boutiques.
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.
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).
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
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.
From nightclubs to family-friendly cruises, here's where to celebrate Halloween 2014 in Boston.
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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.
Thousands will flock to Salem on Halloween weekend to revel in the city's well-known history of witches and supposed hauntings that continue to this day.
Looking for something special to do with Mom on Mother's Day? Here are some of the ways you can spend the day with that special woman in your life this year in Boston.
Get spooked this Halloween season with another edition of the classic New England attraction SpookyWorld.
Delve into the haunted side of Boston with this trio of tours that explore and explain the haunts of the Hub past and present.
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:
Looking for the best Buffalo wings in Boston? Here are five popular favorites to satisfy your craving.
Tried-and-true tips to make your Boston Logan Airport travel experience go smoothly.
Whether you're looking for used vinyl or CDs, these five Boston institutions are among the best independent record stores in town.
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.
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
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.
New transportation upgrades are coming to Boston, including improvements to the Red and Orange MBTA lines.
You don't have to leave Boston or Cambridge to see spectacular fall foliage. Here are my five picks for great places in Boston to see fall color.
April offers one of the best months Boston has to offer, with the Boston Marathon and baseball’s return. Here’s a look of some the highlights for April.
Five ride-share and car-share companies make it easy to get around Boston without a car.
Take a Boston cruise around the Harbor for dinner and dancing with lots of views. Check out these three companies that offer a variety of choices for cruises to celebrate a special event or to just change up a regular summer night.
MBTA Green Line Extension Plans Underway
Five independent coffee shops in Boston to get your caffeine fix.
If you're planning to go apple picking near Boston, check out these tips to make the most of your trip.
Boston MBTA commuter rail hires Keolis as its new operator
Oktoberfest, the annual beer festival in Germany, is a great excuse to get out around Boston and celebrate in the weeks to come. From parades, to beer gardens, to special dinners, celebrate at these five events.
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.
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.
Legoland, outlets, a new IMAX movie theater -- The rejuvenation of Somerville's Assembly Row has been nothing short of astonishing.
A number of area restaurants are offering special dining deals and menus to ring in 2012.
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.
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.
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.
Here are five ways to spend the holiday season with children this season.
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.
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Treat Mom to a special brunch this Mother's Day. Here are some of the Boston restaurants offering special menus this year.
One Fund Boston will distribute a second round of grants to Boston Marathon victims and their families in July 2014
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
Tax-free weekend returned to Massachusetts Aug.11-12, 2012,when all purchases totaling less than $2,500 were not subject to state tax.
Sample some of the finest food and drink that Cambridge has to offer at the 10th Annual Taste of Cambridge.
Here's a roundup of the top events happening in Boston during December.
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.
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Take a walk around Copley Square in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
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The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
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.
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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.
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.
The lighting of the official Boston Christmas tree is an historic partnership dating back 40 years.
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Check out this list of five websites featuring dining deals, where you simply purchase a voucher online. Dine out for half the price or even more by buying daily deals from these websites to save on dining in Boston.
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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:
Make your way back to Brattle St., and find Curious George and Friends, an independent store founded in 1995 with the help of Curious George author, Margaret Rey, who lived in the area with her husband, H.A., in 1963. The store features a great assortment of books and the paraphernalia featuring the famous monkey. Though Margaret died just one year after the store opened, it remains a landmark in the area, and a destination for many local children and their parents. Page 8.
Five sites, including Amazon and Groupon, offer local deals for Boston. Find deals for Boston dining, attractions, tours, and souvenirs.
Visiting Boston's aquarium? The Boston travel expert offers tips on when to go, how to save, where to eat, and more.
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.
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.
Wynn Resorts has been awarded the sole greater Boston casino license for a new gaming complex in Everett - if MA voters don't overturn the casino law in November.
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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.
Boston rock clubs are great places to see rock, hip-hop, hardcore punk, and jazz bands, plus stand-up comedians.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
Sample some of the best chowder that Boston has to offer at the annual Chowderfest.
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.
Boston's MBTA public transportation system to offer late-night weekend service in 2014
The top 12 things to do in Boston during April 2014
Here’s a look at the average temperatures in Boston, as well as the annual rain and snowfall the city sees each year.
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.
From Father’s Day and Harborfest to the Scooper Bowl, here are some of the highlights on the June calendar in Boston.
Boston chefs on Twitter
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.
The Irish Heritage Trail is a great way to immerse oneself in the rich Irish of Boston.
The best arts events in Boston this fall include Andris Nelsons' debut season with the BSO, the reopening of the Harvard Art Museums, and top comedians at The Wilbur.
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History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
Want to hit the beach but leave the car at home? Here are four Boston area beaches accessible by public transportation.
Here are nine of the best places to hoist a pint of Guinness in Boston.
Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.
Where to eat in Boston in October 2014, with picks ranging from Oktoberfest celebrations to the annual Boston Vegetarian Food Festival.
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
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
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
The Living Room offers plenty of specials and events, outdoor dining, a tasty American menu, and a unique atmosphere. Whether you want beers on one of their many couches or specialty martinis and dinner in their restaurant area, it appeals to diners of all ages and is a great place to catch up with friends and relax.
One of Harvard Squares best restaurants hosts a variety of events all spring and summer long, at Upstairs on the Square. Check out a list of what's going on there in the months to come.
From free Boloco burritos to the last days of Hamersley's Bistro, here's where to eat in Boston in September.
Cask ‘n Flagon, a sports bar and grill near Fenway Park, is the place to go for Red Sox fun. They have shared their recipe for the flavorful and delicious Sweet Chili Beef Tips they serve up, so you can make it at home for family and friends.
How to get to Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood
Upstairs on the Square in Harvard Square is quirky, offbeat, and sumptuous to the eye, creating a unique and memorable backdrop to its fine cuisine.
Fleming's Steakhouse has shared their special skinny cocktail for August, the Russian Prom Queen. There is also still time to get in on their Skinny Sippin' Summer Sweepstakes, for a chance at some big prizes.