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Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
From electronics, upscale fashion and jewelry, to specialty foods, Boston-area shopping malls aren’t exactly your typical suburban variety.
Know when your Boston MBTA train or bus is coming with a transit app
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.
Puritan & Company Julia Child Dinner to be held 3/26/2014
The Pru Tunnel at the Mass Pike will be closed to one lane in each direction during weekends through April
The doorstep to fall, September is one of the busiest months on the Boston calendar. Here’s a look of some the event highlights for September 2012.
Bostonians embrace these days of autumn, among the most spectacular that the city has to offer.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
Headed to the Boston Seaport? Here are 10 dining options in one of Boston's most exciting up-and-coming neighborhoods.
One Fund Boston will distribute a second round of grants to Boston Marathon victims and their families in July 2014
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.
Zocalo is a Mexican restaurant and bar in Back Bay in Boston. Their Bar Manager has shared two cocktail recipes to enjoy their or right at home.
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.
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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 casual to upscale restaurants, the following eight spots offer the best crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings Cambridge has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
The advent of the Big Dig and improved public transportation has made traveling to and from Boston’s Logan International Airport easier than ever.
New transportation upgrades are coming to Boston, including improvements to the Red and Orange MBTA lines.
Boston chefs on Twitter
Enjoy high-end shopping at the Copley Place Mall in Boston's Back Bay.
Featuring DJ’s spinning a variety of genres of music, here are the five best places in Cambridge to let loose and dance.
Boston can be an expensive city. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to experience much of Boston without having to shell out a penny.
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.
Here’s a look at some of the many Christmas events happening this month.
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).
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.
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.
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.
The CapeFLYER train offers train service from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends.
From discovering Boston’s grizzly history to Halloween at the zoo, Boston celebrates the season in various ways.
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.
The One Fund Boston is still taking donations to assist victims of the Marathon attacks
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.
Here's a look at some of the highlights happening this May 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.
Assembly Row brings shopping, entertainment, dining, and Legoland to Somerville
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.
Vito's Tavern, a new sports bar and restaurant in the North End, is now open for business. Head here for a range of foods including tacos, burgers, and pasta dishes, all washed down with specialty cocktails or classic drinks.
Visiting Boston's aquarium? The Boston travel expert offers tips on when to go, how to save, where to eat, and more.
When you want a bite to eat in the middle of the night, look no further then these three options in Boston and Cambridge.
Boston September traffic tips
New England's largest Renaissance fair, King Richard's Faire, returns to Carver this fall.
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.
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.
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.
Get spooked this Halloween season with another edition of the classic New England attraction SpookyWorld.
Head to Jordan's Furniture in Avon this holiday season to experience a Boston tradition, The Enchanted Village.
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
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.
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.
Whether you're looking for used vinyl or CDs, these five Boston institutions are among the best independent record stores in town.
Join fellow cyclists in an annual bike tour of the Boston area during the Eighth Annual Hub on Wheels.
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.
Five ride-share and car-share companies make it easy to get around Boston without a car.
Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
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.
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.
Check out what's happening in Boston all this month
Legoland, outlets, a new IMAX movie theater -- The rejuvenation of Somerville's Assembly Row has been nothing short of astonishing.
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.
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.
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.
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
MBTA Green Line Extension Plans Underway
Tried-and-true tips to make your Boston Logan Airport travel experience go smoothly.
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 Hubway bike-sharing program plans to expand to new neighborhoods around the city.
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.
Fantastically fresh oysters, fabulous libations, and first-rate service make Island Creek Oyster Bar a must-visit for raw bar fans and wine connoisseurs.
Boston's best raw bar
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.
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Five sites, including Amazon and Groupon, offer local deals for Boston. Find deals for Boston dining, attractions, tours, and souvenirs.
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Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.
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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.
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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.
Tax-free weekend returned to Massachusetts Aug.11-12, 2012,when all purchases totaling less than $2,500 were not subject to state tax.
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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.
Looking for the best Buffalo wings in Boston? Here are five popular favorites to satisfy your craving.
In mid- to late September, Boston gets celebratory with festivals for food, wine, music, and quirky local traditions.
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.
Democrat Marty Walsh has been elected the 48th mayor of Boston.
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.
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Boston MBTA commuter rail hires Keolis as its new operator
August in Boston means Dine Out Boston, Boston Comic Con, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Fenway.
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Mohegan Sun gets a yes vote from Revere residents
Boston's MBTA public transportation system to offer late-night weekend service in 2014
The Boston About expert picks six of the best Boston movie theaters, from the Brattle in Harvard Square to the Somerville Theater.
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.
From free Boloco burritos to the last days of Hamersley's Bistro, here's where to eat in Boston in September.
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
Boston has had many movies filmed in the city, especially since 2007 when Governor Patrick enacted a tax credit for studios.
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Two food truck festivals and a Phantom Gourmet BBQ fest come to Boston in June
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.
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.
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.
Emirates now flying from Logan Airport and the Callahan Tunnel reopens after renovations
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Take a walking tour of Coolidge Corner, at the crossroads of Beacon St. and Harvard Ave., the cultural hub of Brookline, an independent village just west of Boston. Page 2.
Boston Restaurant Week is now Dine Out Boston
Sample some of the best chowder that Boston has to offer at the annual Chowderfest.
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.
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
Here’s a look at the average temperatures in Boston, as well as the annual rain and snowfall the city sees each year.
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.
It may look like any other Barnes and Noble store, but this location is actually home to the Boston University bookstore, located on the building’s third floor. In addition to all school textbooks, the store also features a wide array of dorm room needs, as well as logo paraphernalia. The main BU campus is just a few blocks away up Commonwealth Ave. Page 2.
New Year's Eve events and parties in Boston
Boston LEGOLAND seeking kids ages 5-12 to be Junior Ambassadors
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:
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Boston's Greenway Carousel reopens for the 2014 spring season
The North End feasts, including the popular Fishermen's Feast and the Feast of St. Anthony, take place most weekends in August.
Learn more about Boston hotspot Howl at the Moon with a review of this upbeat bar and club. Featuring dueling pianos and a live band, plus plenty of food and drinks, you are sure to have a fun night out at this Financial District location.
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.
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.
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
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.
The lighting of the official Boston Christmas tree is an historic partnership dating back 40 years.
Check out Zagat’s picks for the top five steakhouses in Boston, including Grill 23 & Bar, Abe & Louie’s, and Capital Grille.
Every Sunday from May until October, the SoWa Open Market offers Bostonians the opportunity to participate in a unique shopping experience with a host of artisans, food trucks, and a farmer’s market on hand in the South End of the city.
About expert review of Dali restaurant in Somerville
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.
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.
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
The Boston Harbor Hotel provides free entertainment all summer long at Rowes Wharf.