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The ghost of former owner Harvey Parker haunts the Omni Parker House hotel, which also has a haunted third floor.
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.
From electronics, upscale fashion and jewelry, to specialty foods, Boston-area shopping malls aren’t exactly your typical suburban variety.
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
The Pru Tunnel at the Mass Pike will be closed to one lane in each direction during weekends through April
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.
From discovering Boston’s grizzly history to Halloween at the zoo, Boston celebrates the season in various ways.
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.
Where to trick or treat in Boston
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.
Know when your Boston MBTA train or bus is coming with a transit app
Puritan & Company Julia Child Dinner to be held 3/26/2014
Here’s a look at some of the many Christmas events happening this month.
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.
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.
Headed to the Boston Seaport? Here are 10 dining options in one of Boston's most exciting up-and-coming neighborhoods.
Bostonians embrace these days of autumn, among the most spectacular that the city has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
Head to Jordan's Furniture in Avon this holiday season to experience a Boston tradition, The Enchanted Village.
The advent of the Big Dig and improved public transportation has made traveling to and from Boston’s Logan International Airport easier than ever.
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.
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.
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.
Check out what's happening in Boston all this month
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Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.
From casual to upscale restaurants, the following eight spots offer the best crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings Cambridge has to offer.
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 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.
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.
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.
Tax-free weekend returned to Massachusetts Aug.11-12, 2012,when all purchases totaling less than $2,500 were not subject to state tax.
When you want a bite to eat in the middle of the night, look no further then these three options in Boston and Cambridge.
From nightclubs to family-friendly cruises, here's where to celebrate Halloween 2014 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.
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.
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.
To begin the Freedom Trail, make your way to Boston Common, easily accessible by the T at Park Street station. The Boston Common, founded in 1634, is America’s oldest public park and served as home base for the British prior to the Revolution. Page 2.
The lighting of the official Boston Christmas tree is an historic partnership dating back 40 years.
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
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.
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).
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
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:
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 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:
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.
Looking for the best Buffalo wings in Boston? Here are five popular favorites to satisfy your craving.
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.
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.
Tried-and-true tips to make your Boston Logan Airport travel experience go smoothly.
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.
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 CapeFLYER train offers train service from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends.
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.
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.
Whether you're looking for used vinyl or CDs, these five Boston institutions are among the best independent record stores in town.
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.
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.
Hubway bike-sharing is now open for business for the 2014 season
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Here's a roundup of the top events happening in Boston during December.
Boston's MBTA public transportation system to offer late-night weekend service in 2014
Seven Boston boutique hotels, from the old-world Newbury Guest House to newcomer The Verb, create a unique getaway.
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.
Where to go shopping in Boston: Discover unique shops, antique stores, and boutiques around the city.
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 ride-share and car-share companies make it easy to get around Boston without a car.
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.
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.
Delve into the haunted side of Boston with this trio of tours that explore and explain the haunts of the Hub past and present.
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.
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
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.
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.
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
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 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.
Five tips to help home buyers navigate the competitive Boston real estate market
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.
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 3.
Five independent coffee shops in Boston to get your caffeine fix.
Boston MBTA commuter rail hires Keolis as its new operator
Boston's Hubway bike-sharing program plans to expand to new neighborhoods around the city.
Boston Local Gift Guide for the 2013 Holidays
Here are five ways to spend the holiday season with children this season.
Boston chefs on Twitter
Boston’s Chinatown is the largest such cultural neighborhood in New England. Architecture, Asian food, and unique shopping abound in this densely-populated neighborhood, nestled between Downtown Crossing and the South End.
Get spooked this Halloween season with another edition of the classic New England attraction SpookyWorld.
Things to do in Boston in December 2013
Boston Restaurant Week is now Dine Out Boston
Smoking in a Boston city park now comes with a $250 fine
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.
Here are nine of the best places to hoist a pint of Guinness in Boston.
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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.
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
Going sightseeing with Boston Duck Tours? Here's where to pick up the boats, how to save, and how to dress for your tour.
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
Fantastically fresh oysters, fabulous libations, and first-rate service make Island Creek Oyster Bar a must-visit for raw bar fans and wine connoisseurs.
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.
Check out Zagat’s picks for the top five steakhouses in Boston, including Grill 23 & Bar, Abe & Louie’s, and Capital Grille.
About expert review of Dali restaurant in Somerville
Head indoors for rock climbing at Brooklyn Boulders, or play dodgeball and jump on trampolines at Sky Zone.
New transportation upgrades are coming to Boston, including improvements to the Red and Orange MBTA lines.
Boston September traffic tips
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.
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 best holiday concerts and cultural performances for the Christmas season.
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.
Salem is more than just history and witches; it's also home to a world-class art museum, great restaurants, and independent boutiques.
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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.
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.
Emirates now flying from Logan Airport and the Callahan Tunnel reopens after renovations
The Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo kicks off the skiing and riding season with a host of deals, events, and freebies.
The One Fund Boston is still taking donations to assist victims of the Marathon attacks
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.
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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.
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From ice cream shops, to concerts, outdoor movies, and restaurants where you can dine al fresco, there is no shortage of ways to spend summer in Boston. Check out this collection of articles on things to do this August.
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
Boston's best raw bar
In 1951, Martin Luther King Jr. began studying at Boston University, where he earned a PhD in systematic theology. Today, almost 60 years later, the city of Boston remembers the storied leader in the African-American civil rights movement with a number of cultural events on the national holiday that now bears his name.
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.
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.
Best Boston bookstores
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
Half-dressed runners take to the streets every December in the annual Santa Speedo Run in Boston's Back Bay.
First Night provides a family-friendly atmosphere with a plethora of options throughout Boston to choose from.
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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.
Democrat Marty Walsh has been elected the 48th mayor of Boston.
Inaugural events for new Boston mayor-elect Marty Walsh
Assembly Row brings shopping, entertainment, dining, and Legoland to Somerville
Boston LEGOLAND seeking kids ages 5-12 to be Junior Ambassadors
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MBTA Green Line Extension Plans Underway
Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.
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.
Sample some of the finest food and drink that Cambridge has to offer at the 10th Annual Taste of Cambridge.
Take a walk around Copley Square in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
Treat Mom to a special brunch this Mother's Day. Here are some of the Boston restaurants offering special menus this year.
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