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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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Memorial Day Weekend in Boston
It’s summer. Well, not technically, but you what I mean. Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start to the season, and that means beaches, barbeques, and maybe even a little yard word are open for business.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five Boston-NYC Bus Lines to Suit All Budgets
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
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'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.
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.
Seven Ways to Spend Father's Day in Boston
Looking for a way to spend Father's Day in Boston? Here are seven ways to spend the day with Dad.
The Top Spots For Father's Day Brunch in Boston
Father’s Day brunch doesn’t have the popularity that it does on Mother’s Day for whatever reasons, but a few places in town are offering some unique opportunities to give Dad a nice meal out.
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.
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.
Free Museum Day in Massachusetts
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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.
Boston Hotel Packages for Valentine's Day
Have a Valentine's Day weekend getaway with a romance package at a luxury Boston hotel.
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.
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.
10 Can't-Miss Summer Attractions in Boston
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.
Guide to Boston Harborwalk
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
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.
Prepare for 2015 Graduations in Boston
Boston graduations throughout May require extra planning for getting around town
Father's Day in Boston
Treat Dad to a day in the city this Father’s Day by checking out some of the events in Boston planned to celebrate all he’s done for you over the years.
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.
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.
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.
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Five Websites Featuring Offers to Save Money on...
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.
5 Tips for Black Friday in Boston
How to plan the best day for shopping in Boston on Black Friday.
A Walking Tour of Beacon Hill
How to get to Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood
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.
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.
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.
12 Things to Do in Boston in April 2015
The top 12 things to do in Boston during April 2015
A Self-Guided Tour of Boston in the Movies
The Boston Public Garden was used in Good Will Hunting.
Kid Power
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Boston Cruises Available All Summer Long
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.
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.
Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell
The 27th annual Free Friday Flicks is back with a new slate of family-friendly entertainment under the stars in Boston.
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 Walking Tour of Boston's North End
See the famous and historic Old North church up close.
Five Reasons to Visit the New Assembly Square
Assembly Row brings shopping, entertainment, dining, and Legoland to Somerville
Take the Train from Boston to Cape Cod
The CapeFLYER train offers train service from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends.
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.
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.
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.
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 of Boston's Seaport District
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
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.
Top 10 Things to Do in September in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
Peep's World
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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.
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.
Free Things To Do In Boston During Fall
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
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.
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.
Where to Eat in Boston This August
Picks for August dining in Boston include a summer beer series dinner at Posto and the opening of Bastille, a new Boston Seaport restaurant.
\$100 Million in New Renovations to Logan...
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
Science Playground
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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)
Boston Twitter Accounts You Should Follow
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
Photo Tour of The New England Aquarium
Take a tour of a Boston landmark, the New England Aquarium.
Hubway Bikes Are Back for 2015
Boston's Hubway bike-sharing program plans to expand to new neighborhoods around the city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boston Harbor Hotel Provides Free Entertainment...
The Boston Harbor Hotel provides free entertainment all summer long at Rowes Wharf.
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.
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.
Sample Some of Boston's Best Chowder at...
Sample some of the best chowder that Boston has to offer at the annual Chowderfest.
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.
The 5 Prettiest Walks in Boston
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
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.
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10 Things to Do in Boston This July
From July 4th fireworks to free concerts and seafood festivals, July in Boston is full of celebrations.
The Green Roof
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Assembly Row Walking Tour
The new AMC Assembly Row 12 cineplex has traditional, IMAX, and 3D movies, plus a bar.
Date Night? Parents in Town? Take Them to...
Puritan & Company serves fresh and inventive New England cuisine in Cambridge's Inman Square.
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.
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.
Kenmore Square Walking Tour
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.
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.
A New Operator for the MBTA Commuter Rail
Boston MBTA commuter rail hires Keolis as its new operator
October 2014 Events in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.
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 Around Boston's South End
Getting to Boston's South End
National Parks in the Boston Area
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
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.
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.
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.
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.
Places to Hike Within Minutes of Boston
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.
Take a Walk Around Somerville's Union Square
How to get to Somerville's Union Square
7 Great Places to Go Shopping in Boston
Where to go shopping in Boston: Discover unique shops, antique stores, and boutiques around the city.
The Boatonian
Spend Thirsty Thursdays pre and post drinking at Howl at the Moon and attending a booze cruise on the Boatonian. Featuring plenty of music, drinks, and dancing, it is the perfect way to spend a summer night.
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.
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.
Tour The New England Aquarium
This Boston attraction celebrated its 40th birthday in 2009, and is well-known as one of the best aquariums in the country. Take a photo tour of this local landmark.
Boston Cultural Connector Offers Hop On Hop Off...
The Boston Cultural Connector shuttle boat services Central Wharf, Fan Pier, and Fort Point. Take a boat ride on the waterways between Faneuil Hall, downtown attractions, and the Seaport District.
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.
The Irish Heritage Trail in Boston
The Irish Heritage Trail is a great way to immerse oneself in the rich Irish of Boston.
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.
5 Great Kid-Friendly Parks in Boston
Carl Unger recommends five secret parks in Boston and Cambridge that are great for family fun.
New Public Food Market Coming to Boston's...
A daily produce and food market is coming to downtown Boston
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.
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 2013: The Year in Review
The Top 10 Events That Shaped 2013 in Boston
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.
MBTA Unveils Countdown Clocks, Arrival Info,...
New transportation improvements are now on the Boston T
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.
5 Boston Restaurants with Easy Parking
Diners at S&S Restaurant in Cambridge's Inman Square have two free parking lots to choose from.
Where to Shop in Boston's North End
Five Boston North End boutiques to find great antiques, home decor, jeans, jewelry, and gifts.
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
Guide to King Richard's Faire
New England's largest Renaissance fair, King Richard's Faire, returns to Carver this fall.
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.
Haunted Boston: A Self-Guided Ghost Tour
Among the many gravestones in Boston's historic Granary Burying Ground are those of Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Paul Revere.
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.
Boston's Government Center T Station to Close...
The Government Center station on the Boston MBTA's Green Line will be closed through spring 2016.
Five Ways To Spend Christmas in Boston With...
Here are five ways to spend the holiday season with children this season.
Harvard Square Walking Tour
While many bemoan the recent commercialization of Harvard Square , this Cambridge neighborhood remains a bastion of higher learning, bookstores, and ideas, all of which boast a certain kind of independence not found elsewhere.
Boston December Events
Things to do in Boston in December 2014
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.
Review: Barcelona Wine Bar
Linger over a pitcher of sangria and a feast of tapas at the South End's Barcelona Wine Bar.
Where to Volunteer in Boston
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
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.

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