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From electronics, upscale fashion and jewelry, to specialty foods, Boston-area shopping malls aren’t exactly your typical suburban variety.
Puritan & Company Julia Child Dinner to be held 3/26/2014
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
Know when your Boston MBTA train or bus is coming with a transit app
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.
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 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.
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One Fund Boston will distribute a second round of grants to Boston Marathon victims and their families in July 2014
Enjoy high-end shopping at the Copley Place Mall in Boston's Back Bay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August in Boston means Dine Out Boston, Boston Comic Con, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Fenway.
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.
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.
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.
The North End feasts, including the popular Fishermen's Feast and the Feast of St. Anthony, take place most weekends in August.
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.
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.
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.
Boston chefs on Twitter
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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.
Want to hit the beach but leave the car at home? Here are four Boston area beaches accessible by public transportation.
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).
The advent of the Big Dig and improved public transportation has made traveling to and from Boston’s Logan International Airport easier than ever.
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.
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.
Boston can be an expensive city. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to experience much of Boston without having to shell out a penny.
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.
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.
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.
The CapeFLYER train offers train service from Boston to Cape Cod on summer weekends.
Here's a look at some of the highlights happening this May in Boston.
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.
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.
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.
Boston September traffic tips
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.
Here’s a look at some of the many Christmas events happening this month.
Seven Boston boutique hotels, from the old-world Newbury Guest House to newcomer The Verb, create a unique getaway.
Featuring DJ’s spinning a variety of genres of music, here are the five best places in Cambridge to let loose and dance.
Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
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.
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.
Whether you're looking for used vinyl or CDs, these five Boston institutions are among the best independent record stores in town.
From discovering Boston’s grizzly history to Halloween at the zoo, Boston celebrates the season in various ways.
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.
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 prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
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.
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.
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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.
The One Fund Boston is still taking donations to assist victims of the Marathon attacks
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.
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.
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
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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Tried-and-true tips to make your Boston Logan Airport travel experience go smoothly.
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.
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.
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.
The final, full month of summer offers a host of activities, from Patriots training camp to the August Moon Festival, as Boston preps for the Student Invasion within weeks.
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.
Five Boston historic hotels--from the Liberty Hotel to the Boston Park Plaza--make your next getaway uniquely memorable.
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
The Boston Harbor Hotel provides free entertainment all summer long at Rowes Wharf.
Boston MBTA commuter rail hires Keolis as its new operator
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.
Assembly Row brings shopping, entertainment, dining, and Legoland to Somerville
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.
Here’s a look at the average temperatures in Boston, as well as the annual rain and snowfall the city sees each year.
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
Check out what's happening in Boston all this month
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.
Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.
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.
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.
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 mid- to late September, Boston gets celebratory with festivals for food, wine, music, and quirky local traditions.
Boston Local Gift Guide for the 2013 Holidays
Democrat Marty Walsh has been elected the 48th mayor of Boston.
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of August.
MBTA Green Line Extension Plans Underway
Visiting Boston's aquarium? The Boston travel expert offers tips on when to go, how to save, where to eat, and more.
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.
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.
Looking for the best Buffalo wings in Boston? Here are five popular favorites to satisfy your craving.
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.
First Night provides a family-friendly atmosphere with a plethora of options throughout Boston to choose from.
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.
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.
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
Join fellow cyclists in an annual bike tour of the Boston area during the Eighth Annual Hub on Wheels.
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 next Boston Restaurant Week will take place in August, 2012.
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:
Boston's MBTA public transportation system to offer late-night weekend service in 2014
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.
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.
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
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.
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.
Five Boston North End boutiques to find great antiques, home decor, jeans, jewelry, and gifts.
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.
Boston Restaurant Week is now Dine Out Boston
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 7.
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.
A daily produce and food market is coming to downtown Boston
Treat Mom to a special brunch this Mother's Day. Here are some of the Boston restaurants offering special menus this year.
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
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.
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.
Boston's Greenway Carousel reopens for the 2014 spring season
Take a day trip from Boston to Portland to feast at Duckfat, visit Portland Head Light, and shop on Commercial Street.
Picks for August dining in Boston include a summer beer series dinner at Posto and the opening of Bastille, a new Boston Seaport restaurant.
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.
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.
Boston National Poetry Festival at the BPL April 10-13
On hot summer nights, head in to Christina's for over 50 kinds of ice cream to enjoy, while admiring local art work. There are plenty of sorbets and ice cream flavors to satisfy a sweet tooth any day of the week.
Boston commuters and travelers, take note: The MBTA will raise fares this July, and the Tobin Bridge tolls go cashless in late spring.
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
Head to Beneventos in the North End for dining in an upscale pizzeria. Featuring a variety of pasta dishes as well, there are plenty of favorites on the menu, with tasty drinks to wash it down.
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.
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.
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
Mohegan Sun gets a yes vote from Revere residents
Here are nine of the best places to hoist a pint of Guinness in Boston.
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.
The Boston Red Sox are the 2013 World Series Champions. We look back at the team's incredible baseball season.
Check out Zagat’s picks for the top five steakhouses in Boston, including Grill 23 & Bar, Abe & Louie’s, and Capital Grille.
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.
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.
Two food truck festivals and a Phantom Gourmet BBQ fest come to Boston in June