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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.
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.
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.
12 Things to Do in Boston in April 2015
The top 12 things to do in Boston during April 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three Spots to Smoke Cigars in Boston
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.
Ten Restaurants in Boston's Seaport District
Headed to the Boston Seaport? Here are 10 dining options in one of Boston's most exciting up-and-coming neighborhoods.
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.
April School Vacation Ideas in Boston
Looking for way to keep children busy during April school vacation? Here are some events and attractions in Boston that are perfect for families with another week off school.
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.
Ten Places for Karaoke in the Boston Area
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.
Navigating the 'T'
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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.
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.
Three Places for Food Specials for Marathon...
The Boston Marathon is a great time to head out for food specials at Boston area restaurants. Check out these three places featuring special menus to cheer on the runners.
Security Regulations for 2015 Boston Marathon
If you're attending the 2015 Boston Marathon, here are the security precautions to consider.
The Freedom Trail Walking Tour
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.
Earth Day Events in Boston
April means Earth Day celebrations around the globe. Here's a look at what's happening in Boston this year.
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.
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.
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.
10 Things to Do in Boston This May
From Boston Calling to beer festivals, here are my picks for the top 10 things to do in Boston this May.
Five Places for Live Music in Cambridge
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.
Five Boston-NYC Bus Lines to Suit All Budgets
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best Places for Mother's Day Brunch in Boston
Treat Mom to a special brunch this Mother's Day. Here are some of the Boston restaurants offering special menus this year.
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.
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.
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.
Great Kid Friendly Restaurants Near Boston&rsqu...
Boston is home to a vibrant and varied dining scene, and most museums are within walking distance of at least one respectable, kid-friendly restaurant.
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.
Where to Eat in Boston in April
Easter brunches, Passover Seders, a host of spirits, and the return of food trucks mark April dining in Boston.
Free Museum Day in Massachusetts
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The 5 Prettiest Walks in Boston
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.
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.
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.
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).
A Seaport Boston Hotel Photo Tour
The standard guest rooms at the Seaport Boston Hotel have pillow-top mattresses, luxury toiletries, and complimentary WiFi.
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.
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.
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.
10 Can't-Miss Summer Attractions in Boston
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.
Peep's World
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A Walking Tour of Boston's Seaport District
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel
New Balance Climb
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Top 10 Things to Do in September in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.
Things to Do on Mother's Day in Boston
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.
Construction Zone
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Splurge this Weekend in Boston
Use your tax refund for a Boston five-star hotel stay, spa treatment, or private tour of the city. Enjoy luxury in Boston.
3 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Northampton
Shop at Thorne's Marketplace, dine and drink at Northampton Brewery, and take in a show at Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton.
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.
Science Playground
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Kid Power
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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.
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.
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 Green Roof
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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.
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.
Hood Milk Bottle
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\$100 Million in New Renovations to Logan...
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.
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.
5 Reasons Why April is a Great Time to Visit...
Sports writer Carl Unger shows that going to Fenway in April may be the best time to see the Red Sox.
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.
National Parks in the Boston Area
History is on display at these eight National Parks in the Boston area,
5 Tips for Black Friday in Boston
How to plan the best day for shopping in Boston on Black Friday.
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.
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.
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 Hotel Packages for Valentine's Day
Have a Valentine's Day weekend getaway with a romance package at a luxury Boston hotel.
Five Reasons to Visit the New Assembly Square
Assembly Row brings shopping, entertainment, dining, and Legoland to Somerville
7 Great Places to Go Shopping in Boston
Where to go shopping in Boston: Discover unique shops, antique stores, and boutiques around the city.
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.
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.
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.
New Boston Transit Improvements
New transportation upgrades are coming to Boston, including improvements to the Red and Orange MBTA lines.
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.
Harvard Square Walking Tour
In the alley adjacent to the Border is the Harvard Coop, the official bookstore of the university that also boasts a wide selection of Crimson-themed gear, artwork, and other various souvenirs. The Coop hosts a number of author visits and readings throughout the year. Check their web site for details. Page 4.
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.
Best Places to Watch The Boston Marathon
Whether it’s the excitement of parking yourself on the home stretch of Boylston St., or reveling in the party atmosphere of Cleveland Circle, there are a variety of distinguished areas to enjoy the Boston Marathon. Here’s a rundown of some of the most popular.
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.
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.
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.
Boston Restaurants Go All Out for Mother's Day
Mother's Day brunches in Boston
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
Free Things To Do In Boston During Fall
It’s tough to imagine a season with more universal appeal in New England than fall.
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.
Where to Go Bowling in Boston
From Lanes and Games to Lucky Strike, Boston loves to bowl. Here are the top spots for bowling in Boston, including both 10-pin and candlepin lanes.
A Walking Tour of Boston's North End
Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.
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.
Boston Twitter Accounts You Should Follow
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.
October 2014 Events in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.
Boston March Events
From the St. Patrick's Day parade to Dine Out Boston, here's what to do in Boston March 2015.
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.
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.
Bacon and Beer Festival
The Bacon and Beer Festival is back. Are you ready?
A Walking Tour of Boston's Copley Square
Take a walk around Copley Square in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.
5 Easter Egg Hunts in Boston
Celebrate Easter with egg hunts around Boston and Cambridge, a banana hunt at Curious George bookstore, and a Bunny Bonanzoo at Stone Zoo.
Savor and Share World Flavors at Sarma
Sarma, Ana Sortun's Somerville restaurant, lives up to the hype with outstanding tapas-style Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine.
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)
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.
A Self-Guided Tour of Boston in the Movies
The Boston Public Garden was used in Good Will Hunting.
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.
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.
Post Snowstorm Deals in Boston
Take advantage of these Boston snow deals while they're still available: You'll get a bargain and support local businesses!
The Big Apple Circus Returns to Boston
The Big Apple Circus returns to Boston for a limited engagement.
Logan Express Connects the Back Bay to Logan...
There's now a cheap and easy way to get to Logan Airport from downtown Boston
Can Boston Become a Late-Night City?
Boston strives to become a late-night city with extended weekend hours on the T, food truck service until midnight, and a newly established mayoral late-night task force.
A Walk In and Around Inman Square
Foodies, artists, and musicians will love Inman Square's great restaurants, pubs, cafes, and live music spaces.
Travel Tips for Red Sox Spring Training
Head to Ft. Myers, Florida, to catch a pre-season Red Sox game in March and April.
5 Great Gifts for Boston Moms
A Boston Mother's Day gift guide, with gifts for Mom ranging from paint night to staycations.
Fenway Opening Day is April 13, 2015
The first Red Sox home game at Fenway Park is April 13, 2015.
Take a Walk Around Somerville's Union Square
How to get to Somerville's Union Square
Davis Square Walking Tour
How to get to Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts
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.
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Top of the...
Top of the Hub will host Mother's Day brunch and dinner, featuring four courses, along with live jazz music. Take in the Boston views, while you feast on tasty food and sip specialty drinks in a unique setting.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Boston
Plan a trip to one of these five Mexican restaurants, each perfect to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. New Mexican spots have popped up all around Boston, just in time to celebrate.
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.
Lanes & Games Bowling Alley in Cambridge
Head in to Lanes and Games for bowling, arcade games, and sports plus food and drinks. This casual spot to bowl offers candle pin and ten pin bowling, on two floors.
Boston Harbor Hotel Provides Free Entertainment...
The Boston Harbor Hotel provides free entertainment all summer long at Rowes Wharf.
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.
Assembly Row Walking Tour
Legoland, outlets, a new IMAX movie theater -- The rejuvenation of Somerville's Assembly Row has been nothing short of astonishing.
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.
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.
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.
Where to Eat in Boston in March
Dine Out Boston, St. Patrick's Day dinners, and Hell Night round out where to eat in Boston this March.
Where to Volunteer in Boston
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.
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.
Five Ways To Spend Christmas in Boston With...
Here are five ways to spend the holiday season with children this season.
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.
Fun Places for Kids in Boston
Are your little ones picky eaters? Go straight to the food court at Boston's Quincy Market to find something for every palate.
Simons IMAX Theater
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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.
Harbor Seals
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6 Great Boston Movie Theaters
The Boston About expert picks six of the best Boston movie theaters, from the Brattle in Harvard Square to the Somerville Theater.
Boston's Chinatown Neighborhood
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.

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