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Our selection of world-beating public houses for the town’s signature day of carousing.
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9 GREAT THINGS THIS SEASON
9 GREAT THINGS THIS SEASON
Holiday Lights, Ice and Action
Dazzling displays, skating rinks, doors decked in wreaths and garlands—every corner of Boston lets the holidays shine. So don the down and get out to enjoy everything this time of year has to offer.
9 Great Things This Month
All Aboard! Trains at Science Park
Marvels at the Museum
Whether it’s a scenic seascape in a range of oils or hand-blown glass made to look like a decaying strawberry (yes, that’s a thing), Boston area museums highlight the beauty in pretty much everything. Here is where to wander for inspiration and appreciation.
Start your day strong at the Japanese cafe Ogawa Coffee.
Few Ways To Enjoy The Best In Beer Around Boston
While Germany’s Oktoberfest celebration starts toward the end of September and goes until the first week of October, Boston chooses to raise a pint well into the month and the fall season. From pop-ups to full blown festivities, here are a few ways to enjoy the best in beer around town.
"The Lion King” Comes To The Stage
Oct. 3-27,Citizens Bank Opera House
Find The Best In Jamaica Plain
EATTres Gatos wows with colorful Spanish tapas and a book and record store in the back. The brick and-beam Canary Square serves up American fare with 30 craft beer and cider pours on rotation. Ten Tables is a super cozy fine-dining spot; make a reservation and check out the menu stuffed with locally sourced ingredients.
Pumpkins, Frights And Lively Nights
Autumn is the perfect season to fall in love with Boston. With pumpkins galore, a crisp breeze and leaves of bright oranges and reds, the area settles into its own beauty. It’s also the season of spook and the city happily turns its pumpkin spiced latte in for a cup of creep. Here are a few ways to get in the Halloween spirit.
Steeped In College Town Charm
With at least 35 colleges, universities and community colleges located in about 48 square miles, there’s no denying it—Boston is a college town. Its neighboring cities are no less scholarly, with eminent institutions and attractions waiting to be explored. Join us on a jaunt through these towns to see what’s in store
Get Out Of Town!
There’s plenty to do in the city in summer—from free concerts at the Hatch Shell to Boston Calling Block Parties to name a few, then there are world-class museums and plenty of history to take in. However, if you want to see what Boston’s neighbors have to offer, variety is only a tankful of gas away.
Follow Dolly Gallagher Levi, professional matchmaker, and meddler, as she heads to Yonkers, New York, to find a match for the miserly “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder.
Find The Best In Chinatown
Iconic Sights In The City
The rst time you y into Boston, over its handsome jumble of islands, bays, rivers and inlets, it’s tricky to pick out the city’s iconic sights unless you know exactly where to look. The visual overload can be disorienting, but once you’re on the ground, a steady procession of signature Boston landmarks quickly takes shape.
Fun If By Land
Most people know Boston’s Independence Day celebration is set to music by the Boston Pops—Queen Latifah, Arlo Guthrie and The Texas Tenors add star power to this year’s show—but Boston Harborfest also offers revolutionary experiences around the Hub for a whole week. As the howitzers boom, reworks soar and thousands celebrate our nation’s birthday, here’s what not to miss.
Keeping fit in Boston has always been an indoor and outdoor affair. In wintertime, only the hardiest of health nuts would brave the arctic air and treacherous sidewalks, while in the warmer months, you’d be crazy not to take advantage of the city built for running and strolling alike. Here are some suggestions for transforming Boston into your personal gym.
Boston Strong In 26.2
Always held on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday in April, the Boston Marathon is the oldest and most storied annual marathon in the world. The heartbreaking events of 2013 brought an outpouring of support and sympathy from around the world and forever cemented the marathon as an unshakeable Boston institution. Even if you’re not donning sneakers and taking part, this spectacle should never be missed. Here’s how to get the most out of the Boston Marathon.
Marked For Taste
World-beating chef Michael Scelfo sharpens the cutting edge of Boston’s innovative restaurant scene.
Author Emily Sweeney digs up the cops and kingpins of the Prohibition era.
The Ocean Way
Seek out the classic yachts and boats that grace the waters off Boston this month.
Sounds Of Summer
Look beyond the household names for an incredible month of music.
Way Of The Hop
Craft brewing is everywhere these days and Hopsters lets anyone have a go.
Comedian Bethany Van Delft is a key player in the Boston standup renaissance.
The Erin Effect
Since winning “Project Runway” Erin Robertson has supercharged fashion in Boston.
Rise & Brine
Salty craft town Portland, Maine, has a history of reinvention.
How and where Boston forever changed the landscape of rock ‘n’ roll.