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Boston's Sweetest Spots for Valentine's Day
Boston dessert restaurants focus on chocolate, Boston cream pie, and other decadent sweets.

Boston Snow Emergency Tips for Travelers
Stranded in Boston this winter? Use this handy traveler checklist for resources for Boston Logan Airport, the MBTA, last-minute hotels, and food delivery.

Boston Holiday Gift Guide 2013
Boston Local Gift Guide for the 2013 Holidays

Karaoke Boston: Embrace your Inner Rock Star at a Boston Karaoke Bar
From the Courtside Lounge to Limelight Studios, karaoke in Boston is sure to be a memorable night.

Ten Great Restaurants for Seafood in Boston
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.

A Colorful Welcome
The lobby at the Verb Hotel near Fenway Park makes a colorful first impression.

The Verb Hotel Rooms
The Verb's 94 hotel rooms have been restored to their original styling and decked out in vintage decor.

The Verb Hotel
Check out our photo gallery to see why the Verb Hotel is a hip place to stay when visiting Boston.

Location, Location, Location in the Fenway
Just a few steps from Fenway Park, the Verb hotel is a prime spot to stay for sports fanatics, music lovers, and nightlife goers.

The Verb Hotel Outdoor Heated Pool
The Verb Hotel may be the only place in Boston where you can listen to a neighboring live Sox game while relaxing poolside.

The Verb's (Forthcoming) Restaurant
Hojoko restaurant opens at The Verb hotel in summer 2015.

A Self-Guided Boston Ghost Tour: Granary Burying Ground
Among the many gravestones in Boston's historic Granary Burying Ground are those of Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Paul Revere.

Free Things to Do in Boston
A visit to Boston doesn't have to be expensive. Check out these free things to do in Boston and Cambridge, including walking tours, brewery samples, and concerts.

A Self-Guided Boston Ghost Tour: Omni Parker House
The ghost of former owner Harvey Parker haunts the Omni Parker House hotel, which also has a haunted third floor.

A Self-Guided Boston Ghost Tour: Fort Warren
Take a self-guided ghost tour of greater Boston's most haunted places, starting at Fort Warren in the Boston Harbor Islands.

A Self-Guided Boston Ghost Tour: Boston Molasses Flood site
More than 20 people died and hundreds were injured in the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919.

ASelf-Guided Boston Ghost Tour: Sacco's Bowl Haven
Sacco's Bowl Haven in Somerville's Davis Square showed so much paranormal activity during recent renovations that it was featured on SyFy's Ghost Hunters.

Magpie, 416 Highland Avenue
Magpie boutique in Somerville's Davis Square offers unique shopping for gifts, jewelry, and clothing.

Saloon, 255 Elm Street
Saloon, a speakeasy bar in Davis Square, offers bourbon and upscale pub food.

Davis Square plaza
What to see and do in Davis Square plaza in Somerville

Sacco's Bowl Haven, 45 Day Street
Candlepin bowling at Sacco's Bowl Haven in Somerville's Davis Square is a ton of fun.

Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square
How to get to Somerville's Davis Square Theatre and what to see at Somerville's best movie theater

A Walking Tour in and Around Davis Square
How to get to Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts

Get Moving with Free Sailing Classes, Boot Camps, Dance Classes, and Yoga
There are quite a few group fitness and outdoorsy activities in and around Boston this summer – with many classes available for free!

Five Places to Dance in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Featuring DJ’s spinning a variety of genres of music, here are the five best places in Cambridge to let loose and dance.

12 Things to Do in Boston in April 2015
The top 12 things to do in Boston during April 2015

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.

Boston March Events
From the St. Patrick's Day parade to Dine Out Boston, here's what to do in Boston March 2015.

Boston January Events
Things to do in Boston, from museum exhibits to wine festivals, in January 2015.

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.

Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
Celebrate Black History Month in Boston with art exhibits, music and dance performances, and walking tours.

Navigating Boston's 'T' Subway System
The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority’s system, more commonly known as the

Three 24-Hour Restaurants in Boston
When you want a bite to eat in the middle of the night, look no further then these three options in Boston and Cambridge.

A Walking Tour In and Around Boston’s Copley Square
Take a walk around Copley Square in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.

Trinity Church
Take the first stop of your Copley Square walking tour at Trinity Church.

Boston Public Library
Visit the headquarters of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square.

Copley Place Mall
Enjoy high-end shopping at the Copley Place Mall in Boston's Back Bay.

Abe & Louie's
Have a steak any way you like it at the Abe & Louie's steak restaurant in Boston's Copley Square.

10 Places to Drink Margaritas in Boston
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.

5 Great Gifts for Boston Moms
A Boston Mother's Day gift guide, with gifts for Mom ranging from paint night to staycations.

Travel Tips for Red Sox Spring Training
Head to Ft. Myers, Florida, to catch a pre-season Red Sox game in March and April.

Boston - Best Bars Near the TD Garden
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.

Top Attractions in Boston
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.

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 Events and Festivals
No matter the time of year, Boston's events calendar is always filled with something to do, whether it be cheering on the crews at the Head of the Charles or taking in the region's best ice cream at the Scooper Bowl. Here's some help at sorting it all out.

3 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Gloucester
Carl Unger shows why Gloucester is a great day trip for one-of-a-kind shopping, scenic hikes, and gourmet dining.

Paul Revere House
Take the first stop of your Boston North End walking tour at the Paul Revere House.

Old North Church
See the famous and historic Old North church up close.

Pizzeria Regina
Finish your North End walking tour with a pizza from Pizzeria Regina.

Boston Outdoor Winter Travel Guide
For outdoorsy travelers, winter in Boston is no reason to stay inside. Here are the best Boston things to do outside, snow and all.

Ice Skating at the Boston Common Frog Pond
The Boston Common Frog Pond, open daily during winter, has skate rentals and skate lessons -- and the prettiest city backdrop.

Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing at the Weston Ski Track
The Weston Ski Track has 15 km of expertly groomed trails ready for cross-country skiers and snowshoers.

Snowshoeing in Boston
After a big storm, head to the Esplanade, the Boston Common, the Public Garden, and Jamaica Pond for snowshoeing in Boston.

Sledding on Boston Common
Sledding on Flagstaff Hill on Boston Common is always a great spot for winter fun on a snowy afternoon.

Snow Tubing in Amesbury
An hour north of Boston, New England Sports Park in Amesbury offers a fun day of snow tubing.

The Narrowest House
The house at 44 Hull Street in the North End is the narrowest in Boston.

A Walking Tour in and Around Boston's North End
Take a walk around the North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood and the city's Little Italy.

Paul Revere statue, Paul Revere Mall
Visit the historic Paul Revere statue on Hanover Street.

Labor Day Weekend in Boston
Here's a look at some ways to spend this Labor Day weekend in Boston while avoiding the annual

Boston Chowderfest - Harborfest Events - Clam Chowder Festival
Sample some of the best chowder that Boston has to offer at the annual Chowderfest.

Mother's Day Brunch in Boston - Restaurants Offering Specials
Treat Mom to a special brunch this Mother's Day. Here are some of the Boston restaurants offering special menus this year.

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.

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.

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.

Tips for Going On Boston Duck Tours
Going sightseeing with Boston Duck Tours? Here's where to pick up the boats, how to save, and how to dress for your tour.

Red Sox Spring Training in Fort Myers - Travel Guide
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.

Boston - Best Bars Near 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 History, Landmarks & Attractions
Few other American cities possess such rich history as does Boston. Tourists from around the globe come here every year to experience the Freedom Trail, visit the USS Constitution, and even discover the baseball jewel that is Fenway Park. Boston is indeed a city where the past comes alive in its daily life and many attractions.

Boston Neighborhoods
Each distinct in its character, history, and residents, Boston neighborhoods provide the cultural backbone of the city. From deep Italian roots in the North End to the bustling collegiate life of Allston, there's a spot for everyone looking to discover, or re-discover, Boston.

Boston Parks & Recreation
Rent a kayak and hit the Charles River. Golf at Franklin Park. Bike the Minuteman Bikeway. Or, just simply lounge on the Boston Common. There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy any time of year in the Boston area.

Boston Arts & Entertainment
Symphony Hall, the Theater District, and world-class museums help classify Boston as New England's hub of arts and entertainment. Here's a guide to help sort it all out.

Boston Food, Drink & Nightlife
Best-known for its seafood, Boston is also home to world-class chefs, classic Irish pubs, and energetic nightclubs. From the best dive bars to the city's top-rated restaurants, here's a primer on the best food and drink Boston has to offer.

12 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 2015.

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.

Boston's Best Coffee Houses
Five independent coffee shops in Boston to get your caffeine fix.

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)

Snag Tickets to See the Sox, Bruins, and Celtics
How to get tickets for Boston Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and New England Patriots games.

The Curious George Store
The Curious George Store in Harvard Square has books, games, and clothing, plus storytime hour for kids.

Fun Places for Kids in Boston
Visit the best Boston attractions for families with fun things to do for kids.

Sky Zone
High-energy kids can jump, tumble, and play dodgeball at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Boston's Hyde Park.

Brooklyn Boulders
More than 28,000 square feet of climbing space await kids and families at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville.

Franklin Park Zoo
Spend an afternoon with the kids--and gorillas, lions, tigers, hyenas, and more--at the Franklin Park Zoo

Boston Duck Tours
Take the kids on a Boston Duck Tour and get a tour of the city that's fun and educational.

New England Aquarium
Kids will love seeing penguins, sea lions, seals, turtles, sharks, and more at the New England Aquarium.

Museum of Science
The wonders of science, including dinosaurs and the Hall of Human Life, await kids and families at the Museum of Science in Boston.

Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market
Are your little ones picky eaters? Go straight to the food court at Boston's Quincy Market to find something for every palate.

The North End
The North End, Boston's oldest neighborhood, will impress kids with its winding streets, playgrounds, and pizza.

Boston Common and Public Garden
Kids will love seeing the Make Way for Ducklings statue on the Boston Public Garden in person.

Boston Children's Museum
Active play and hands-on exploration are encouraged at the Boston Children's Museum.

Legoland promises a fun-filled day for kids with climbing mazes, Lego play spaces, rides, and more.

Where to Eat in Boston in February
From special Valentine's Day menus to single-malt scotch dinners, February in Boston offers many excuses to go out to eat.

Four Seasons Boston: Ride or Run
Four Seasons Hotel Boston guests receive complimentary access to five bicycles, scenic route maps, towels, and bottled water.

Four Seasons Hotel Boston
Picture-perfect views of the Boston Public Garden and luxury accommodations await at the Four Seasons Boston.

Four Seasons: Rooms with a View
Guest rooms at the Four Seasons Boston are spacious, with most having dramatic views of the city.

Four Seasons Boston: With Compliments
Free coffee, tea, pastries, and fruit; complimentary house car service; toys and games for kids; and fun events come with your Four Seasons Hotel Boston room rate.

Four Seasons Boston: Dinner and Drinks
The Bristol at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston offers upscale comfort food with floor-to-ceiling views of the Boston Public Garden.

Four Seasons Boston: Make a Splash
The indoor pool at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston is a great place to take a swim.

Boston Public Garden (Good Will Hunting)
The Boston Public Garden was used in Good Will Hunting.

Begin: Doyle's, Jamaica Plain (Mystic River)
Visit Doyle's in Jamaica Plain, where scenes from Mystic River and 21 were filmed.

Erich Lindemann Health Center (The Departed)
The Lindemann Health Center in Boston's West End doubled as the city's police headquarters in The Departed.

The North End (The Town)
The North End served as the backdrop of one of the most famous chase scenes in Ben Affleck's The Town.

Commonwealth Avenue, Back Bay (Next Stop Wonderland)
Commonwealth Avenue sets the stage for an early scene in Next Stop Wonderland.

The Thirsty Scholar, Cambridge (The Social Network)
Seen The Social Network? Then you'll want to stop in for a drink at The Thirsty Scholar, which was featured in the movie's opening scene.

Somerville Theatre, Davis Square (Ted)
The Somerville Theatre was included in a scene from the movie Ted -- and is a great place to see a movie in its own right.

A Walking Tour In and Around Kendall Square
The Kendall Band makes music at the Kendall Square T station in Cambridge.

Flat Top Johnny's
Play pool and have a late-night bite at Flat Top Johnny's.

Begin: MIT Killian Court
MIT Killian Court is a central spot within Kendall/MIT.

Massachusetts State House
Start the Beacon Hill walking tour at the Massachusetts State House

Joy Street
Walk Joy Street in Beacon Hill, the heart of Boston's 19th century African-American community.

Louisburg Square
Louisbourg Square in Beacon Hill was home to the Alcotts and is the current Boston home of Secretary of State John Kerry.

Acorn Street
Acorn Street in Beacon Hill features the neighborhood's distinctive stone walkways and brick row houses.

Charles Street
Spend an hour or two browsing the antique shops and boutiques on Charles Street, the commercial heart of Beacon Hill.

The Liberty Hotel
Stop in at the Liberty Hotel for great people watching or a fabulous meal at Clink.

Boston in the Movies
Boston has had many movies filmed in the city, especially since 2007 when Governor Patrick enacted a tax credit for studios.

Cambridge Innovation Center
CIC says it houses more startups than anywhere else on the planet.

Landmark Theatre, 355 Binney Street
Landmark Kendall Square Cinema is one of the Boston area's best movie theaters.

MIT Stata Center
MIT Frank Gehry-designed Stata Center is one of MIT's most iconic landmarks.

Getting to Beacon Hill
How to get to Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood

Sweet Cheeks Q
Episode 6 featured Sweet Cheeks Q owner and chef (and former Top Chef contestant) Tiffani Faison as a guest judge.

Barbara Lynch Group/No. 9 Park
The Barbara Lynch Group of restaurants cover Beacon Hill classics such as No. 9 Park to South End institutions such as B&G Oysters and The Butcher Shop.

Via Matta
Fantastic Italian food awaits at the Back Bay's Via Matta, featured on episode four of Top Chef Boston.

Jamie Bissonnette
Famed Boston chef Jamie Bissonnette of Toro and Coppa served as a guest judge on Top Chef Boston's fifth episode.

Tony Maws/Craigie on Main
Snag a table at Tony Maws' award-winning Craigie on Main well in advance of your Boston trip -- tables get booked up quickly.

Island Creek Oyster Bar
The raw bar at Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston showcases the best bounty of the sea.

Catalyst in Kendall Square focuses on innovative comfort food in a sleek setting.

Ming Tsai
Famed local chef Ming Tsai served as a guest judge on the third episode of Top Chef Boston.

Cheers, Beacon Hill's legendary bar, was featured in the fourth episode of Top Chef Boston.

Jasper White/Summer Shack
You can try Jasper White's award-winning chowder (and raw bar and lobster rolls) at his Summer Shack restaurants in either Boston or Cambridge.

Hungry Mother
Hungry Mother restaurant offers a taste of the South in the heart of Cambridge.

Museum of Science
The Museum of Science was featured in the debut episode of Top Chef Boston.

Fenway Park
The third Top Chef Boston episode was all about ballpark food, and took place at Fenway Park.

Il Casale, Belmont
Have dinner at Il Casale in Belmont, featured in the second episode of Top Chef Boston.

A Top Chef Boston Tour
Visit the Boston restaurants, historic sites,and attractions featured in Top Chef's 12th season.

Go to the Movies in Boston
Boston's movie theaters have something for everyone, from art-house cinemas to IMAX and 3-D screens.

Visit Indoor Climbing and Trampoline Parks in Boston
Head indoors for rock climbing at Brooklyn Boulders, or play dodgeball and jump on trampolines at Sky Zone.

Take an Art Class at Boston's Paint Bar
Unleash your inner Van Gogh by taking a painting class at Boston's Paint Bar.

Visit the Boston aquarium
On a rainy day, visit the Boston aquarium to see penguins, sea lions, tropical fish, and more water-based wildlife.

Go Bowling in Boston
Boston has both 10-pin bowling and candlepin bowling. Go bowling on a rainy day in Boston.

Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Boston
Indoor activities in Boston need not be boring. From bowling to rock climbing, here are five things to do in Boston when it's rainy.

Partisons Sculpture Seaport District
Partisons Sculpture Boston war memorial WWII Boston

Boston Legal Harborside Restaurant
Boston Legal Harborside restaurant

Drink Boston
Boston cocktails and nightlife at Drink Fort Point Channel

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston ICA
Boston ICA Boston Institute of Contemporary Art

Where to Volunteer in Boston
Find nonprofits and other community organizations to volunteer in and around Boston.

Top 12 Boston Holiday Shows for 2014
Boston's best holiday concerts and cultural performances for the Christmas season.

A Walking Tour of Boston's Seaport District
How to get to Boston's Seaport District Boston Fort Point Channel

Boston Children's Museum
Boston Children's Museum Seaport Walking Tour

Things To Do
Boston is a city where the past comes alive in its daily life and many attractions. No matter the time of year, there’s always something to do here, whether it be cheering on the crews at the Head of the Charles, experiencing the Freedom Trail, or enjoying the baseball jewel that is Fenway Park.

Boston Neighborhoods
Each distinct in character, history, and residents, the neighborhoods around greater Boston provide the cultural backbone of the city.

Renovations to Logan Airport's Terminal E
Terminal E at Boston Logan Airport will be undergoing renovations into 2015.

5 Things to Do in Boston This August
August in Boston means Dine Out Boston, Boston Comic Con, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Fenway.

Boston Education & Careers
Every September, college student swarm Boston to attend one of the many universities in the area. Get the lowdown on local colleges, public schools, and other education resources in Boston, as well as how to apply that knowledge in the working world.

Boston City Government
Sifting through Boston city government policies can be a daunting task for both newcomers and long-time citizens alike. We're here to try and help you navigate your way.

Boston Lifestyles & Special Interests
There's something for everyone in Boston. Discover the range of diverse events and attractions available for the gay and lesbian community, as well as ethnic communities, seniors, families, students, and more

Boston Real Estate & Apartments
Finding an apartment in the competitive Boston real estate market can be tricky. We've got all the resources you need to make the process as easy as possible.

Boston Shopping & Services
Whether you're looking for everyday items, want to splurge in the boutique shops that line Newbury St., or are in desperate need or a haircut, here is your guide to shops and services in the Boston area.

Boston Sports
It's been quite the decade for Boston sports teams. The Patriots, Red Sox, and Celtics have all delivered titles and there's no better time to be a fan of the local pro or college teams. Find out everything you need to know including history, stadium, and schedule and ticket information here.

Boston Transportation
Whether it's trying to navigate the T or figuring out the easiest way to the Cape, we're here to break down all your transportation options in the Boston area.

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.

Boston on Twitter
New to Twitter? Here are some of the best accounts to follow to make the most of Boston.

A Holiday Classic at Jordan's Furniture in Avon
Head to Jordan's Furniture in Avon this holiday season to experience a Boston tradition, The Enchanted Village.

Boston Harborwalk Neighborhoods
The ever-emerging Boston Harborwalk is a great way to tour the city. Here's some of what to expect.

Boston Car and Ride-Sharing Services
Five ride-share and car-share companies make it easy to get around Boston without a car.


The Best Restaurants near the Boston Opera House
Five great restaurants near the Boston Opera House. Where to eat in Boston's Downtown Crossing and Boston Theater District.

Boston's Best Seafood Restaurants
Kate H. Knapp picks six laid-back Boston restaurants for fresh seafood, from Union Oyster House to the No Name restaurant.

5 Minor League Baseball Teams Near Boston
Boston's minor league baseball tickets are cheap (less expensive than a movie) and a hot dog and a beer won't kill your entire vacation budget, says sports writer Carl Unger. Local Boston Main Page
A comprehensive guide covering Boston's things to do, restaurants, attractions, events, neighborhoods, and cultural activities.

5 Great Walks in Boston
The prettiest walks in and around Boston, from the Esplanade to Somerville's Community Path.

Mother's Day in Boston - Boston Mother's Day Events - Mother's Day Events 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.

A Walking Tour of Porter Square
Local and international art, food, and music meet in Cambridge's Porter Square.

Boston Record Stores - Independent Music 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.

10 Can't-Miss Boston Summer Attractions in Boston - Boston Attractions - Things To Do in Boston in Summer
Headed to Boston this summer? Be sure to check out these 10 can't-miss attractions.

Step 9: Puritan & Company, 1166 Cambridge Street
Chef Will Gilson creates a menu at Puritan & Company that puts a creative twist on traditional New England cuisine. Page 10.

Step 10: Mayflower Poultry, 621 Cambridge Street
The iconic sign at Inman Square's Mayflower Poultry Company has become a Cambridge local landmark. Page 11.

Step 6: Bukowskis, 1281 Cambridge Street
Take a round-the-world tour with beers from Bukowski's beer book, or sample an elk or yak burger. Page 7.

Step 7: East Coast Grill, 1271 Cambridge Street
From Hell Night to jazz fest, the vibe at East Coast Grill, a seafood restaurant in Inman Square, is always fun. Page 8.

Step 8: Christina's Homemade Ice Cream, 1255 Cambridge Street
Christina's Homemade Ice Cream in Inman Square has a plethora of flavors, both traditional and adventurous, to choose from. Page 9.

Seaport Boston Hotel
In the heart of Boston's Seaport District, the Seaport Boston Hotel is ideal for events, harbor views, and fine dining.

Seaport Boston Hotel Guest Rooms
The standard guest rooms at the Seaport Boston Hotel have pillow-top mattresses, luxury toiletries, and complimentary WiFi. Page 2.

Seaport Boston Hotel Rooms with a View
At the Seaport Boston Hotel, you can wake up to harbor views or fall asleep to the glow of city lights. Page 3.

Where to Eat at the Seaport Boston Hotel
Three on-site eateries at the Seaport Boston Hotel make it easy to grab a bite without ever leaving the property. Page 4.

Cocktails on the Water at the Seaport Boston Hotel
During warm days, watch the sailboats and sightseers pass by from Tamo Bar's outdoor terrace at the Seaport Boston Hotel. Page 5.

Fitness and Relaxation at the Seaport Boston Hotel
A complimentary membership to the Seaport Boston Hotel's Wave Health & Fitness in included with your stay. Page 6.

Touring Boston from the Seaport
The Seaport Boston Hotel provides complimentary bike rentals and helmets for getting around. Page 7.

A Freedom Trail Walking Tour
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.

Bunker Hill Monument
The Bunker Hill Monument, on the Boston Freedom Trail, marks the location of the first major battle of the American Revolution. Page 10.

Begin: Boston Common and the State House
Start the Freedom Trail walking tour at the Boston Common, America's oldest public park. Page 2.

Park Street Church and Granary Burying Ground
Park Street Church and Granary Burying Ground, both on the Freedom Trail, show tourists Boston's anti-slavery and Revolutionary War history. Page 3.

King's Chapel and Burying Ground
King's Chapel on the Freedom Trail is the site of America's first Unitarian Church. Page 4.

Ben Franklin Statue and Boston Latin School original site
The former site of Boston Latin School, along the Freedom Trail, is marked by a statue of famous alum Ben Franklin. Page 5.

Old South Meeting House
Back in 1773, a colonists' gathering at the Old South Meeting House led to the infamous Boston Tea Party. Page 6.

Old State House and Faneuil Hall
The Old State House is where the Declaration of Independence was first read to the people of Massachusetts. Today, it's a must-visit stop on Boston's Freedom Trail. Page 7.

Paul Revere's House and Old North Church

USS Constitution and Museum
While the USS Constitution is in dry dock, do the next-best thing and tour the USS Constitution Museum and Charlestown Navy Yard. Page 9.

Gift of the Wind, Porter Square T Station
You can't miss Susumu Shingu's Gift of the Wind sculpture, which has towered over Cambridge's Porter Square since 1985. Page 2.

Cambridge Naturals
Cambridge Naturals, a family-run health and wellness store in Porter Square, has served Cambridge for more than 40 years. Page 3.

Porter Square Books
Porter Square Books is one of greater Boston's best independent bookstores. Page 4.

Christopher's, a gastropub with local cuisine and many beers on draft, has been a Porter Square fixture for more than 30 years. Page 5.

Toad in Cambridge's Porter Square has live music with no cover seven nights a week. Page 6.

Porter Exchange Building
The Porter Exchange Building houses Boston's answer to Little Japan. Page 7.

Locally owned Berryline features frozen yogurt with seasonal flavors and fresh toppings. Page 8.

Go to a Boston Comedy Club
From national acts to improv, a Boston comedy club is a fun place for a date. Page 2.

Spend an Afternoon at a Museum
A date at a Boston museum is a great way to learn more about your date. Page 3.

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth
From Boston chocolate tours to desserts at Finale, Boston has no shortage of sweets for an indulgent date. Page 4.

Tour a Brewery
Take your date to the Sam Adams brewery, Harpoon brewery, and Slumbrew brewery for tours and tastings. Page 5.

Things to Do in Boston on a Date
Take advantage of romantic Boston attractions with a great Boston date night.

Boston Indoor Winter Travel Guide
Make the most of winter in Boston with fun things to do indoors.

Take in a Game
Win or lose, a Red Sox game at Fenway Park is a must-do Boston date. Page 6.

Go to a Concert
Boston's Symphony Hall, jazz clubs, and rock clubs make a perfect backdrop for a romantic date. Page 7.

Go Bowling
Boston bowling alleys range from nightclub-style lanes to local mom-and-pop neighborhood joints. Page 8.

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.

See a Play in Boston
See a musical or play this winter at a Boston theater. Page 2.

Spend an Afternoon at a Boston Museum
Spend a wintry afternoon in Boston at the MFA, the ICA, the Museum of Science, the Harvard Art Museums, or the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Page 3.

Take in a Movie
Take in a movie at a Boston movie theater this winter, including the Brattle, Coolidge Corner Theatre, and Somerville Theatre. Page 4.

Linger Over Coffee at a Boston Cafe
Boston coffee houses give winter visitors plenty of excuses to warm up over a latte, chai, or regular old cup of joe. Page 5.

Feast at a Boston Restaurant
Use winter weather as an excuse to treat yourself to dinner at a Boston restaurant. Page 6.

Go Shopping in Boston
From antiques to luxury malls, shopping in Boston gives a great excuse to duck out of the cold. Page 7.

Get Pampered at a Boston Spa
Soothe aching winter muscles with a pampering massage at a Boston spa. Page 8.

Inman Square
Foodies, artists, and musicians will love Inman Square's great restaurants, pubs, cafes, and live music spaces.

Begin: Inman Fire House, 1384 Cambridge Street
Inman Square's historic fire station, built in 1914, has a famous mural and engravings depicting the city's firefighters. Page 2.

Step 2: Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire Street
Ryles has live jazz, BBQ, and salsa dancing most nights of the week, and a famous jazz brunch on weekends. Page 3.

Step 3: 1369 Coffee House, 1369 Cambridge Street
Settle in with a good book and a latte or chai at Inman Square's 1369 Coffee House. Page 4.

Step 4: Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge Street
Lilypad, an eclectic performance space in Inman Square, regularly hosts live music, poetry readings, theater, and workshops. Page 5.

Step 5: Boutique Fabulous, 1309 Cambridge Street
Stop in at Boutique Fabulous for vintage clothing and accessories, fragrances and bath products, furnishings, chocolates, and all types of gifts. Page 6.

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.

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.

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.

The Best 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.

Ten Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Boston
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.

Things to Do During the 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.

5 Boston Restaurants with Easy Parking
Check out the Boston travel expert's picks for five Boston restaurants with easy parking.

Earl's Kitchen & Bar, Assembly Row
Park for free in a lot or covered garage at Earl's Kitchen and Bar in Somerville's Assembly Row. Page 2.

Gaslight Brasserie du Coin, South End
Gaslight in Boston's South End offers free parking every day at its adjacent parking lot on Harrison Avenue. Page 3.

Park Restaurant, Harvard Square
Park for free or at a discount at the Harvard Square Parking Garage when you have a meal at Harvard Square's Park Restaurant. Page 4.

S&S Restaurant, Inman Square
Diners at S&S Restaurant in Cambridge's Inman Square have two free parking lots to choose from. Page 5.

Jasper White's Summer Shack, Cambridge
At Jasper White's Cambridge Summer Shack location, there's a free parking lot adjacent to the restaurant. Page 6.

Top Spots for Outdoor Dining in Boston’s North End
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.

The Rejuvenation of Assembly Row
Legoland, outlets, a new IMAX movie theater -- The rejuvenation of Somerville's Assembly Row has been nothing short of astonishing.

Getting to Assembly Row
How to get to Somerville's Assembly Row by car or by T. Page 2.

Begin: Legoland
The new Legoland at Assembly Row is a great Boston attraction for kids and families. Page 3.

J.P. Licks
Stop by the Assembly Row outpost of J.P. Licks for a sweet treat of ice cream or frozen yogurt. Page 4.

Assembly Row Riverfront Park
The Assembly Row riverfront park has six acres for walking, running, biking, yoga, and fitness boot camp classes. Page 5.

AMC Assembly Row 12
The new AMC Assembly Row 12 cineplex has traditional, IMAX, and 3D movies, plus a bar. Page 6.

Getting to Somerville's Union Square
How to get to Somerville's Union Square

Begin: Bloc 11, 11 Bow Street
Enjoy delicious coffee and light fare at Union Square's Bloc 11 cafe. Page 2.

Hub Comics, 19 Bow Street
Fanboys and girls will find new and rare comic books, graphic novels, and artwork at Hub Comics. Page 3.

Somerville Grooves, 25 Union Square
Pick up a new or used vinyl record at Somerville Grooves in Union Square. Page 4.

Union Square Farmers' Market, Union Square
Pick up fresh produce and much more at the Union Square Farmers Market, held Saturdays from May through November. Page 5.

The Round House, 36 Atherton Street
The historic Round House outside Union Square in Somerville dates back to 1856 and is undergoing preservation construction. Page 6.

Prospect Hill Monument, Prospect Hill Park
The monument at Prospect Hill Park offers great views of Somerville's Union Square, nearby Cambridge, and the Boston skyline. Page 7.

Cambridge Movie Theaters - Three Great Movie Theaters in Cambridge - 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.

The Ten Best Craft 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.

Cheap Eats in Boston - Food Deals 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.

Ten 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.

Five Cambridge Restaurants Featuring Burgers With a Twist
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.

Harvard Square - Walking Tour of Harvard Square-Harvard
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.

Brattle Theater - Harvard Square Walking Tour
You might walk past the Brattle Theater and never realize it’s there. Tucked away in a below street-level courtyard, just off to the left of Brattle Hall, this independent theater has shown foreign, art-house, and other first-run films since 1953. Page 2.

Border Cafe - Harvard Square Walking Tour
Take a right on Church St., and find the Border Caf, a renowned Tex-Mex and Cajun restaurant that is among the most popular in the area for its dishes and reasonable prices. The restaurant has been at this location since 1987, and if you enter its swing doors on most nights, you will understand why, as it is often packed with folks waiting for a table. The highlights: seafood enchiladas, empanadas, and, of course, the various margaritas. Page 3.

Harvard Coop - 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.

Out Of Town News - Harvard Square Walking Tour
One of Harvard Square’s most recognized buildings, Out Of Town News has been an institution here for decades, carrying newspapers and magazines from a great number of countries. It should come as no surprise, however, that with the decline in print media, the kiosk has come upon a semblance of hard times. Still, new ownership is committed to keeping the stand alive. It remains a must visit stop during any visit to Harvard Square. Page 5.

Grendel's Den - Harvard Square Walking Tour
Take a stroll down Kennedy Road, and you’ll find Grendel’s Den, a popular and famous spot for cheap eats in the Harvard area. Students, professors, and tourists all flock to this basement bar for lunch deals and half-price specials every day of the week. Belly up to the bar, order a brew from the monthly guest tap, and you’re apt to be embroiled in conversation with your neighbor within minutes. The food is average, but the scene is worth the trip, not to mention the price. Page 6.

Upstairs On The Square - Harvard Square Waking Tour
Just around the corner is a more refined dining experience. Upstairs on the Square was named Best Romantic Restaurant in 2008, thanks to an atmosphere described as, “amorous ambiance” not “ruined by patrons who are positioned a little too close and talking little too loudly.” Entrees range fro $23 to $34. Page 7.

Curious George - Harvard Square Walking Tour
Make your way back to Brattle St., and find Curious George and Friends, an independent store founded in 1995 with the help of Curious George author, Margaret Rey, who lived in the area with her husband, H.A., in 1963. The store features a great assortment of books and the paraphernalia featuring the famous monkey. Though Margaret died just one year after the store opened, it remains a landmark in the area, and a destination for many local children and their parents. Page 8.

Harvard Square - Walking Tour of Harvard Square-Harvard
Finally, end your walking tour of Harvard Square by visiting the Charles Hotel Courtyard, where a farmer’s market takes place every Sunday and Friday through late November. Page 9.

Jacques Cabaret - Boston Drag Shows
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.

Food and Drink in Boston
Boston, a coastal city mostly known for its seafood, also happens to be a hotbed of other fine dining, including Italian, French, and Japanese restaurants. Some of the best chefs this side of New York reside here. Here's a guide to some of what they have to offer.

Brighton - Profile of the Brighton Neighborhood in Boston - Brighton, MA
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.

Getting 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.

Boston's Free Outdoor Summer Movies are Back!
Free summer movie showings are back for summer 2015 in Boston at the Hatch Shell, the Prudential Center, and the Residence Inn at Tudor Wharf.

The Donkey Show at Oberon in Cambridge
Inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Donkey Show puts on a rollicking live disco theater performance every Saturday night in Harvard Square.

Worth the Wait: Mario Batali's Babbo Opens in Boston's Seaport
Go hungry and bring a friend to Mario Batali's new Babbo Italian restaurant in Boston's Seaport District, says food writer Kate H. Knapp.

Boston's 5 Best Red Sox Bars
No Fenway tickets? No problem! Sports writer Carl Unger picks his five favorite Boston bars to catch a Red Sox game.

All-You-Can-Mangia at Boston's North End Feasts 2015
The North End feasts, including the popular Fishermen's Feast and the Feast of St. Anthony, take place most summer weekends.

Boston Gay Pride Week 2015
From the 45th annual Boston Pride Parade to block parties, Pride in Boston welcomes all revelers.

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.

7 Boston Rooftop Bars for Summer Nights Out
Take advantage of summer weather by visiting these seven Boston rooftop bars.

A Visitor's Guide to a New England Revolution Match
Carl Unger outlines everything you need to know if you want to check out a New England Revolution match.

Where to Smoke a Cigar in Boston
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.

Rose Kennedy Greenway Sculpture Soars over Downtown Boston
As If It Were Already Here, local artist Janet Echelman's new fiber art sculpture, soars above the Rose Kennedy Greenway near South Station.

5 Great Kid-Friendly Parks in Boston
Carl Unger recommends five secret parks in Boston and Cambridge that are great for family fun.

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.

Where to Eat in Boston in May
From Cinco de Mayo to Mother's Day, dining in Boston this May is a celebratory affair.

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.

1 Weekend: 8 Places to Eat and Drink in Boston's Seaport District
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.

Great Kid Friendly Restaurants Near Boston’s Best Museums
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.

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.

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 April
Easter brunches, Passover Seders, a host of spirits, and the return of food trucks mark April dining in Boston.

Valentine's Day Hotel Packages in Boston
Have a Valentine's Day weekend getaway with a romance package at a luxury Boston hotel.

5 Reasons Why April is a Great Time to Visit Fenway
Sports writer Carl Unger shows that going to Fenway in April may be the best time to see the Red Sox.

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.

Security Regulations Announced for 2015 Boston Marathon
If you're attending the 2015 Boston Marathon, here are the security precautions to consider.

Barcelona Wine Bar Offers Bold Tapas, Smooth Drinks
Linger over a pitcher of sangria and a feast of tapas at the South End's Barcelona Wine Bar.

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.

Where to Go Skiing Near Boston
15 places to go skiing near Boston, from the Blue Hills Ski Area to Weston Ski Track. Take a ski day trip or weekend ski getaway from Boston, with 15 ski resorts within an easy drive.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Marty Walsh Elected Mayor of Boston
Democrat Marty Walsh has been elected the 48th mayor of Boston.

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!

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.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2015 in Boston
Boston St. Patrick's Day events for 2015 include the Southie St. Patrick's Day parade, a St. Patrick's pub crawl, and Dropkick Murphys concerts.

Where to Shop in Boston
Discover Boston's best retail therapy, plus the best deals in Boston.

Boston's Best Sandwiches
Five great Boston sandwich shops

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.

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.

The Best Boston Comedy Clubs
The best Boston comedy clubs showcase national touring acts, local comedians, and improv troupes.

Boston Restaurant Review: La Brasa
Part of East Somerville's ongoing rejuvenation, La Brasa offers a shareable feast to suit many tastes.

JetBlue Announces Baggage Fees, Reduced Legroom
JetBlue, Logan Airport's largest carrier, will introduce baggage fees and reduced legroom in 2015.

Gluten-Free Boston Restaurants for Celiac Travelers
Whether you're a traveler with celiac disease or just cutting gluten out of your diet, you'll find that Boston restaurants have plenty of gluten-free options.

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Boston
The top five Boston sports bars to watch the Super Bowl. Cheer on the New England Patriots as they take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

Boston's Legoland Discovery Center Now Open
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.

Will the Olympics Come to Boston in 2024?
If the 2024 Summer Olympics are in the United States, they'll be in Boston. Boston now competes against Rome, an unnamed German city, and possibly Paris and South Africa to host the Games.

Where to Eat in Boston in January
From chocolate to chili cook-offs and chowda, January in Boston brings stick-to-your-ribs goodness to ward off winter's chill.

Where to Park at Logan Airport
From short-term to long-term parking and everything in between, here's what you need to know about parking at Logan Airport.

5 Tips for Black Friday in Boston
How to plan the best day for shopping in Boston on Black Friday.

Tax-Free Weekend in Massachusetts, 2012
Tax-free weekend returned to Massachusetts Aug.11-12, 2012,when all purchases totaling less than $2,500 were not subject to state tax.

November Events in Boston
What to do in and around Boston during November 2014.

Five Boston to New York Bus Lines to Suit Any Budget
Five bus lines easily connect travelers between Boston and New York City.

October Events in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, fashion shows, and cultural events throughout the month of October.

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.

7 Boston Boutique Hotels Make a Getaway Memorable
Seven Boston boutique hotels, from the old-world Newbury Guest House to newcomer The Verb, create a unique getaway.

10 Must-Do September Events in Boston
Check out Boston's festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the month of September.

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Boston
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.

5 Boston Seaport Restaurants to Try
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.

Hop On, Hop Off Boat Service with Boston's New Cultural Connector
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.

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (4th of July)
One of the country’s most renowned Independence Day celebrations features a brilliant marriage of music, color, and revelry. As the evening comes to a celebratory close, fireworks light up Boston Harbor in a display that is always memorable.

Boston - Father's Day Brunch Recommendations
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.

Boston Harbor Hotel Summer Series
The Boston Harbor Hotel provides free entertainment all summer long at Rowes Wharf.

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).

Four Boston Beaches Accessible by Public Transportation
Want to hit the beach but leave the car at home? Here are four Boston area beaches accessible by public transportation.

Fathers' Day Events in the Greater Boston Area
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.

Things to Do in August in Boston
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.

Boston Public Schools - 2012-13 Academic Calendar
Need to know when Boston Public Schools are in session? Here's a look at the 2012-13 academic calendar.

Even More Boston Festivals Fill the September Calendar
In mid- to late September, Boston gets celebratory with festivals for food, wine, music, and quirky local traditions.

Boston - Logan International Airport Guide
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 - Logan International 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.

Five Tips for the Boston Spring Real Estate Rush
Five tips to help home buyers navigate the competitive Boston real estate market

Christmas in Boston - Official Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - Boston Holidays
The lighting of the official Boston Christmas tree is an historic partnership dating back 40 years.

Bacon and Beer Festival - Boston Breweries - Boston Beer and Bacon Festival
The Bacon and Beer Festival is back. Are you ready?

April School Vacation Ideas - Things to Do During School Vacation 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.

Guide to King Richard's Faire - New England Renaissance Festivals
New England's largest Renaissance fair, King Richard's Faire, returns to Carver this fall.

Boston Food Trucks - Where to Find Food Trucks in the Boston Area
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.

Popular Massachusetts Baby Names - Top Baby Names of 2010
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

Easter Brunch in Boston - Boston's Best Brunches - Easter in Boston
Whether you’re in the mood for an elegant atmosphere or a festive family environment, there are plenty of salivating options to consider for Easter brunch in Boston.

Halloween Events In Boston - Boston Halloween - Halloween in Boston
From discovering Boston’s grizzly history to Halloween at the zoo, Boston celebrates the season in various ways.

Boston Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days - Waste Disposal in Boston
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.

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.

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.

MLK Day in Boston - Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. in Boston - Boston MLK Holiday
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.

Boston Foliage - Foliage in Boston - Massachusetts Foliage Tours
Boston foliage

Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival
The Seventh Annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival took place over the weekend at Revere Beach. Check out some of the stunning piece of artwork. Page 6.

Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival
The Seventh Annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival took place over the weekend at Revere Beach. Check out some of the stunning piece of artwork. Page 4.

Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival
The Seventh Annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival took place over the weekend at Revere Beach. Check out some of the stunning piece of artwork. Page 5.

Massachusetts Natives in the 2010 Olympics
More than a dozen athletes from Massachusetts will suit up for the United States when the 2010 Winter Olympics get underway in Vancouver. Meet this group of native Olympians. Page 2.

Massachusetts Natives in the 2010 Olympics
More than a dozen athletes from Massachusetts will suit up for the United States when the 2010 Winter Olympics get underway in Vancouver. Meet this group of native Olympians. Page 10.

Massachusetts Natives in the 2010 Olympics
More than a dozen athletes from Massachusetts will suit up for the United States when the 2010 Winter Olympics get underway in Vancouver. Meet this group of native Olympians. Page 5.

2010 Boston Marathon Photos
Race officials hand out bottles of water as thousands cross the finish line on Boylston St. Page 9.

2010 Boston Marathon Photos
Military personnel take a moment to do a live shot on TV after finishing the race in full gear - including boots. Page 13.

2010 Boston Marathon Photos
Tens of thousands lined the streets from Hopkinton to Boston to cheer on both elite runners as well as family and friends. Page 4.

2010 Boston Marathon - Photos From The Boston Marathon - Boston Marathon Photos
Thousands of bottles of water await finishers of the Boston Marathon on Boylston St., hours before the race begins in Hopkinton. Page 3.

Massachusetts Natives in the 2010 Olympics
More than a dozen athletes from Massachusetts will suit up for the United States when the 2010 Winter Olympics get underway in Vancouver. Meet this group of native Olympians. Page 7.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 12.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 2.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 9.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 7.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 6.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 5.

Sail Boston - Photos of the Tall Ships in Boston
See photos of the Tall Ships in Boston, part of the city's Sail Boston weekend. Page 4.