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Take a Walk Along Water

Take a Walk Along Water March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Boston is surrounded by water! Rivers, ponds and most popularly, Boston Harbor. It is easy to find the perfect place for your seasonal stroll along one of Boston’s many waterways. Enjoy a little time outside, see some of Boston’s most popular attractions, and take in the beauty that is only...

Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free March 15, 2012 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Let’s face it, kids can be difficult to feed. I swore my son would never be a picky eater because I’d be supermom and make his baby food using herbs, spices and flavors so he would be accustomed to adult fare, and develop a sense of taste. Well, I did make his baby food, often pureeing our...

Luxuriously Romantic

Luxuriously Romantic March 8, 2012 | Hotels | Read More
Boston has many great places to hang your hat, but how do you choose the right one for romance? When money is no object, impressing the one you love is top priority, and leaving the room is optional, make a reservation at one of these luxurious hotels. Harborside View of BHH A stay at the Boston Harbor...

Kevin Booker Creates Get Noticed Hair

Kevin Booker Creates Get Noticed Hair February 23, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
By Polizzotti I’m just an average looking girl, no star-like qualities, nothing that would grab your attention if you just saw me in passing on a regular day. But one day, every eight weeks or so, I get noticed. That’s the day I see my hair guru, Kevin Booker, at Jean Pierre Salon. He turns...

Make Their Day With Indoor Play at Jam Time

Make Their Day With Indoor Play at Jam Time February 12, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Let’s face it, New England weather is known for being fickle, and occasionally fun must be had indoors. Finding the perfect place to let your little one expend all that energy can be tough, especially when you’ve exhausted the museum options (or just don’t want to drop big bucks on...

A Chocolate Lover’s Tour of Boston

A Chocolate Lover’s Tour of Boston February 4, 2012 | What's New | Read More
Courtesy of Boston's Original Chocolate Tour Imagine a day filled exploring Boston landmarks while sampling some of the best desserts the city has to offer. Indulge your inner chocolate lover  on Boston’s Original Chocolate Tour. This three stop, three hour trolley adventure is by far one...

Bar Snacks are Better at backbar

Bar Snacks are Better at backbar January 24, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Photo by Strohm-Herman The walk from the alleyway, through the door featuring the handmade 81/2 x 11 sign that simply says backbar, down the elementary school-esque hallway and through the unmarked door into the dimly lit room buzzing with cool had me sketched out until I was met by the smiling face...

A Culinary Journey Awaits at Somerville’s Journeyman Restaurant

A Culinary Journey Awaits at Somerville’s Journeyman Restaurant January 18, 2012 | Food | Read More
One bite of Journeyman’s seasonal, local fare was all it took to hook me on their rather bold concept of a limited option tasting menu. Three, five or seven courses prepared either “omnivore” or “vegetarian”  style, and served with or without a beverage pairing, equals...

Outdoor Ice Skating, A REAL New England Winter Adventure

Outdoor Ice Skating, A REAL New England Winter Adventure January 9, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
With so much seasonality in Massachusetts there is something new to do every few months. Winter does not leave residents feeling blue; when temperatures drop you’ll find Bostonians strapping on skates to stay active. The cold temperatures make it ideal to take a swirl around on the ice outdoors....

Hit the Road for a Cape Cod Winter Weekend Away

Hit the Road for a Cape Cod Winter Weekend Away December 18, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
I was never much a fan of the B&B; the idea of sitting with strangers and having the owners chat with me each day made vacation seem more daunting than desirable. Then I discovered Brewster by the Sea Inn. I’ve returned multiple times, in multiple seasons, and recommended it to family and friends...
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