Articles Tagged ‘Things to Do’

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...

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...

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....

Where to Pop the Question

Where to Pop the Question October 7, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
photo by Lucid Dreamer ♥ on Flickr Before I got engaged I must admit that I fantasized the moment. Some were big, fancy, flashy fantasies in which I was dressed to the nines, surrounded by fanfare, and in a location where I knew the most wonderful things had to happen. One such fantasy was being given...

Legal Harborside: Boston’s Reservation to Have

Legal Harborside: Boston’s Reservation to Have September 16, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Courtesy of cherrylet/flickr Opened this spring, Legal Harborside , Floor 1, is not about the food; it is all about the atmosphere. The minimalist decor of this industrial looking space has a panoramic view of Boston’s fish pier. Sitting outside, on a warm summer night, I watched the place fill...

$50 Day in Boston

$50 Day in Boston September 7, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It is not often stated, but Boston is a great walking city that has been made even greater by the creation of the Harborwalk and Greenway.  If you have $50 to spend on one day in Boston and want to make the most of it, put on your walking shoes and start early. Begin your day on Newbury Street. Start...

Catch a Breeze and Fresh Seafood: A Maine Day-Trip from Boston

Catch a Breeze and Fresh Seafood: A Maine Day-Trip from Boston June 17, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
You don’t have to be in Florida at this time of year to feel 90 plus degree heat, and even Boston is a contender in the battle of scorching east coast cities. But Bean Town has the advantage of being just two hours from an ocean-side getaway for July 4th weekend or any boring Saturday. Kennebunkport,...

Journey Around the World or Walk Right Through It

May 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Looking to spend a couple of hours off the beaten path? How about a museum installation that also inspires new ideas? A trip to the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Back Bay offers both. The Mapparium in the library presents visitors with a very unique look at the world – literally from the inside...

Shop till you drop or at least walk off brunch

May 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The SoWa open market, located in Boston’s South End neighborhood, opened it’s 2010 season on May 15th. How would I describe the market? It’s where the local farmers market meets the Brimfield Antique Fair meets the student art sale meets the holiday craft show. Picture a place where you can...