Tag Archive: Things to Do in Boston

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Take the Kids for a Fun, Educational Outing at the Boston Children’s Museum

No matter the age or interests of the kids in your life, the Boston Children’s Museum can be your wintertime destination to ward off cabin fever. There are days upon days of activities to enjoy, and they are just as educational as they are fun. Check out the art studio, build something epic in the... Read more >

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Drink in the City Sunset With Boston Harbor Cruises

Not far from the bustling seaside city of Boston, there's a quiet haven where dolphins, whales, and seabirds live and play. It's called the Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary. Humpback, finback, minke, pilot, and endangered right whales have all been spotted at the sanctuary. That's why Boston Harbor Cruises routinely takes its guests here to do... Read more >

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Enjoy Free Yoga and Outdoor Movies at The Boston Common Frog Pond

The Boston Common Frog Pond resides right in the middle of Bostom Common, the country's oldest public park. Beyond being the nation's longest-living park, it's also a hub for activity. Head to the pond and the surrounding parklands for some fresh-air fun now through the beginning of autumn. For instance, every Thursday from 6 to... Read more >

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Take One of the Boston Brew Tours by City Brew Tours

Given Boston’s history, it’s perhaps no surprise that the city has had an important role in the craft beer revolution of the last 25 years, and perhaps the best way to experience that history is through a brewery tour of the city. The popular company City Brew Tours will handle everything — the logistics, the... Read more >

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Don’t Miss the “Lightning!” Show at the Museum of Science

Chances are that, somewhere over the course of your science education, you played with a Van De Graaf generator to learn about static electricity. They're typically smaller than a soccer ball and make your hair stand on end by generating static. But you've definitely never seen a Van de Graaf like the one that lives... Read more >

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Templeton General: Find Quality Home Decor Near Waterside Place

Inspired by the old-fashioned country general store in her central Massachusetts hometown, Laura Sabolefski opened Templeton General in Boston in 2014. While the original general store was a place to pick up seeds, staples, and other supplies needed to run farms and households in the countryside, today Sabolefski's Templeton General focuses on beautiful housewares, home... Read more >

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Try the Boston Cream Pie Banana Pudding at Magnolia Bakery

Magnolia Bakery boasts locations across the nation and around the world, all stemming from its original (and iconic) NYC branch, but each offshoot boasts its own signature dessert. For the location in Faneuil Hall Marketplace, it's the Boston Cream Pie Banana Pudding. Customers praise the lavish treat, which showcases vanilla pudding, vanilla wafers, bananas, and... Read more >

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The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum Commemorates a Historic Moment

The Boston Tea Party went down in history because it essentially served as the spark that set the American Revolution ablaze. You can learn all about that fateful event when you take a tour of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. In fact, you can even be a part of it. The Boston Tea... Read more >

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Take Your Practice to the Air at South Boston Yoga

Anyone who thinks that yoga isn't really a challenging workout has clearly never been to an aerial yoga class at South Boston Yoga. Instead of flowing through Vinyasa on the mat, practitioners lean into a fabric loop hanging from the ceiling. The hammock supports yogis as they move quickly through poses and inversions that would... Read more >

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Find Your Inner Peace at Radiant Yoga Boston

If you like that exhausted, accomplished feeling that washes over you after a challenging workout, Radiant Yoga Boston promises plenty of opportunities to achieve it. Its packed schedule encompasses many grueling hot yoga classes, as well as slower sessions that bring the relaxation. Whether you're new to the practice or a seasoned yogi, you'll find... Read more >

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Take the Kids to Check Out the New England Aquarium

It’s always a plus to have quality attractions close to home, but when a place like the New England Aquarium comes along, it’s a game-changer. Not only is the New England Aquarium renowned for its programs and exhibits, but it’s also a leader in the field of marine animal conservation and ocean exploration. The exhibits... Read more >

You Can’t Go Wrong with a Cannoli From Mike’s Pastry

Michael Mercogliano first introduced Bostonians to the authentic Italian cannoli, as crafted by his family, in 1946. Now, more than 70 years later, that simple cannoli has propelled his humble family shop to international stardom. People come from far and wide to try the signature cannoli and other signature Italian treats at Mike's Pastry. Get... Read more >

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve in a Family-Friendly Atmosphere at First Night 2018

Over four decades ago, the city of Boston pioneered the idea of a family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year’s celebration of arts, music, and culture that would be free and open to the public. It was dubbed “First Night,” and the idea has since spread across the country. This year’s celebration, the city’s 41st, promises to be... Read more >

Raise a Glass at the New Year’s Eve Party at Bully Distillers

When New Year's Eve rolls around, you typically have three options: Go to a party at a friend's place, pay an outrageous cover fee and fight your way to and from the bar at a club, or curl up on the couch and watch the ball drop. The New Year's Eve Party at Bully Distillers... Read more >

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Find Luxury Gifts This Holiday at Copley Place

Located in the heart of the Back Bay, Copley Place is a destination for customers interested in high-end shopping along with the convenience of a mall-style setting. While Boston certainly has plenty of boutiques and shops, regulars at Copley Place say they appreciate having everything all under one roof, especially during the long New England... Read more >

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Polcari’s Coffee: Bostonians’ Go-To Spot for Old World Spices, Herbs and Other Dry Goods

Polcari's Coffee was a labor of love for Anthony Polcari. He came to Boston from Italy at the ripe young age of 20, and toiled away as a pocket-maker for a tailor until he had enough money to open Polcari's Coffee in 1932. He established a loyal customer base by always offering the freshest specialty... Read more >

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Get Fit and Focused at South Boston Yoga

South Boston Yoga proudly bills itself a "school for balanced health and wellness," and this approach is evident in every class on the schedule. To start with, most classes here welcome students of all skill levels, so whether you're brand new to yoga or are a seasoned yogi, you'll be able to attend whatever class... Read more >

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Celebrate the Season With Craft Beers at the 2017 Harpoon Fest at Harpoon Brewery

On May 19th and 20th, the 2017 Harpoon Fest will mark the beginning of the summer season with local music, local food, and local beers from Harpoon. Your cover charge of $25 includes admission, a souvenir pint glass, and a beer of your choice. From there, you can take a tour of the brewery, tap... Read more >

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Classes are Held Throughout the Week at Radiant Yoga Boston

Radiant Yoga Boston is a yoga studio located on 2nd street on the East side of South Boston in the historic Distillery Building. Here, the instructors help clients connect their body, mind, and spirits in a healthy way and help them lead a whole-hearted and healthy life. Inside, the studio is beautiful, with an exposed... Read more >

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Check Out a Show or Sign Up for a Class at Improv Asylum

Chicago has Second City and Improv Olympic, New York City has Upright Citizens Brigade, Los Angeles has the Groundlings, and Boston has Improv Asylum. Since the late 1990s, The Asylum has been located in the North End, offering a mixture of regular weekly shows, improv classes, custom shows for private groups, and corporate training events.... Read more >

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Explore Incredible Underwater Facilities at the New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston. The aquarium is located near Long Wharf and is close to Faneuil Hall and the Qunicy Market, and it's home to thousands of aquatic animals. You can see everything from Northern fur seals to blue penguins here, and the aquarium offers a... Read more >

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Join the RUNFELLOW Weekly Club to Enjoy Some Exercise With Fellow Runners

Novice and seasoned runners alike will enjoy this healthy and social free event with the RUNFELLOW Weekly Club. Just as the RUNFELLOW brand motto is “motivating your fellow runner,” you’ll find plenty of encouragement and motivation to strive towards your best run, at whatever pace suits you. As you near the finish line, expect a... Read more >

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Meet Fellow Runners in Your Neighborhood With RUNFELLOW Weekly Club

Novice and seasoned runners alike will enjoy meeting with the RUNFELLOW Weekly Club, a healthy and social free event. Just as the RUNFELLOW brand motto is “motivating your fellow runner,” you’ll find plenty of encouragement and motivation to strive towards your best run, at whatever pace suits you. As you near the finish line, expect... Read more >

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Stop In to PS Gourmet Coffee for a Quick, Casual Coffee On the Go

PS Gourmet Coffee is about to become your next routine morning coffee stop. The baristas really know what they're doing, and they're happy to help you with coffee suggestions if you're flustered at the huge selection. They're also known for their iced mochas, which come in either a regular size or a "bucket" for those... Read more >

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Re-Fuel With Japanese Style Espresso Drinks at Ogawa Coffee

Find an urban oasis at Ogawa Coffee. This is truly a unique coffee shop where artfully crafted beverages and beautifully arranged menu items take center stage, all in a super hip, urban space. Established by coffee artisans from Kyoto, Japan, Ogawa has been dedicated to the pursuit of coffee perfection since 1952. You can tell... Read more >

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Get Fit and Enjoy a Fabulous Meal With Brunches of Boston’s Brunch Fit at Stats Bar + Grill on August 28

Throw on your most comfortable workout clothes on Sunday, August 28 for a unique fitness experience that will get you excited to move. Brunches of Boston and Everybody Fights, in partnership with Stats Bar + Grille, are offering locals a chance to get fit during this special event. Fitness lovers will start the day off... Read more >

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Stock Up on Sweet Baked Goods Before Catching Your Train at Rosie’s Bakery

Judy “Rosie” Rosenberg started her baking business from her home kitchen in the mid 1970s, and in the four decades since then, Rosie’s Bakery has become a favorite across the Greater Boston area. Today, with the bakery’s location in busy South Station, Rosie’s is making a name for itself among travelers from up and down... Read more >

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Discover Stylish, One-of-a-Kind Clothing at Shake the Tree

One of the best reasons to shop at a quirky boutique is to find unique, one-of-a-kind items that you can guarantee no one else will have. If that sounds like your kind of place, head over to Boston's popular Shake the Tree boutique. This shop offers everything from jewelry to clothing to home decor, and... Read more >

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Enjoy Sipping Drinks on the Rooftop Deck at Whiskey Priest

Boston's Whiskey Priest is located right on the waterfront, which means you can let the sea breeze ruffle your hair while you sip your drink on the rooftop deck. If you're looking for a place to enjoy the weather on a warm day, this is one of the best spots in town for al fresco... Read more >

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Learn About Firefighting in the Greater Boston Area at the Boston Fire Museum

For the past 30 years, the Boston Fire Museum has occupied an old fire house on Boston’s Congress Street. The museum’s mission is to preserve and showcase firefighting memorabilia from the Greater Boston area, as well as to educate its visitors on the importance of fire safety and support the fire service in general. The... Read more >

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