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Celebrate Labor Day in Boston

Insider tip: Labor Day is one of the best times of the year to be in the Boston. With many of the locals off to the beach or on a final trip to the Cape, it’s quiet here and a great time celebrate everything Boston has to offer!

Free Boston Museum Tickets

Boston is a city known for its historical and educational endeavors, so it’s not surprising that there are a plethora of museums to visit while in Boston or to enjoy as a local. If you want to explore in wallet-friendly ways, check out these current museum admission deals for free or… Continue Reading

 

Great Kids Activities in Boston

Below is a guest post from Keara, one of Boston’s biggest (little) fans.  At thirteen, Keara shares her perspective on activities in Boston as a kid. I’m Keara, and I’m thirteen. I first moved to Boston when I was ten, and everyone told me how interesting it was going to… Continue Reading

The 43rd Annual Boston Pride Parade: An Insider’s View

This past week, Boston celebrated Boston Pride Week 2013, an annual event that embraces Boston’s diverse culture and fosters respect for and engagement in the LGBT community. I was invited to walk in the 43rd Annual Boston Pride Parade this year with a group from MSCPA–Angell. This was my first… Continue Reading

 

Day Trip From Boston: Salem, MA

It’s 92 degrees in May.  Summer has arrived early, it seems!  Desperate to get out of the city and be close to the water, but not wanting to battle the Cape traffic heading south, my husband and I head north to Salem. 

Making The Most out of Memorial Day without leaving The Hub

When over 27 inches of snow blanketed the Boston area during the February blizzard, my mantra became “Memorial Day weekend will be here before we know it!” Much shoveling, and only 9 short weeks later, it’s finally upon us. Adventuring to coastal Maine, Cape Cod and Nantucket for some fun… Continue Reading

 
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Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day!

According to the web, April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. Although toasted bread with cheese has been popular for centuries across the globe, the American version of grilled cheese first became popular in the 1920s when sliced bread and inexpensive cheese were made widely available. Today, the iconic… Continue Reading

 

Navigating the Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon, and is considered one of the world’s best-known racing events. The Marathon, held every year on Patriots’ Day (the third Monday in April), attracts over 500,000 spectators, not to mention the 20,000+ souls who brave the course! Whether you are running… Continue Reading

Tips for buying Red Sox tickets on a budget

Although it may not feel like it here in New England, springtime has finally arrived. For sports fans that means one thing: baseball season is back! Are you a Sox fan who’s desperate to get to Fenway to be a part of that one-of-a-kind live baseball atmosphere, but don’t want… Continue Reading