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. 

Boston’s SoWa Open Market

Looking to have a unique cultural experience during your stay in Boston?  Perhaps you would like to bring home a one of a kind piece from a local designer, or have lunch at one of the over 30 rotating food trucks? Look no further than this beautiful district in the South… Continue Reading


Spring into Spring This Weekend at Haru Matsuri

  To commemorate the Centennial of the original gift of cherry trees from Japan to Washington, D.C. in 1912, a number of events will take place in various cities across the U.S. this spring. In Boston, “Haru Matsuri Boston 2012” will be held on Sunday, April 29th as a part… Continue Reading


RunWestin Kicks Off at Westin Copley Place

This morning was the perfect fall day for RunWestin. It was a gorgeous fall morning – temperatures reaching into the 50s by 7:30, unreal for an early November day! We met in the lobby right around 7:15 PM to greet our guests that would join us on our team run… Continue Reading


After an incredibly busy summer, we’re really excited to roll out yet another unbelievable initiative at The Westin Copley.  Remember, at Westin we’re all about keeping you well while you’re away from home… “Preserving Wellness In Travel.”  Whether you are trying to eat well, sleep well, or keep active, we… Continue Reading


Best Brunch for Northshore Neighbors

It may be a little too much to ask some Bostonians to head North but this little jewel may actually entice you to cross the Tobin! The Exchange Street Bistro, located on Exchange Street in Malden, is a European style bistro with warm woods, natural toned fabrics and dramatic lighting. The combination of seating is comfortable… Continue Reading

Maria over Mike Any Day

It was a beautiful night last night; breezy and balmy and I found myself walking around the North End with a desire for something sweet. I didn’t feel like waiting in the long line of Mike’s Pastry so I stumbled into a little patisserie on Cross Street (46 Cross Street) called Maria’s Pastry… Continue Reading


Explore Boston’s Little Italy: The North End

Spending many of my days at the Concierge Desk in the lobby of the Westin Copley, I have come to be able to guess what it is that tourists are looking for in the city of Boston— especially in the heat of the summer! Sure, you’ll have those folks who… Continue Reading

The Westin Copley Place Celebration on March 19th!

Treat yourself to a lavish stay at The Westin Copley Place this weekend! This Saturday, March 19th, every guest that checks in to the Westin will be checking into a renovated guestroom, marking a special milestone in the Westin Copley Place’s complete guestroom and corridor renovation. Between 2 pm and… Continue Reading