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Trillium owners JC and Esther Tetreault at the Garden on the Greenway in 2017
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Trillium Garden on the Greenway Is Officially Returning

Kickstart this spring-like week with some welcome beer news: The Trillium Garden on the Greenway is officially coming back. Beginning Thursday, May 24, the open-air bar […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Malty, Salty, Beer Mass. Beer Week comes to a close on Saturday, April 28, and the local celebration goes out in style at Dorchester Brewing […]

Photos from Lamplighter Brewing Co.'s outdoor beer garden in 2017, near its Broadway brewery.
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The Central Flea Moves to Greener Pastures with Lamplighter Beer

Are you sick of hearing about places to drink outside this spring? Neither are we! Add a Lamplighter Brewing Co. beer garden to your spring-summer-fall […]

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Downeast Cider Is Running the Dewey Square Drinkery

Cider fans who are looking forward to drinking outside this spring should chart their fastest route to South Station. Downeast Cider is the brand chosen […]

Underground at Ink Block in 2017
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Castle Island Plans a Seasonal Beer Garden in Boston

UPDATE, Monday, July 9, 2 p.m.: Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, everybody, but Castle Island’s plans for a beer garden under I-93 […]

Castle Island Brewing Co Adventure activities
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I Tried It: Ax Throwing at Castle Island Brewing Co.

On a recent early spring day in a brief window of temperate weather between snow storms, I found myself in a back corner of Castle […]

"Fog Over Osaka" from the new tiki cocktail menu at Uni
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Vikram Hegde Introduces New Tiki Drinks Menu at Uni

The Back Bay izakaya, Uni, is not struggling in the shadow of its predecessor, Clio. Sure, that acclaimed French restaurant put chef Ken Oringer—and arguably, the Boston dining scene—on […]

The SoWa Power Station beer garden in 2016.
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Craft Collective Is Fueling a SoWa “Beer Barn” This Year

Since the SoWa Open Market broke out on its own in 2016, craft beverages have been a part of the affair. The season even kicked […]

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20 Places to Find Tiki Drinks in Boston

In a post-World War II California, Don the Beachcomber and Trader Vic’s were the first restaurants to combine fresh juices, island inspiration, and overproof rum […]

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Nor’Easter Noodles, a Fort Point Luau, and More Snow Specials

The threatening fourth nor’easter hasn’t unleashed its wrath on greater Boston just yet, but that isn’t stopping local restaurants and bars from planning spring-snow day […]

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Meet Boston’s Irish Whiskey Evangelist

“What you’re about to taste is what we think is one of the rarest whiskeys in the world,” says Glendalough Distillery co-owner Donal O’Gallachoir as […]

Adventure Activities has a fixed ax-throwing location at Everwood Day Camp in Sharon. It brings the fun to Castle Island brewery this month.
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Before Boston Gets Its Own Ax-Throwing Bar, Try It For Yourself

When Stuart Downie—whose job title is Chief Adventure Officer, by the way—heard about the growing trend of ax-throwing at bars, he admits his first thought […]

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Free Cocoa and Frozen, Dollar Oysters, and More Snow Day Fun at Boston Restaurants

If your office is closed during today’s blizzard-like conditions—like Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville Public Schools, local libraries, zoos, and more—or if you’re just planning to […]

(L to R) Tokyo Record Bar's Ariel Arce and Ashtin Berry.
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Tokyo Record Bar Pops Up in Boston

Take a trip to Japan, by way of NYC—without worrying if the next nor’easter will ruin your travel plans. Tokyo Record Bar, one of New […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Natural Wines Been hearing about “natural wines” at restaurants like Haley.Henry Wine Bar, Tasting Counter, and Bisq, but don’t really know… what that means? You […]