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Coming Soon to City Hall Plaza: Beer, Ice Cream, Mini Golf, Puppies

If and when summer actually arrives in Boston this year, there will be a whole bunch of summery things to do on City Hall Plaza […]

The Stevens–Coolidge Place in North Andover
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Notch Brewing and the Trustees Team Up on a Traveling Biergarten

It’s shaping up to be the summer of open-air beer bars, with new taps flowing on the Greenway, underneath the Southeast Expressway, in a Canton […]

The outdoor patio at Trillium Canton
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Check Out Trillium Canton’s New Outdoor Patio This Spring

While we wait for news on what beer gardens are headed for the Greenway this spring, at least there is this: Trillium has quietly debuted […]

Sam Adams Boston 26.2 Brew
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Six Local Beers for Marathon Monday in Boston

Sure, runners are encouraged to “carbo-load” with plates of pasta and bread for energy before the big race. But if the only marathon you’re planning […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

A Waffle-Wich, Pimento Hollandaise, and “A Pitcher of Dorian Grey” Brunch officially begins this Sunday at chef Jason Cheek’s new Southern Proper. Find regular menu favorites, […]

Down the Road Beer Co. taproom
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Meet the Malt Master: Down the Road Beer Co.

Perhaps it’s the striking artwork on cans and bottles of brews like Pukwudgie session IPA, Seven Star IPA, and Rasenmäher Kölsch. Maybe it’s the bright […]

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 […]

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Mystic Brewery’s Orange Dino Beer Is Back From the Edge of Extinction

The kitschy landscape of Route 1 is rapidly changing, but the orange dinosaur still stands watch over the development (really, the giant dirt piles) around […]

A breakfast sandwich at the Buffalo Jump
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Upper Cape Cod Updates: Check Out the Buffalo Jump’s New Café Menu

Spring is in the air, and that means summer travel is not far off. As you start to think about crossing the bridge into Cape […]

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 […]

Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket
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Malt Madness: The Final Pour

UPDATE, Friday, March 30, 8:45 a.m.: The votes are in: The ultimate Malt Madness matchup is between Edgartown’s island brewery, Bad Martha, and new(ish)ly-in-Everett, Down […]

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Massachusetts Won’t Let Local Breweries Make Beer with CBD

Everett-based Down the Road Beer Co. says its plans to make a CBD-infused beer have been thwarted by the state’s alcohol authority, who say adding the marijuana-related […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

A post shared by haley.henry (@haleyhenrybar) on Mar 20, 2018 at 12:25pm PDT Signs of Spring The crusty snow on the ground suggests otherwise, but […]

Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket
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Malt Madness: The Elite Ales (and Lagers)

Meet Massachusetts’s Elite Ales (and Lagers). The solid octet includes America’s only Trappist brewery, Spencer, up against the Easthampton destination Fort Hill in the Central/Western […]