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Restaurants

Where to Eat Lobster Rolls in Greater Boston

It doesn’t have to be summertime for that lobster roll craving to hit—and you don’t even need to commute to a seaside seafood shanty on […]

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Restaurants

Where to Find Great Late-Night Food around Boston

Sure, with our early last calls and even earlier subway-service shutdowns, Boston will never be confused for the City That Never Sleeps—and the pandemic and […]

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in Charlestown, Massachusetts?

1. Pick Your Price Point With its cobblestone ways and gas-lamp-lit streets, Charlestown oozes Colonial charm. Appealing 18th- and 19th-century clapboards and brick row houses […]

City Life

The North End Cannoli-Shop Shooting: “The Craziest Thing Is That He Missed”

A little before 11 p.m. on a hot summer night on Hanover Street, everything in the North End was business as usual. Old-school locals talked […]

Restaurants

Boston’s Best Patios for Winter (Yes, Winter) Outdoor Dining

Typically when the weather gets cold, New England’s frigid air forces restaurant dining to move exclusively indoors. But during the peak of COVID, when the […]

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Restaurants

Where to Indulge in Holiday Lunch in Boston

One particularly fun aspect of the holiday season in Boston is special holiday lunches: Some of the city’s typically dinner-only spots add a midday meal […]

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Restaurants

Where to Find Greater Boston’s Greatest Hot Chocolate

Rich, satisfying, and full of flavor, a steamy mug of hot chocolate is a must-have accessory on many a cold New England day. Watered-down Swiss […]

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Restaurants

The Ultimate Guide to Boston Restaurant Openings, Summer 2023

Summer is underway, and as we alternate between recurring thunderstorms and sweaty 90-degree days, exciting restaurants are opening in and around Boston. Below, find a […]

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Restaurants

The Most Exciting Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Boston

Sometimes you’re fine with simply finding the closest possible restaurant patio for a pleasant al fresco meal. At other times, though, there’s something about ascending […]

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Restaurants

A New Umbria Debuts in Boston with Hearty Steaks and a Rooftop Lounge

With three floors of steaks and pastas, not to mention a rooftop lounge, a new version of an old favorite arrives in the North End […]

Wellness

Five Great Outdoor Fitness Classes for Late Summer 2023

STAR POWER ON THE CAPE Torch’d by Isaac Boots Crossing the bridge sometime this month? Don’t miss the chance to train with the guy who’s […]

Restaurants

16 Places to Find Greater Boston’s Most Delicious Cookies

We’re not going to sugarcoat it: Sometimes you just need a cookie—or a dozen. Fortunately, Greater Boston has quite a selection from which to choose, […]

Restaurants

Where to Eat Spectacular Seafood around Boston

Seafood is practically synonymous with Boston: When out-of-towners come to visit, we inevitably get asked where to find the best lobster roll, the best chowder, […]

Restaurants

Where to Find the Greatest Espresso Martinis in Boston

Whether you’re a brunch fanatic or you’re settling in for a summer full of kids making noise around the house, you might be looking for […]

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Restaurants

Where to Find Boston’s Tastiest Fish and Chips

If you want fried seafood in Boston—well, we’ve got you covered with everything from clam rolls to calamari. Sometimes, though, you just want to skip […]