One Last Question

Travel

One Last Question: Why Is Logan Airport in East Boston?

East Boston seems like a weird place for an airport. So how did it get there in the first place?

News

One Last Question: Where Should I Watch the Head of the Charles?

It’s hard to fully appreciate the races when you don’t know much about rowing. So where along the course can a casual viewer get the best thrill?

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One Last Question: What’s the Best Word to Replace “Trump”?

The word has many meanings. Whichever definition pleases you most says a bit about your politics, but also a lot about how you need to just let some words be.

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One Last Question: Is the Boston Terrier Really from Boston?

Did this adorable little dog truly come from our city?

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One Last Question: Can I Take a Dip In Any of Boston’s Rivers?

Can I take a dip in Boston’s rivers?

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One Last Question: What’s the History of UFO Activity in Massachusetts?

What’s the history of UFO activity in Massachusetts?

Restaurants

One Last Question: Which Drink Wins the Title of Most New England Cocktail?

Which drink wins the title of Most New England Cocktail?

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One Last Question: What’s the Best Way to Spend Patriots’ Day in Boston?

What’s the best way to spend Patriots’ Day in Boston?

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One Last Question: Are Boston’s Streets Really Paved Over Cow Paths?

Are Boston’s streets really paved over cow paths?

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One Last Question: Where Did Massachusetts’ Blue Laws Come From?

Where did Massachusetts’ blue laws come from?

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One Last Question: Why Is Wiscasset Called “The Prettiest Village in Maine?”

Why is Wiscasset called “The Prettiest Village in Maine?”

Arts & Entertainment

One Last Question: Was “Jingle Bells” Written in Medford?

Was “Jingle Bells” written in Medford?

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One Last Question: Can I Let My Dogs Go After the Brookline Turkeys?

Would it be okay to let my dogs go after the Brookline turkeys?

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Where Did “Wicked” Come From, and Who Popularized It in Boston and New England?

Our research editor shares the (potential) origin story.

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Why Is Boston Nicknamed Beantown?

And can it be replaced?