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Summer 2018


What to Eat (and Drink) Labor Day Weekend around Boston

Tomatoes Just as summer continues into September, so, too, will the region’s gorgeous crop of tomatoes. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take full advantage […]

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Symphonic Dances DCR Hatch Memorial Shell Esplanade
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Free Things to Do in Boston, August 2018

LISTEN In the Yard: Swinging Summer Nights Concert Series Victor Martin Aragon is a Berklee student and host of the Youtube music series “Avocado Sessions,” […]

15th Annual Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival
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Photos from the 15th Annual Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival

Under the hot July sun this weekend, thousands gathered on the sands of Revere Beach for the 15th annual Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. […]

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Friday Block Parties Are Taking Over the Fenway This Summer

Mookie Betts’ home runs won’t be the only thing lighting up Fenway this summer. Fenway Fridays, an all-new summer block party series, starts this week […]

It's tiki time at the Kimpton Hotel Marlowe, with the Sandbar pop-up this summer.

A Tiki Bar Is Popping Up in Cambridge This Summer

With tons of bars getting in on the fun with rum and dedicated tropical oases finally opening up in the city, Boston is not the […]

People saying cheers with Remnant brewing beers

Everything to Know Right Now About Boston’s Seasonal Beer Gardens

This post was last updated Friday, September 21, at 11 a.m. Summer is winding down, but never fear, our commitment to bringing you all the latest on the […]


Ease Into the Dog Days of Summer with These Hot Dog Events Around Boston

If you, like esteemed former governor Mitt Romney, love a good hot dog, you are in luck. Regular Wiener Wednesday specials continue at Haley.Henry Wine […]

Luah specials are on the patio at City Tap House this Fourth of July

Fourth of July Clambakes, Beer, and “Hamilton” Karaoke in Boston

With July 4 landing on a Wednesday this year, it might be hard to hit the beach with just one day off—especially with all that […]


The Coolest New Outdoor Dining Spots around Boston

Alden & Harlow Nosh on crispy Berkshire pork belly, or chicken-fried local rabbit, and sip a seasonal cocktail or two as you take in the sights […]

Arts & Entertainment

Free Fun Fridays 2018 Schedule

VIEW LARGER DOWNLOAD/PRINT PDF You probably don’t need an excuse to duck out of the office early on summer Fridays, but the Highland Street Foundation’s […]

Fitness on the esplanade

The Esplanade Association Free Summer Fitness Series Returns

Our love for free summer fitness runs as deep as our love for summer patio chillin, refreshingly fruity seltzer, and obviously other free things. The options […]

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Boston Calling Block Parties Return to the Greenway This Thursday

You work hard, Boston, and you shouldn’t have to wait until Friday to have a good time. Thursdays are for more than throwbacks this summer, […]

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The 2018 Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series Schedule Is Out

Mark your calendars and get ready to head to your nearest neighborhood park—the Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series is back June 4. With the scorching 80 […]

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The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party Returns to the Crane Estate in August

Ipswich’s much-loved Roaring Twenties Lawn Party is back in its sixth year, offering an entire weekend of Lindy Hopping once again this summer. The 1920s-themed affair returns […]


Boston’s Best Outdoor Dining – 52 Top Patios, Decks & More

Ashmont Grill Just off the Ashmont MBTA stop is an al fresco oasis with modern comfort food—braised short ribs, pan-seared salmon with sun-dried tomato tapenade, a […]