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Winter Guides

Travel

Yes, You Can Have Fun on Cape Cod in the Winter

The bad news: It’s mostly freezing outside (did you expect anything else?). The good news: It’s never too cold to head down to Cape Cod […]

Arts & Entertainment

Live Out Your Frozen Fantasies: The White Mountains Ice Castles Are Back

Anyone who says fairy tales don’t exist probably hasn’t visited the Ice Castles in the White Mountains. Arrive at twilight, and you’ll find an otherworldly […]

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Travel

Seven Indoor Gardens and Greenhouses to Visit this Winter near Boston

There’s nothing quite like fall in New England—with crisp air, vibrant leaves, and autumnal activities. Then there’s the peak of winter, with picturesque snow-dusted branches […]

Arts & Entertainment

Where to Find Outdoor Skating Rinks in Boston This Winter

Has the return of chilly weather, and the holiday season, got you in the mood to lace up those skates? Good news: The start of […]

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 […]

A restaurant with shiny red booths is decorated for Christmas with a tree and tons of ornament-bedecked garlands covering the ceiling.
Restaurants

The Ultimate Holiday Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Merrymaking in Boston

With winter on the horizon and stores already dusting off their Christmas playlists, it’s clearly the season for holiday festivities. What does this mean in […]

Massachusetts turkey trots
Arts & Entertainment

11 Massachusetts Turkey Trots Close to Greater Boston

While the long-awaited evening feast of turkey and sweet potatoes is the traditional highlight of Thankgiving Day, the iconic Turkey Trot is also a bonus […]

Overhead view of four people standing on snow wearing modern, lightweight snowshoes
Travel

Where To Try Snowshoeing in New England

Around 4000 B.C., cold-climate dwellers in Central Asia hatched the ingenious idea of strapping broad cuts of wood to their boots, allowing them to walk […]

Three columns of elaborate croissants, each column with a different topping.
Restaurants

Here’s Where to Find the Best Bakeries in Boston Right Now

Not much in this world elicits as much easy joy as a chocolate chip cookie, still warm from the oven. Coffee isn’t complete without a […]

Hot chocolate topped with marshmallows in a moose-shaped mug.
Restaurants

Where to Warm Up with Hot Cocktails around Boston

There are plenty of ways to fight the winter chill—and sipping on a warm cocktail is one of the best. Hot toddies, whiskey hot chocolates, […]

Restaurants

Eight Winter-Friendly Patios at North Shore Restaurants

The problem: You need a break from yet another meal at your kitchen table (or, let’s be real, your couch), but you still feel more […]

snow tubing
Travel

Where to Go Snow Tubing in New England

Still haven’t cruised down a mountain like a true New Englander? Before the snow washes away entirely and brings in those pre-spring months of constant […]

Arts & Entertainment

I Tried It: Curling at the Liberty Hotel

Honestly, it was just a matter of time before Boston got its first curling bar. People are naturally drawn to the sport, which consistently ranks among the most […]