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Best St. Patrick’s Celebrations In The Boston Area
Monday, March 09, 2015

Best St. Patrick’s Celebrations In The Boston Area

Boston is one of the most Irish cities in the United States. Unfortunately, it was largely thanks to Ireland’s Potato Famine, but the cultural mark the large immigration of Irish individuals and families in the 19th...

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Guide To Movies Filmed In Boston
Monday, March 02, 2015

Guide To Movies Filmed In Boston

It seems like there is a former movie location around every corner in Boston. For decades, movie makers have been coming to the city to showcase the interesting inhabitants and sites in their films. Whether they are...

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Boston’s Best Paint And Sips
Monday, February 23, 2015

Boston’s Best Paint And Sips

One of the current popular bar themes is paint night. Like the piano bar or sports pub, it is a way to draw drinkers in and keep them happily occupied. With a paint and sip, guests will typically spread out with...

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Boston’s Best Sketching Classes
Monday, February 16, 2015

Boston’s Best Sketching Classes

Learning how to sketch in Boston is an attainable goal for people of all budgets, ages and skill levels. There are dedicated schools, community centers and even museums offering a wide selection of lessons. Everything...

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Boston’s Best Historic Landmarks
Monday, February 09, 2015

Boston’s Best Historic Landmarks

When it comes to historic landmarks, Boston is special because of its place in America’s military, religious and settlement history. It is one of the oldest European settlements in the country and the starting place...

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Boston Area’s Best Art Walks
Monday, January 26, 2015

Boston Area’s Best Art Walks

Art walks let folks appreciate local art while enjoying the fresh air and a bit of exercise. Boston has several annual and permanent art walks that help offer people an alternative to the museums when they want to...

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Best Books Based On Boston
Monday, January 19, 2015

Best Books Based On Boston

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It has also been a literary hub over the centuries. As such, there is a multitude of books based in or about Boston. From...

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5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of Exercise
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of Exercise

Photo Courtesy of Simon & SchusterSian Beilock, a leading expert on the brain science behind human performance, is a psychology professor at the University of Chicago. She is the author of How The Body Knows Its...

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Best Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations In Boston
Monday, January 12, 2015

Best Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations In Boston

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)When it comes to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is not only about celebrating his life, but his work. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a strong advocate for...

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Boston’s Best Spring 2015 Art Events
Monday, January 05, 2015

Boston’s Best Spring 2015 Art Events

Another spring will soon be rolling around and Boston is getting ready once again to celebrate art during the most colorful and lively season of the year. All kinds of mediums and styles are represented at this...

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Boston’s Best Museum Gift Shops
Monday, December 29, 2014

Boston’s Best Museum Gift Shops

Boston has quite a lot of museums for visitors to peruse and they certainly have entertainment and educational value. What some of them also have is shopping potential. Some of the best novelty, gift and even home...

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Boston’s Best Upcoming Theater Productions
Monday, December 22, 2014

Boston’s Best Upcoming Theater Productions

The upcoming theater season in Boston has a lot to offer all kinds of theatergoers. From family performances to classic love stories, everyone is covered. Boston makes it easy to find great shows every season all over...

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Best Holiday Markets In And Around Boston
Monday, December 15, 2014

Best Holiday Markets In And Around Boston

During the holiday season, Boston and its surrounding areas are peppered with holiday markets and seasonal stores that help revelers celebrate. Everything from quaint country churches to science centers open their...

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Boston’s Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations
Monday, December 08, 2014

Boston’s Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations

For some people, giving back is part of the winter holiday experience. Donations are a great way to do this, especially for those who are pressed for time. Not everyone can spend time volunteering, much as they would...

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Boston’s Best 2014 Holiday Events
Monday, December 01, 2014

Boston’s Best 2014 Holiday Events

When the holidays come around, all of Boston is transformed by the season. Caroling is common, restaurants make seasonal foods, trees are bedecked in lights and shows happen at virtually every venue. It is easy to...

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Boston’s Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events
Monday, November 24, 2014

Boston’s Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events

With the coming of winter, Boston loses some of its outdoor fun, but there is still more than enough for art fans to do. Besides the always amazing art museums, including some of the best in the country, there are...

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Boston Area’s Best Thanksgiving Events
Monday, November 17, 2014

Boston Area’s Best Thanksgiving Events

Boston is one of the best places in the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. It is just a few miles from the site of the first Thanksgiving feast and was established around the same time as the Plimoth Plantation....

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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf
Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Photo Courtesy of Simon & SchusterErin Gates is an interior designer, blogger, and curator of all things stylish. She began her blog, Elements of Style, in 2007 and formed her own design company, Erin Gates Design,...

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Boston Area’s Best 2014 Veterans Day Events
Monday, November 03, 2014

Boston Area’s Best 2014 Veterans Day Events

November 11 is a special day set aside for the respect and honoring of United States veterans. The men and women who have fought in the defense of their country are celebrated in many ways on and around this day every...

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Boston’s Best Upcoming Musicals
Monday, October 27, 2014

Boston’s Best Upcoming Musicals

Those who are planning to spend the colder months enjoying some musical theater in the city will do well in Boston. Whether it is naughty adult theater or holiday entertainment theatergoers are looking for, they will...

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