Category Archives: Boston

An Afternoon in Salem, MA

You read a lot of books in high school, some are okay, some bore you, some you totally forget about, but a few stick with you…possibly forever. The Crucible by Arthur Miller was one of those sticky books for me. … Continue reading

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Island Creek Oyster, Best of Boston

This is one of those places where everything was perfect. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does – treasure it. Dinner at Island Creek Oyster Bar [500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215] was one of the most memorable meals … Continue reading

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Flour Bakery, Best of Boston

I wanted to try some of the regional cuisine in the area so I thought the delicacy Boston cream pie was an essential bite. Although the home of the dessert is located in the city, I kept hearing great things … Continue reading

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Mapparium, Best of Boston

I’ve always been fascinated by geography and loved looking at maps or globes. Normally you look at these things from the outside, but if you know where to go you can look from within. The Mapparium [200 Massachusetts Avenue, The … Continue reading

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Harvard Bridge and The Charles River Esplanade, Best of Boston

When I’m traveling I love getting to some vantage point where I can see the skyline, the heartbeat of the city. The best place to do that in Boston was from the center of Harvard Bridge [Massachusetts Ave and Beacon … Continue reading

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L.A. Burdick Chocolates, Best of Boston

After a long day of exploring the Boston area, I wanted to end on a sweet note. Who are we kidding? I always want to end on a sweet note, not matter what I’ve done with my day. A visit … Continue reading

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Arnold Arboretum, Best of Boston

I can’t spend too much time in a city before I have the urge to get back into nature. Lucky for me, Fredrick Law Olmsted has designed many green spaces around American cities. One of them is the Arnold Arboretum … Continue reading

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