A walk and lunch in the Italian North End area of Boston is where I would go back to when visiting Boston again.
Paul Revere and some of the things he made can be found inside his home at North End.... more
About eleven years ago our city affectionately called 'Beantown' by some, decided it had to do something about the major traffic problem (one of the worst in the country), causing long commutes and... more
Charlestown ranks high on my list for Boston neighborhoods, it is place that I would love to live in someday. I love the Federalist style and Greek Revival style architecture and the small size of... more
While the inside of Boston's churches might look austere to most, but the parishners didn't remove all art from their services. Most churches have organs for accompanying the congretgation in song. In... more
... there are still a lot of things to do in Boston.
The Museum of Science (on a island on Charles River) is very interesting and for the little and big children (yes, me too) interesting.
The New... more
This journey starts right outside my front door, on Saint Patrick's Day (3-17-2002) with a big parade! You might not be visiting during this 24-hour Irish celebration, but chances are good that you'll... more
Take one of the trolley tours!
They're well worth it. You can make the tour as long or as short as you want since they let you get off and back on again later at points of interest (except for the... more
The waterfront's prime attraction dominates Central Wharf. Desined in 1969 the aquarium's core encloses a vast four-story ocean tank, which contains as innumerable array of marine animals. The fondest... more
Shop at Downtown Crossing, home of Filene's, Filene's Basement and Macy's. There are also hundreds of other shops, eateries and street vendors along this pedestrian shopping area of Washington St,... more
Check out this fun web page to learn "How to Enjoy Boston on a Shoestring Budget".
Great suggestions here, even if you... more
I guess mostly everyone has heard about the prestigious MIT in Boston........ At least ever since I went to college (or earlier?) I knew that the professionals that studied or taught here were highly... more
Visit COPLEY SQUARE in the trendy Back Bay area. It's a great place to sit and 'peoplewatch' when the weather is good! You can also see the beautiful frescoes inside TRINITY CHURCH (shown in the... more
The Boston Harbor. I love to see the ships and I enjoy the Harbor activities.
There is a trail called 'Harborwalk' It begins at the Old State House and takes you to the Center of merchant exchanges... more
The better apparent way to get into some sites is to buy a city pass for $44. It allows entry to 6 museums/aquarium, if you have time to visit all of them. The savings must be around $15-20 for all... more
Allston is a great neighborhood with lots of flavor, the only problem is all the gosh darn college students. I'm just kidding, I lived in Allston when I was going to college. It is loaded with college... more
I love the Duck Tours. The ones in Boston are top notch, too. Yes, they look goofy and you might feel goofy in the beginning riding around on a giant duck, but they're so much fun. Give yourself in to... more
A famous icon in Boston is the Park Street Church. 'Founded in 1809, the Park Street Church building and the 217-foot steeple were, for many years, the first landmark seen by travelers approaching... more
Imagine my delight when we pulled in to the parking lot of our hotel and I saw the Necco candy headquarters next door! If only it wasn't a Sunday, I'd have seen if I could have had a tour. Mmmm....... more
In the more than two centuries since, the United States and the Postal Service have grown and changed together. Today, the Postal Service fuels the nation's economy and delivers hundreds of millions... more
Newbury Street is the place where affluent, trendy, and beautiful people go to see and be seen. Your chance of running into a Ferrari or Porsche, or a Euro-wannabe, is higher here than anywhere else... more
This strategic area near Boston Common and south of downtown was once known as the "Combat Zone". It has been cleaned up significantly and is now much cleaner and safer. As always, it's a bustling... more
Boston has a real depth of culture which comes from it architecture, historical significance and people. This photo is of a Holocaust monument in the city. It was a very interesting design with names... more
The Boston Globe Store – one of the oldest stores in the United States, was founded by The Boston Globe newspaper. The store specializes in New England travel books and maps.
Location: 258 Washington... more
The bars in the city are extremely varied, some of them upper class and others little irish ;pubs. There is an eclectic gaggle of funky little clubs too and so many good restuarents/theatre etc.... more
With that huge old neon Citgo sign hanging high overhead, Kenmore Square is home to the world famous Fenway baseball park and the infamous green monster... Parts of the Kenmore area may seem run down,... more
Looking back at Boston today, I wonder why I hadn't made it back as often as I did during my childhood. I spent many of my summers in Cape Cod with the occasional day trip into Boston and they were......