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Boston Traveler: The White Mountains

Boston Traveler: The White Mountains

Travel Whether you prefer to drink in the season’s snowy scenery atop a mountain or by a roaring fire, this winter wonderland has you covered. The snow-capped White Mountains loom large. / Photo via iStock GETTING THERE The fastest route is a three-hour drive up I-93, but if you’re in the mood for a road trip, hop on I-89 and meander through some of New Hampshire’s most scenic country towns. STAYING THERE The Glen House hotel in Gorham, which opened its doors this past fall, features classic New England design. But its best adornments are the stunning views of […]

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The Mendelssohns and Dvořák with Shiyeon Sung and the Boston Symphony

The Mendelssohns and Dvořák with Shiyeon Sung and the Boston Symphony

Her mother noticed at birth that she had “Bach-fugue fingers” and began giving her piano lessons as soon as she could sit still. Her famous younger brother called her “his Minerva”. Their teacher initially considered her the more promising pianist and recommended her to Goethe with his highest accolade: “She plays like a man.” Her compositions – mostly choral, vocal, or for the piano – numbered 500 or more and received their first performances at a popular musical salon she hosted at the family home, where she conducted, accompanied, and performed solo and in chamber groups. She died suddenly […]

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25+ Family-Friendly Events Happening This Week in and Around Boston

25+ Family-Friendly Events Happening This Week in and Around Boston

There’s so much happening in the area this week, it’s hard to narrow it down. From a performance of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Live in Concert to Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, sock skating at the Boston Children’s Museum, a black bear birthday party at the zoo and more, we’ve gathered more than two dozen great family-friendly ways to have fun in and around Boston all week long (plus some for the adults only). Monday, Jan. 7 Enjoy some family fun at the Boston Children’s Museum’s Snowmazing. Skate in your socks, while enjoying performances, games and more. […]

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Downtown Boston Harbor Weekend Cruise with Brunch

Downtown Boston Harbor Weekend Cruise with Brunch

Experience Enjoy a 2-hour narrated harbor cruise on 1920’s style New England Commuter Yacht “Northern Lights” Delicious full buffet brunch featuring quiche, bacon, sausage, salad, smoked lox, baked desserts and pastries Panoramic views of Boston Harbor along with many other historic sites Fairly priced Mimosa’s and Bloody Mary’s (not included with your ticket due to Massachusetts Liquor Laws) Great for groups out celebrating or showing friends Beantown without giving up a little relaxation Weekends are a time for relaxing and getting your days started the right way. Join a Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cruise aboard the elegant Northern Lights […]

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20+ Great Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

20+ Great Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

FILE – Holiday shoppers spend a sunny afternoon ice skating, Nov. 28, 2009. It was a short week, but coming off the holiday break, it sure felt a lot longer. Thankfully, the weekend is here and there are some great things to do to get out and have some fun. Maybe it’s ice skating on Frog Pond, or taking in some First Friday fun at the Museum of Fine Arts and if you’re planning a wedding, the Massachusetts Bridal & Wedding Expo is also happening this weekend. Friday, Jan. 4 The season is open for Ice Skating on Frog […]

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Twiddle Wraps New Year’s Run In Boston With Members Of The Werks [Video]

Twiddle Wraps New Year’s Run In Boston With Members Of The Werks [Video]

Twiddle was one of the many notable jam bands who set up shop in a select city for a multi-show run in celebration of New Year’s Eve 2019 over the holiday weekend. The band chose to stick close to their New England headquarters with two nights of shows in Boston , as they first played the Paradise Rock Club on December 30th, followed by a performance at the House of Blues Boston for New Year’s Eve. The latter show featured a wonderful lighting and musical performance from the veteran jam band, who also treated fans to some special guest […]

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5 things to do in Boston this weekend

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Want to research your family history, but unsure of where to start or unwilling to splurge on an Ancestry.com account? On Saturday, the New England Historic Genealogical Society will offer a free orientation and tour of its facility, which houses more than 15 million artifacts, books, manuscripts, microfilms, journals, photographs, and records. You’ll also be able to learn from the society’s expert staff on how best to begin your family tree research, and use the organization’s considerable resources to conduct research of your own after the tour concludes. (Saturday, Jan. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m.; New England Historic […]

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Photos from the annual L Street Brownies’ polar plunge

Photos from the annual L Street Brownies’ polar plunge

People run into the water during the L Street Brownies’ annual new year polar plunge. With temperatures in the 50s in Boston on Tuesday morning, the L Street Brownies held their annual new year’s swim — one of the country’s oldest and most popular — at 9 a.m. near the Curley Community Center in South Boston. They estimated 600 people would attend. Hundreds charged into the water by the Curley Community Center Tuesday just after 9 a.m., continuing a tradition that has spanned more than a century. Mark Poutenis applied makeup before the annual plunge. Tom McCauliffe of South […]

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Pair of popular Boston bars to reopen on New Year’s Eve

Pair of popular Boston bars to reopen on New Year’s Eve

The Tam had been closed temporarily. Two popular Boston bars that temporarily closed in early December are scheduled to reopen on New Year’s Eve, according to a spokesman for the company that owns the bars. The Tam, which is located on Tremont Street in the Theatre District, and Sullivan’s Tap, on Canal Street, had been closed temporarily for improvements. They are both slated to reopen on Monday at 5 p.m., according to Sean Martin, a spokesman for Greater Boston Bar Co. “They will retain the same exact character that people have grown to love and respect,” Martin said on […]

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RAIN Boston Secor Presents Holiday Extravaganza

RAIN Boston Secor Presents Holiday Extravaganza

The event featured live music by Damion and His Extravaganza Holiday Friends, Alex DuMont, Samora Love, Richie Boy, Brianna Lez-Brianna and Vergo G Photo by Silvio Pacifico RAIN Boston Secor Senior Center program director Iris Bonhomme (back, l) and president Dr. Anderson Torres (back, r) with the day’s entertainers (back, l-r) Vergo G, Alexa Dumont, Brianna Lez Brianna, (front, l-r) Shawn, Damion Anthony, Dante and Richie Boy. RAIN Boston Secor Senior Center’s Iris Bonhomme (front, 2nd from l) and RAIN president Dr. Torres (front, c) with Damion and his Extravaganza Holiday Friends and performing RAIN elders. In honor of […]

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