May 21st, 2013
Are you hungry for fresh fish? Why not take time out to enjoy a meal at the No Name Restaurant? You’ll be glad you did!
Located on the south Boston waterfront, this restaurant has been a favorite since 1917. In the beginning, it was popular with local fishermen who were headed home after a hard day’s work. Now, it’s popular with everyone.
People come from all over the world to eat at the No Name Restaurant. Maybe that’s because the Contos family has been (more…)
March 24th, 2013
One of the things that people like about New England is the clam chowder. There are so many variations of the popular dish that you can eat a different bowl each night. The Island Creek Oyster Bar serves a clam chowder that is fresh and simple. It is not overly seasoned, and it captures the natural flavors of clams. Off the Boat Seafood adds a little more style to the clam chowder on its menu. More (more…)
June 23rd, 2012
When you hear the city name of Boston you immediately think of Fenway Park or Harvard, but there are so many other things that can be done in this city. Do not miss out on Faneuil Hall or the Quincy Market, visiting with all of the vendors on the boardwalk selling foods and novelties makes for a very memorable day. Or you could easily take a day and walk Freedom Trail, this is only 2.5 miles through a (more…)
November 13th, 2011
The Boston Commons consists of 50 acres of land, and includes popular streets such as Tremont Street and Boylston Street. Many attractions of the Commons entice visitors each year, such as The Boston Public Garden, Frog Pond and many historic city buildings. These attractions lend a spot to sit, enjoy the sights, people watch, and stay entertained for hours. Park Street and Boylston Station are other notorious spots to observe travelers coming and going off the subway. The Commons hosts concerts by local talent, plays and other activities that (more…)
November 12th, 2011
The State House in Massachusetts contains 160 state representatives, 40 state senators and one wooden cod fish. For over 200 years, this four foot eleven inch wooden cod has hung in the House chamber. The cod is a representation of a fish that once served as fertilizer and food staple for the Pilgrims and is known as the “Sacred Cod”. Ships sailing to the West Indies from Massachusetts would trade the cod for coffee and spices and then travel to Europe trading the cod for fruit, wine and salt.
The first and original cod fish was destroyed and burned (more…)
October 19th, 2011
Spending an afternoon walking along the impressive spiral ramp in the New England Aquarium is a great way to bond with your family. The cylindrical tank that dominates the center of the aquarium is popular with children and adults alike. Home to almost six hundred sea creatures including the ever popular sand tiger sharks and green sea turtles, the tank is meant to recreate a Caribbean coral reef. Rising four stories high the tank offers a unique view of ocean life. At the very top visitors can look down into the tank, getting the (more…)
September 28th, 2011
If you’ve been watching great Boston movies on your Direct tv HD for years and you’re wondering what Bean Town has to offer, come on up! Fall is a great time to visit and there are tons of events happening in just weeks. Here are a few of the ones we suggest you don’t miss
Hampton Beach Seafood Festival: Just a few minutes outside of Boston is one of the best seafood festivals in the country and it’s coming up soon! It’s a great excuse (more…)
July 16th, 2011
Moving to a new city is incredibly exciting. One important aspect to pursue within the first several months of living in a new city is to play tourist. After the typical transition period, everyone begins falling into routines. We stop visiting the remarkable sites worth exploring, and no longer seek the unique adventures to experience. Prior to allowing yourself to do this in Boston, you must dissect each corner of Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.
Become entranced with the (more…)
July 13th, 2011
Newbury Street is a very famous shopping district in Boston. This street is filled with all kinds of stores that carry many different unique items.
If you are looking for bargain priced accessories, Poor Little Rich Girl is the perfect shop for you. They sell all types of handbags, hats, sunglasses and other women’s items at a discount because it is a consignment store. These items are previously owned, but are usually in very good condition. The Closet is another great consignment store and carries both men’s (more…)
July 12th, 2011
While you are visiting Boston with your family, you may want to take a leisurely ride on the Swan Boats in the Boston Public Gardens. The beautiful Swan Boats have been a Boston tradition for many families for over 100 years.
It may be best to get to the gardens early to avoid long lines at the boat ride. Check their website for ride times, as they change by season. If it is raining or very windy, the swan boats (more…)