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Shining a Light

Keeper of Boston Light Sally Snowman illuminates the history of America’s most historic lighthouse

There is only one lighthouse left in America that is still staffed: U.S. Coast Guard light station Boston Light on Little Brewster Island
Party with Patriots
 Another highlight of Boston Harborfest takes place at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, which hosts Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf July 1–3 from 7–9 p.m. For a $15 admission fee ($10 fo
Best of the Fest
 As difficult as it is to believe, Independence Day is right around the corner, and there’s no greater sign of this than Boston Harborfest (refer to listing, page 18). Taking place July 1–4,
Guide To The South End
 Get to know the neighborhood that’s a bastion of hip restaurants, art galleries, hidden landmarks and Boston’s LGBTQ culture Union ParkThis area—lined with the neighborhood’s signature
Circle of Life
 The Rose Kennedy Greenway (617-292-0020, rosekennedygreenway.org) has certainly attracted a lot of attention since its official debut in 2008. This linear park system covering the area where the
Up In Arms
  Beginning April 15, in celebration of the return of the giant Pacific octopus (pictured) to its expanded home at the New England Aquarium, the appropriately titled Tentacles program makes
Winter Fun in Boston

Whether you prefer the great outdoors or the warmth of the great indoors, winter in Boston is brimming with hot entertainment options

Frog Pond Ice Skating RinkSince 1998, this venue in the heart of Boston has hosted thousands of eager ice aficionados, offering skate rentals, sharpening services and the Frog Pond Café, serving hot cocoa as well as snacks. 
February 2019
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