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Peek at the Past: Boston Common Christmas Tree
Boston’s official Christmas tree is pretty special—and not just because you can follow it on Twitter (@treeforboston). The nearly 50-foot, 40-year-old white spruce traveled all the way from Nova Scotia to Boston Common, accompanied by a police escort on the last leg of its journey.
Guide to Boston's tree-lighting events

Oh Christmas Tree

It's not even Thanksgiving yet, but holiday lights are being strung up around Boston, and the city's many tree-lighting ceremonies are poised to begin. Get into the holiday spirit by attending one or more of these special events.
Slideshow: Spooky Boston
Whether you're a Halloween fiend or a sucker for anything pumpkin-flavored, fall is a terrific time to be in Boston. Here are our top picks for what to see, do and eat to get in the seasonal spirit.
Inside the Boston Public Library

Peek at the Past

Like all great revolutionaries, the Boston Public Library started out small. Founded from a handful of books in 1848, it’s grown into one of the most significant research facilities in the country.
December 2018
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