The Boston Common Frog Pond is a fun destination for visitors year-round, whether they’re splashing in the shallow water during the summer or twirling on the ice in the winter. However, not many people are aware of the fact that they’re frolicking on the site of a prehistoric gathering place.
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.
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