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Peek at the Past: Frog Pond
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.
Ice, Ice Baby: Where to Skate
Unless you’re a hockey player or a figure skater, chances are you don’t get around ice rinks often, making it all the more exciting when outdoor rinks begin to open around the city. Bundle up, gra
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.
February 2019
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