Savor baseball, the arts, nightlife, dining and more in Boston’s most dynamic neighborhood
Boston Red Sox
The 2018 World Series champs return to Fenway Park for the home opener April 9 against division rivals the Toronto Blue Jays. For baseball fans who can’t get their hands on the much-coveted tickets, tours of the historic ballyard are available any day of the week.
4 Jersey St., 617-226-6666, mlb.com/redsox
Time Out Market
The area’s newest attraction—a dining destination featuring gourmet goodies from the city’s hottest chefs—is set to open this spring.
401 Park Drive, timeoutmarket.com/boston
Boston’s nightlife hub boasts sports bars, restaurants, The House of Blues, a brew pub, and fun and games at Lucky Strike Social.
Between Brookline Avenue and Ipswich Street
Back Bay Fens
Part of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace, this park/community garden is home to a playground, athletic fields, a visitor center, a rose garden and the country’s oldest victory gardens.
Between The Fenway and Park Drive, 617-522-2700, emeraldnecklace.org
Mary Baker Eddy Library
This hidden gem dedicated to illuminating the life of its namesake, the founder of Christian Science, also houses the jewel-like Mapparium, a stained-glass view of the world as it was in 1935.
200 Massachusetts Ave., 617-450-7000, marybakereddylibrary.org
Award-winning Japanese fare and cocktails can be found at Tim and Nancy Cushman’s lively izakaya.
The Verb Hotel, 1271 Boylston St., 617-670-0507, hojokoboston.com
Sweet Cheeks Q
The Fenway restaurant empire of Tiffani Faison started at this acclaimed barbecue joint.
1381 Boylston St., 617-266-1300, sweetcheeksq.com
This acoustic marvel is home to both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops.
301 Massachusetts Ave., 617-266-1492, bso.org
Museum of Fine Arts
Explore gallery upon gallery of art from all eras, including special displays of the work of Frida Kahlo, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and contemporary photographer Graciela Iturbide.
465 Huntington Ave., 617-267-9300, mfa.org
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
A breathtaking treasure showcasing art from ancient times until now along with its beloved garden courtyard, this institution currently houses exhibits by Botticelli and Joan Jonas.
25 Evans Way, 617-566-1401, gardnermuseum.org