Many fiction readers have explored imaginary realms in their minds. The more literal-minded among us, however, sometimes need a bit more guidance, which explains the large collection of re
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Even prior to former Boston Mayor Tom Menino dubbing the South Boston waterfront the Innovation District, the Hub was a center of progressive ideas. Innovation has long been a part of the city’s fabric dating back to its very beginnings. Here’s just a small sampling of sites associated with some of the more prominent Boston firsts.
Dear Boston is an exhibit featuring select pieces from the Boston Marathon memorial at the Boston Public Library.
If you notice more rugrats than usual running around Boston over the next few days, you’re not imagining things. It’s February School Vacation Week, which means the city will be serving as a playground for a whole lot of lucky kids. Here are 10 things to do with the youngsters in your life.
For the first time in decades, a majority of maps made in Boston in the century before the American Revolution come together at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at 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.