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In the mood for some retail therapy or looking to boost the local economy? Boston's bevy of merchants make it easy for you to do some serious damage. Whether it's a necessary addition to your wardrobe or component of your living room, or a frivolous knick-knack that just makes you smile, we all appreciate something new now and then. Below, our picks for the best places in Boston to indulge in some retail therapy.
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With so many excellent restaurants in Boston, it's hard to whittle down the Boston dining scene into a select five spots. But indulge your taste buds at any of these five fine Boston restaurants and you will experience a true culinary tour de force. (Photo: Rialto)
While Boston might be an urban jungle, there are nooks and crannies of natural beauty scattered about--both in the city and just a quick hop, skip and jump outside Boston. Fulfill your need to run through the trees, forage for wild edibles, and relax and enjoy nature with our list of best nature-focused Boston daytrips. (Photo: Garden in the Woods by FreeFoodBoston)
Darling, you wouldn't even dream of missing Boston Fashion Week 2010 as it struts through the city from September 24 through October 1. But the schedule of events can be overwhelming, and the last thing you need is to be all dressed up with no idea about where to go. Don't leave it to chance--follow our guide for the top five events celebrating local talent, prints and patterns and the timeless dilemma of what to wear. (Photo: Courtesy of the Swapaholics)
Restaurant Week in Boston is one of our favorite things about August, and it's actually two weeks (Sunday through Friday, Aug. 15-20 and Aug. 22-27). This year get two-course lunches for $15.10 or three-course lunches for $20.10 and three-course dinners for $33.10. To help you navigate the slew of participating restaurants, we've chosen our favorite restaurants for Boston Restaurant Week: Summer 2010 and highlighted our ideal meal at each. More details: http://bit.ly/restoweek (Photo: Clink by Christine Liu)
Boston is literally a bean town to comedian and "Last Comic Standing" finalist Myq Kaplan, whose vegan diet sees much of its protein come in the form of that very food. Kaplan penned this witty veggie-friendly guide to Boston for Citysearch, highlighting all of his favorite tofu, tempeh, seitan and other delicious non-meat items at his favorite vegan and vegetarian Boston restaurants. (Photo: Courtesy of Myq Kaplan)
If you've been missing your weekly fill of fictional advertising high-rollers and Emmy-winning cinematography of New York City in the 1960s, you're not alone. All throughout Boston, other die-hard fans look forward to meeting at one these Boston restaurants and lounges to indulge in the best things about "Mad Men": money, social mobility and--quite simply--madness. Read on for info on where to watch the 4th season of "Mad Men" in Boston.
Sometimes, you've just got to see a city on your own. And with all of Boston's pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, bars, restaurants and parks, you won't even realize that you are solo. Below, our picks for a tour of Boston for one. (Photo: Old State House, Flickr user Lumierefl)
We've compiled a list of the best restaurants in Cambridge based on a Facebook poll asking fans to share a favorite neighborhood dish. Whether Cambridge is your stomping ground or just where you stop off to dine, check out these dishes from classic Indian, Asian, Irish and American restaurants. P.S. Are you fan? http://facebook.com/CitysearchBOS
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