You Can Go Home Again – To See The Red Sox By Chris Esslinger " I want to tell you a story... "I want to tell you about my town... "Down by the river... ÒDown by the banks of the River Charles... "Well, I love that dirty water... "Boston, you're my home." Six years before I was born, The Standells had written and performed that song, "Dirty Water." But I … [Read more...]
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Beer Drinking In Beantown's Cool & Traditional Haunts Boston has a long tradition with is bars and beer and, even though it has a strong dance club scene, this is truly a tavern town. Witness the sheer number of them in the Fanuiel Hall area alone; things have hardly changed since the 1700s. In fact, one of the bars still stands and and another – which brewed the … [Read more...]
Common Areas From The Common To Harvard If you've never been to Boston, then relax. This is just what you are looking for, a basic guide to the city, the sites and famous places. A Guide To Boston's Main Areas The centerpiece of the city is Boston Common. This 50-acre park is a place to relax, enjoy summer concerts, ice skate in Frog Pond in winter and sit on a bench … [Read more...]
Some Colonial Pubs Still Exit In Beantown It all started with the earliest Bostonians. During the time of the American Revolution, there were 16 breweries in Boston. Sixteen! The seaport was thriving with taverns, many with interesting names and colorful signs to attract both sailors and settlers. John Hancock used to put kegs on the Boston Common then invite the … [Read more...]