Boston

By David McKay Wilson The Boston area’s charm lies in its longstanding embrace of history and its development on the cutting edge of urban change. That mix makes the Boston metro region an international destination for those looking for history, culture – and it being Boston – professional sporting events.

By Everett Potter There are few American cities more glorious in the fall than Boston. That’s especially true in October, when Head of the Charles, the world’s largest gathering of competitive rowers, turns the Charles River into a race course set against the bright colors of a New England autumn

  By Steve Jermanok One step off Newbury Street into the reception area of the The Newbury Boston and you’ll notice the stairwell that always took up a good portion of the lobby is no longer there. It’s been replaced by a gem of a small library with books stocked

By Everett Potter Where is the best hotel room view in Boston? Well, I know my hometown, and a question like this is sure to give rise to an argument or two. But for my money, you really can’t beat a light-filled room with a very historic view at the Fairmont

By Larry Olmsted Do you have an appetite for Social Media? In a city known for its dearth of high-end red meat options, you might think the arrival of a new luxury steakhouse would be big news. But at the just opened downtown location of Boston Chops, the real star

By Steve Jermanok When the actor Steve Martin first viewed a painting by Lawren Harris, he mistook it for a work by Rockwell Kent. “I thought it was the best Rockwell Kent I’ve ever seen,” says Martin, punctuated by his legendary laugh. “It was breathtaking.” That was over 20 years

By Steve Jermanok Despite the lyrical name, Goya is an artist who’s hard to pin down. There is no recurring motif like Monet’s water lilies or thick brushstroke of van Gogh. If you took that art history course on late 18th, early 19th century European painting, then you probably know

Seastreak, the company that offers ferry service from New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard, will bus clientele from Boston’s South Station to the ferry in New Bedford starting this April. This is wonderful news for people traveling into the Boston area who don’t want to rent a car, only to leave

  My friend Rob Holmes of GLP Films has been making remarkable films with a sustainable theme for the past five years. These films educate and inspire, but they also entertain. Every year, he takes to the road to showcase his recent work. That includes films like the Okapi Conservation Project:

With the emergence of the Seaport District, Boston is finally taking advantage of its waterfront setting. This is especially true if you use the HarborWalk, a boardwalk that snakes along the shores. Park in the lot next to the ICA building. From the grandstand behind the Museum, you can watch