One of the oldest cities in the United States (although a relative youngster globally), Boston has managed to retain its historic charms and increase its attractions. In fact, one of my favorite places in Boston is not even ten years old! The Greenway is 1.5 mile ribbon of parks constructed above the Central Artery Tunnel, popularly referred to as the Big Dig. [Full disclosure: I served on the Greenway Board of Directors for six years!] Continue reading “Boston – Better than Ever”
Just back from a quick trip to my favorite East Coast city (yes, I love New York but Boston is my home). The weather was spectacular – perfect for enjoying Boston’s glorious Public Garden, established in 1837 as the first public botanical garden in the United States.
The Swan Boats were launched forty years later with foot propelled pontoon boats – the founding family still operates the enormously popular attraction. Continue reading “Boston’s Public Garden |An Urban Oasis”
“Boston, Boston, Boston, Oh What a Town to Get Lost In” – lyrics that referred to the difficulty of navigating former cow paths now masquerading as thoroughfares. GPS and Siri have gone a long way towards remedying the situation and it’s a good thing because there are so many places to visit. Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to spend a little more than a … Continue reading 24 Hours |Boston, Massachusetts