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Old 05-23-2018, 12:08 PM
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Thank you all for all the ideas and suggestions and especially the links. Definitely going to eat oysters somewhere and the Trillium beer is just the sort of suggestion that I'm looking for. I like my Coors Light, but I can get that anywhere. Same goes for Sam Adams, but the brewery tour was a recommendation. I always like to try local brews and local eateries when I travel.
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Old 05-23-2018, 12:16 PM
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Two Pubs I really enjoyed while there....Bell in Hand Tavern and the Green Dragon...they are very close together......want to go back ...we had an absolute blast!! We are attending a wedding in Maine in August....thinking about spending a few day in Boston as well on that trip.

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Old 05-23-2018, 12:28 PM
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Just an FYI, we are about 50 miles from Boston as of this post (wife is the chauffeur currently). Reading all the responses has me ready to get there. Never been to this part of the country.
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Old 05-23-2018, 12:29 PM
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OP when you leave Boston, take this ass hat with you. We dont want him.

Ha ha your'e friggin stuck!!


Go Celtics! (I'm not all bad!)
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Old 05-23-2018, 12:44 PM
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I will also suggest the USS Constitution https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/.
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Old 05-23-2018, 01:54 PM
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Certainly not a traditional suggestion.....but:

I am an over grown college kid at heart.... OK so I have kids in college and I wouldn't survive college life again. But I love touring college campuses. When I go to a new city I like to see the local college life. Harvard is fun to tour around. MIT is a drive by. BC has become a very pretty campus to walk around. You can drive BU on one street. NU is nice but wouldn't make my top three. Unfortunately the kids are out of school so the campuses will feel empty.

This suggestion maybe more suited to your second or third visit though. Stick to the more traditional site seeing above for your first time here.

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Ok, we did the ICOB tonight. Great oysters. Good suggestion..........
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Old 05-23-2018, 05:31 PM
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Thanks for the food suggestions near Fenway. We love oysters so...........

Harbor tour sounds real interesting, as well.
if you love oysters, go to Row34 in the Seaport area. I go there at least once a month. It's next door to Trillium��
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Old 05-23-2018, 05:36 PM
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Pretty sure that this weekend is free ferries to the harbor islands, cancelled/postponed from last weekend. If not, still cheap, and a great way to enjoy our history.

http://www.bostonharborcruises.com/harbor-islands/
https://www.facebook.com/bostonharborislands/
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Old 05-23-2018, 05:46 PM
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Take an hour and walk around beacon hill, it's an iconic Boston spot
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:23 AM
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Mr Dooley's if you want a nice Irish pub.
Prezza if you want the best Italian grub.
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Old 05-24-2018, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by FishLife View Post
Thank you all for all the ideas and suggestions and especially the links. Definitely going to eat oysters somewhere and the Trillium beer is just the sort of suggestion that I'm looking for. I like my Coors Light, but I can get that anywhere. Same goes for Sam Adams, but the brewery tour was a recommendation. I always like to try local brews and local eateries when I travel.
Go to Row 34 then - great beer and great oysters and right next to the Trillium brewery. Ignore the fancy Fort Point address, it's right in the middle of everything,

383 Congress St
Fort Point, MA 02210
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I am not really a "music scene" guy, but this looks fun: http://bostoncalling.com/lineup/interactive-lineup/#/artists/byDay

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Old 05-24-2018, 10:43 AM
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OP you've been given a MONTH'S worth of activities. Might be just a little better if you told us where you were staying.

Personally, the recommendations of going to the Cape/Islands are foolish. Just stay in Boston and try to get the feel of it.

I would have to say if you're in East Boston I would stop by Santarpio's get the lamb and their famous pizza. Maybe if you beg them they'll treat you like shit, LMAO.
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Old 05-24-2018, 11:08 AM
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I have 2 tickets for Saturday at Fenway, if Friday doesn't work out.
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Originally Posted by Cobia 217 View Post
If you're Italian or like Italian food, the north end should be on your list. Not sure if the Boston harbor cruises are running yet but would be a good chance to get on the water for a bit.
In the North End, go to Artu for Italian food, Modern for Italian pastry, Ernestos for pizza, Billy Tse's for pizza.
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Old 05-24-2018, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by BOSBoatMan View Post
........Might be just a little better if you told us where you were staying.........

We're staying on the east side. Great day today as we did the Freedom Trail, the USS Constitution and a harbor tour. Ate at the Union House. Walked miles today.
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Originally Posted by FishLife View Post
We're staying on the east side. Great day today as we did the Freedom Trail, the USS Constitution and a harbor tour. Ate at the Union House. Walked miles today.
"East Side"... as in East Boston???
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Originally Posted by HS2300 View Post
"East Side"... as in East Boston???
We're staying at the Sheraton downtown. I guess it's right in downtown Boston.
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We're staying at the Sheraton downtown. I guess it's right in downtown Boston.
ok, you should go to Artu in the North End...
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