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An Old Friend in Boston’s Beacon Hill

When I am traveling, if I find a great, reasonably priced restaurant, it’s like meeting a favorite relative you don’t get to see often but know you’re going to love visiting. For me, one of those restaurants is the Paramount … Continue reading

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A Taste of Autumn in Boston’s Public Garden and Gibson House Museum

  It was my first New England fall, something I have wanted to experience for years, to see the vibrant, rich colors of a New England autumn. Living in Houston, we have a few cold days but the trees are … Continue reading

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Stepping into the 17th Century at Boston’s Paul Revere House

Many American schoolchildren first learned the legend of Paul Revere from a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Revere was a silversmith made famous by warning American revolutionaries of British troops on the march during the Revolutionary War. In a neighborhood … Continue reading

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Pizza on a Budget in Boston’s North End

It’s December in Boston when the weather in the city has turned decidedly colder and snow flurries are in the air. Holiday strolls and carolers abound; the Mallard family members, commemorated by the “Make Way for Ducklings” children’s book statue … Continue reading

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Visiting John F. Kennedy’s Childhood Home in Brookline, Massachusetts

On a residential, tree-lined street in a Boston suburb, visitors can step back in time and experience John F. Kennedy’s birthplace. Operated by the U.S. National Park Service, a visit to Kennedy’s first home gives tourists an insight into the … Continue reading

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A House Rises Again in Boston, Massachusetts

The Otis House Museum is filled with history of how a neighborhood can rise and fall over centuries. Originally built in 1796 and designed by Charles Bulfinch for lawyer and politician Harrison Gray Otis and his family, this home was … Continue reading

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Visiting a Townhouse (and Indulging in Chocolate) in Boston’s Beacon Hill

There is something about Boston’s Beacon Hill. This historic 19th century neighborhood is filled with brick houses, polished door knockers, gas lamps and cobblestone streets. When the weather is warm, meticulous flower boxes are in bloom and around Christmas, simple … Continue reading

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