One of the things I love about living in Somerville is how supportive of local events the city is. It takes a lot of planning and resources to support a big event happening in a public space, and they don’t seem to bat an eyelash at it. ArtBeat, Fluff Fest, HONK, Oktoberfest, the zombie march… there are tons of community festivals that get organized in … Continue reading Big weekend for events in Davis Square
I went out to Kendall Square yesterday to catch up with a friend and check out Voltage Coffee. High ceilings, white walls featuring art, and a very laptop business crowd. A little too minimalist as a cafe for my taste, but the art was nice, and it turns out they host events. My girlfriend picked up a flyer and saw they’re hosting a live classical … Continue reading Like a Boston business? See if it hosts events.
This weekend my girlfriend and I went out to Russell Orchards, in Ipswich, MA, to do some apple-picking. I’ve done this a couple of times before with friends, and it’s always a good time. You’re outdoors, having good conversations, getting tasty food. Most of the farms that do apple-picking have a farm store with a bunch of other delicious treats; Russel Orchards has everything from … Continue reading It’s time for apple-picking in Boston!
Hi, I’m Jay Neely. I moved to Boston eleven years ago from Georgia and started making a life for myself as a young adult. Coming from a small town, one of the reasons I like living in Boston is because there’s so much here. Businesses, places, people, events… it’s great but it’s challenging at the same time. I’ve started WhatToDoBoston.com to try and provide simple … Continue reading Welcome to What To Do Boston
One of Somerville’s most active neighborhoods, Davis Square is filled with diverse restaurants, artsy shops, and little parks and plazas. Festivals and parades are common in the area during the spring and summer. HONK!, ArtBeat, and the zombie march are all annual events to look forward to. If you’re looking for the latest news on what’s going on in the area, there’s a LiveJournal community (now hosted … Continue reading Things to do Around Davis Square
Kudos to you for your interest in volunteering! Boston has many volunteer opportunities (too many for me to list them all here, in fact). So I want to recommend a couple of sites that can help you find a more comprehensive listing of places to volunteer around Boston, and a few specific organizations I’d recommend. BostonCares – This site has a calendar of Boston volunteering … Continue reading Places to Volunteer in Boston
Though technically in Medford, Tufts University is close to plenty of fun things to do in Somerville. If you’re a student, the regularly-running Joey bus makes it even easier to access all the things Davis Square has to offer, in addition to the walking-distance options in Teele Square and along Boston Avenue. I’ve rounded up 10 options for things to do near Tufts around food, … Continue reading Things to do Near Tufts
So you just moved to a new place (or you’ve finally pulled the trigger on improving your current one) and you’re looking for furniture in Boston. No matter what your budget, there are good options. Here’s your guide to finding free furniture, cheap furniture, nice furniture, and even the best furniture in Boston. Finding free furniture in Boston Cruise the sidewalks – With so many renters … Continue reading How to Find Furniture in Boston
Every day, dozens of events (professional, social, cultural, recreational) are happening in Boston. And while there’s no single site that aggregates all of them, there are definitely some go-to sites no matter what you’re looking for. Music & entertainment events in Boston Reflyer – An iPhone app for sharing photos of flyers, this is filled with local shows, many of which aren’t well-promoted online. Extra … Continue reading How to Find Events in Boston