Things to Do in Boston Today & Tonight

When I’m looking for Boston events, these are my go-tos I use to make last-minute plans for things to do today or later tonight. Although sometimes I’ll just use the Boston Globe’s event calendar, these usually help me find the good, fun events faster. Yelp’s events calendar – Yelp actually has an events section, in addition to all those reviews. And because it shows events that are … Continue reading Things to Do in Boston Today & Tonight

Boston-area Spring Events You Don’t Want to Miss

In a city where we typically get over 30 inches of snowfall through the winter, the spring is a welcome return to enjoying Boston’s many public outdoor spaces. Events start blooming all around the city, and with so many to choose from, it’s worth making some recommendations for annual favorites: Earthfest – A yearly music festival along the river, Earthfest fills the Esplanade and Hatch Shell … Continue reading Boston-area Spring Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Bookstores in Harvard Square - The COOP

Bookstores in Harvard Square

The Good The COOP – Harvard’s largest bookstore, it’s the first thing you’ll see walking out of the T station’s main entrance / exit. Essentially a Barnes & Noble in disguise, The COOP is four massive floors of new books, connected to a second building that holds textbooks, academic supplies, and Harvard University souvenirs + apparel. Great variety, has a cafe with free wifi, and holds … Continue reading Bookstores in Harvard Square

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Nightlife in Cambridge’s Music Mecca: Central Square

Central Square is packed with music venues. Halfway between Harvard and MIT, with cheaper apartments than what’s around either Harvard or Kendall Square, there are a ton of people in this section of Cambridge, and plenty of bars to serve them. Two worth highlighting: Cantab Lounge Best-known for the Friday and Saturday The Couper Brothers band, the Cantab attracts a wide mix of people. I don’t … Continue reading Nightlife in Cambridge’s Music Mecca: Central Square

How to Find Events 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 Tourfilter – Create by a Somerville resident, this is the single best site for finding when major bands are in your city (or … Continue reading How to Find Events in Boston