travel

Walking Boston

Spring travel season is here in New England!  If you’re planning a visit to Boston and looking to stretch your legs, you’re in luck, because Boston is a great walking city.  Here’s a route I took with some family a few weeks ago: Start at South Station.  If the T isn’t your thing, parking is only $9 max on… Read More Walking Boston

food, history, travel

Two Days in Boston

With my home renovations underway on a much less consuming schedule than the demolition, I was able to Uber into Boston for a weekend stay-cation with a friend.  I was delighted when the InterContinental let us check in mid-morning, and it was a relief to get away from a house with no habitable living areas… Read More Two Days in Boston

food

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Cooking Class at Boston’s Action Kitchen

The blended aroma of garlic, fennel, red pepper, and other herbs and spices filled the oven-warmed air, while the floor-to-ceiling windows showcased three-foot snowbanks just outside on the cold clear day. About two dozen foodies gathered last Thursday at the Action Kitchen at the Seaport Boston Hotel for an Extra-Virgin Olive Oil cooking lesson sponsored… Read More Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Cooking Class at Boston’s Action Kitchen

culture

Red Sox Opening Day

Finally home after an 18-day road trip that started the 2008 baseball season in Japan, the Boston Red Sox are set to receive their 2007 World Series rings at a ceremony this afternoon right before playing their home opener at Fenway Park. The ceremony begins around 1:00 with a parade of the flags from 62… Read More Red Sox Opening Day