A brief stop in Boston…

Fenway Park In July 2009, my girlfriend and I got the chance to visit Boston for a couple of days during a whirlwind trip of the northern hemisphere. Having not been able to do too much research on what to do while we were there, we found possibly the most touristy and easiest way to … Read more

A Brit Learns to Talk “Bostonian”

It was worth the wait… A few years ago, my wife and I went to Boston for my step-son’s wedding. One day we decided to spend a bit of time walking the Freedom Trail. Around midday we started to feel hungry. We both had our hearts set on a “good American steak.” We asked at … Read more

UDG Uno Dué Go

Information Permanently closed 52 Summer St.Boston, MAPhone: 617-695-1UDG (1834)Fax: 617-695-1903   The ideal eatery for the tourist (or local) who wants a big choice of good, reasonably priced food in an informal setting.   Located just beyond the pedestrian mall in Downtown Crossing, UDG (owned by Uno’s) offers a large variety of pizzas, sandwiches, and … Read more

Artists For Humanity

Boston Skyline Painting at Artists For Humanity EpiCenter I went to a wedding this weekend held at the Artists For Humanity EpiCenter in South Boston. Aside from having a fabulous time at the wedding, I thoroughly enjoyed learning about AFH and seeing the brilliant art their young artists produce. If you haven’t heard of AFH before, their … Read more

Modern Pastry in North End

Information 257 Hanover Street Boston, MA 02113 (North End) Phone: (617)523-3783 Fax: (617)523-3722 https://modernpastry.com/ A landmark in the North End and long a family favorite, the unassuming exterior of this small bakery cafe belies the luxurious interior – interior of the pastry and gelato display cases, that is. Those who know and seriously care about … Read more

Boston Attractions: Gardner Museum Boston

Gardner Museum Boston Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840-1924) was a fascinating and exuberant woman who took great pleasure in the cultures of the world. She traveled with her husband first in Europe and the Middle East, and then throughout the Far East in 1883 and 1884, observing whatever she could. She was particularly interested in religious … Read more

Boston Attractions: Boston Museum of Fine Art

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Earlier this year, my 3-year old’s preschool took the whole school for a special field-trip to the Boston Museum of Fine Art. Despite having grown up here myself, I had no idea that they offered kid-specific programs and activities. Turns out they do, and they’re both educational and fun for … Read more

Check Out That Andean Condor! The Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo Bird House With Peacock Flying Condor at the Franklin Park Zoo! Given the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been getting, we found ourselves once again at the Franklin Park Zoo this weekend. While a number of the animals are elsewhere for the winter, we still managed to keep ourselves entertained for several hours. The experience … Read more