This weekend Kristin, my sister Kathy and I did the Walking City Trail, a 28 mile hike through Boston. I first heard of this trail last year when several family members and friends sent me a link to bostontrails.org.
Boston Irish History Walk
My three brothers and two sisters came to Boston for St. Patrick’s Day this year. We are 5th generation Irish-Americans, descending from Irish refugees who came to the United States in the mid-19th century during the Great Potato Famine.
Historic Boston: Beacon Hill Podcast
As a history geek, I like to understand the story of a place, including all the people and events that came before me. While I like to think I have a good handle on Boston history, one of the areas
The History of 34 West Cedar Street in Beacon Hill
This is the story of the five story brick townhouse at 34 West Cedar Street. Like many of the homes built in Beacon Hill, its history was intertwined with the story of Boston. But unlike many of more famous homes,
My Boston Freedom Trail Tour
When I moved from Upstate New York to Boston after college I brought with me my passion for history. What follows is my personal historic walking tour of Boston, which I have given to friends and family who visit from
Boston Nerd Tour
I’m a big fan of all things tech and Boston. So in a chocolate meets peanut butter moment, I decided to create my own personal Boston Nerd Tour. For out of towners, this will be an intro to Boston