The majority of rock climbing gyms in Boston have popped up within the past ten years and there is no going back. With the popularity of indoor rock climbing on the continued rise, we think it’s time to check out what all the buzz is about. Here are five to visit that can all be reached by Boston’s public transportation. More
Just over two years ago, Shirley Eisenberger received an email that made all of her wildest dreams come true – she was accepted to her dream school: Boston University.
She had spent the past four years of high school working diligently to achieve superb test scores, a high GPA, and an impressive collection of extracurriculars. In fact, her application was so stellar that she received a Presidential Scholarship, an award that BU says is given to “approximately five percent of our incoming freshmen who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement.” But just over a year later, all of those achievements may not be enough to keep her dream in Boston alive. More
What has Dorchester given us? Well, Whitey Bulger, the Wahlbergs, Herb Chambers, and Mayor Marty Walsh for starters. Take the good with the bad there, but essentially all of Boston’s royalty hails from Dot.
One thing we can all agree on is that Dorchester’s food is very, very good. The city’s largest neighborhood is diverse, which offers the opportunity to grab some great options that you can’t seem to find within such close proximity anywhere else.
World Penguin Day — unarguably the world’s cutest holiday — is this Saturday, and our city’s own aquarium has something extra to celebrate. A baby little blue penguin is growing bigger and stronger behind closed doors at the New England Aquarium, while it spends more time with the ‘rents and weighs in with the staff before making its exhibit debut. More
Yesterday, we got the first look at promotional stills from the upcoming Whitey Bulger film Black Mass, featuring Johnny Depp as the notorious Boston gangster at the height of his reign yesterday. A dead body, the city skyline, and Bulger’s ominous glare, those photos were pretty scary stuff. But now it’s time for the trailer, which is at least 20-times more terrifying. More