Must see's and do's in Boston? and best area to stay

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  1. Lex Lucas

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    This time of the year, already planning on a Bruins and Celtics game.
    What else is a must see/do in Boston?
    What would be the best area for us to stay that close to most things.
    Also gonna try to do some partying so anyone know of any good bars/clubs?
     
  2. Lex Lucas

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    and places to eat? Ingy?
     
  3. Twopoops

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    Wait til baseball season and go to a game Fenway. I know, I'm a huge help.
     
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    I always liked 99 Steakhouse for eats.

    Check out the area around Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market.

    As for bars/clubs, I've got no clue...
     
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    Popeyes Chicken...right across the street from Fenway...FTW!!!!!
     
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    Legal Seafood the one by the aquarium is my fave but they are all good
    and Pizza Regina in the italian district about a 1km from TD Banknorth center

    also I like El Peron Taqeria but they are closed due to fire
     
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    Bull & Finch Pub on Beacon.
     
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    tourist trap
     
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    Oh if you ever wanted to see Blue Man group Boston is teh place they have really small theatre they perform in there
     
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    Word on Filene's Basement
     
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    ahh the original in Downtown Boston is closed until next year

    (I am staying on the same block as one when I am in NYC next month)

    I would love to be a Filene's for the Running of the Brides
     
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    Still wortk seeing. IMO, the Cheers replica at Faneuil Hall is the trap.

    :bigup:
     
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    oh yeah if you wan the Cheers experience the orginal is the best still I was underwhelmed
     
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    oh and the Armani Cafe on Newbury

    $10 fries because they are Armani fries
     
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    go to the outlets in Wrentham
     
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    true story but 45 minutes each way isn't worth it if you are only in Beantown a few days
     
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    I was down there for the seaood show, in 02..
    Had a blast, theres soem really fine dining, and nice Pubs in Boston, but I cant remember the names of the streets.....
    I went to Macarthys Pub and Grill one night, (Newbury St.) and in a drunken haze wandered with our group from Halifax (people I did business with) all over that area of Boston. First time I ever drank Gunness(sp).

    Where are you staying?
     
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    Check out Newbury Street, typical shopping area, but there are some cool unique shops hidden amongst the designer shops.

    I second staying near Faneuil Market. And go see Fenway even if there isn't a game going on.
     
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    I had a blast at Hurricane O'Rieley's. Its really close to where the Celtics play.

    Go there before the game for beers. And get the fucking NE Clam Chowder. God damn it is good. Order 2 bowls though. I was sad when I was done the first one. :lol:
     
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    Mmmmm, Great place! Try the clam chowdah, it's amazing.

    A agree with all these stops..

    And depending on who you're going with... I stayed at Boston College(rez), private rooms with bathrooms, and lots of different people to meet
     
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    Word to the above.. seriously just walking around Boston you will be in awe all day...it's the most amazing city.. so much history..

    Go to Little Italy to eat and find a place called Mikes Bakery.. they have the most amazing canolies and anything else you can think if.. seriously line up around the block

    Harvard was fun.. just being in Cambridge was amazing... it's like being in a movie.. you feel smart just walking around!!!


    Ummm it's totally work it we were there for 4 days and spent a half a day in Wrentham.. the deals are unreal...

    So jealous Lucas!!!! Wish I was going again
     
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    there is something similar to wrentham village in Houston
     
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    like someone said before the aquarium. and also their center of science is pretty cool too, they had props from star wars movies there, an omnimax, giant lighting machine and more pretty cool stuff, it's a pretty big place. if you're into that sort of thing then it's hte place for you
     
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    The science centre was dated I was unimpressed
     
  27. Lex Lucas

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    Thanks for the help guys!

    Anyone ever deal with scalpers for tickets? looks like all the tickets for the celtics game are sold out online.


    Not sure yet.. haven't had much time yet to look at what areas would be good/whats best for us.
     
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    We snagged Red Sox tickets off ebay a week or so before we left and had them shipped to the Hotel.
     
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    The aquarium was cool, but then I'm a nerd.
     
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    If you don't go to the aquarium you are missing out.
     
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    yeah that is fairly cool too
     
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    Stubhub.com for tickets.. I hear they're alright
     
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    I've never been to Boston, but I have a friend who goes to MIT. I say you should go there and take a few pictures.. just because it`s MIT.
     
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