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Top Choice Sports in Boston

Boston Marathon

One of the country's most prestigious marathons takes runners on a 26.2-mile course ending at Copley Sq on Patriots' Day, a Massachusetts holiday on the third Monday in April.
Top Choice Museum in Seaport District & South Boston

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

'Boston Harbor a teapot tonight!' To protest unfair taxes, a gang of rebellious colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into the water. The 1773 protest – the Boston Tea Party – set into motion the events leading to the …
Top Choice University in Cambridge

Harvard University

Founded in 1636 to educate men for the ministry, Harvard is America’s oldest college. The original Ivy League school has eight graduates who went on to be US presidents, not to mention dozens of Nobel laureates and …
Top Choice Library in Back Bay

Boston Public Library

Dating from 1852, the esteemed Boston Public Library lends credence to Boston’s reputation as the ‘Athens of America.’ The old McKim building is notable for its magnificent facade and exquisite interior art. Pick up…
Top Choice Baseball in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Fenway Park

From April to September you can watch the Red Sox play at Fenway Park, the nation’s oldest and most storied ballpark. Unfortunately, it is also the most expensive – not that this stops the Fenway faithful from scoop…
Top Choice Church in Back Bay

Trinity Church

A masterpiece of American architecture, Trinity Church is the country's ultimate example of Richardsonian Romanesque. The granite exterior, with a massive portico and side cloister, uses sandstone in colorful patter…
Top Choice Sports Bar in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Bleacher Bar

Tucked under the bleachers at Fenway Park, this classy bar offers a view onto center field. It’s not the best place to watch the game, as the place gets packed, but it’s a fun way to experience America’s oldest ball…
Top Choice Sushi in South End & Chinatown

O Ya

Who knew that raw fish could be so exciting? At O Ya, each piece of nigiri or sashimi is dripped with something unexpected but exquisite, from honey truffle sauce to banana pepper mousse. Salmon tataki is topped wit…
Top Choice Modern American in Back Bay

Courtyard

The perfect destination for an elegant luncheon with artfully prepared food is – believe it or not – the Boston Public Library. Overlooking the beautiful Italianate courtyard, this grown-up restaurant serves seasona…
Top Choice Italian in West End & North End

Pomodoro

Pomodoro has a new (only slightly larger) location, but it's still one of the North End’s most romantic settings for delectable Italian. The food is simple but perfectly prepared: fresh pasta, spicy tomato sauce, gr…