Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston & Environs – Part 4

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Here we are at last, Gentle Readers – the last article in my marathon series about great sites to take a date in and around Boston. We now move from Beantown itself out to the rest of the surrounding locales. Although Boston may be the Hub of the Universe, there are some nearby spots along its “spokes” that deserve a look. Witch City In 1692, a mania struck the little town of Salem Village. The causes of it are well-documented, and I won’t go through a lengthy explanation here. For our … [Read more...]

Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston and Environs – Part Three

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Well met, Gentle Readers. After taking a hiatus to discuss other matters, I return to my four part article discussing great date ideas in Boston and the surrounding area. It may seem strange to contemplate patriotic locales when planning a date, but if you have someone who’s really into Americana, or people from out of town who’re interested in local history, there are worse moves than exploring some of the famous locales Boston has to offer. Not all of the places I’m about to write about … [Read more...]

Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston and Environs – Part Two

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Hullo, Gentle Readers. Your GGG returns to tell you more about wonderful places to have a romantic encounter in Boston. Last time, I gave an overview of Boston, talked about possible picnic sites, and offered advice about theatrical events. This time, let us look at some more intellectual pursuits—our museums and the like. Now Museum, Now You Don’t No matter what your tastes, Boston almost certainly has you covered as far as museums go. We have multiple museums dedicated to art, a great … [Read more...]

Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston and Environs – Part One

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Hullo, Gentle Readers. Yes, it is I, your GGG. It occurred to me that, although I’m terribly romantic at my core, and although I’m a lifelong resident of Boston, I’ve never written a Great Dates in Fifty States article. This is shameful, and I have decided to rectify this at once! You may not think of Boston as the most romantic city, but we are. Some call us the Hub of the universe, but I say we’re the Hub of Love. What could be more romantic than a city chock full of history, adventure, and … [Read more...]