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North End Walking Tour, Lunch and Presentation on September 21st

Please join us for a walking tour of the North End on Saturday, September 21st, followed by lunch and a presentation at Trattoria Il Panino. We will meet at 10:30 AM at “I Am Books” on 189 North St. where you will be introduced to the basics of that Cultural Hub by owner Nicola Orichuia. We will then Read More…

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Pirates and Patriots Tour Launch and Vistor Information Center Opening

  The City of Boston, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Freedom Trail® Foundation, and partner representatives joined forces to open the new waterfront Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Visitor Information Center and launch the Foundation’s Pirates & Patriots Tour, including (back, left to right) Mike Cantalupa, Boston Properties; Tim Kirwan, InterContinental Hotel; Pat Read More…


Historic Holiday Strolls by the Freedom Trail Foundation

Bob Jolly, historian and one of stroll leaders (Photo credit: Freedom Trail Foundation)THE FREEDOM TRAIL FOUNDATION OFFERS HISTORIC HOLIDAY STROLL

One of the best times to stroll the Freedom Trail is during the holidays, when the streets are sparkling and the window displays are enticing.  Visitors can enjoy this festive atmosphere once again on The Freedom Trail Foundation’s Historic Holiday Stroll.  This merry 90-minute tour is offered Thursday through Sunday at 3:30pm beginning November 18 through January 2011. 

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Big Dig Architecture Walk

I recently went on a architecture history walk, courtesy of Context Travel, centered around the Big Dig and Boston’s development history from colonial times to the establishment of today’s Greenway parks. Our guide was Amy Finstein, a professor of architectural history who has extensively researched Boston’s original Central Artery along with similar urban modernization in Read More…

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North End Walking Tour for 99 Cents has released Doug Gelbert’s “A Walking Tour of Boston-North End” as a $0.99 e-book on Smashwords. A sample is also available. “There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Read More…