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A neighbourhood guide to the North End of Boston

Known by many as Little Italy, Boston’s North End is a cluster of cafes, pastry shops and traditional tavernas. Hanover Street lies at its heart, but the neighbourhood’s European heritage can be seen in every nook and cranny. Family-run restaurants lie amidst arts venues and parks, and annual feasts bring life to the streets during the summer. To discover the neighbourhood’s hidden corners, follow our guide to the North End of Boston.

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On business in BostonOnce the workday is over, business travel in Boston can lead to just about anything you want - from seaside harbour strolls to reliving moments in America’s history, funky jazz clubs to tours through a ballpark or brewery. When the meetings and presentations have come to a close, it’s time to turn work into play. Here’s our city guide to being on business in Boston.

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The best speakeasy bars in Boston

by Cheryl September - last edited September

The best speakeasy bars in BostonEven though American Prohibition hasn’t been around since 1933 (thank you, 21st Constitutional Amendment), the forbidden intrigue of alcohol still holds a certain allure, even if it’s not actually illegal anymore. From subterranean saloons to password-secured back alleys, we take a look at the best speakeasy bars in Boston.

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Sledding in BostonBoston is not a city to do winter by halves. If you’re embarking on a trip to Beantown during the winter months, plan on making the frozen most of it: these 10 snowy slopes welcome sledders, tubers, and tobogganists of all stripes. Combine a day out sledding in Boston with many warming mugs of cocoa and you’ve got yourself the makings of an East Coast winter wonderland.

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Boston: All year round sports town

by Virgin-Atlantic September - last edited September

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According to US sports media website Bleacher Report, Boston is the no.1 city in America to be a sports fan. Each of its teams in the four major North American professional leagues (MBL, NBA, NFL and NHL) has won a title in the last decade and their die-hard fans have a reputation for fanatical allegiance...

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Chef Joanne Chang’s best Boston bakeries

by Cheryl April 2015 - last edited September

Chef Joanne Chang’s Best Boston BakeriesQueen of the Boston bakeries, Chef Joanne Chang is the chef/co-owner behind the world-renowned Flour Bakery + Cafe. With her wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to cakes, we couldn’t think of anyone better to recommend the best Boston bakeries to try on your next trip.

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