Cool Places To Spend An Afternoon In Boston

Cool Places To Spend An Afternoon In Boston

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Got a few hours of free time? Here are the best places to spend an afternoon exploring Boston.

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    Run a few extra miles and join us. We're having a launch event at CitySports on Wednesday at 6pm. Try us on, run with us, become part of us. Here's the link: topo-athletic.eventbrite.com/ -- Topo Athletic via Foursquare
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    This monument commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill, where the famous command "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" was issued. The ambitious visitor may climb the 295 steps to the top. -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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    Check out the violin turntable in “The Record” – a contemporary vinyl art exhibit open till September, featuring over 100 works from 40 international artists. No fedora or Ray-Bans required for entry. -- Thrillist via Foursquare
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    They bring in bands to play for a mixed crowd of young professionals and families. Grab a beer, play a lawn game, and take a pic on those futuristic swings. -- Carrie Bevis via Foursquare
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    With nearly 15 house-made brews on tap to choose from at Boston Beer Works, the patio at the Canal Street location offers the perfect excuse to sit outside and try them all. -- Boston.com via Foursquare
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    Stroll over to Community Boating for a sail on the Charles. If you’re afraid of the water, enjoy a snooze on the Esplanade’s grassy knolls. -- Thrillist via Foursquare
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    The 1st brewery to open in Boston proper in decades, Trillium was named 1 of RateBeer's top 10 new breweries for 2013. Tastes, growlers & releases at the taproom; bottles on CBC shelves regularly! -- Craft Beer Cellar via Foursquare
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    With the dim lighting and unlabeled paintings, this Venetian palazzo seems less like a museum and more of a private collection – which in fact it was. Visit on your birthday, and admission’s free. -- Bloomingdale's via Foursquare
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    Okay, the best things to do at the Sience Museum are: seeing a "Live Animal" performance at the science live stage in the Green Wing, going to see a performance at the Theater of Electricity, in the B -- Adam Zec via Foursquare
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    The Common was used for public hangings up until 1817. In early 1965, 100 people gathered here to protest the Vietnam War, & speeches have been given here by Martin Luther King Jr & Pope John Paul III -- HISTORY via Foursquare
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    Blue Berry Beer (with blueberries in them) and the Mako-Shark Skewers! Great wait staff to. Sometimes you get interviewed by the travel channel -- Takuo Urushihara via Foursquare
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    That's right, 20 beers on tap, including rare brews from their "10-barrel pilot system" that you can't get anywhere else. -- Thrillist via Foursquare
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