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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    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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    When you buy a ticket to the MFA, your paid admission allows you one free visit within 10 days. Return again instead of trying to tour the entire museum in one day! – Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle via Foursquare
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    From November to January, walk the train on a Historical Holiday Stroll, which ends with hot chocolate and crumpets. --Green Guide Editor -- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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