Feb 29, 2016

Hello Spring, Nice to See You Again

Flash back to roughly 365 days ago, what were your general day-in and day-out thoughts? As a city of Boston resident at the time I can tell you it was a daily mix of stress and anxiousness in awaiting yet another upcoming blizzard that will dump another foot of snow. When spring temperatures finally invaded Boston in late March 2015 it was a re-birth and a celebration of warmer times to come. Well, flash forward to this year and the question many are asking, when can we start going to the beach?

Temperatures in the Boston area are expected to remain floating in the 40’s and even touching the 50’s throughout this week. Quite literally the polar (no pun intended) opposite of last year’s winter hibernation. With the early arrival of spring, its not too soon to plot out some of the best activities, events, holidays, and opportunities in Boston during the spring.

Courtesy Boston Discovery Guide

Sullivan’s Castle Island
The legendary and iconic hot dog and snack stand located upon the tip of South Boston at Castle Island is a 65-year old tradition of tasty lobster rolls, juicy cheeseburgers, delicious french fries and a long menu of longtime favorites. Open 7 days a week from 8:30AM – 4:00PM, Sullivan’s is the perfect place to warm up your taste buds with summer flavor while also enjoying the amazing views of Boston Harbor, Castle Island, and the surrounding skyline of Boston.

Taste of South Boston – Sunday 3rd, 2016 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Presented and hosted by the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation, this year’s annual “Taste of South Boston” will feature tasty delights from a number of South Boston establishments. Such restaurants include: Amrheins, Bastille Kitchen, Worden Hall, Temazcal Cantina, Coppersmith, Committee, Legal Harborside and Lincoln Tavern. The event will be held at the Seaport Hotel Ballroom. Visit the link above for more information and ticket pricing.

The Wizard of Oz – April 12th – 24th at the Citi Performing Arts Center at Wang Theater
The timeless classic is brought to life for almost two weeks worth of shows at the Citi Performing Arts Center at the Wang Theater. Perfect for the whole family, the Wizard of Oz is sure to be a hot ticket, so be sure to get yours from the official website before they sell out.

Photo credit: Associated Press and Yahoo Sports

Red Sox Home Opener – Monday April 11th 2:05PM
With vengeance on their mind after a disappointing last place finish in 2015, the revamped Red Sox face the Baltimore Orioles in the 2016 home opener. Expect newly required ace David Price to toe the rubber in addition to another fantastic season opening ceremony at Fenway Park. Tickets for the game aren’t easy to come by, but Ace Ticket has covered!

120th Boston Marathon – Monday April 18th

Simply the greatest day of the year to be in the city of Boston. Over 30,000 runners from around the world will descend upon the Commonwealth to run the 26.2 mile trek from Hopkinton Center to Copley Square. Bars and restaurants stretching from Fenway all the way down Boylston Street into Copley are jam packed and produce positive energy that gives runners the extra boost needed to finish.

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