4 nights in Boston, 4 different boutique hotels

The Lenox Hotel (Credit: The Lenox Hotel)

I left Boston in 2010 under duress, returning to my Rust Belt hometown for family reasons. Since then, I have longed for the Hub’s small-town-big-city feel, its sophisticated dining, its quirky and august museums; its diverse shopping scene, extreme walkability and human-scale buildings. I’ve missed the Public Garden, sailboats on the Charles, Harvard Square, and most […]

Boston launching first-ever Hotel Week February 16-23, 2014

The Revere Hotel: One of 20 Boston hotels offering discounts February 16-23

All year long, Boston beckons visitors from near and far with a careful blend of American history, clam chowder and cartoonish accents. From February 16-23, though, the offer will be even better than usual: As part of the first-ever Hotel Week Boston, the city is throwing in 30% discounts on stays at some of its finest […]

Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights Starting March 2014


Emirates is launching flights to Dubai from Boston beginning March 10, 2014. This will be the airline’s eighth route into the United States. The flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR. From March 10, 2014, EK237 will depart Dubai at 9:45AM and arrive in Boston at 3:15PM. The return flight, EK 238, will take off from Boston […]

What Sandy Took: A Personal View


As the East Coast begins to take stock of the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy, pictures or flooded cities and destroyed beach communities are pervasive. Some things that people have taken for granted for decades will never be the same: The New York subway system, the coastline in Atlantic city, and the iconic sea-side neighborhood […]