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Three of Haute Living’s Favorite Steakhouses are in Back Bay

From Haute Living These Back Bay standouts are some of your best bets for a perfect steak. Grill 23 & Bar It doesn’t get much better than the enormous juicy cuts served up at Grill 23’s swanky space. This classic steakhouse remains a mainstay in Boston since...

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May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
From the Royal Court to Active Textiles at French Cultural Center @ French Cultural Center
6:30 pm
French Cultural Center’s French Innovation series looks at French fashion innovations. Fashion plays a significant cultural, societal, and economic role in France. The second program in the French Cultural Center’s French Innovation series will explore[...]
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement, Judith B. Tankard at NEHGS @ New England Historic Genealogical Society
6:00 pm
In this illustrated lecture, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspiration, characteristics, and development of garden design during the Arts & Crafts Movement. Tankard presents a selection of houses and gardens of the era from Britain[...]
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Office Trivia at MJ O'Connor's @ MJ O'Connor's
6:30 pm
The Office Trivia is coming to MJ O’Connor’s Park Plaza! Beers. Beets. Battlestar Galactica. Okay, so scratch the last two. But there WILL be beer, and if you got the reference, your trivia team needs[...]
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Farm to Post Summer Seafood Kick Off @ Post 390
6:00 pm
Join Post 390 for their “Farm to Post” Summer Seafood Kick Off Dinner. Enjoy oysters, lobsters and more from our friends at Island Creek Oysters of Duxbury Bay and Snappy Lobster of Scituate. Cocktail hour[...]


Getting Here
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_GettingHereTN_01Getting here might be half the fun, but not nearly as much fun as being here. There are many different transportation modalities available to you for getting to Boston’s Back Bay. By car, the MBTA, bus, trains, and taxis. If you’re staying close enough, you can walk — or simply step outside.
Where to Stay
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_WhereToStayTN_01Boston’s Back Bay is a destination with places to stay that are among the finest in the world. Making the Back Bay the center of your stay in the city affords you not only beautiful accommodations, but access to all that Boston has to offer — much of it within walking distance. See the list of where to stay.
Shopping & Dining
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Shopping&DiningTN_01The Back Bay is legendary for shopping and dining. Some of the best in the world for retail, browsing, window shopping, art galleries, and so much more. Restaurants are on every block — casual to formal, and provide a wide array of cuisines to choose from.
Attractions & Culture
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Attractions&CultureTN_01You can’t beat Boston, and especially the Back Bay for attractions and culture. You could stay in the area for a week and still not see it all, plus what’s within reach for you throughout the Boston area.
Parks & Green Spaces
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Parks&GreenSpacesTN_01Parks and green spaces abound in Boston’s Back Bay. Every season of the year offers a cityscape that’s second to none for visiting and strolling.


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