Open Newbury
July 8, August 12, September 9


What's New in Back Bay
What Recently Opened, What's Coming Soon, What's in the Pipeline

Earls Kitchen + Bar Slider

Recap: 95th Annual Meeting

Earls Kitchen + Bar Slider

Spotlight On: Betsy Jenney


Graduation Dining Guide

Looking for somewhere special to take your grad after their Commencement celebration? The Back Bay Association has crafted a list that includes all types of restaurants and foods.

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Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm
Summer Solstice Pop-Up Rose Lounge @ Taj Boston | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
5:30 pm
Toast the First Day of Summer with a Pop-Up Rose Lounge at the Taj Boston On Thursday, June 21, The Rooftop at The Taj Boston will be transformed into a chic Pop-Up Rose Lounge to[...]
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Eataly's Terra Behind-the-Scenes Celebration @ Terra at Eataly Boston | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
A Celebration of Food and its Producers at Eataly’s Terra Photo: Boston Magazine Join Eataly Boston for Terra’s biggest takeover celebration of the year! Kick off the summer by eating Terra’s signature bites; meeting the producer,[...]
Jun 27 @ 8:45 am – 11:00 am
Social Media: Mastering Your Visibility and Outreach @ Tuscan Kitchen | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
8:45 am
SERV is excited to announce their next seminar in a series of speaker and networking events for private events managers Join them on June 27th at Tuscan Kitchen for breakfast and a discussion. The focus of[...]
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening with Author Jane Green @ The Lenox Hotel | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
6:00 pm
The Lenox and Reading with Robin present an evening with Jane Green. School is out, time to start your summer and what better way than a night out in Boston with Jane – a NY Times Bestselling author and[...]


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.


The BBA is the advocate for your business in the highest levels of government in the City of Boston. It provides advice and consultation to individual members regarding zoning, licensing, permits, signage, parking, and transportation.