It’s easy to hate on Boston’s City Hall and the surrounding City Hall Plaza pavilion. City Hall anchors the expansive, unremarkable red brick courtyard wedged into a part of the city above the historic Faneuil Hall marketplace and shopping enclave. Aside from the occasional music fest or when the circus literally comes to town, the … Continue reading Revealed

View From The Hill

Beacon Hill, one of the most beautiful, quaint, and upscale neighborhoods in Boston used to be a hot mess. First settled in 1630, the area was more like English countryside—pastures, orchards, and a scattering of estates—than than the cobble-stoned neighborhood of boutique shops, upscale bistros, and lavish brownstones and mansions it is now. In 1795 … Continue reading View From The Hill