how come no one comes to Boston?

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1. Posted by coldwarspy (Travel Guru 1108 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

I visit this bloody forum all the time to help out wayward travellers to my home city. And no one is going anymore.

ugh, Red Sox, Samuel Adams beer, and Cheers! isnt that enuff reason?

Clam Chowda! hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

2. Posted by maridod (Full Member 114 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

I was looking at some jobs in the area....good city??

3. Posted by friscokid (Full Member 122 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

Boston seemed like a nice place to visit, but a tough place to live -- The locals weren't too friendly to outsiders. Maybe it was just me.

4. Posted by SeeTheSky (Full Member 558 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

i was there like a week ago. i was just doin my own thing, i guess. theres quite the number of travellers there all the time, the hostels were like packed 24/7.

5. Posted by Calcruzer (Travel Guru 2007 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!


I was there two years ago--at Cheers and visiting prospective colleges with my son. Great town, and extremely crowded--seems like lots of people visiting. My son's sailing team partner just started at MIT this year. Are you sure there are fewer people visiting--or just posting about here on this website?

6. Posted by FionaNZ (Respected Member 903 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

I'll be there in the New Year, right after my visit to Isa Manor

So fire away with the advice there Jeff

7. Posted by debb0223 (Budding Member 2 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

I'm coming, I'm coming - we'll be there in May but don't exactly know what to do when we get there! Tells us what not to miss and what definitely not to do. We DO want to go to cheers but are not familiar with what else. We will have about 2 days or so and then onto a wedding. Help us out please. We're in our early 50's but cool!

8. Posted by coldwarspy (Travel Guru 1108 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

wow i didnt even check this forum in a while sorry!

heres sonethin i wrote up a while back for nightlife:

The best part of the city i think is Central Sq. in Cambridge (there's a red line stop on the T called aptly, "Central Square")

Its on MAss Ave - the main road thru the city North to South. The Middle East Bar has two floors that has the best music from Local jazz and rock bands upstairs with good veggie food and local beer and downstairs is a great rock venue - check out listings in the Boston Phoenix ( for upcoming events. The club is on the corner of Mass Ave and Brookline street - further down Brookline you wil find TT and the Bears - another great place for live music - mainly Indie. Also In central heading north towards Harvard is the Phoenix Landing - irish bar during day and during the week nights great spot for local dance music - last i knew:

Tues - Hip Hop
Wed - House
Thur - DnB

Also behind Starbucks across the steet - the Field Pub is a cool Irish bar - very lively on the weekend. going the other way on Mass ave, towards Boston is Asia - a Indie rocker bar hangout.

Allston is another great spot for bars - over run with students, but if u can wade thru the beer and puke on the streets go to the Model, another indie rocker hangout (on Cambridge Street) right next to a wonderful Vegan restaurant called "the Grasshopper"

ok, Nightclubs
My opinion the best one just closed, Manray, but if u must get ur dance on try Lansdowne Street in Kenmore Sq.
Avalon Club is ur typical superclub, glowstick crowd with world class Djs -
next door to avalon - Axis - bit grungier with a cool saturday nite 80s theme.

DONT go to ROXY! (Theatre District) terrible meat-head crowd equipped with ETards and Girls with fake tans and glitter mess all over their face. the place stinks of sweaty extacy and lost dreams.

Matrix is way to pretentious and Euro trash for me, but to each his own.

9. Posted by coldwarspy (Travel Guru 1108 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

I have never been to Cheers ;) cuz its in Hollywood! the cheers bar was just the front of the place :) but go anyway im sure they hav good pints! say hello to Norm for me!

10. Posted by EddieSpecs (Budding Member 28 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

Im coming to Boston in late January :)