If you want to experience the Revolutionary War on our Independence Day, go to one (or preferably all) of these historic watering holes.
For many Americans, July Fourth is a family holiday -- it involves backyard barbecues, maybe a parade through town, and a local fireworks show. Some people, however, have grander dreams of celebrating the nation's birthday with more pizzazz.
Watching fireworks is an exhilarating, can't-miss Fourth of July experience, but finding a spot to watch them is not. Avoid the lines and hassle this year by booking a room in one of these prime viewing spots, where the luxury of watching the show from the comfort of your room is included.
With improved source protection, consumer confidence in tap water is likely to rise -- and could spell trouble for the bottled water boom.
OK, so the five of us, all over 50 or spiraling rapidly toward it, were a bit rusty in the live rock and roll blowout department. Hence our collective idea to relive our youths by attending a Boston/Doobie Brothers concert.
It's important to have life goals and to strive for excellence, but it's also important to be content with where you are in the present moment.
don't think I would be here today, sharing my journey with you, had I chosen to battle and fight against cancer. I would have depleted what little physical and emotional resources I had.
Although summer vacations are traditionally meant for getting away and unplugging, we can't help but love these super high-tech hotels that boast some of the coolest geek-friendly amenities we've ever seen.
Boston-based Interior design firm Terrat Elms Interior Design uses bright modern art in this living room to give a subtle gesture to the chaos of city living.
Despite being the site of major trolley and subway lines, Kenmore Square has never really been a destination. Unless you count the punk scene it attracted in the 1980s, or the methadone hub it became in the '90s.
Boston Calling will hopefully open the door to future festivals and the like, as Boston is a highly underserved market for such happenings. Having grown up and gone to school there, I can say that I wish Boston Calling had been running when I was around, as it turns the entire city into a party for the weekend.
Silicon Valley grew out the convergence of several successes over several decades. Time and chance will tell which efforts will boom and which will bust.
So, are these cities safer because more people are walking and drivers are more used to paying attention? Or is it because they have relatively safe and convenient pedestrian environments that encourage more walking? Probably a little of both.
The death of American poet Maya Angelou has been greeted with both grief and accolades for her contributions to the American literary canon. But it also has stirred memories of her early support for a controversial man, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
She started with nothing but a vision and now sits on top of the world. Meet Joyce Lebedew as I share her five keys to unleashing your greatness upon the world.
After a nine-year battle, my husband Randy Pipkin died of ALS in late March. Aside from the horrors of ALS, we had a great life together. We lived in the moment and truly were partners in life. Before Randy got sick, we traveled the world, lived in New York City and enjoyed the best life had to offer. We had big jobs, a big life and, most importantly, we were truly in love.