Bicycle Need a Tune-Up? Roll Over to Community Bike Supply

More than 50 years have passed since Community Bike Supply first opened its doors in the South End. Obviously, a lot has changed since those early days, but one thing has not. Community Bike Supply remains a family-owned business that, true to its name, is still totally committed to helping the community....

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Must-Haves for Your First Warm-Weather Run

With the weather getting warmer and warmer every day, you might be starting to take your workout routine outside on a regular basis. Here’s what you need to stay safe and comfortable while you’re exercising outdoors. Lightweight, sweat-wicking layers. Since spring bridges the gap between winter and summer, its weather can...

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Stock Up on Imported and Domestic Groceries at C-Mart

When you want to pick up an unexpected snack or find a few staples for an Asian recipe, C-Mart will fit the bill. The market is located right on the fringes of Chinatown and it’s well-stocked with everything you might need when it comes to Asian cuisine. Plus, since it...

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Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for Renters

Spring has arrived! Get your apartment ready for the season with these spring cleaning tips. Get rid of anything you don’t need. The first step in spring cleaning should always be ousting any extra clutter. Donate clothing, kitchen items, and anything else you don’t use on a regular basis to your local...

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3 DIY Projects Using Minimal Materials

If you’re in the mood to be a little artsy, harness that creativity with a fun DIY project. These projects require minimal artistic ability and few materials, so you probably already have everything you need to make at least one of them. Paper Dahlias [HGTV] If you have a cardboard...

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Fun Facts About the Spring Equinox

If you’ve been looking forward to spring for months, great news: it’s finally here. Or at least, it’s almost here. The Spring Equinox falls tomorrow—earlier than it has in more than 100 years! In the northern part of the world, the equinox can fall any time from March 19th to...

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The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade/Evacuation Day Returns March 15

The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade/Evacuation Day honors two different aspects of Boston history. Most obviously, the parade celebrates and commemorates the Irish-American heritage of one of Boston’s most prominent immigrant groups. Second, the event remembers the night of March 4, 1776, when Colonel Henry Knox heroically transported 59...

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Valentine’s Day Recipes for a Sweet (and Savory) February 14

A bouquet of red roses, a day at the spa, a framed photo of the two of you… Any of the above would make a fine Valentine’s Day gift, but everyone knows that the most direct way to someone’s heart is through their stomach! So if there’s one day out...

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day With an Odyssey Dinner Cruise

Tired of the same old dinner and a movie? This Valentine’s Day, upgrade your celebration and take your date on a fun and fancy dinner cruise with Odyssey. As part of the three-hour cruise on Boston Harbor, you’ll get gorgeous views of the skyline and the waterfront. All the decks...

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Add a Visit to the New England Aquarium to Your Winter Bucket List

Visiting the New England Aquarium is like a mini vacation during the unforgiving winter, so consider a membership to make frequent visits. Being so close to the ocean, you can expect exhibits that are incredibly close to the real-life habitats of its hundreds of animal species. Don’t miss out on...

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