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How do we contractor?

We are buying a house -yay! But the house needs renovation work done - eek! While we have previously owned a house, it was 10 years ago, in another state, and never had any major renovations. We are scheduled to close on April 30, so we are trying to figure out what kinds of professionals we need and how to find/hire them. [more inside]
posted by DiscourseMarker on Mar 30, 2014 - 15 answers

 

Recovery Programs For My Reluctant 18-Year-Old Schizophrenic Son

Seeking structured, regular activities for my son, an 18-year-old with disorganized-type schizophrenia who is freshly recovering from his second psychotic episode. We are in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. Special snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 13, 2014 - 10 answers

Suit Me!

Where to shop for a suit in Boston or the North Shore of Massachusetts? Challenge: Women's suit. [more inside]
posted by zizzle on Feb 6, 2014 - 14 answers

Do you live in Boston? Do you have curly hair? How?

I'm white, I have curly hair and I live in the Boston area. Around this time of year, every year, I have massive problems with frizz (my hair doubles in size, and not in a good way). I don't have this problem when I'm a few states south, in the tri-state area. I'm seeing tons of girls with curly hair in Massachusetts right now who don't have this problem. What's the secret? [more inside]
posted by topoisomerase on Aug 31, 2013 - 16 answers

Where can I afford to live around Worcester, MA?

I'm thinking of taking a postdoc in at UMass in Worcester, MA but am having trouble ironing out cost of living expenses. Where can I can I afford to live around there, preferably with a (relatively speaking) easy commute to Boston? [more inside]
posted by The Bishop of Turkey on Aug 19, 2013 - 19 answers

What iPhone plan should a frequent Canada-US traveler get?

I currently live in Toronto. From September to April, I'll live in Boston, with regular short trips back to Canada during that period. After that I'll come back to Canada. I am, alas, a total iPhone newb and I'm looking for advice on what someone in my position should do. [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Jul 1, 2013 - 5 answers

Kongming Lanterns in Massachusetts

Where can I buy sky lanterns in Massachusetts? [more inside]
posted by mkb on Jun 3, 2013 - 9 answers

Short term healthcare coverage in Massachusetts

Short term health insurance options in Massachusetts? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 1, 2013 - 8 answers

Camping before the parks open

I'd like to take a couple of days in late April/early May to bike from Boston to Provincetown. None of the state parks along that route are open until Memorial Day. Is there any way I can still camp overnight along the route, or am I going to need to find other accommodations? [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Mar 20, 2013 - 8 answers

I have two questions related to my mental health.

I'm 24, and I live in the suburbs a half-hour north of Boston. I'm about to get health insurance that includes mental care. I don't know how the private healthcare system works. How should I get a mental-health diagnosis? What doctors and therapists in the area could help me with whatever problems I may have? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Rustic Etruscan on Feb 1, 2013 - 8 answers

Superb Owl Sunday Party

I'm hosting a football-free celebration of man's finest feathered friend, this Sunday. What owl tributes and puns do I need on the menu, on the television, on the stereo, and as decor? [more inside]
posted by enfa on Feb 1, 2013 - 23 answers

Boston coffee snobbery

Where can a coffee snob find fulfillment in Boston? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Jan 6, 2013 - 23 answers

Looking for a Messiah...

Looking for Messiah sings, greater Boston area. [more inside]
posted by Currer Belfry on Dec 21, 2012 - 1 answer

Birmingham to Boston

Moving from Alabama to Boston to join a startup. How do I adjust to this new city and the startup culture there? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Dec 16, 2012 - 21 answers

Mortgage broker in Newton MA

Please recommend a good mortgage broker for refinancing in the Newton/Brookline MA area. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 10, 2012 - 3 answers

Seeking double-decker trains out of Boston.

Boston commuter rail double-deckers (bilevel trains). Can anyone confirm which routes and/or times are serviced by double-deckers? Neither the MBTA website nor customer service seems to know. [more inside]
posted by cocoagirl on Aug 22, 2012 - 14 answers

Make like a horseshoe crab

Good places to have sex on the beach within an hour of Boston? [more inside]
posted by Lola Xaviera Boom-Boom McPuppet on Jul 6, 2012 - 8 answers

Business in Boston

Moving to Boston to join a new tech startup. How can I quickly get involved in the tech startup community? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 5, 2012 - 9 answers

Can you recommend a good and affordable relationship counselor in the Boston area?

Can you recommend a good and affordable relationship counselor in the Boston area? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 15, 2011 - 4 answers

I need a new driver's license, and not to throw a public tantrum

How can I navigate this RMV/Social Security office debacle and get a new driver's license? [more inside]
posted by little cow make small moo on Jul 18, 2011 - 4 answers

Food of the gods: BACON WAFFLES!

Seeking bacon-waffles in the Boston Metropolitan area? [more inside]
posted by amestar_runner on Jun 25, 2011 - 8 answers

Recommend a used-car lot drivable from Boston.

My teenager wants to buy her first used car this weekend for less than $10,000. Can you recommend a car lot within an hour's drive of Boston? [more inside]
posted by red clover on Jun 23, 2011 - 5 answers

How can I make my honeymoon in New England run smoothly?

My fiancée and I are hoping to spend a fortnight in New England for our honeymoon in October. I'd love your advice on how to make our honeymoon run smoothly! [more inside]
posted by chrispy108 on May 24, 2011 - 37 answers

Do you have a recommendations for an excellent optometrist in either Boston/Cambridge or surrounding "metrowest" suburbs?

Do you have a recommendations for an excellent optometrist in either Boston/Cambridge or surrounding "metrowest" suburbs? [more inside]
posted by jeremias on Apr 11, 2011 - 7 answers

New England Road Trip Hiking?

The breadth of Long Island up to Connecticut, then over to Cape Cod, then up to Boston, and then back to NYC. Where are the best hikes? What do I have to stop and see (and eat) in between the cities? Where can I stay on the cheap? [more inside]
posted by ztdavis on Feb 22, 2011 - 7 answers

Can I go to an independent garage or is dealer service the way to go?

I'm looking to have maintenance done on a 2.5-year old Nissan (40,000 mile tune-up and addressing a little tire/front-issue that probably stems from my wife running over curbs recreationally). Is a dealer absolutely my best option? If so which one? [more inside]
posted by Mayor Curley on Feb 15, 2011 - 7 answers

Help us pick an insurance agent.

How do I pick a company for renter's insurance in the Boston area? [more inside]
posted by explosion on Dec 10, 2010 - 15 answers

Seeking engagement rings in Boston. Shhhhh.

Seeking engagement ring recommendations in Boston. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 6, 2010 - 10 answers

Where should we pick apples?

What's a good place to go apple picking for my family? We are in the Cambridge/Arlington/Lexington area. We prefer places that have animals. [more inside]
posted by Mayor Curley on Sep 19, 2010 - 16 answers

what's the deal?

Does anyone know anything about the Boston nonprofit Corporate Accountability International? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 18, 2010 - 4 answers

Baby Zizzle Disapproves of Living with Lead!

[Boston filter] In a follow up to this question asked by my charming husband about renting in Salem, I'd like to further ask, how does one find a deleaded apartment either in Salem or the greater Boston area? [more inside]
posted by zizzle on May 12, 2010 - 10 answers

Where should we move between Boston and Waltham?

My boyfriend is going to Brandeis in Waltham, MA. I'm going to Simmons in Boston, MA. Where should we move? [more inside]
posted by LittleKnitting on Apr 8, 2010 - 9 answers

What do we want? Brains! When do we want it? This weekend!

Does anyone know whether the zombie march from Davis Square in Somerville to Harvard Square in Cambridge will be taking place this Sunday? If so, what time? I can't seem to find any information about it. Or, if you know any other zombie marches in/around Boston this weekend, I love to hear about them. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Mar 29, 2010 - 10 answers

Where can we go for a Tuesday night getaway near Boston?

Where can we go for a Tuesday night getaway near Boston? [more inside]
posted by david1230 on Nov 8, 2009 - 6 answers

Help me find my wedding site!

Wedding venue in the greater Boston area, near some sort of H2O. [more inside]
posted by semacd on May 3, 2009 - 14 answers

Help a transplanted Texan celebrate Independence Day

Where can a friend find a Texas flag in Boston this weekend? Difficulty: no car.
posted by olinerd on Feb 27, 2009 - 1 answer

Setting down roots near Boston

Resources for an experienced gardener moving to the northeast? [more inside]
posted by Sublimity on Feb 7, 2009 - 3 answers

How does the recent decriminalization of Marijuana in Massachusetts effect the drug testing policy this state has had for so long?

How does the recent decriminalization of Marijuana in Massachusetts effect the drug testing policy this state has had for so long? Will Marijuana be taken off the drug testing roster?
posted by bostonhill on Nov 30, 2008 - 8 answers

Family-friendly pool near Boston / Metrowest?

Where’s a good place in the Boston or (preferably) Metrowest area to take my six year old son to shoot some pool? [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Oct 31, 2008 - 12 answers

Give me cupcakes or give me death!

Where can I find awesome cupcakes in D/FW, D.C., and Boston? [more inside]
posted by mrhaydel on Sep 29, 2008 - 29 answers

Hey Boo-Boo! Where can we take our pic-a-nic basket?

I'm taking my girlfriend on a surprise picnic this weekend (Shh! Don't tell!), but am having trouble finding a nice spot for it. I live in Boston and have a car, so anywhere within, say, an hour or so drive is preferable. Suggestions?
posted by SamuelF on Jul 22, 2008 - 16 answers

Uncontested Pro Se Divorce in Boston

My SO and I are getting divorced in Boston, MA. We'd like to try to do it without a lawyer, due to costs and the fact that the break is relatively amicable. Any tips/info/recommendations about a pro se divorce (in MA or otherwise) or the divorce process generally in Massachusetts? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2008 - 7 answers

By the binky's red glare, diapers bursting in air...

Where near Boston can I find kid-friendly fireworks display? [more inside]
posted by mds35 on Jun 30, 2008 - 5 answers

Where are the good skateparks in MA?

Good skateboarding parks in or around Cambridge MA, or less than a 20-minute drive therefrom? Whadda they have? Any good public places where skateboarding isn't frowned upon, with stairs, rails, curbs? For a 13-year-old who is at the basic level and wants a challenge. [more inside]
posted by not_on_display on Jun 18, 2008 - 3 answers

What bank and wireless provider should I use in and around Boston?

Moving from the 519 to the 617. Please help a Canadian moving to Boston plan his banking and wireless services. [more inside]
posted by KevCed on May 16, 2008 - 17 answers

Help me find medical insurance in Boston.

Help me find medical insurance in Boston. [more inside]
posted by nightengine on May 14, 2008 - 8 answers

Don't need the job for the money, do I need it for the insurance?

Recently moved to Boston. Can someone please explain the mandatory health insurance situation to me? [more inside]
posted by doppleradar on Jan 19, 2008 - 2 answers

Where's the fish?

Fishing near Boston? [more inside]
posted by genefinder on Jul 20, 2007 - 7 answers

Finding a doctor in Cambridge, Mass

Help me and my boyfriend find a/multiple doctors in Cambridge, MA. Difficulty: BCBS HMO Blue plan. [more inside]
posted by olinerd on Feb 20, 2007 - 9 answers

How to Get There? (Greater Boston area)

CluelessFilter, MassachusettsFilter: "Mobil station at exit 17 off 495 in Franklin". Totally lost about how to find out whether this location is even vaguely accessible via the MBTA/commuter rail? I can plug in an address at the MBTA site but I have no idea how to find nearby addresses or that of the Mobil station at that particular exit.
posted by Firas on Feb 2, 2007 - 11 answers

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