Please help me find some events, nice restaurants, and semi-formal occasions to get really dressed up for in and around southern New England, and not feel overdressed, for a bunch of 45-year-olds?
What restaurants/bakeries/bars/food-places in Boston are a memorable experience for ambiance or other non-food reasons? [more inside]
Potential move to Boston coming up. What's the area like? Its personality, its cost of living aside from rent? Is commuting via car/motorcycle awful? What are some safe, quiet neighborhoods with good schools near(ish) Cambridge?* [more inside]
PVD to Boston MBTA filter: Does the Inbound Providence / Stoughton line stop at Ruggles Station the first time--or is it true you have to loop around before they let you off?
PVD to Boston MBTA filter: Does the Inbound Providence / Stoughton line stop at Ruggles Station the first time--or is it true you have to loop around before they let you off? [more inside]
Two nights, Boston, early October. Go... [more inside]
BostonCookiesFilter: I once had the most amazing cookies ever from some bakery/pastry shop/cookie place in Boston. Can you help me find them?? [more inside]
My wife will begin school in Boston in the Fall of 2012. I've got a great job in Chicago right now. What's my best bet for keeping this job as long as possible, while locking in a new job in Boston for when we move? [more inside]
What are the interesting healthcare companies in Boston? [more inside]
I am buying a house that has full English ivy covering the stucco on the house. I want to hear from folks that have ivy on your house or have had ivy on your house what it takes to care for it and if there's anything you wish you had known about it before you got it. The house is in Southern California, so there will be year round growth I assume. [more inside]
What communities have you known or been part of that have been uncommonly welcoming? [more inside]
Is $720 for a semester of language learning a reasonable price in the Boston area? [more inside]
Does anyone know of great mid-management recruiters in Boston? [more inside]
Boston Bedbug Filter: Moving into a new place, there's a nice bed frame and mattress there, should I use it? Also, my stuff is in storage in Woburn at Extra Space. Should I be concerned about bedbugs? Anything I can do to prevent them? [more inside]
I am looking for recommendations for two course: one in making jewelry and one in making hats in the Boston area. I did note a hat course at the design school, but you have to be enrolled in a degree program. Has anyone taken any courses in the above they could recommend? Thanks!
How long will it realistically take me to drive a UHaul from DC to Boston? [more inside]
How can I navigate this RMV/Social Security office debacle and get a new driver's license? [more inside]
My mentally/emotionally/financially unstable parents are kicking me and my brother out of their house, leaving us to fend for ourselves in Boston. We need to find a really cheap place to live in greater Boston. Trying to come up with a plan. Help! [more inside]
One-way transportation from Boston to Newport? [more inside]
Where might Ms.Yum go for web development training in the Boston area? [more inside]
I'm writing a book and want to include a scene set in the mid-1990s in Boston. I'm looking for articles, blog posts, photos and books that capture that era. Things that talk about specific bars, clubs and restaurants would be perfect. The main character is a college kid who visits Boston and is taken around to all the "cool" spots by a local girl he meets randomly.
Where in the Boston Metro area should we look for sub $2500 apartments. [more inside]
Moving back to Boston, working in Quincy, working nights, need to practice music at night (hopefully), would like to live in Cambridge, would like to get rid of my car. Lots of different details I'm trying to piece together. Details inside. Advice requested. [more inside]
Car Window Tinting, in the Boston area? [more inside]
Seeking bacon-waffles in the Boston Metropolitan area? [more inside]
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]
Please help me help my friends navigate their stay at Massachusetts General Hospital as international patients. Said patient is a child who will be receiving proton treatment for a brain tumor. [more inside]
Ever been swimming at Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor? [more inside]
Where in San Francisco or Boston/Cambridge can I buy a Vancouver Canucks t-shirt?
[BostonFilter] I'm looking for a socially/environmentally responsible bank in Boston. [more inside]
Another question about moving company suggestions - Boston to DC area version. [more inside]
I'm going to the American Craft Beer Fest tomorrow, and given the massive scale of the event (more than 100 brewers, 5,000 attendees per session) I'm looking for advice on how to best enjoy the experience. [more inside]
Boston & surrounding area: What is the best neighborhood for affordable (under 400K) single family homes with a small yard? Safe, family/kid friendly, near public transit, good schools.
I'm getting back into playing my electric guitar. Two questions: 1) how do I tell whether it's worth throwing money at the existing guitar vs. getting a new one (details inside, I'm in Boston); and 2) what's a good effects processor these days (details also inside). [more inside]
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]
What is the hiring climate like in Boston for recent graduates with little to no teaching experience but with my qualifications? [more inside]
Where in Boston can I buy a men's leather jacket today? [more inside]
BostonMetroFilter: My job may be moving from New York to Burlington, MA soon. If I decide to keep the job and relocate, where in the Boston area should I live? [more inside]
Places to stay in Boston/Cambridge, May 18-22? [more inside]
Where to meet interesting 30-somethings in Boston? [more inside]
Decent 1 or 2 day trips from Boston area? [more inside]
I'm currently apartment-hunting in Boston, and have a question about how street-parking works (specifically, in the winter). [more inside]
Statistical analysis (for dissertation) in Boston? Help. [more inside]
I have a week to draw a short comic about the Japanese House in the Boston Children's Museum, and can't go there in person to take photos. As such, I am in desperate need of reference! [more inside]
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]
I'd like a recommendation for a specialist in the Boston/Cambridge area to help me with what I think is ADD/ADHD. [more inside]
Help me get excited about moving to Boston/Somerville/Cambridge area. What are some cool things that go around in these places that you only really know about once you live there? [more inside]
How can we best entertain my partner's middle-school-aged cousins during their trip to Boston? [more inside]
What is this musical....thing called? [more inside]
I'm looking for someplace to study French in the Boston area (I live in Somerville near Davis, but am at least willing to consider anything that's transit-accessible.) Adult learner, just for fun, looking for something reasonably inexpensive. [more inside]
I need to buy a blue blazer in Boston to wear to my grandmother's 90th b-day on Saturday, but I'd like to find something not quite as stodgy as your typical Brooks Bros. fare so that I'll actually wear it sometimes. Where should I shop? [more inside]