BostonFilter: Can anyone give tips on safe/unsafe neighborhoods or local crime/safety issues for Boston? [more inside]
I'm a girl about to go to visit some friends in Boston, and I'd like to get the best haircut of my life while I'm there. Please help me check "get awesome hair" off my 2011 to-do list! [more inside]
Architect friend is visiting Boston. What to do? [more inside]
How do I pick a company for renter's insurance in the Boston area? [more inside]
HeatFilter: I'm out of heating oil, and won't get delivery for 24-48 hours. Should I worry about my pipes? [more inside]
Who opened for MDFMK in Boston in 2000? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good male stylist in the Boston Metro area to help me find a hairstyle? [more inside]
Cooking Latakia style fish fillets...where to get aleppo pepper in Boston? [more inside]
Boston bilingual: Anyone know of any Cantonese-English preschool options? [more inside]
What are some kid-friendly restaurants in Boston? [more inside]
Where is the best place to purchase tickets for the Boston Ballet's Nutcracker this year (2010)? I'd like to find some decent seats for a family of 5 without breaking the bank.
Are there any bars or similar in the Boston area where a 21 year old female could go dressed as a man? Are there any stores that would be willing to rent a tux to a woman without asking too many questions? Other questions about cross dressing inside. [more inside]
(BostonFilter) T-accessible foliage daytrips -- where to go? [more inside]
BostonGymFilter: Where can I learn proper form for Starting Strength in the Boston area? [more inside]
Where, within an hour of Boston, MA, can I have a custom dress (not an alteration) made? [more inside]
Help me find Boston film locations. Requirements: interesting backgrounds, flexible space, indoors, and available on a Saturday and Sunday two weeks from now for free. [more inside]
Seeking engagement ring recommendations in Boston. [more inside]
I've lived in Boston 7 years now but never obtained proper cold weather attire, struggling along with the coat I brought from California and a cheap one I found here when I couldn't tolerate the California one anymore. Well, no more. This year I'm going to do it right. I turn to Ask MeFi because I'm hopelessly confused by the variety of options out there. [more inside]
Does anyone know the name of the sculptor who created this piece (sorry, only have that one cross-processed photo), or have an idea how I could quickly find out? It's at the MFA Boston (I think on the second floor). I've already clicked through their collection online and can't find it. Thanks!
I'd like to find a conservative, reasonably priced barber in Boston who can give me (a 23 year old white male) a professional-looking haircut. [more inside]
What would you start doing today, if you thought you were going to move from Boston to London in September 2012? [more inside]
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]
What can you tell me about Agganis Arena at Boston University and the area it's in? I have a ticket to see Pavement there this Saturday, and right now it looks like I'll be going alone if I go at all. I'll also need a place to spend the night, since I'm coming from out of town. I'm a 20 year old female. Is this safe? Crazy? Risky but doable? [more inside]
Where can I find "seedless" pomegranates in Boston? [more inside]
Looking for a therapist in or near (ranking order of preference here): Porter Square, Somerville/Cambridge/Boston on the Red Line, Cambridge/Boston on other subway lines. [more inside]
Romantic or inspiring experiences in or around Boston? [more inside]
If you were looking to travel from Boston to Washington D.C. next week, as cheaply as possible, how would you do it? [more inside]
Where can I buy Choco Tacos near Downtown Crossing in Boston? [more inside]
WBCN Boston Montage. I'm having a hard time identifying a couple of the songs that mention Boston in the old WBCN bumper they used to run (back when WBCN was actually in Boston). I have a YouTube clip and a list of songs in the extended... [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a nutritionist in the Boston area, within walking distance of a T stop or rail stop? [more inside]
Boston Filter: I went to Brooklyn Flea this weekend. It was awesome. Is there anything like that in the Boston area? [more inside]
NH hike this weekend: Mt. Major or Mt. Cardigan? [more inside]
I am seriously looking into moving to Boston. I would like to be in the city as much as possible while paying less than $1400/mo rent for at least one bedroom. I would like to be able to have a dog and park my car. (I might not drive it around Boston much, but would like to be able to use it to leave the city) I work at home. I was looking in the Brookline area or on Commonwealth between Boston College and Fenway. Any advice would be great!
My best friend and I are taking a road trip from Cincinnati, Ohio to Boston, Massachusetts. What should we see? Where should we go? [more inside]
Hi All, I'm looking for a CBT (cognitive behavioral) therapist in Boston. I'm interested in talking about relationships, my goals, my career, etc. I have a history of dysthymia/mild depression. My insurance is Harvard Pilgrim HMO. I'm open to other varieties of therapy around the CBT vein, dialectical behavioral therapy or whatever, as long as the person is good. If you have a suggestion of someone who doesn't take Harvard Pilgrim, or you don't know, please list them anyway. Thanks!
Cambridge/Boston MeFi runners: where can I run on an indoor track in the winter? [more inside]
Boston Filter: Moving to Boston in the middle of August. Looking for restaurant/music store/cool stuff/anything else recommendations. [more inside]
Every few days there is a huge BOOM! that seems to emanate from Boston Harbor. It really echoes throughout downtown. What causes it?
What are some must-do things before leaving a city forever? [more inside]
A friend is looking to buy a floor-standing globe (something kind of like this). They're not hard to find online, but she'd prefer to see one in person before buying. Does anyone know of a store in the Boston area that carries such globes?
The body of a murdered woman was recently found on the roof of my high-rise apartment building. I'd like to know more, but there wasn't much news coverage. If I call the police, am I going to be added to the list of suspects? [more inside]
Where can I have wood (pine boards and plywood) accurately cut for furniture-building in the Boston area? [more inside]
Student photographer looking for room/office space in Boston to use as a photo studio. Where should I look?
Student photographer looking for room/office space in Boston to use as a photo studio. Where should I look? [more inside]
Where to see the Boston fireworks in the Brighton area? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good periodontist in the Boston Metro area? [more inside]
I'm starting to fish in the Boston area. Can you catch atlantic salmon at any point somewhere around boston? Google offers no help.
Do I have a snowball's chance in hell of getting a new iPhone tomorrow (in Boston) if I didn't order it ahead of time? If so, how?
My gentleman friend and I will be spending the weekend in Boston. We've been before, so we've covered the Newbury stretch and would like to branch out a bit this time. We'd like to eat and drink at some great local places (no chains, please). Neptune Oyster is on our list. What are some of your favorite restaurants and/or bars in Boston and why? (We're staying at a hotel on the Waterfront, but are certainly not limited to that area.) Thanks all!
Help my plan my two week road trip from Boston via Nashville to Miami [more inside]
Please help me choose a first car (and ideally a Boston-area dealer). Baby coming late August, we live in Cambridge (off-street parking), wife's new to driving. We want: baby-safe, reliable, envirofriendlyesque, comfortable, good trunk space, city-savvy. Used is fine. [more inside]