foodie break: union oyster house

Just when you thought you’ve read all there is to know about our summer getaway to Boston, we saved the best for last. It’s as if the itinerary planning gods knew that on our last night of #LTeastcoast, we needed something so incredibly… East Coast. The Union Oyster House is America’s oldest restaurant. You read that correctly. The restaurant has been a Boston institution since the pre-Revolutionary days, and began serving up its signature seafood-focused menu in 1826. It’s been continually operating ever since and has welcomed more famous people than you can comfortably cram into one picture (they tried). Most notably, of course, is Boston’s own John F. Kennedy, whose preferred booth is marked with a…

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foodie break: @dineatharvest

When we tell you we probably (definitely) ate our weight in lobster while visiting Boston, we weren’t kidding. In fact, we did quite a lot of eating and drinking, and we must say: Boston, you sure don’t disappoint. On our Boston Bucket List was the neighborhood of Cambridge, which sits directly across the Charles River from Boston proper. Best known as the home to two of the country’s most distinguished universities– Harvard and MIT– Cambridge has no shortage of top-notch restaurants and bars. With a little help from BostonUsa.com, we settled on lunch at Harvest in the center of Harvard Square. Since the 1970’s, Harvest has been a true Harvard Square staple, known for its New England-inspired…

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#LTselects: the inn at hastings park

You know how after you get home from a trip, the very first question from friends and family is, “What was your favorite part?!”? And have you noticed that, for some reason, no one ever seems very receptive to, “EVERYTHING!!!!!”? Realistically, though, if you weren’t forced to answer on the spot, you probably do have a favorite. Whether it’s a hotel, a restaurant, or a single moment, these are the things you’re going to think of first when you look back on a trip. All of this is to say that today, we’re introducing a new feature that we hope will highlight the best of our best. There were so many things we loved about our…

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a perfect day in boston

Perhaps the most exciting part of our #LTeastcoast adventure was that we finally made it to a city that’s long been on our list: Boston. Staying true to our itinerary-free way of traveling, we didn’t have anything specific on our agenda except eating our weight in lobster rolls and clam chowder. Unfortunately, we also didn’t have a ton of time in one of our new favorite cities, so we decided this would be the perfect excuse to re-introduce a feature from many moons ago when weekend escapes were our travel drug of choice. Are you ready?? Join us for a perfect day in… BOSTON We set up shop for the weekend at the Nine Zero, a boutique…

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style spotter: a summer day in new england

We must admit: we really weren’t prepared to fall as in love with Boston as we did. Sure, we’re longtime fans of the “I could live here!” litmus test when visiting a new city, but we were both surprised to find that… why, yes! We could live in Boston! Though we really only had about 72 hours in and around Beantown, it didn’t limit our imaginations from running off into a future life of white picket fences flanked by blooming hydrangeas, summers in Nantucket, and, least surprising of all, what we wish we had actually packed. THE ROMANTIC Shop the romantic’s look! Clockwise from top left Linda Farrow Luxe Side Visor Snake Sunglasses in Gold/Black // Protective…

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