Any shopper will enjoy a stroll down this street, which features eight blocks of upscale boutiques, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. On warm weekends, the sidewalks are teeming with window shoppers, street performers and overflowing outdoor cafes. Located in the historic Back Bay, much of the brownstone architecture is influenced by the Art Nouveau style of the 1920s. In addition, chic galleries and restaurants, such as Stephanie's on Newbury and attracts a well-dressed, sophisticated crowd.
This luxury vessel sets sail from Rowes Wharf for daily lunch and dinner cruises. The menu includes choices such as salmon, seafood ravioli, peach-glazed pork tenderloin and braised short ribs while the wine list was curated with the utmost care. A live jazz band entertains you during your meal and plays dance music afterward. From the romantic outside deck, you can enjoy views of the skyline and the harbor island lighthouses. Cruises run year-round.
The nation's first garden cemetery, Mount Auburn Cemetery has been a popular spot since the Victorian era. Graves dating back to 1831 include the final resting places of Mary Baker Eddy, who was the founder of the Christian Science Church, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and painter Winslow Homer. There are as many species of trees as can be found at an arboretum, and it is a favorite area for bird-watching. Views of nearby Lake Halycon add to the atmosphere of serenity and placidness.
Located inside a stone church on Newbury Street, Gallery NAGA has been a fixture in the city since 1977, selling and exhibiting contemporary art. Gallery NAGA primary focuses on paintings. Works showcased include pieces by highly regarded artists from the city and throughout New England. You will also find handcrafted studio furniture, sculpture, photography and holography. Enjoy the peace and quiet of this shop and explore the varieties of abstract paintings and sculpture.
The Arden Gallery, a longstanding fixture on Boston's hip Newbury Street is a favorite of tourists and locals alike. They feature one-man shows of talented up-and-coming abstract and Impressionist artists working mainly in large scale oils. They promote works by Paul Balmer, Joanne Mattera, Tom Paiement, and Paul Beliveau. While you're out shopping on the town, don't overlook this gem.
The State Room is an urban event space that offers breathtaking views of the harbor and city. Located on the top floor of 60 State Street, this chic and modern venue provides guests with a genuine sense of being on top of the world. The space is ideal for wedding receptions, corporate events and galas. Check out the website for further details regarding rentals.