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Winter on the Waterfront

Boat dwellers ride out winter in Boston Harbor: They extol advantages of living on water

Original Author: 
Jeremy C. Fox

The temperature hovered around 20 degrees one recent morning, and ice shards lay like broken windowpanes along the edges of Boston Harbor. But inside his 36-foot powerboat, Rich Westcott was toasty.

With just a light blanket and a single electric heater, his sleeping berth was warmer than many Boston apartments.

Original Publication Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014

Congratulations to our $5,000 scholarship winner!!!

Thu, 2014-03-06 11:51 -- Kurt Salaman

Wow! We here at TBHA are so excited about the number of entries we had for our $5,000 scholarship contest. We had well over 150 entries from NY, MA, RI, CT, NJ, NH, and ME and who knew that the spirit of Picasso lived in so many of New England's children?! Every entry was a masterpiece and we wish that we could give $5,000 to all of those who entered, but a 6-year-old girl from East Boston named Daryanna was our lucky winner!

Tot 10: School Vacation Week

Original Author: 
Katelyn Brunner

f you notice more rugrats than usual running around Boston over the next few days, you’re not imagining things. It’s February School Vacation Week, which means the city will be serving as a playground for a whole lot of lucky kids. Here are 10 things to do with the youngsters in your life. 

Original Publication Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2014

Area hotels 
offer families 
special school 
vacation packages

Original Author: 
Bill Burke

If the idea of getting away for the February school vacation appeals to you, but security lines, delays and long drives don’t, a staycation may be in order — especially given the bonuses available.

With perks as varied as bedtime snacks, teacher appreciation nights, free customized books and even fan mail, Boston hotels are giving residents a reason to stay closer to home for this vacation.

Original Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014

First ever Hotel Week Boston kicks off Feb. 16

Original Author: 
Melanie Nayer

The first ever Hotel Week Boston kicks off Feb. 16 – 23, 2014 with specially-crafted Boston hotel packages. Conveniently organized during February School Vacation, Hotel Week Boston is a great option for those who want a staycation in the city, or just know of some friends and family who want to come for a visit.

Participating hotels and their offers include:

Original Publication Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2014

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