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Pop singers Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato are slated to host this year’s Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, which includes the time-honored Boston Pops Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart. Local philanthropist... Read More >
Despite its late arrival Spring’s off to a strong start in the City on a Hill with temperatures climbing as fast as residents can get their bikes from the cellar.... Read More >
Even if you’re not a film score buff, you might have heard of John Williams. And even if you’ve never heard of him, you’ve definitely heard him.... Read More >
Take an ordinary Wednesday night and impress your date with a night of stargazing. Located atop the roof of Boston University is a hidden gem called the Coit Observatory.... Read More >
Winter has finally come to Boston and we’re feeling the chill. But that just gives visitors all the more reason to venture Boston Commons Frog Pond for ice skating, a... Read More >
As winter kicks into high gear, you can escape from the chill at the Somerville Theater, and catch some movies while you’re at it. ... Read More >
There’s nothing like the holidays, and there’s nothing like holiday music, especially when performed by the beloved Boston Pops, a Massachusetts institution for more than 100 years that delights visitors... Read More >
The chilly weather has begun to settle in Boston, but luckily, we have a surefire activity to warm you up: The Harvest Fest Craft Beer Tasting!... Read More >
When Boston gets into the Halloween spirit, it doesn't do it halfway. ... Read More >
Boston may be a big and bustling city, but it is also full of quiet green spaces that offer a bit of nature and a break from the city.... Read More >
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is Boston's oldest, largest and best-known art institution, but did you know it also has a musical side? Running now through the end of... Read More >
Sam Adams the man was a pioneer for American freedom and Sam Adams the brewing company was a pioneer for independent craft breweries, opening more than thirty years ago. ... Read More >
If you're looking for a fun way to while away a rainy day (or maybe just get out of the heat), then you can't go wrong at the New England... Read More >
If a sense of place is important to you, what better way to start out than with a commanding, birds-eye view of the city? The Skywalk Observatory is just a... Read More >
If you're a Bostonian, you know Patriots' Day is a very big deal. After all, April 20 commemorates the kick off to the American Revolution, laying the foundation for our... Read More >
Move over New York! Boston celebrates its Irish heritage with equal enthusiasm. ... Read More >
Head to Boston's Chinatown on February 19 to celebrate the Chinese New Year Festival in style. Don't miss the spirited parade, featuring colorful banners, flags and processions of traditional lion... Read More >
Every year for as long as we can remember, the L Street Brownies have been diving into Dorchester Bay's ice-cold waters on New Year's Day to raise money for Boston... Read More >
It would be hard to stroll around Boston for any length of time without seeing the familiar Boston Duck Tours fleet, which traces a path through our capital city and... Read More >
The holiday season is around the corner and staying in the Boston area provides an opportunity to enjoy some of the best holiday events, including tree lighting. The city comes... Read More >
In Boston, winter is a perfect time to explore the high-end shops of Newbury Street and have lunch at a funky bistro in the South End. Take a cultural tour... Read More >
Summer may be slipping away but Fall is Flying into Boston with Family Fun, Festivals, Football, Foliage, Fright and Flavorful delights! Check out the fun activities Hotel 140 has compiled... Read More >
Exploring the Waterfront during your Boston trip provides plenty of fun for visitors. If you're planning to be in the Boston area, a trip to the waterfront might be the... Read More >
With famous jazz clubs in town, such as Beehive (its events area constantly listed on Hotel 140's event calendar), the House of Blues and Royale, nightlife in Boston provides fun... Read More >
Boston's "Legendary Happy Hour" ("Social Hour") takes place around many corners in Boston South End.  As a hotel located at the heart of Boston Back Bay, Hotel 140 is so... Read More >
Hotel 140 is pleased to announce that we were recently awarded by Yankee's editors and contributors, who name select restaurants, lodgings, and attractions in New England to the exclusive list.... Read More >
The gamut of emotions that I've experienced since my city was attacked has ranged from shock and horror to outrage and dejection. The brazen act of violence is almost too... Read More >
By Katherine Alex Stevens The Greater Boston area is justly famous for its hometown specialties (clam chowder or fried clams, anyone?), but did you know that, with a little searching,... Read More >
  Ok. If you have small children, maybe telling them that there is a monster and a curse in Fenway Park will not be the smart thing to do. Perhaps you... Read More >
Being a closet history geek, I have always wanted to visit Boston.  Okay, okay, to be honest, years of watching Cheers on television is the real reason that I have always... Read More >
Salem is all about Halloween in October![/caption]   My husband and I got the chance to take a day trip to Salem last weekend. We had been to Salem by... Read More >
Those planning to spend time in Boston will find a handful of wonderful theaters near Hotel 140, including the Colonial Theater, Lyric Stage, Charles Playhouse, Boston Symphony Hall and the... Read More >
Brunch, anyone? One of the best parts of being away from home is getting to taste the local flavor, and one of my favorite meals in which to do so is... Read More >
Restaurants in Boston are famous for their creative and delicious dishes featuring lobsters, oysters and other creatures of the sea. We are surrounded by water and have easy access to... Read More >
Let us plan your next date or group outing!  Who doesn't love Boston's historic Italian North End? Wine and dine at one of their many fabulous restaurants, grab a pastry, and... Read More >
If you had only 140 minutes in Boston, what would you do with it? This happens more often than you might think. Business people get stuck in a city like... Read More >
Boston Center for the Arts This historic South End campus is home to several art galleries and hundreds of working artist's studios. Located just minutes from Hotel 140, at the... Read More >
Tremont Street is Boston's Restaurant Row, it's packed with Boston's hottest restaurants, and it's less than a 10 minute walk from Hotel 140. Just head south on Clarendon Street until... Read More >