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David Wax Museum

Outside the Box Festival on the Common

Boston Common is a great place to catch all kinds of cultural activities this summer, including Boston’s newest performing arts festival.  From July 14th – 19th, go experience the Outside the Box Festival on Bost...


As If It Were Already Here

What’s That Floating Above the Greenway?

Your first thought is that it looks like a massive oil slick rainbow that’s come to life and somehow learned to hover above the ground. Then you change your mind, decide it’s more like some massive Technicolor jellyfish tha...



Neo Bygone

When Art and Food Unite – SMFA’s Student Gallery at Erbaluce

It’s no secret there’s an art to cooking. If there wasn’t, The Art of Cooking wouldn’t be the title of the very first known culinary guide. After all, beautifully prepared dishes can be considered masterpieces, and chef...


The Art of Brick

The Art of the Brick Wows at Faneuil Hall

If you ask me, the best part about Lego is that you don’t have to build what’s on the box. Unlike other toys or games, Lego doesn’t make you follow any rules or obey any instructions (Except for maybe the warning that...



Edgar Allan Poe Statue

Poe’s Tell-Tale Heart Still Beats for Boston

Born in the city of Boston in 1809, Edgar Allen Poe is finally back in the Hub (and just in time for the 165th anniversary of his death) in the form of a goth-inspired statue on the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street ...


Dewey Square Mural

Dewey Square Gets New Mural

The wall at Dewey Square has seen two murals come and go, the first by Os Gemeos and the second by Matthew Ritchie. On September 23, a new mural by Shinique Smith rolls out. The mural is based on one of Smith’s paintings,...



Color Crossing

Color Crossing Makes Winter Street a More Colorful Part of DTX

Downtown Boston is about to become a lot more colorful, thanks to a new mural project by the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District (BID). One mural, called Color Crossing, is already up right by the Corner Mall, on 17 W...


Paramount Theatre DTX

Boston by Foot Shows History Hidden in Plain Sight

Boston by Foot’s tour of Art Deco in Boston’s Financial District leads you through the bustling business district to discuss the rich history of the neighborhood’s Art Deco buildings. Many of us pass by these buildings on...



Urban Kitchen Summer Street Market

Catching Up With the Summer Street Market

Last year, the Summer Street Market was a godsend — not only for the particular products it had, but for covering up the eyesore in the middle of DTX. With the old Filene’s Basement pit gone (thank you Millennium To...


Boston Financial District

Discover the Financial District’s Art Deco History with Boston by Foot

The Art Deco visual arts design style developed in the 1920’s and 1930’s as a reflection of the country’s new technological and industrial age. It’s not uncommon to see many examples of Art Deco paintings and sculpt...