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Discover Boston's best things to do, restaurants, theater and nightlife

Restaurants

You voted Wahlburgers Boston’s best burger

Boston burger lovers have spoken—the local-born chain beat out 24 beefy contenders as the Time Out Boston readers’ choice

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Movies

The best new movies on Netflix in August 2015

Return to Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-winning triumph about ice-cool bomb defusers during the steamiest month of the year

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Things to do

The best weekend getaways from Boston

Not sure where to head this summer? We've got 10 stress-free travel destinations in mind.

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Bars

The best rooftop bars in Boston

For views with your booze, take your pick of these prime rooftop bars, from swanky hotel sanctuaries to waterside decks

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Blog

23 Boston hacks to make your life easier

Be the boss of Boston with these tips accumulated over decades of living here

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Where to eat in Boston

Restaurants

The best Chinese food in Boston

With the third largest Chinatown in the country, it stands to reason Downtown Boston yields plenty of authentic Chinese food and cult hole-in-the-wall dumpling spots. But there are also exceptional eateries serving top-notch noodles, dim sum and diverse regional fare all over Boston, Cambridge and suburban areas. Chinese restaurants are a great late-night dining option in a city that shuts down early—and some of them even double as nightclubs!

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The best burgers in Boston

The 21st-century burger boom shows no sign of abating and in most U.S. cities, opinions run high on who makes the best burgers (closely followed by the perennial best pizza debate). Many of the best Boston restaurants, including the excellent Craigie on Main in Central Square have a signature version on the menu, but cheap-eats aficionados love Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage, a Cambridge fast food legend since the 1960s.RECOMMENDED: See the best Boston restaurants by cuisine

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The best vegetarian restaurants in Boston

Read our essential guide to Boston's best vegetarian and vegan restaurants—with insider tips and recommendations, written by local experts. From long-established downtown joints such as My Thai to ever-shifting food trucks like Harvard Square's Clover Food Lab, Time Out editors' pick of the best Boston restaurants for veggies and vegans.RECOMMENDED: See the best Boston restaurants by cuisine

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Things to do in Boston

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The 50 best things to do in Boston

Your ultimate guide to things to do in Boston—from the city’s best restaurants and shops to museums and sightseeing

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Essential Boston attractions

Our shortlist of quintessential sights and landmarks

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Boston art museum guide

Explore the city’s top museums and galleries

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The best Boston museums

These fine institutions are well worth the price of admission

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Things to do in Boston with kids

From fun-packed museums to waterside attractions, find the best things to do in Boston with kids

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Boston neighborhood guides

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North End

Find Revolutionary landmarks—and great pasta—in Boston’s “Little Italy”

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South End

The stylish patch is packed with boutiques, bars and galleries

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Jamaica Plain

Head to this arty hood for quirky eateries and vintage shops

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Back Bay

Designer flagships meet cultural landmarks in this affluent area

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Beacon Hill

Feel the blue-blooded heritage in the Hub’s most picturesque quarter

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Downtown Boston

Downtown is the perfect place for people-watching. Take a break between visits to historic landmarks to watch street performers.

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