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Discover sightseeing attractions and things to do in Boston Massachusetts

With Hotel Commonwealth as its grand cornerstone, Kenmore Square is a charming neighborhood of the Back Bay and the true gateway to the many things to do in Boston. In addtion to being the landmark of historic site Red Sox Fenway park, Kenmore Square provides close proximity and easy access to Boston’s many neighborhoods as well as cultural, historic and leisure attractions, the area has an allure all its own.

Fenway Park: Home of the Red Sox

Overlooking historic Fenway Park, Hotel Commonwealth is the perfect choice for baseball fans and is within a short walking distance from the beloved home of the Boston Red Sox. 

Boston University:  Hotel Commonwealth's Avenue Neighbor

Home of the Boston Terriers, Boston University is the largest university in the city, founded in 1839. With over 16,000 full time undergraduates and over 8,500 full time graduate students, as well as a faculty of nearly 4,000, the University spans more than 13 acres right in the heart of Boston. 

With more than 100 colleges and universities located within its metropolitan area, Boston has been appropriately dubbed, "The Athens of America". Boston area schools include some of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world. 

World Renowned Hospitals and Medical Centers

The Boston area is world renowned for its state-of-the-art hospitals and medical facilities. From teaching hospitals associated with the area's most prestigious universities, to community health centers, Boston offers the cutting-edge treatment and research that breaks new medical ground and expertly delivers successful patient care. 

Recognized as one of Boston's most upscale neighborhoods and attractions, the Back Bay stretches from the Charles River on the north to Newbury Street on the south and encompasses some of the city's most historic homes, businesses and high-end shopping and dining destinations.

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THE FISHERMAN'S FEAST

About:
North, Fleet and Lewis Sts, Boston's North End, Boston, MA 02113

Description: Founded in 1911, the Fisherman's Feast is a religious festival introduced to Boston by Italian immigrants. The festival begins with a religious ceremony in which the Madonna statue is carried from the Fisherman's Club to the feast chapel. The rest of the festival revolves around music, food and drink. Vendors sell yummy treats like Italian sausages, pizzas, pasta and calamari, and DJs, live music and fun contests provide entertainment from the stage. At the end of the festival, the Madonna is lifted back to an upper window of the Fisherman's Club is a final ceremony. Lovers of food and wine and those who enjoy mingling with the locals will appreciate this long-standing feast.

Hours:
August 14 - August 17, 2014

Website:
Visit The Fisherman's Feast Online

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