New England

Boston

Name Location Comment
Wally's Cafe Tremont & Mass Ave Jazz club with live music daily
Somerville Arts Council Somerville A variety of programs within Somerville
MIT Flea Market Kendall Square Third Sunday of each month April through October
Sprout Davis Square A community focused technology collective
Laugh Boston Seaport District A comedy club opening in June of 2013 that was featured in Globe Magazine
Angela Liguori Brookline Village Artisan ribbons and paper products
Artisan's Asylum Somerville Non-profit community craft studio
Jamacia Plain Music Festival Jamacia Plain A music festival in which at least one member of every band lives or works in Jamacia Plain
Boston Cycling Celebration Downtown A celebration of cycling combining the casual Boston Hub on Wheels with the professional cycling Mayor's Cup
Boston Halloween Bike Ride
Boston Bike Party Boston Massive monthly group rides around Boston, Jamaica Plain, Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville
November Project Boston Outdoor social group workouts in Allston and Brookline
Lawn on D South Boston Private park that hosts numerous events

Restaurants

Name Location Comment
Gene's Chinese Flatbread Cafe Downtown Crossing Hand-pulled noodles and cuisine from the Xi'an region
Uni Hynes Convention Center A late night restaurant within a restaurant that serves Ramen for $10 after 11PM on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Mei Mei Street Kitchen Various Chinese-American-themed food truck
Bondir American My favorite restaurant in Cambridge
Fairsted Kitchen American
The Kirkland Tap & Trotter American Reviewed in the New York Times (see When One Kitchen Isn’t Enough)
Beat Hotel Harvard Square A restaurant and bar with live music
Harpoon Brewery South Boston Popular brewery with a large beer hall
Trillium Brewery South Boston Small local brewery with a tasting room
Aeronaut Brewery Somerville Brewery and event space

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Sweden

In the November 17, 2013 issue of the The New York Times's In Transit section, a brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery described his trip to Sweden to help establish a micro-brewing culture like that in the United States (see Drinking Beer in Sweden).

Finland

On October 30, 2013 a functional art installation provided light to the town square in Rjukan, Norway that is normally shadowed by the neighboring mountains for six months a year (see Giant mirrors reflect winter sun into Norwegian town of Rjukan).

Norway