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Beat the Tweet

Social networking is ruining your summer vacation — just accept it already and go outside
Warm weather is supposed to be accessorized by lackaday, by a breezy sensibility best enjoyed with a frosty tall boy in one hand, the sloppy product of a back-yard barbecue in the other. Instead, I find myself struggling to balance my beer between my knees and my overstocked paper plate on my thigh as I furiously poke at my BlackBerry.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  July 22, 2009
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Free and easy

10 cash-free ways to make summer not suck
With a beach season approaching in which most people will be squeezing quarters till the eagles fart, it's fair enough to ask aloud, "Is this going to be the worst summer ever ?"
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 11, 2009
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Splash on demand

Water parks that float our inner tube
A crippling (and,  as we've discussed , utterly ridiculous) fear of sharks isn't the only thing capable of keeping us away from the beaches this summer.
By SHAULA CLARK AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 11, 2009
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States of the art

New England museums worth traveling for
In New England, where you can't swing a sack of cranberries without hitting a venerable cultural institution, anyone with access to a car (or even a subway pass) can scope out these topnotch art museums.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  June 09, 2009
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Festival atmosphere

Between the Blockbuster and the beach there are the film festivals of New England
Summer traditionally has been the happy hunting ground for Hollywood studios — the time when they unleash their big-budgeted, f/x-heavy warhorses on armies of newly freed schoolchildren and frazzled adults trying to beat the heat.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 09, 2009

Summer Guide Menu

AMUSEMENT PARKS

ART MUSEUMS

BEACHES

BOSTON

CAMPING

CLASSICAL

COMEDY

DANCE

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

FILM

FLEA MARKETS/ANTIQUE SHOWS

GALLERIES

JAZZ

NATURE

PARTICIPATORY SPORTS

POP MUSIC

PRODUCE

SIGHTSEEING

SKY STUFF

SPECTATOR SPORTS

THEATER

WATER STUFF