We’ve finally moved to Boston (more on that here). New York City felt infinite and endless – there was almost too much going on at all times. Just when we got the hang of the city though, it was time to move on. Perhaps we’ll be back again some day, perhaps not – the next time we’ll move we’ll be almost 30. Although that’s still VERY young, perhaps by then we would’ve missed our window of living in NYC (we ONLY want to live in Manhattan, not an adjacent, perhaps slower, borough). So for now, I look at those last two years with the fondest of memories – and plans of experiencing the city as we once did, except on weekend trips.
But don’t fret! Boston is almost as good. While there are infinitely other cities – perhaps on the west coast?! – that we’d love to live in and eventually settle down in, for now at least it’s a great city to spend a few years until M finishes grad school. And in typical G + M fashion, we’ll make the most of it!
An ongoing in-city Boston Bucket List – to be updated with pictures and status!
Museum of Fine Arts (free) – Done
Institute of Contemporary Art (free) – Done
Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum (free) – Done
Boston Ballet – student rush $25
Boston Chamber Society – $8
Jordan Hall – First Mondays (Free) DONE
Boston Symphony Orchestra – Done
Boston Pops – Done, the Holiday Pops!
Boston Lyric Opera
Handel and Haydn Society
American Repertory Theater – $15
Broadway in Boston – Boston Opera House – $25 student rush tickets (DONE)
OBERON – Done, thanks Yelp!
Wally’s – Done
First Fridays at SoWa Open Studios – Free (DONE)
Sailing on the Charles River
Outdoor movies at Boston Harbor – DONE!
Road trip to Maine -Done (Multiple Times)
Arnold Arboretum – DONE
Whale Watching – Done, and we saw whales!
Harbor Islands – Done- Spectacle Island
Cape Cod/Nantucket – DONE
Kayak down the Charles – DONE
Day trip to Provincetown
Top of the Hub – DONE (First Anniversary in Boston!)
Red Sox Game
Sam Adams Brewery
Tea at Boston Public Library
New England Aquarium – DONE
Cambridge Antique Market
Boston Athenaeum – Done – it was fine