Author Archive: Lilly Prince

Lilly Prince is a Santa Fe-based freelance writer and blogger, and former Bostonian. She is also a contributing editor to Club Business International magazine. Her hobbies include drinking entirely too much coffee, exploring new places, petting dogs and relishing New Mexico sunsets.

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Behind the Boston Hard Gaze: Are There Kind Eyes?

Behind the Boston Hard Gaze: Are There Kind Eyes?

[ 2 ] January 6, 2014 |

Bostonians have a reputation of being unfriendly to outsiders, and as an adopted Bostonian, I can’t deny it. They are. But this attitude sort of makes sense, even if it is unjustified. (Stay with me here). For hundreds of years, Boston has been home to the best universities, exclusive social clubs and some of the […]

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Boston by Neighborhood

Boston by Neighborhood

[ 0 ] December 4, 2013 |

Back Bay Boston is really a town (ssh!), but proudly carries itself like a big city, especially in the Back Bay, one of its most affluent and swanky neighborhoods. The renovated, still pristine nineteenth century Victorian brownstones that line Newbury Street make shopping its high-end stores like Chanel and Valentino feel intimate and cozy (kind […]

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Life Trumps Death in the Famous Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Life Trumps Death in the Famous Mt. Auburn Cemetery

[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |

Life and death make a serene pair inside the gates of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, founded in 1831 as “America’s first garden cemetery.” More than 95,000 people are laid to rest across 175 acres of rolling hillsides and worn footpaths, and more than 16,000 different plants are among them, including some oak trees older than […]

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Looking for Lavish Lodging in Boston? Spend a Night in Jail.

Looking for Lavish Lodging in Boston? Spend a Night in Jail.

[ 0 ] October 25, 2013 |

If you are traveling to Boston, consider spending a night in jail. Better yet, don’t just consider it—book a room in advance. The Liberty Hotel in Boston was formerly the Charles St. Jail, and once held famous prisoners like the Boston Strangler and Malcolm X. It was renovated some time in the early 2000s into […]

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Drink: A Boston Speakeasy That Speaks to Your Moods

Drink: A Boston Speakeasy That Speaks to Your Moods

[ 0 ] October 25, 2013 |

Life is what you make it, and the same goes for the cocktails at Drink, a speakeasy-style lounge located a stone’s throw from Boston’s Seaport district. There is no cocktail menu at Drink (only beer and wine). Instead, you just tell the bartenders…ahem, mixologists…what you are in the mood for (sweet, bitter, vodka, gin, fresh, […]

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