Attend the Beanpot: On February 1st and February 8th you can witness local college hockey rivalry at its finest. At this annual event, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern University and Harvard College play for the Beanpot Trophy and more importantly, the bragging rights! Many are predicting the championship game to be between the defending champ: Boston University, and Boston College, although it could be anyone’s game! Click here to get tickets to the Beanpot before they sell out!


Celebrate Love: Whether it’s a night out with your significant other, or an evening with friends, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to spend time with those you care about! Check out these restaurants around Boston that are offering specials for the holiday! For a cozy, romantic, and mouth-watering meal, stop by Trattoria Il Panino in the North End. If you’re trying to make a weekend of the holiday, why not set up reservations for a staycation at one of Boston’s luxurious hotels that are offering Valentine’s day packages this year!  

*Don’t forget to get involved with our #SPOTlight contest simply by interacting with us on social media! You could be one of two SPOT users to win $150 to one of the best restaurants in Boston! For more information, click here!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year: The Chinese New Year officially begins on February 8th, but on Sunday February 14th, the annual Chinese New Year Parade takes place in Chinatown! The parade will be filled with traditional dancing, music and firecrackers! For an authentic Chinese meal after the parade, check out China Pearl for the best Dim Sum in the city! For more information about the parade, click here!


Catch a Show: Get out of the cold and into the theatre! Boston is home to some amazing and historic theaters and there’s always something new playing! Catch Pippin at the Boston Opera House February 2nd to the 14th. If you’re looking for a more family friendly production, check out Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic at the TD Garden from February 12th to the 21st.  For tickets to these shows and many more, click here!


Take a Sip of Wine: Are you a wine lover? If so, you can’t miss Boston’s 2016 Wine Expo! With over 1,800 wines from more than 200 wineries, you’ll have your pick of the best of the best! In addition to wine tastings, there will be food and other beverages available. Also in attendance will be Boston’s best sommeliers to answer any and all wine related questions you could have. Not only is this event not one to miss, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to local charities throughout the city. For ticket information, click here.

Watch the Super Bowl: Even though our beloved Patriots did not make it to the 50th Super Bowl this year, it is still a fun event to watch with a crowd, especially in Boston! Almost every bar in the city will be broadcasting the game, but our favorites are Cask N’ Flagon in the Fenway Area and the Pour House on Boylston Street. Even if you run into a Broncos fan, Super Bowl 2016 is sure to be a fun day out in Boston. Don’t forget to stay safe, and reserve a SPOT ahead of time! For more great Boston sports bar, click here!


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