Bedazzled New Age Crystals 127 Charles St, Boston, MA02114 This neighborhood psychic and tarot card reader also reads crystals, as well as sells books and candles. Services are by…More appointment only. The room is located above Crown Cleaners.
White Hen Pantry 250 Cambridge St, Boston, MA02114 White Hen Pantry offers standard convenience store items, plus a little extra. It contains a deli, offering…More salami and various cold cuts, potato and macaroni salad, hot soup, and a fresh fruit stand that features lemons, pears and watermelon. The White Hen also contains a small stand of paperbacks for beach reading.
Four Green Fields 1 Boston Pl, Boston, MA02108 Four Green Fields is an Irish pub and restaurant. Its menu combines Irish and American cuisine and offers a selection of…More draught beers. The establishment features live Irish rock and traditional music performances, as well as readings from national, local and international authors. Customers can enjoy Bruinx, Red Sox and Celtics games on a 220-inch HD screen. Online ordering and catering services are available.
7 Eleven 66 Charles St, Boston, MA02108 This 7 Eleven provides quick convenience for Beacon Hill locals by stocking basic grocery items, grab-and-go foods,…More newspapers, candy and other small items. There is even a small counter/table area for patrons to drink coffee while reading morning newspapers. In keeping with the Charles Street style, the front store sign is done in an antique style, so as to not disrupt the old-fashioned nature of the Charles Street signage.
This membership-only library at 10-1/2 Beacon Street has been a Boston institution since 1807, and a recent…More membership drive is attracting a new generation of members. The 10-story building was erected in 1859 when the collection became too large for its original home.
The Athenæum has 5,000 members from all over the world. It also has about 1,000 proprietary memberships that are handed down generation to generation from the original founders of the library.
For those under 41, the yearly member fee is $115 per individual or $175 per household. For those 41 and over, the membership fee is $230 for individuals and $290 for households.
There's something for everyone here: a charming children's library, evening literary lectures followed by wine and cheese socials, quiet reading halls and much more.
The first floor is open to the public, but the rest of the library is only open to members. The fifth floor is a beautiful reading room with a lounge and kitchenette, as well as a balcony that offers stunning views of downtown Boston.
The lectures with wine and cheese are hosted once a week during the academic year, high tea is served at 3pm every other Wednesday and story time for children is held Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library also hosts an art exhibition three times a year. A full list of events is available on the website.
Tours are available to the public Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm, but participants must call ahead to register.
The Congregational Library is much more than just a library -- it's a museum dedicated to the religious history of…More Massachusetts. The Congregational Library was founded in the nineteenth century to collect the writings and information of the pilgrims and puritans.
Among the Library's vast collection are thousands of historical church records, sermons, pictures and Bibles, a seventeenth-century desk used by the pilgrims in England and a piece of the original Plymouth Rock.
Many visitors come to the library to search the huge collection of church-record obituaries in hopes of uncovering some information about their early American ancestors.
Visitors are welcome to conduct their research and peruse materials in the elegant and stately reading room. While visitors do not have access to the three cavernous floors of stacks, librarians on staff will happily retrieve any requested materials for them.
The Library has free WiFi and one computer terminal for searching the database as well as a traditional card catalog.
The Library is located on the second floor of the Congregational Library Building at 14 Beacon Street.