The World Cup is coming back to Beantown!
FIFA announced Boston as one of the cities selected to host FIFA World Cup 2026TM, the first men’s World Cup contended in North America since 1994. Each host city is projected to host four to six matches over the course of the tournament. Boston will also host fan fests throughout […]
The U.S. Open is back in Brookline, MA after 34 years!
The U.S. Open is back in Brookline. This marks the fourth time the U.S. Open will be played in Brookline, with the last occurrence coming in 1988. United States-born golfers have won the event all three times it has been played at the Boston-area course. Conducted annually since 1895, this […]
National Geographic’s ‘Beyond King Tut’ world premiere in Boston
Have you ever wanted to see Egypt through the eyes of King Tut? National Geographic is granting that wish with their newest national exhibit coming to Boston. The North American tour of National Geographic’s new exhibition, “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience,” is coming to Boston for a short time […]
125th Boston Marathon Taking Place Today!
After a 30-month gap, the Boston Marathon returns on today, October 11 with the 125th running of the world’s oldest annual marathon. For the first time since the inaugural event in 1897, the race was canceled and run virtually last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 125th Boston Marathon […]
The Washington Monument Reopens After Being Closed Due to COVID
After being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Washington Monument reopens Wednesday with limited capacity. “For the most part, it will look like normal operations,” Mike Litterst, the chief of communications for the National Mall and Memorial Parks, told ABC News. “But we are, for the time being, putting […]
Massachusetts Is The Most Educated State In America
This shouldn’t come as a surprise to the “wicked smaht” people of Massachusetts. The Commonwealth is No. 1 in a new ranking of the “most educated” states in America. WalletHub’s list looked at educational attainment, school quality and the gender and racial achievement gap in determining each state’s ranking. Coming […]
60 Years of Friendships: Boston and Kyoto
Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomed Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto, Japan, and Kazuhiro Terada, Chair of the Kyoto City Assembly, to celebrate 60 years of the two cities’ Sister City partnership with a signing ceremony to renew the agreement, reflect on the partnership, and look forward to a creative […]
HSBC’s The Value of Education: Price of Success Report
The Value of Education is HSBC’s global study into education trends, examining parents’ hopes and fears for their children’s education, and their attitudes and behaviors towards funding. This year’s survey titled, “The Price of Success”, also explores students’ own experiences while studying. Read the full HSBC report. These findings are […]
The Boston Freedom Trail
While in Boston don’t miss the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, brick-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites. Explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds. Learn about the brave people who shaped America. Discover the rich history of the American Revolution, as it began in Boston, where […]
Where Massachusetts Ranks on Education Tests
In the season of graduations, it is worth looking at how Massachusetts and Boston stack up against international competitors in education. According to global university rankings and international school achievement tests, Massachusetts ranks near the top in global education excellence. According to the respected Academic Rankings of World Universities (the […]