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Local Picks

View handpicked activities and weekly highlights for your visit to the Boston area, chosen for you by a local. 

Paul PhillipsRead about Paul Phillips, the original, recently retired, author of "Paul's Picks." As we adapt to a world without Paul’s weekly list of events, the "Local Picks" team is determined to maintain the spirit of Paul's list and the key information that it provides.


Local Picks in Boston


Holiday Events

Boston’s Holiday Season offers a wonderful selection of activities, events and festive culinary choices.

Thanksgiving Dining

Many restaurants are offering limited seatings or a scrumptious ready-to-eat Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings to go.

What's Open in Boston

See our updated list of things to do and attractions open for business.

Cross Cultural Boston

Explore our many cross cultural events, exhibitions, sightseeing trails, and more! (Mural by Rob...


Our Main Streets need our love, more than ever. Now is the time to find your local.

Virtual Boston Experiences

See our list of virtual experiences happening in Greater Boston.