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Red Sox Season Is Here!

admin : April 2, 2014 10:41 am : Blog

Our favorite time of year has officially started- Red Sox Season! We’re filling up fast for all of their home game weekends in April and with good reason- The Beacon Inn 1087 is only a 10 minute walk from Fenway Park. For those of you looking to be a little further removed from the action, The Beacon Inn 1750 is only a 15 minute ride on the train which is conveniently located right outside of our front door. It’s only $40.00 to catch a game and we believe that everyone should experience the oldest professional baseball field in America. The Red Sox might have lost their opening game, but this season hasn’t even begun to heat up! Beat the rush and book your room now.

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Great Deals on August Rates!

admin : August 12, 2013 2:23 pm : Blog, Summer, Tourism

The summer may be starting to wind down but here in Boston you wouldn’t know it! With the Red Sox currently leading the AL East by three games and the beautiful August weather, there’s no better time to visit Boston. Here at our Boston bed and breakfast, we have great deals running through the rest of the month! Call us at 617-566-0088 or book online for discounted rates! Our low room rates include free wireless internet (now even faster!), a light continental breakfast, and complementary coffee and tea available throughout the day. Don’t miss out on these great prices. Our historic brownstones will be your home away from home during your Boston vacation!

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Come to Fenway Park

admin : August 9, 2013 9:00 am : Blog, Events, Music, Summer

justinjayz-600-1361552903This weekend pop music heavyweights Justin Timberlake and Jay Z bring their Legends of the Summer tour to Fenway Park for two nights. Tickets for this star-powered tour range from $64.50 to $255 and there are still a handful of seats left (mostly at the upper pricing tier much to the frustration of cash-strapped fans). The artists recently collaborated this year with Jay Z featured on Timberlake’s “Suit and Tie” and JT lending his voice to Hov’s single “Holy Grail” from his latest album. Of course, the real Legends of the Summer this year are the Red Sox, who currently lead the AL East by two games, despite last night’s upset in Kansas City. Whether you’re coming to Fenway for a concert or a ballgame, our Brookline hotel is located just a 10-15 minute walk from the park. We have limited rooms available for Justin and Jay Z this weekend and all the remaining Red Sox home games, so book your room today to be steps from the action in a historic Boston bed and breakfast!

Book Your Room for Moving Day!

admin : July 31, 2013 9:12 am : Blog, Colleges, Summer

September 1 is just a month away which means scores of college students will be coming back to Boston, many of whom will be making the big step of moving into their first apartments as they move off-campus for the first time. It’s a big day in Boston, with moving vans lining the streets of popular student neighborhoods such as Allston and Brighton, and many parents will be in town to help their kids make the move.

If you’re one of the proud parents helping your kids set up their new digs, you’ll probably want a place to sleep for the night after a long day of moving. Our two Boston bed and breakfast locations are conveniently located near several local area colleges and a short drive, walk, or T ride away from many popular student neighborhoods throughout Boston and Brookline. Book your room today!

Boston Comic Con is Coming!

admin : July 29, 2013 9:00 am : Art, Blog, Events

bostonBoston Comic Con 2013 is coming to the World Seaport Trade Center this weekend on August 3 and 4. In the world of comic fandom, this is A BIG DEAL. Used to be (at least, in the 1980’s—as far back as this Beacon Inn host can recall), if you spent your free time reading comics, you probably also spent school time avoiding getting stuffed into a locker. These days, comic characters are a big part of pop culture.

Beginning in the late 1980s with the release of Tim Burton’s Batman, and snowballing in the early aughts with Hellboy, X-Men, Spiderman, and a number of other Marvel and DC Comics-adapted films, comics went mainstream. Today, if you haven’t seen the Batman movies, you risk being an outcast, but without superpowers.

Boston Comic Con brings hope to Brookline and Boston residents of learning the ins-and-outs of comic cool. If you saw a Batman movie but don’t know what a Hellboy is, this convention is for you, as Hellboy creator Mike Mignola will be there to discuss his work, including work on The Hobbit. Surely, you’ve heard of The Hobbit?

Book a room to stay with us at the Beacon Inn in Brookline for Comic Con 2013, and our front desk hosts will throw in directions to all of the best comic shops in Boston for free. Don’t be the last kid (or adult) on your block to find out what it means to be retconned!

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