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Boston’s Best Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Besides being the unofficial kickoff to summer, Memorial Day is a day for commemoration and remembrance of those who passed away while serving in the United States Armed Forces. In the Boston area, the whole weekend has various events going on from parades to tours and exhibits to special activities.

05/09/2014

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Memorial Weekend Events

There’s something for everyone this weekend in the Boston area.

05/23/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Memorial Day Celebrations

Boston is giving residents and visitors plenty of ways to remember the fallen on Memorial Day, 2013.

CBS Boston–05/13/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

BBQ Wing Rack

Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/13/2013

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Keller @ Large: Give Facebook, Twitter, E-Mail A Rest For Memorial Day

I hope you get a chance today to pay your respects to the men and women who gave their lives for our country.

05/28/2012

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Boston Harbor Cruises To Donate To Veterans

Boston Harbor Cruises is announcing a partnership with the Wounded Warriors project in which the cruise company will donate money for one week this summer to the organization.

05/28/2012

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Menino: Memorial Day About ‘Paying Tribute To Our Country’s Heroes’

Boston Mayor Menino and other guests gathered Sunday to honor veterans on this Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2012

Andy Teirstein, Darcie Deaville, Helen Jean Russell, David M. Lutken. (Photo by: Todd Oldham, Arts Theatre, London)

Boston Area Arts Picks For Memorial Day Weekend

It’s the unofficial kickoff to summer in New England, and for most people it’s a three day weekend. That gives you plenty of time to mix up your normal routine with some of the best Arts that Boston has to offer.

05/21/2012

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Yellowstone National Park

Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

War Memorials in the US

The nation’s capital may have the most visited war memorials in the country, but there are other places of remembrance worth seeing.

People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive Ryan Reynolds suits up as DC Comics’ Green Lantern to join the summer’s CGI effects-heavy superhero showdown. Martin Campbell (who reinvigorated James Bond with Casino Royale) directs, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard co-star. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

2011 Summer Movie Preview

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season. And what a season it’s turning out to be. From sequels to superheroes, we have a roundup of the most anticipated films of the year.

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