Old favorites in Boston
Every day the headlines vie for my attention: What’s new? Who’s hot? Where’s the absolute trendiest of the trendy spots? All this emphasis on being au courant got me thinking: What’s old? Tried and true? For all its recent - and enjoyable - developments, Boston remains a quintessentially traditional town. I would argue that is not a bad thing. Here are 10 praiseworthy spots in the city and nearby that fit my criteria of being over 25 years old within area code 617. Perhaps this will start a new craze: What’s not new?