Thursday, November 17, 2005

The Insider: Around the Town

Whenever I attend a conference I make a point to step outside the convention center and explore my surroundings. It clears my head after a day of lectures and lets me think about all the new things I've learned.

When you visit Boston you'll find plenty of diversions whatever your interest. Here are two ways to take a break.
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Shop 'til You Drop
Shopping is convenient to the conference. The Prudential Center , Copley Place Mall and those glorious Newbury St. shops are all within walking distance of the Hynes Convention Center. More adventurous shoppers can ride the "T" to reach the Downtown Crossing stores and the Fanueil Hall Marketplace.

The World's a Stage
Boston's theatre district is well-known for it's long running shows such as the Blue Man Group. Click through the list of theaters on Boston City Links to see what's here when you're in town.

To learn more about what's happening in Boston during the FGS conference look at the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau website and sign up for their free newsletter. You can also look at the listings on the Boston Globe site, Both of these contain information on all kinds of entertainment in the city.


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