If you're still unsure of your plans for the weekend, The South End Historic Society is having its 44th South End House Tours on Saturday, October 20. The event offers participants a unique glimpse into the private homes of Bostonians residing in this sophisticated neighborhood. Most people living in the city are fans of the South End, as its brownstone buildings offer a quaint break from the busyness of Back Bay.
The South End Society (SEHS) is a non-profit community organization that was founded in 1966. They task themselves with preserving and revitalizing the neighborhood, as it was declared a Historic site in 1972. Click here to learn more about SEHS and purchase tickets to the event on Saturday.
Regardless of whether you're new to the area or a veteran of Boston, here's a surefire list of South End staples that will complement your Saturday stint at the neighborhood.
Sites To See:
The Cyclorama - an impressive and historic venue located in the stylish South End neighborhood of Boston. Surrounded by the largest collection of Victorian brownstones in New England and representing the height of urban industrial chic, the Cyclorama offers inspiration and limitless possibilities for all kinds of events.
SOWA - The famed South of Washington area is best known for its open markets during the weekends. Stop by on Sundays to see the numerous merchants lined up and get some retail therapy.
Succulent South End Staples:
B&G Oysters While you're in the mood to explore, try some New England oysters from nearby B&G Oysters who South End residents swear to its succulence.
Toro Best known for their tapas and Spanish selections, Toro is your destination for unique finger foods for the famished. Experience Castilian flavors in the midst of brownstone settings.