America's Best Cities: Boston, Massachusetts
A handful of forward-thinking cities turn eyesores into urban oases.
Need another reason to get excited about the resurgence of American distance running? After struggles with injuries, Kara Goucher, a 30-year-old former NCAA cross-country champ, finished third in the New York City Marathon last November. Her time of 2:25:53 was the fastest debut for an American woman ever. As a follow-up, she's set her sights on the sport's mos
I just qualified to run in the Boston Marathon. What can I do after the race that'll be fun, but won't kill my already-battered legs? Sean M. Chicago, IL
Get schooled to captain your own vessel, then take it to the open seas
The Big Dig hits pay dirtin the shape of a new island playground in Boston Harbor
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A MAZE OF one-way streets and the interminable Big Dig, a 14-year tunnel project, have turned Boston into the hectic city you love. But sometimes you gotta have elbow room; here's where to find it, from Vermont's hills to Martha's Vineyard's cliffs.
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