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Xmas decorations in january?

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Xmas decorations in january?

im probably be visitng boston on Jan 17-19... are xmas decorations still being up??

another thing, the gay enclave in boston is.???........

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1. Re: Xmas decorations in january?


The Christmas decorations will not be up that long after the holidays.

The most popular gay "enclave" in Boston is the South End. But of course, there are gays and lesbians living all over the city. The South End is very culturally diverse. Think a smaller and a bit more conservative version of San Francisco's Castro District. Great restaurants and bars, galleries, etc. If the parking wasn't so horrendous I may venture over there every once in a while. If you do go try the restaurant called "Sibling Rivalry." Enjoy.

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2. Re: Xmas decorations in january?

Mid January is a bit late for most Christmas decorations. A minor exception is Beacon Hill where the custom seems to be to leave wreaths on doors until spring or until they disintegrate, which ever comes first. The South End is definitely the gay area, but it's not as concentrated as in some other cities. There's gay stuff in a lot of neighborhoods. The up and coming gay area is Jamaica Plain, but that is mainly a residential area with few gay businesses or bars. The South End (for this purpose) is the area roughly bounded by the Mass Turnpike, Columbus Ave., Massachusetts Ave., and Harrison Ave. If you are interested in bars and clubs, they are all over the city and in Cambridge. Consult the websites of the two gay newspapers in town -- www.baywindows.com and www.innewsweekly.com.

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