Boston, United States
Matt, 40
History and bar expert
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ask Matt about

cocktail bars museums gym parks history museum gay bars hotel bars

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Cheers (obviously), Game of Thrones, Transparent, American Dad, Schitts Creek, Head Case, Rome

Name some spots in Cambridge, UK that are good for a Tinder date.

Yvonne's, 49 Social, JM Curley, Stoddards, Ruka, Sonsie

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

DKNY outlet in New Hampshire (along with the other outlets there - Live Free or Die!). I also have a hardon for Ted Baker.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Faneuil Hall

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Boat rides! There are so many fun boat rides in the harbor to take, I recommend all of them!

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Boston that you particularly like?

The Alley Bar in downtown Boston is a really cool gay bar that is tough to find if you don't know where to look. If you want a chill bear bar to grab a cheap drink this is your spot.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Boston Which one do you like?


What’s the one place you think is overrated in Boston

Faneuil Hall

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Boston?


What are the Boston spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Mount Auburn Cemetery, The Mapparium, Beacon Hill, Commonwealth Avenue Mall

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

New Orleans! I have never felt more free than in that city. It is a liberating place full of music, food, and color and is an intense experience that cannot be found elsewhere in the U.S.

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Michaela Menard