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The BeaCon Con Guide
     Hotel And Meals Information
     Con Program
The BeaCon Guide to Boston
     Travel To/From And Around Boston
         Arrival
         Airport Transportation
         Private Transportation
         Public Transportation
         Driving In Boston
         Parking In Boston
     FOOD (and drink)
         Inside The Hotel
         Very Near The Hotel
         Within A Mile Of The Hotel
         Worth A Trip
     (food and) DRINK
         Inside The Hotel
         Near The Hotel
         Brewed Locally
         Other Beer Options
         CRAFT COCKTAILS & HIPSTER WATCHING
     Puzzly Stuff
     Copy Shops
     Practical Stuff
     The Great Outdoors
     Museums
     Tours
     Shopping
         General Info
         Games and Puzzles
         Books and Comics
     Sports
     For Kids
         Activity Listings
The BeaCon Excellence Policy


The BeaCon Con Guide

HOTEL AND MEALS INFORMATION

Hotel Facilities Show More
Hospitality Suite 901 Show More
Meal Schedule Show More

Con Program

Wednesday, July 5th Show More
Thursday, July 6th Show More
Friday, July 7th Show More
Saturday, July 8th Show More
Sunday, July 9th Show More


The BeaCon Guide to Boston

178th NPL Convention, Boston, Massachusetts

July 6-9, 2017

TRAVEL TO/FROM AND AROUND BOSTON

ARRIVAL

The Revere Hotel

200 Stuart Street, Boston MA Show More

Logan Airport Show More
South Station Show More
North Station Show More
Back Bay Station Show More

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION

Silver Line Show More
MassPort Logan Shuttle Show More
Go Boston Shuttle

$40 from Logan to Revere Hotel Show More

Patriots Limousine Show More

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION

Boston Cabs

$30-ish from Logan to Revere Hotel Show More

Uber

$25-ish from Logan to Revere Hotel Show More

Uber Pool

$20-ish from Logan to Revere Hotel Show More

Lyft

$20-ish from Logan to Revere Hotel Show More

Lyft Line

$15-ish from Logan to Revere Hotel Show More

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The T

$2.25/$2.75 per ride Show More

Hubway (bike share)

24-hour pass: $8; 72-hour pass: $15. If you keep a bike out for more than 30 minutes, it's $3 for each additional 30 minutes Show More

Zipcar (car share)

Cost depends on vehicle chosen Show More

DRIVING IN BOSTON

Driving in Boston Show More
Tolls and Tolling Show More

PARKING IN BOSTON

Parking near the Hotel

$18-$30/day Show More

Self Parking at the Revere Hotel

$30/day Show More

Riverside Station (Southwest of City, Green Line)

$6 to $13 first day, $7 each additional day Show More

Wellington Station (North of City, Orange Line)

$6 first day, $7 each additional day Show More

Alewife Station (Northwest of City, Red Line)

$7 to $15 first day, $15 each additional day Show More

FOOD (and drink)

INSIDE THE HOTEL

The Atrium

$$ -- 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA : Lobby Show More

Rooftop Bar

$$ -- 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA : Near Pool Show More

Emerald Lounge

$$ -- 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA : 2nd Floor Show More

VERY NEAR THE HOTEL

PF Chang's - City Place

$$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza (on Charles St. S), Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Chipotle - City Place

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza (on Charles St. S), Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Starbucks - City Place

$ -- 12 Charles Street South, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Jimmy John's - City Place

$ -- 12 Charles St. South, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

7-Eleven - City Place

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza (on Stuart St), Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Dunkin' Donuts - City Place

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza (on Stuart St), Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Blaze Pizza - City Place

$ -- 123 Stuart Street, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Panera Bread - City Place

$ -- 115 Stuart Street, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Osaka Express - City Place (inside in the Food Court)

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Crazy Dough's - City Place (inside in the Food Court)

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Iron Wok - City Place (inside in the Food Court)

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

D'Angelo - City Place (inside in the Food Court)

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Herrera's Mexican Grill - City Place (inside in the Food Court)

$ -- 8-10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Legal Sea Foods

$$$ -- 20 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Show More

Doretta Taverna and Raw Bar

$$$ -- 79 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Show More

Ostra

$$$$ -- 1 Charles Street South, Boston, MA Show More

New York Pizza

$ -- 224 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Maria's Taqueria

$ -- 226 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Intermission Tavern

$$ -- 228 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Subway

$$ -- 230 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Genki Ya

$$ -- 232 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Montien Thai

$$ -- 63 Stuart Street, Boston, MA Show More

Jacob Wirth

$$ -- 31-37 Stuart Street, Boston, MA Show More

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

$$$$ -- 217 Stuart Street, Boston, MA Show More

Benisushi

$ -- 201 Stuart Street, Boston, MA Show More

Mike & Patty's

$ -- 12 Church Street, Boston, MA Show More

Maggiano's Little Italy

$$ -- 4 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA Show More

Erbaluce

$$$$ -- 69 Church Street, Boston, MA Show More

Liquid Art House

$$$ -- 100 Arlington Street, Boston, MA Show More

Smith & Wollensky

$$$$ -- 101 Arlington Street, Boston, MA Show More

Strip by Strega

$$$$ -- 64 Arlington Street, Boston, MA Show More

WITHIN A MILE OF THE HOTEL

Chinatown

$ or $$ -- 70 Beach Street, Boston, MA Show More

haley.henry

$$ -- 45 Province Street, Boston, MA Show More

Townsman

$$$ -- 120 Kingston Street, Boston, MA Show More

RUKA

$$$ -- 505 Washington street, Boston, MA Show More

Area Four

$$ -- 284 East Berkeley, Boston, MA Show More

O Ya

$$$$ -- 9 East Street, Boston, MA Show More

Myers + Chang

$$ -- 1145 Washington Street, Boston , MA Show More

Moooo

$$$$ -- 15 Beacon Street, Boston, MA Show More

Picco

$$ -- 513 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

WORTH A TRIP

Menton

$$$$ -- 354 Congress Street, Boston, MA Show More

Tasting Counter

$$$$ -- 14 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA Show More

Neptune Oyster

$$$$ -- 63 Salem Street, Boston, MA Show More

Cuchi Cuchi

$$$ -- 795 Main Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

KO Pies

$/$$ -- 87 A Street, South Boston, MA Show More

Teranga

$$ -- 1746 Washington St, South End, Boston Show More

Union Oyster House

$$ -- 41 Union St, Boston, MA Show More

Union Square Donuts

$$ -- 20 Bow St, Somerville, MA Show More

(food and) DRINK

INSIDE THE HOTEL

Rooftop Bar

$$ -- 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA : Near Pool Show More

Emerald Lounge

$$ -- 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA : 2nd Floor Show More

NEAR THE HOTEL

The Tam

$-- 222 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Rock Bottom Brewery - City Place

$$ -- 115 Stuart Street, Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Liquid Art House

$$$ -- 100 Arlington Street, Boston, MA Show More

haley.henry

$$ -- 45 Province Street, Boston, MA Show More

BREWED LOCALLY

Bantam Cider Company

$ -- 40 Merriam Street, Somerville, MA Show More

Somerville Brewing Company

$ -- 15 Ward Street, Somerville, MA Show More

American Fresh Beer Garden

$ -- 301 Canal Street, Somerville, MA Show More

Aeronaut Brewing Company

$ -- 14 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA Show More

Winter Hill Brewing Company

$ -- 328 Broadway, Somerville, MA Show More

Boston Beer Works

$$ -- 112 Canal Street, Boston, MA Show More

Cambridge Brewing Company

$$ -- 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge , MA Show More

OTHER BEER OPTIONS

Bukowski's

$$ -- 50 Dalton Street, Boston, MA OR 1281 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

The Publick House

$$ -- 1648 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA Show More

The Brewer's Fork

$$ -- 7 Moulton Street, Charlestown, MA Show More

Lord Hobo

$$ --92 Hampshire Street, Cambridge MA Show More

CRAFT COCKTAILS & HIPSTER WATCHING

Drink

$$$ -- 384 Congress Street, Boston, MA Show More

Backbar

$$$ -- 7 Sanborn Court, Somerville, MA Show More

Parla

$$ -- 200 Hanover Street, Boston, MA Show More

Oak + Rowan

$$$ -- 321 A Street, Boston, MA Show More

Eastern Standard

$$$ -- 528 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA Show More

PUZZLY STUFF

Trapology

177 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Escape the Room Boston

33 West St. (3rd floor), Boston MA Show More

Trapped in a Room with a Zombie

628 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA Show More

Room Escapers: Pirate's Booty II

112 Blackstone Street, Boston, MA Show More

Boda Borg

90 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA Show More

8D Room Escape and Board Games

63 Exchange Street, Malden, MA Show More

5 Wits

202 Patriots Place, Foxboro, MA Show More

Urban Scavenger Hunt

Boston Common, Boston, MA Show More

COPY SHOPS

Hotel Show More
24-Hour FedEx Office (aka Kinko's)

187 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116 Show More

FedEx Office (aka Kinko's)

Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Show More

Color Copy Center

31 St. James St, Boston, MA Show More

PRACTICAL STUFF

CVS

631 Washington St, Boston, MA Show More

Walgreen's

620 Washington St, Boston, MA Show More

The UPS Store

198 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Staples

1 Washington Street, Boston, MA Show More

Bay Village Cleaners

350 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Marshall's

500 Boylston Street, Boston, MA Show More

Citizens Bank

426 Boylston Street, Boston, MA Show More

Bank of America ATM

157 Stuart street, Boston, MA Show More

Co-Op Network ATM (Inside 7-Eleven - City Place)

8 Park Plaza (on Stuart St), Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Allpoint Network ATM (Inside Mass Bay Credit Union)

10 Park Plaza (on Stuart St), Boston, MA (Mass. Transportation Building) Show More

Bacco's Wine & Cheese Shop

1-31 St. James Ave, Boston, MA Show More

Roche Brothers

8 Summer Street, Boston, MA Show More

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Fourth of July Fireworks

Charles River Esplanade, Boston, MA Show More

Boston Common

139 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Show More

Boston Public Garden

4 Charles Street, Boston, MA Show More

The Freedom Trail

0 Charles Street, Boston, MA Show More

Beacon Hill

24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA Show More

The Charles River (Kayak rental)

21 David G Mugar Way, Boston MA Show More

Rose Kennedy Greenway

Atlantic Avenue and High Street, Boston, MA Show More

Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway, Boston, MA Show More

Minuteman Bikeway

Alewife Station, Cambridge , MA Show More

Harvard University

30 Dunster Street, Cambridge , MA Show More

Mt. Auburn Cemetery

580 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge , MA Show More

Boston Harbor Islands

Ferry departs from Long Wharf Show More

Middlesex Fells

4 Woodland Road, Stoneham, MA Show More

Berklee Summer in the City

Various Show More

MUSEUMS

New England Aquarium

1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA Show More

Museum of Science

1 Science Park, Boston, MA Show More

Boston Children's Museum

308 Congress Street, Boston, MA Show More

The Harvard Museum of National History

26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

Museum of Fine Arts

645 Huntington Street, Boston, MA Show More

Institute of Contemporary Art

25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA Show More

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

25 Evans Way , Boston, MA Show More

DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

51 Sandy Park Road, Lincoln, MA Show More

The Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

New England Historic Genealogical Society

99–101 Newbury Street, Boston MA Show More

Mapparium

200 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 Show More

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

306 Congress St., Boston MA Show More

MIT Museum

265 Massachusetts Ave., Bldg N51, Cambridge, MA 02139 Show More

TOURS

Boston Brew Tours

143 Charles Street, Boston, MA Show More

Ghosts and Gravestones

200 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA Show More

Duck Tours

Prudential Center, Boston, MA Show More

SHOPPING

General Info

Downtown Crossing

Washington Street at Summer Street, Boston, MA Show More

Newbury Street

1 Newbury street, Boston, MA Show More

Prudential Center

800 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02199 Show More

Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market

4 South Market Street, Boston, MA Show More

Assembly Square Market Place

Assembly Row, Somerville, MA Show More

The Cambridgeside Galleria

Cambridgeside Place, Cambridge, MA Show More

Boston Public Market

100 Hanover Street, Boston MA Show More

Games and Puzzles

Eureka!

1349 Brookline Street, Brookline, MA Show More

Pandemonium Books & Games

4 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

The Games People Play

1100 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA Show More

Knight Moves Cafe

1402 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA Show More

Books and Comics

Barnes and Noble

800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA (in the Prudential Center) Show More

Brattle Book Shop

9 West Street, Boston, MA Show More

Comicopia

464 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Show More

Commonwealth Books

9 Spring Lane, Boston, MA Show More

Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA Show More

Comicazi

407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA Show More

Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA Show More

Million Year Picnic

99 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

Newbury Comics

1 North Market Street, Boston, MA (in Faneuil Hall Marketplace) Show More

Newbury Comics

36 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA (upstairs in The Garage) Show More

Newbury Comics

332 Newbury Street, Boston, MA Show More

New England Comics

14A Eliot Street, Cambridge, MA Show More

Trident Booksellers & Cafe

338 Newbury Street, Boston MA Show More

SPORTS

Fenway Park

Boston Red Sox: 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA Show More

McCoy Stadium

Pawtucket Red Sox: 1 Columbus Ave, Pawtucket, RI Show More

Gillette Stadium

New England Revolution: 1 Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA Show More

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA Show More

FOR KIDS

Activity Listings

Mommy Poppins web site Show More
Museums Show More
Puppet Showplace Theatre

32 Station Street, Brookline, MA 02445 Show More

Boston Frog Pond

Boston Common Show More

Swan boats

Boston Public Garden Show More

Make Way for Ducklings! statue

Boston Public Garden Show More

Rose Kennedy Greenway Show More
Legoland

598 Assembly Row Somerville, MA 02145 Show More


The BeaCon Excellence Policy

The organizers of this convention are committed to preserving a welcoming and respectful environment for anyone who wishes to participate. We do not tolerate harassment of convention-goers or League members in any form. If you feel that any individual is speaking or acting inappropriately, either toward you or to someone else, please contact a member of the Board or the Con host to mediate or intercede, as necessary.

 

The complete BeaCon Excellence Policy is available at the front desk, on the Welcome to BeaCon! handout.