‘Best Of’ Boston’s Best 2014

‘Best Of’ Boston’s Best 2014

Each day here are CBSBoston.com we provide our visitors the latest News, Sports, Weather and More. Part of that ‘more’ is our Boston’s Best section, filled with things to do and great spots to discover in our local neighborhoods. From Food and Nightlife, to the Arts, Music and Family events, here are the topics that more of you read than any other.

Boston’s Best Waterfront Restaurants For 2014
(Photo from Strega Waterfront)

(Photo from Strega Waterfront)

There have been a lot of changes along the Boston waterfront over the years. We compiled a list of worthy spots to visit for the ultimate waterfront dining experience. Read The List

Best Lobster Shacks on Cape Cod
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Most New England natives consider Lobster a delicacy – a special treat. Whether it’s for an annual summer tradition or you are a newcomer to Cape Cod in search of fresh seafood, visiting a classic lobster shack is a must. Read The List

Best Places For Apple Picking
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(Photo Credit: Maridav/Thinkstock)

What better way to spend a fall day than to head out with family and friends to a local farm to pick your own (PYO) veggies, fruits and pumpkins? These local farms have plenty to do beyond just picking apples, including rides, animals, gift shops, bakeries and plenty more. Read The List

Phantom Gourmet: Great 8 Gourmet Burgers
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The Burger Fligh has an assortment of mini burgers: one beef, one chicken and one salmon. (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

From choice blends of beef to fancy toppings, the backyard burger has gone gourmet. These are the eight greatest upscale burgers in Boston and beyond, as determined by The Phantom Gourmet. Read The List

Phantom Gourmet: Great 8 Fried Clams
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Fried Clams (Credit: Phantom Gourmet)

Nothing says summer like digging into a heaping plate of fried clams. Phantom revealed the eight spots with the greatest golden fried orders he’s ever found. Read The List

Best Dog Obedience School
 The Cooperative Dog (Facebook)

Photo credit: The Cooperative Dog (Facebook)

With expert teachers, proven programs and locations that offer additional services and amenities, we found dog obedience schools that will meet a variety of needs. From learning how to follow directions to gaining socialization skills with other pups, these spots provide a variety of pet training offerings. Read The List

Boston’s Best Sports Bars to Watch World Cup Soccer
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(Photo credit: Lir Irish Pub and Restaurant/Facebook)

The 2014 World Cup was a very big deal for soccer fans across the globe, with many city sports bars packing in the crowds to watch every game with baited breath, clenched fists and thirsty palates. Boston was no exception. Read The List

Best Chicken Wings In The Boston Suburbs
(Photo from The Chicken Bone)

(Photo from The Chicken Bone)

Whether you prefer them five-alarm hot or just south of mild, there are a plenty of options for chicken wing nirvana within the Boston suburbs. Sure, the city of Boston proper may have delicious chicken wings down pat, but here is proof that there are plenty of hot spots outside city limits. Read The List

Best Spots to Watch The Boston Marathon
Spectators slap high fives with passing runners at the start of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Spectators slap high fives with passing runners at the start of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Each year, around a half a million spectators line the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon course. The weather, runners and crowd sizes may change, but the one constant that is essential to any marathon-goer is knowing where to land a great spot along the route. These spots never disappoint, if you can nab them early enough to get a good view. Read The List