About Georgina Ustik

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Georgina Ustik has created 11 blog entries.

The best DIY field trips to take your kids on near Boston

As in-person learning for Boston Public Schools has been suspended following a steady increase in local COVID-19 rates, many parents are left wondering how to keep their loved ones occupied and stimulated during long days at home. Students are likewise faced with a semester — or possibly year — away from their classrooms, friends, and field trips. But that doesn’t mean you can’t organize some yourself. We’ve pulled together a few of the [...]

2020-10-25T12:19:35+00:00October 25th, 2020|

Here are the best mountains to take in New England foliage

The other week, we told you about the best walks within an hour of Boston, but for those looking to adventure a bit further out, or who are looking for some much-needed fresh air and exercise, we have a new guide. New England is known for many things: beautifully crisp autumn weather, majestic landscapes, and iconic fall foliage — and you can get all three within an hour. Here are some [...]

2020-10-12T19:25:19+00:00October 12th, 2020|

The best autumn walks within an hour of Boston

As COVID-19 rates are increasing in Boston, many are looking for new ways to get out of the house, while keeping a social distance. And while summer has come to an end, there’s plenty of time to enjoy nature before the harsh winter sets in. New England has one of the most iconic autumns in the world, so it would be a crime not to! We’ve rounded up a couple of [...]

2020-09-30T20:01:10+00:00September 30th, 2020|

How to support your local restaurants

As news of yet another classic Boston establishment is shuttering due to COVID-19, many New England residents are wondering how they can continue to support their favorite local establishments while staying safe at home. We have a few ideas for how you can get started. Many restaurants and local suppliers sell off-menu products like gift cards and other merchandise. A gift card is not only a great gift idea for others, [...]

2020-09-06T10:43:39+00:00September 6th, 2020|

Still not ready to dine out? Here’s a few tips to spice up your home meals

As coronavirus continues to affect the United States, businesses in some states are continuing to open up, leaving many confused. While eating meals at home saves money and helps you to improve your cooking skills, cooking the same spaghetti bolognese every night gets, well, boring. We all can’t wait to dine out normally… but here are a few ways to stay sane in the meantime. While many of us are looking [...]

2020-08-24T19:07:49+00:00August 24th, 2020|

Latest Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions: Here’s what you should know

New restrictions come in accordance with a worrying uptick in Massachusetts positive cases. Last Tuesday, these stricter COVID-19 restrictions, announced recently by Governor Charlie Baker, went into effect. The new rules affect face mask protocol, outdoor group sizes, restaurants, and fines — here’s everything you need to know. For those looking to gather outside with friends, the previous rules which allowed for 100 people have been reduced to 50 people in a [...]

2020-08-16T10:25:08+00:00August 16th, 2020|

Here’s what you need to know about Boston schools reopening

As coronavirus rates continue to grow across the country, Massachusetts has introduced new restrictions regarding travel and isolation. However, a recent spike in cases has many worried about what will happen when schools are due to reopen in the fall. Here’s everything we know so far. While plans depend on the school district in question, Boston Public Schools will likely take on a hybrid model — there are all-remote and all-in-person contingency [...]

2020-08-03T14:08:21+00:00August 3rd, 2020|

Here’s what you need to know about Massachusetts’ new coronavirus travel rules

As COVID-19 rates continue to soar across the country, Massachusetts has seen relative success in getting the cases under control. However, an increase in cases over the past couple of weeks has seen new restrictions added to visitors traveling to the commonwealth. Last week, Governor Charlie Baker announced new travel requirements. Travelers from out of the state have been asked to self-quarantine since March, but the new rules say failure to [...]

2020-07-27T12:50:25+00:00July 27th, 2020|

How to celebrate July 4th at home

July 4th, American’s most iconic holiday, is fast approaching. While COVID-19 rates in the states are still increasing, Massachusetts is slowly opening up, leaving many residents unsure of how to spend America’s birthday. We’ve pulled together a few fun ways to bring the Independence Day celebrations to your own home. If you usually spend the holiday with friends and family who are spread far, why not organize a family event day [...]

2020-06-30T20:02:12+00:00June 30th, 2020|

Here’s the latest on COVID-19 restrictions in Massachusetts

As of last week, Massachusetts has entered the second phase of its four-phase reopening plan. “This terrible virus and the terrible toll that it takes will be with us until there are medical breakthroughs with respect to treatments or vaccines,” Governor Charlie Baker said. “But thanks to your hard work and your sacrifices, we’re bringing the fight to the virus and we’re moving forward, and Massachusetts is continuing to reopen.” What [...]

2020-06-17T18:23:09+00:00June 17th, 2020|
Go to Top