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My daughter would like to view the Boston fireworks, but not from up close (i.e., dealing with crowds). Suggestions on where in Somerville we could go for a decent view of the Boston sky tomorrow night?

Date: 2017-07-03 04:25 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kelkyag
Prospect Hill park has a pretty decent view.

Date: 2017-07-03 04:26 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] irilyth
Not in Somerville, but Robbins Farm Park in Arlington has a nice view.

Date: 2017-07-03 05:02 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ruthling
great view, but also quite crowded.

Date: 2017-07-03 07:54 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] irilyth
Ah, good to know -- I know it's got a good view of Boston in general, I've never actually been up there for fireworks specifically. :^)

Date: 2017-07-03 10:14 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] dtremit
I also read recently that Robbins Farm is undergoing some construction (for lack of a better term) -- so there will probably be less space for the large crowd than usual.

Date: 2017-07-04 03:06 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] 42itous
Robbins Farm isn't hosting their usual fireworks viewing at all this year, due to that construction.

Date: 2017-07-04 03:06 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] 42itous
Robbins Farm isn't hosting their usual fireworks viewing at all this year, due to that construction.

Date: 2017-07-04 01:09 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] josephineave
The roof of the library at Tufts is also a good spot to watch.

Date: 2017-07-04 09:41 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] mem_winterhill
I haven't tried this for fireworks, but sometimes my workout class at Assembly goes up to the top floor of the garage. It's a lovely view of the city, actually. And it must be almost perfectly aimed at the Charles where the fireworks boats are.

I'm thinking I might try that this year and see. So I haven't tried it, but....

Also, JP Licks downstairs.

Date: 2017-07-07 02:20 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] ron_newman
If you did this, how was it?

Date: 2017-07-10 04:37 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] mem_winterhill
I ended up too tired. I didn't realize how late the fireworks were, and I had spent much of the afternoon paddling on the Malden River. By 10:00 I was already too sleepy to go over.

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