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Northshore October 2015

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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44 | OCTOBER 2015 Hirsh Chardonnay from the Sonoma Coast; pan-seared red grouper with Maine lobster, sweet corn, and saffron essence paired with a Nicolas Joly Clos de la Bergerie–Savennieres from the Loire Valley; savory cocoa-rubbed hanger steak paired with a 1998 Andrus Reserve Cab blend from Napa; artisanal samplings from the cheese cart paired with a 2012 Hendry HRW Zinfandel; and, to finish the meal, strawberry foam and chocolate ice cream paired with a Rosa Regale Bra- chetto d'Acqui from Piedmont, Italy. After dinner, take a stroll on the HarborWalk just outside the hotel— the place to take in the city at night. Designed to connect the public to the restored Boston Harbor, this boardwalk links the water's edge to the city's open space system. In the morning, walk over to the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA). Designed by award-winning archi- tects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the ICA weaves together interior and exteri- or space, producing shifting perspec- tives of the waterfront throughout the museum's galleries and public spaces. This October, Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957 is the first comprehen- sive exhibition of this progressive school's avant-garde artists. THE GARDENS Another stellar stay while visiting the city is the Four Seasons, a luxury hotel that has hosted top celebrities, rock stars, and politicians over the years. Called "Boston's living room," the hotel's Bristol Bar overlooking the Boston Public Garden is the perfect place to sit and sip while you plan your culturally charged day's itinerary. Concierge David White is at the ready to make suggestions and reservations and assist you in any way possible. White has been with the Four Seasons for 15 years and knows all the best places. His first pick for a cultural outing this October is the Rembrandt and Vermeer exhibit Class Distinctions at the Museum of Fine Arts, beginning October 11. This groundbreaking exhibit offers a new approach to understanding Clockwise from top, The Boston Public Garden is the "front yard" of the Four Seasons Hotel. Soothing tones and comfortable furnishings are found throughout this iconic Boston hotel— the Four Seasons. Twombly (1951) by Fielding Dawson will be at the ICA Boston this October. P LACE S 17th-century Dutch painting and will include pieces never seen before in the United States. Another one of White's sug- gestions is a visit to the Harvard Art Museums—the Fogg, Busch- Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums—which opened their new facility, designed by Renzo Piano photographs courtesy of the Four Seasons, (right), courtesy of the ICA (left)

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