Boston By Foot Blog

Matt Schick, Boston By Foot's New Communications Assistant
Boston By Foot welcomes Matt Schick, our new Communications Assistant, to the community!
Beacon Hill Townhouses reflected by door knocker
This past July, Boston By Foot collaborated with local professional photographer Sharon Schindler to introduce our first-ever photography tour. Cameras in hand, participants explored the narrow alleyways and cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill. 
Boston Literary District
Boston By Foot is excited to announce a new collaboration with the Boston Literary District. As of July 2017, BBF is proud to be an Executive Partner of the Boston Literary District. We are excited to deepen our involvement with the Literary District and look forward to working together on new programs and events.
Liam Sullivan, Boston By Foot Guide
Seasoned veteran guide Liam Sullivan has been with Boston By Foot for 18 years. Prior to joining us up north in Boston, Liam worked as an historical interpreter down south in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Though he is currently focused on our Dark Side of Boston tour and our Tours of the Month, his impressive repertoire of past-guided tours includes...
Photo of Leers Weinzapfel Staff
Boston By Foot is proud to have been providing high-quality walking tours of Boston for over 40 years. As a nonprofit, we greatly rely on the generous support of our volunteers, family, individual, and corporate members. Since 2010...
BBF Guide Regina Cockerill
Regina is a world traveler who has been giving tours with Boston By Foot for two years. Her time spent living in both Boston and the UK has allowed her to appreciate the unique architecture and history of our wonderful city. A former teacher, Regina brings her education background to her tours of Beacon Hill where she shares...
Claire Pettit, 2017 Communications Assistant
It hardly seems possible that Boston By Foot's first Communications Assistant, Claire, has already reached the end of her time with the organization. As part of Northeastern University's Co-Op program, Claire has been working full time at BBF for the past six months. She has been assisting with customer service and private tour bookings as well as...
BBF umbrella on Acorn Street
The Boston By Foot Board of Trustees' Matching Challenge has been a big part of the organization's annual fundraising efforts since it began in 2012. Thanks to the generosity of our Board members and volunteer community, the Matching Challenge has been...
Boston By Foot guides on a tour
Boston By Foot is pleased to announce the publication of our 2016 Annual Report. 2016 was a record breaking year for BBF, and certainly provided many moments to reflect upon how far the organization has come in the past 40 years. As our founder, Polly Flansburgh said...
Tall Ship Eagle - photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe
The weather is warming up and Boston is coming alive for another fantastic summer! The city offers countless opportunities to explore its nautical history dating back to the days of the Revolution itself! The Tall Ship Fleet will be in Boston...


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