Jess Burton in a blue shirt and gold necklace

Jessica Burton

Senior City Editor

Jess is based in Boston, MA and when she isn’t creating content, you’ll find her at one of the local breweries, walking her dogs on the Esplanade, or attending a concert. After graduating from the University of Florida, she moved to Columbia, SC where she worked at various nonprofit organizations + was a City Editor for COLAtoday before relocating to launch BOStoday in 2021.

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Take a bite out of these seven unique dogs around the Greater Boston area ahead of the Fourth of July.
Think back on all the exciting things that happened in June. Now, take a shot at this crossword puzzle.
Break out the red, white, and blue and prepare to party in the USA Boston-style during the city’s Independence Day celebrations.
The new pop-up outdoor social space and roller skating rink Rollerama at Kendall Common is now open.
Our city’s disco party tradition returns this Thursday, June 27. Grab your roller skates and head to City Hall Plaza’s Donna Summer Disco Party.
Al Horford, Derrick White, and Payton Pritchard all took the hot seat for a fresh shave at Gillette Headquarters.
The sky is the limit for these round up of rooftops around the greater Boston area.
This new permanent art installation highlights our city’s transit system and modes of transportation through history.
We could be in for a “scorcha” of a summer. The service’s Climate Prediction Center predicted warmer-than-average summer weather in Boston.
Save the date for Friday, June 21 for the city’s first duck boat parade since 2019.
The team wins Game 5 of the 2024 NBA Finals and ends a record-breaking season by securing their 18th season championship title.
Could they win the NBA finals on 617 day again?
Boston will host 50+ community-led events to shine a light on global art and culture this month.
The new Mediterranean-influenced restaurant is now open in Back Bay.
Here are eight ways to celebrate Juneteenth around the city of Boston this week, from a panel event to a community picnic.
Caution: You’re about to enter the splash zone. Take a lap around one of these public pools in Boston.
We’re breaking down the new elements of the Boston Marathon logo and plans to support the running community in the future.
Make the most of what’s left of patio weather by taking your meals al fresco on one of Boston’s many beautiful patios.
🏒 Skating through the history of Northeastern University’s Matthews Arena and plans for the new multi-purpose athletics facility
Browse rows of records, snack on shareable apps, and sip housemade spirits at Headroom on the second floor of Trillium in Fort Point.
🏳️‍🌈 We rounded up 22 community events throughout Pride Month in June, from parades and festivals to brewery events and beyond. Here’s your guide to celebrating Pride in Boston this year.
Get to know the three new artisans and food producers to shop at the Boston Public Market.
You have your Boston Calling festival tickets — now, read up and prepare for three days of music, food, and fun.
Here are a few things happening around the city if you aren’t going to Boston Calling.
Construction is about to begin on Boylston Street. Here is what you need to know about the one-way separated bike lane project.
Here’s what you need to know about the Additional Dwelling Unit program and how to apply.