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.

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.
See the colorful new mural from poet Cleo Wade at the intersection of I-90 and Congress Street.
The self proclaimed “Mayor of Flavortown” has brought the Triple-D production to Boston on many occasions and we’re hungry for the details.
💧 RTP is making a splash before Memorial Day weekend. Here’s what to know about lounging poolside at the Back Bay hotel.
Pack your reusable shopping bags — we’ve rounded up 11 farmers markets around Boston.
We’ve got the scoop on a new tourism trail guaranteed to give you a sugar rush this summer.
As Boston continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.
Curious what AI has to say about Chattanooga? Here are a few questions and answers about our city with an online artificial intelligence program.
Work with the team of scentologists to customize your own personal perfume.
Explore the neighborhood and hunt for fun finds at Ashmont Hill Yard Sale on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Wizarding World is coming to Boston this fall with a pop-up Harry Potter exhibition.
Here’s what you need to know about community Porchfests and how to participate.
Trot over to one of these local events for the most exciting two minutes in sports.
Cinco de Mayo is Sunday, May 5, so save this list of five margaritas to order this weekend.
Plan your summer with plenty of festive events happening outside all summer long in Boston.
If you have been thinking about adding four paws to your family, take a look at this list of adoptable animals around the Greater Boston area.
We can all do our part to reduce, reuse, and recycle more.
The new 20,000-sqft pickleball facility in Hyde Park features seven courts to get your dinks in indoors.
History was made in Boston on Marathon Monday.
The french eatery in the South End is getting ready to celebrate its first anniversary.
On your mark, get set, prepare for Marathon Monday. 👟
Save the date: the iconic swan boats will return for season on Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m.
Your guide to the 2024 Red Sox season. ⚾
Get your sea legs with lessons or sign up for a membership at one of these local sailing clubs.
The Kraft Group has shared its vision for the new standalone Major League Soccer stadium development for the New England Revolution.
Boston might not be in the path of totality, but there are some totally awesome events to check out.
From lifting weights, indoor rock climbing, personal training, dance fitness, boxing classes, and martial arts programs — we’ve rounded up 26 gyms and fitness offerings around Boston.
Another month has come and gone, can you remember what happened?