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From an oasis in the Revere to a food truck fest



Looking for an oasis in the heart of the city? The Revere Hotel Boston Common has opened Rooftop @ Revere for the summer season. Enjoy cocktails, creative cuisine, and ambient music in the 16,000-square-foot lounge and alfresco bar located seven stories above street level. Loll on oversized daybeds or in hanging egg chairs and lounge seating just steps away from the hotel’s indoor swimming pool. A summer survival package pairs overnight accommodations with two complimentary cocktails, seasonal fruit plate, sunscreen, and tabloid reading. Rates from $329. Non-hotel guests (21 and older) may access pool, changing rooms, and deck: Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-
5 p.m. in June; daily from July 1, $30 includes towel. Season passes $400. Complimentary entry after 5 p.m. 617-482-1800,

The first-ever Fork in the Road Food Truck Festival will be held June 14 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.
The first-ever Fork in the Road Food Truck Festival will be held June 14 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.


Bring your appetite to the first-ever Fork in the Road Food Truck Festival June 14 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston’s Seaport district. The event will feature Harpoon Brewery favorites — IPA, Summer, UFO White, UFO Big Squeeze Shandy — live music, and over a dozen of Boston’s best food trucks (some pictured at right) including Bon Me, Boston’s Baddest Burger, The Bacon Truck, Captain Marden’s Seafoods, The Dining Car, The Taco Truck, Fugu, and Stoked Woodfire Pizza. The festival will happen rain or shine, noon-10 p.m. $15. Children age 12 and under free. 617-782-7117,


Celebrate the arts — and dads — at the South Shore Art Center Arts Festival on the historic Cohasset Common on Father’s Day weekend (June 13-15). Now in its 59th year, this family-friendly event features a sprawling tent housing a Juried Art Exhibition and Members’ Show, 100 juried craft exhibitor booths, food, and a performance stage. Nibble fresh lobster rolls and homemade strawberry shortcake sold by neighboring church groups while listening to live jazz, bluegrass, and Americana music. Artists share their talents throughout the weekend. A trolley shuttles visitors from satellite parking to the event. Fri 1-7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 781-383-2787,




Combine rigorous mountain biking experiences with high-end lodge accommodations and chef-prepared meals at the Montana Mountain Biking Camp hosted by The Cycling House. Two all-inclusive weeklong camps in Whitefish will feature professionally guided and supported rides averaging 20-35 miles per day, accommodations, and meals (June 24-29, Aug. 24-29). Riders will enjoy single-track, breathtaking views over Whitefish Lake and into Glacier National Park. The lodge offers access to miles of hiking and running trails, and is two miles from a microbrewery, restaurants, art galleries, and more in downtown Whitefish. Appropriate for those with intermediate to expert mountain biking skills. $1,795 per person. 406-219-1318,

Adler Resort's Mountain Lodge in the Dolomites.
Adler Resort's Mountain Lodge in the Dolomites.


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For the ultimate room with a panoramic view (at 5,900 feet) of the Dolomites in Italy’s south Tyrol, reserve one of 30 guest suites and chalets at the Mountain Lodge (pictured at right), Adler Resorts’ fourth hotel, scheduled to debut on July 3. In the main lodge, find a cavernous lounge with open fireplace, spacious sun terrace, restaurant, wellness and spa facilities, and infinity pool. Room rates start at $284 per person, per night on a full-board basis, including soft drinks and selection of Italian fine wines and liquors. Includes access to spa, and full program of activities such as guided skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and yoga at sunset. Book by phone or e-mail. 011-39-0471-775-001,


Bellroy Travel Wallet.
Bellroy Travel Wallet.


Get rid of your bulky wallet and still have room for your passport, ticket, and boarding pass with the slim Travel Wallet by Bellroy (pictured). The full-feature minimalist wallet can accommodate travel documents, four cards and cash, and it includes a pen with refills. Available in midnight black and cocoa brown. $119.95 includes free shipping. 877-497-3401,


Keep multiple devices powered up while traveling with Tego Audio: Power Grid, an external battery pack with a Lego brick-like rubber design on white plastic shell. Twin USB ports accommodate two devices simultaneously including most popular mobile devices. The 4,200 mAh dual output power bank can charge most phones twice, or fully charge two phones at once. Connects to wall outlet to charge itself, and automatically powers off when not in use. Durable, lightweight, and stylish. Available in black, pink, green, and blue. $59.99; three for $125. 877-817-TEGO (8346) ,

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