'Twas a big year for cultural highs in Boston, and we spent a long time figuring out what was the creme de la creme. What made our lives and our city more interesting, more convenient, more beautiful, more delicious and more fun? Here's our list of the best things that we liked best about Boston in 2015.
The city's ongoing dedication to public art has been admirable, and we'll never forget artist Janet Echelman's stunning aerial rope sculpture that swooped over the Rose Kennedy Greenway in May. The installation piece — spanning 600-feet of shimmering, flexible polyethylene rope — was suspended from Financial District skyscrapers and lit with LEDs. The sculpture gently swayed and changed colors in the wind and inspired Instagram photo shoots all summer long.
And the Lawn on D? Don't get us started.