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Mobsters and Lobsters tour mixes fine dining with crime history - Metro US

Mobsters and Lobsters tour mixes fine dining with crime history

Marcia Weaver knows a thing or two about Boston’s infamous mob scene.

Weaver, a Wellesley native, took her knowledge of all things Whitey Bulger and North End crime and compiled it into a specialized tour.

The “Mobsters and Lobsters” event kicks off tonight, Thursday, August 18, shuttling patrons from the Aquarium on a guided tour through Boston, stopping at all the formerly mob-crime-riddled spots, rich with mobster history.

After the tour, the trolley takes riders for a fine Italian feast and wine tasting event.

Following the one-of-a-kind, first-ever trip around town, which will discuss mob bosses breaking into safes, tourists can break into lobster tails.

Depending on the tours success, Weaver’s mobster crawl may launch a series of similar street seminars every Tuesday and Thursday.

The tour includes sites of historic heists, mobster hideouts and hangout, and old neighborhood locales shrouded in intrigue and mystery.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Dorchester Youth Collaborative.

EVENT DETAILS

Trolley: Departs from Waterfront at the New England Aquarium a 6:30p.m., Thursday, August 18

Dinner: Venezia Waterfront Restaurant followed by wine tasting at Boston Winery, both located at 20 Ericsson St, Boston.

Cost: tickets are $99

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