We are lucky around Valentine’s Day to have so many fantastic dining spots, chocolate makers, and flower shops in the Boston area. With so many options to choose from, it’s also easy to get overwhelmed by all of the choices. Whether you plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home or out this year, we’ve listed the best locally owned shops and small businesses in Boston that we frequent during this time on behalf of our clients.
Your child is heading to school in the city, and even though you know over the past 18 years you have given them all the tools to live on their own, you may want a little reassurance that they have help if they need it. Fini Concierge, Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston Best Concierge, offers personal concierge services to students in the Boston area. Continue reading
How many times have you heard someone say,
“I wish there were more hours in the day!”
We hear it all of the time. Due to busy schedules at home, work, or even planning around an upcoming vacation, most of us want more time. For some that’s more time to relax, and for others it can be more time to work. Either way, imagine if you could give the gift of time this holiday season. Continue reading
Thanksgiving in Boston is a special time of the year and there is always so much to be thankful for. The Thanksgiving holiday is all about spending time with friends and family while acknowledging the gifts in our lives over a delicious, hot dinner.
We consider Thanksgiving the official kickoff to the holiday season and our team at Fini Concierge does our best to make sure all of our Boston area clients are prepped and ready. Continue reading
There are over 100 colleges in Massachusetts and more than 250,000 students in the Boston area alone. For visiting and continuing faculty of these institutions, the demands of the job can make it difficult to stay on top of day-to-day tasks. Whether you are teaching, researching, traveling, on sabbatical or all of the above, faculty resources provided by the university may not be enough to support your busy life. Continue reading
Does the thought of moving make you anxious like no other big life activity does? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Moving is one of life’s top stressors, but lucky for you the Fini Concierge team has moving in Boston down to a tee. Continue reading
September 1st may not mean much to people outside of Boston. To Boston residents and students, September 1st may cause flashes of overflowing dumpsters, double parked cars, inflated moving service rates, “Allston Christmas,” and other possibly stressful experiences. Students moving in Boston isn’t easy- and often people recommend to avoid the 1st all together. But that’s not possible for many people in the city- especially students.
While you’re trying to balance the start of a new semester, adding a move into the mix may mean you are forced to miss an important class, work, or opportunity. You also don’t need the added stress. We’ve got a solution for students moving in Boston. Continue reading
While boutique and luxury hotels do have their benefits when traveling, more people are opting to rent homes through Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO. It’s nice to feel like you’re home even though you’re not technically at home. Vacation rentals offer nice amenities such as a kitchen, a yard to relax, a family room to chill out, and a dining area to have home cooked meals. What these lack is a vacation home rental concierge service like hotels offer.
Privacy concerns are something we all deal with in our daily lives. And privacy can mean different things to everyone. Is the view of your home blocked from the street well enough by landscaping? How much of your data is available online? Are the people who work in your home discreet? Continue reading
The daily grind of life is tough for everyone. There’s never enough time in the day and we are often wishing for an extra set of hands. If you add into that mix that you’re a high-profile person, it all gets a bit more complicated. Privacy becomes your number one concern and knowing who to trust isn’t as easy as it may seem.