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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts brings thoughts of Boston Baked Beans, Boston Crème Pie, The Kennedy’s and more. This state, the 7th smallest in the U.S., packs a big punch, from the various arts, politics, exemplary educational institutions and outstanding dining. Let’s start with the food! The Boston Crème Pie, actually a cake, and the official dessert of Massachusetts, was created at Boston’s Parker House Hotel by chef Sanzian. Boston baked beans and brown bread, have been a staple since before 1620 and were the weekend dinner for most folks of The Commonwealth, until around 1930. Other famous foods are Cod fish, cranberries, chocolate chip cookies, and last but not least, Dunkin Donuts. The first of these donut shops was established in Quincy. Politics are big business in Massachusetts, and the Kennedy clan is a huge part of the reason. The famous Kennedy Compound and other Kennedy family residences are located n Hyannis Port on Cape Cod. The people of Massachusetts are passionate about their sports and often rival with teams from New York. From the Celtics to the Patriots, don’t mess with a Mass. sports fan! The economic climate is also lush and vast here with the median income of over $50k. Big companies such as Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Mass Mutual and the very well known WGBH public television station is a major player in this genre and located in Boston. City life is not all there is here. Lush hiking around the Appalachian Trail and the New England National Scenic Trail in addition to deep-sea fishing, sailing and whale watching are hugely popular. No matter if you are donning a suit and tie, or boat shoes…… you will find your heart’s desire in Massachusetts.