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Hancock Street is the place to go to visit some of the restaurants and clubs in Quincy, Massachusetts. Washington Street also boasts a number of dining venues and night spots. Besides Irish pubs, the city has sports bars, night clubs, and restaurant/bar combinations, many with a charming ambience all their own. Some have pool halls and game arcades while others are for karaoke, dancing, or live entertainment. For your dining pleasure, you may select from American, Brazilian, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Indian, Mexican, and Italian cuisine. Pizzerias, family restaurants, bar and grill establishments, delis, sushi bars, and coffee shops abound, especially around Hancock and Washington Streets. The Quincy family name is prominent in this city and rightly so: Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams were born here. Another patriot, John Hancock, called this city his birthplace. Quincy was originally the northern part of Braintree and became a city in its own right in 1792. A number of historic sites, including the United First Parish Church where the two presidents and their wives are buried, the Dorothy Quincy Homestead, and the Hancock Cemetery as well as statues of Quincy?s famous residents are located on or near Hancock Street. Wollaston Beach, the largest public beach in the Boston Harbor area, is on Quincy Shore Drive. Quincy?s Summer Family Festival is held mid- to late July. Every Friday, July through October, the Quincy Farmer?s Market in the downtown area includes produce from a nursery, a dairy, and three area farms. A number of taxi and limousine services operate in the Quincy city limits. A commuter rail line and subway can be boarded at the Quincy Center Station, as well as three other sites. A number of day spas and salons as well as a rug shop and jewelers stores line Hancock Street. A few larger retail stores are located on Granite Street. Steeped in revolutionary and colonial history, Quincy is a delightful city to visit.