Recap: United Way Emerging Leaders Spring Gala

Emerging Leaders Megan Alpert and Matthew Malacaria


Inspired by the television hit “Mad Men” and the iconic fashion and music of the 1960s, the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley held its fifth annual Emerging Leaders Spring Gala on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at The Artists for Humanity EpiCenter.

Emerging Leaders Megan Alpert and Matthew Malacaria

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Hingham Farmer’s Market

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I love the smell of fresh produce in the morning, Saturday mornings to be exact!

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On Saturday May 5th the Hingham Farmer’s Market re-opened for the season! As the third oldest farmer’s market in Massachusetts, this open-air market has a cozy, down home feel to it, as the eclectic range [...]

Drool Baby Expo At The Cyclorama At The Boston Center For The Arts


Are you an expecting or new parent? Then you will love this event! Head on down to The Cyclorama tonight for the Drool Baby Expo presented by Boston baby favorite, Magic Beans in collaboration with Plum Productions and Big City Moms. You’ll learn about all the best and brightest baby products on the market. [...]

Cruise For Life To Benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute In Provincetown

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On July 28th, Cruise For Life will dock in Provincetown, MA, for a lobster bake and southern-style BBQ to support cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other New England based cancer centers.

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Cruise for Life is actively looking for Skippers to enter their boats, crew/participants, yacht club and [...]

Recap: Taste Of The North End In Boston To Benefit The North End Waterfront Health

Miss A's Lucy Fitzpatrick and Bahan McDermott

On Friday night I attended an Italian food festival at the DCR’s Steriti Memorial Rink in the North End of Boston. Proceeds from The Taste of the North End will go to support The North End Waterfront Health. In addition, the event continued the neighborhood’s tradition of restaurants and charities working together.

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Haymakers For Hope Rock ‘n Rumble At The House of Blues In Boston To Benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Haymakers for Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research through organizing charitable boxing events. Founded in 2009 by Andrew Myerson and Julie Anne Kelly, Haymakers for Hope has helped raise over $220,000 for cancer research through the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy [...]

Taste Of The North End In Boston To Benefit The North End Waterfront Health

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The Taste of the North End is celebrating its 18th year by hosting a fabulous foodie feast featuring the neighborhood’s famed Italian restaurants on Friday, May 4, 2012. The proceeds will benefit the North End Waterfront Health, as well as other organizations and charities that service the North End community.

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Recap: Boston’s French Cultural Center’s Bal de l’Absinthe

Miss A's Jamie O'Riordan and Eliza Kane

Miss A's Jamie O'Riordan and Eliza Kane

On Saturday night I went to a wonderful fundraiser at the French Cultural Center in Boston. Proceeds from the Bal will go to support the French Cultural Center’s cultural programming throughout the year, as well as their after-school French language instruction program in Boston and Cambridge [...]

Mother’s Day Dining Options In Boston

With Mother’s day less than a week away, here are some dining options that would make any mother proud! Note: reservations for all of the below are highly recommended!



Aura at the Seaport Hotel

One Seaport Lane, Boston

Ph. 617-385-4300


11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Brunch Buffet:

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Strides Against Stigma At Boston University

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Strides Against Stigma is committed to erasing the social stigma surrounding depression disorders. On April 28th, participants will get together for a Walk-A-Thon to take 2 Million Strides and work to raise $50,000 to continue the cause.

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According to the organization website, depression affects 1 in every 8 teenagers, and [...]

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