The World Flower Show begins this Thursday at the Seaport World Trade Center. The show will feature 630 floral designs representing 32 countries, floral art demonstrations, a series of lectures by acclaimed speakers, a gala banquet, opening and closing celebrations, an awards ceremony, and much more.
Previously hosted by Pakistan, Japan, New Zealand, South [...]
Photo courtesy of Olivier Lucas
Take to the streets on July 15 for the French Cultural Center’s 36th Bastille Day Party! If anyone knows how to throw a party French style, it’s the French Cultural Center. Marlborough Street from Berkeley to Clarendon will be shut down to make way for “2,000 revelers in [...]
Photo Credit: Lindsay Overson in Springfield, MA
The recent tornadoes that struck western Massachusetts surprised us all and majorly devastated a number of homes and businesses, leading Governor Deval Patrick to file relief legislation to help provide emergency financial asssistance to those most in need.
I often hear people comment about how people [...]
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The Boston Harbor Hotel‘s “Movies by Moonlight” series, part of the Hotel’s larger Summer Series of concerts and events, begins Friday, June 17, 2011 and continues every Friday through early September with free screenings of classic Hollywood movies and popular family favorites, including “Annie” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. [...]
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If you’re somehow able to finagle a Tuesday off from work in June, the 21st of June is Free Ferry Day to the Boston Harbor Islands thanks to a generous donation by The Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Fund. The Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Fund‘s mission is to [...]
Courtesy of the Ellie Fund
The Ellie Fund is like that friend of yours who keeps your social calendar full with her creative, energetic plans. If you missed its over-the-top Oscar Night Boston Gala or the sold-out Kelley for Ellie Fashion Show, be sure to keep an eye out for these beloved fundraisers [...]
Although I am a carnivore, you needn’t be one to love Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage in Harvard Square. This gastronomical jewel has been in existence since 1960 and continues to be a hot spot for locals and a not to be missed respite for tourists from as far away as Asia and Australia. Not [...]
Walk into Leavitt & Peirce on 1316 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge and you walk into an establishment that dates back to 1883. The smoke shop was started by Fred Leavitt and Waldo Peirce. Both men passed within years of each other and the store was bought by Harvard alumnus, Kanpp Moore, a gentleman who [...]
Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass is an exhibition no one should miss!
photo courtesy of MFA Boston
Dale Chihuly has truly made the art of glass blowing his own. Indeed this art form is rarely spoken of without Chihuly’s name being mentioned in the same sentence. His works are colorful, magical, and induce [...]
Staying in Boston for Memorial Day weekend? Looking for something to do that involves complimentary champagne from Nicolas Feuillatte, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, a fashion show, a goodie gift bag, a $25 gift card to Gilt City, a discount to local clothing boutiques featured in the fashion show? All for $25? Don’t