Few things excite our collective spirits like, well, spirits! Let’s face it – we Bostonians love our liquor, but in true multicultural fashion, we also love our art. And when we are lucky, both combine in an event that allows us to enjoy both without moderation. Martinis & Masterpieces is such an event and [...]
It’s time to slough off the New England winter and get those pale legs moving! Charity walk season is in full swing in Boston, with nearly every weekend offering multiple walk/run events for a variety of great causes. Wilderness Heals, a fundraising hike to benefit the Elizabeth Stone House (ESH), takes the charity [...]
Winner of awards from ASCAP and Boston Music Awards, Lori McKenna has performed at the Sundance Film Festival, the Newport Folk Festival, and many
other sold-out venues in the Northeast. An acclaimed folk singer/songwriter, this New England native made her name on the national folk-rock scene and gained recent attention when [...]
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Like many people, I used to babysit while growing up in order to make some extra, spending, money. Babysitting was a fun, easy, job that often included hilarious moments amid the calamity of attempting to maintain an organized house while the parents were away. Once in a while, though, one [...]
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The Jimmy Fund raises money for both children and adult cancer research and care at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. I cannot say enough good things about the work this charity does, both in its independently organized events and in affiliation with the Boston Red Sox team and through the [...]
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The SoWa Open Market, Boston’s Original Art and Indie Design Market, is open every Sunday until October 30, 2011 in Boston’s South End.
The Open Market feels decidedly unlike Boston, and more like Brooklyn or maybe someplace in San Francisco, so if you’re looking for an escape without really [...]
After years of waiting, day dreaming and fantasizing about the day our beloved Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum would open it’s new wing, the long wait is over.
Just announced, the new wing designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Renzo Piano, will open to the public Thursday, January 19, 2012. With appropriate fanfare, the opening [...]
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Harpoon Brewery‘s 5-miler race to benefit the Angel Fund will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2011 on a course that circles the Seaport area in downtown Boston.
The Angel Fund is a charity that fights Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) by supporting ALS research at the Cecil B. Day [...]
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Once upon a time, Lauren set out on a mission to find something super-fun, educational and Mark (her loving partner) friendly. So what better than a celebration of space and the moon at the Planetarium?! It’s fun, the Planetarium is shiny and new (recently undergoing [...]