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Revitalizing Boston’s North End

Filed in Local Events, Local News by on April 6, 2010 0 Comments
Revitalizing Boston’s North End

Did you know there is a North End Chamber of Commerce? I was surprised to find that this chamber had been established so recently. It was started back in 2005 with the goal of revitalizing Boston’s North End.  They are currently sponsoring an extended version of the 2010 Restaurant Week specific to the North End.  […]

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Bring Google To Boston – Too Little Too Late?

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 29, 2010 0 Comments
Bring Google To Boston – Too Little Too Late?

The City of Boston announced it has submitted a plan to bring Google High Speed Fiber Initiative to Boston.  The application was submitted on Friday the 26th which was the official deadline for receipt by Google.  Boston’s application has many merits but was it too little, too late?  Communities like Worcester and Shrewsbury have been […]

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Boston Branch Libraries Worth Saving

Filed in Featured, Local News by on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Branch Libraries Worth Saving

Today the Globe did a write up on Boston’s Local Branch libraries and how some of them could be closed due to budget issues.  I had already been planning to do a post on this because as someone who grew up in the South End of Boston I can attest to the difference a local […]

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Boston Restaurant Week at McCormick and Schmick’s

Filed in Food & Dining by on March 24, 2010 1 Comment
Boston Restaurant Week at McCormick and Schmick’s

This past Friday we decided to try out some of the deals on tap for Boston’s Restaurant Week.  We knew we needed to find Seafood (yes we are Catholic).  Though my husband has frequented McCormick&Schmick’s for lunch we had not gone there for dinner.  We even decided to have our two children tag along. We […]

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Boston Area Colleges Recognized Community Service

Filed in University News by on March 18, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Area Colleges Recognized Community Service

President Obama recently honored certain colleges and universities for their community service work.  Simmons College is one of 4 Massachusetts Colleges that received the Honor Roll with Distinction Award. Through this LearnandServe program Obama hopes to foster more community involvement from the colleges and universities in the United States. The award is set up so […]

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Is Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar Already Open?

Filed in Featured, Sports by on March 10, 2010 0 Comments
Is Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar Already Open?

Did you know that Jerry Remy was planning to open a restaurant?  I was clueless until I drove past it earlier this week when I was bringing my son to a pediatric appointment in the Longwood Medical area. They are still putting together the last finishing touches to it.  There were still contractors working on […]

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Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured by on March 5, 2010 0 Comments
Tom Hanks Visits Boston’s JFK Library

Tom Hanks premiered his latest documentary type film on World War II at the JFK Library in Dorchester.  Tom Hanks mentioned in one of the interviews that I saw that one of the reasons they chose the premiere of his latest HBO miniseries “The Pacific” was John F. Kennedy’s war experience.  The premiere brought out […]

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Boston Universities Great For Family Outings

Filed in Things To Do by on March 3, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Universities Great For Family Outings

This past weekend we drove over to my alma mater Boston University to see the women’s basketball team defeat the the New Hampshire Wildcats.  With 2 younger children it is not always easy to find fun and inexpensive things to do but we have found that going to sports events at Boston Area Colleges and […]

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Boston’s Restaurant Week, The Cure to the Winter Blues?

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining by on March 1, 2010 2 Comments
Boston’s Restaurant Week, The Cure to the Winter Blues?

Or is it the Cure for the Summer Blues?  Please read the update for August 2010 Restaurant Week Options at the bottom of this year’s original Boston Restaurant Week post. March is here and spring is finally in sight.  Boston’s Restaurant Week takes place this month and has been billed by some as the cure […]

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