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Mark Wahlberg – Oscars Not About Him

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Local News by on January 28, 2011 1 Comment
Mark Wahlberg – Oscars Not About Him

Boston’s Mark Wahlberg has done much to put Boston in the spotlight.  Many may argue that it may not always have been a good spotlight.  When it comes to his recent movie “The Fighter” though you won’t find many who aren’t impressed by what seems to be the culmination of a twist and turn type […]

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JFK InAugural Address – Timeless and Inspiring

Filed in Featured, Local News, Politics by on January 20, 2011 0 Comments
JFK InAugural Address – Timeless and Inspiring

The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address is a great opportunity to listen to it and get inspired.  Though it took place 50 years ago many of the points were not only relevant to that time but through all time.  Calls for “Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You but What […]

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Boston Public Library Hosts Impressive List of Authors for Fall

Boston Public Library Hosts Impressive List of Authors for Fall

The Boston Public Library has announced it’s fall list of authors for 2010.  This series starts tonight with author Michael Cunningham who just released his book By Nightfall.  He is more widely known for his Pulitzer Prize Winning book The Hours which was also made into a movie starring Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Julianne […]

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Boston Fashion Week 2010 – Much More Than Runways

Boston Fashion Week 2010 – Much More Than Runways

On the heels of New York Fashion Week the City of Boston offers its own take on Fashion Week.  Boston Fashion Week technically takes place between this Friday September 24th and Friday October 1st but some “Pre BFW” events have already started.  The founder of Boston Fashion Week Jay Calderin is asking those in the […]

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Boston Film Industry in the Spotlight

Boston Film Industry in the Spotlight

This week as you walk the streets of Boston you may think you are in Hollywood. Two big Boston Based movie events are taking place this week. Ben Affleck is kicking off the premiere of his locally filmed movie The Town tonight at Fenway Park. Later this week the Boston Film Festival is taking place […]

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Boston Area Fall Fairs 2010

Filed in Featured, Local Events, Things To Do, Tourism by on September 9, 2010 2 Comments
Boston Area Fall Fairs 2010

The seasons in New England are one of the main reason I love Boston.  From the skiing opportunities in the winter to the beaches and the parks from Rhode Island to Maine in the spring and summer, all the way to the fall foliage and fall fairs and festivals Bostonians can not complain.  Last year […]

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Celtics Shaquille and Davis in it Together Now

Filed in Featured, Sports by on August 10, 2010 0 Comments
Celtics Shaquille and Davis in it Together Now

The Celtics are introducing Shaquille O’Neill today in Waltham.  I don’t know about you but given the dramatic difference in play when Perkins was out in Game 7 of the finals I for one am happy to have as many good  “back up” players as possible.  Earlier this year there was some controversy over whether […]

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New England Staycations Still a Great Option

Filed in Featured, Local Events, Things To Do, Tourism by on June 17, 2010 0 Comments
New England Staycations Still a Great Option

Under the sponsorship of WROR the See New England Festival will be taking place Saturday June, 19th from 10am to 5 pm. This appears to only be the second year of the festival which takes place on Boston’s City Hall Plaza. In 2009 there definitely was a move away from more expensive air travel to […]

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Boston Ranks in Quality of Living Survey

Filed in Business, Featured, Lifestyle by on June 2, 2010 0 Comments
Boston Ranks in Quality of Living Survey

If you read some of the coverage of Mercer’s 2010 Quality of Living Survey you would think that Boston did badly.  The truth is that it is one of only 4 US cities that appeared in the top 50.  All of the other cities were were outside the US.  The results are based on a […]

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Visit Boston’s Old StateHouse and Relive History

Visit Boston’s Old StateHouse and Relive History

Unless you are a tourist Boston’s Old State House may not always pop out at you as the historic monument it is.  Housing both the Old State House Museum and the Bostonian Society it is a must visit for both tourists and native Bostonians alike.  I have lived here all my life and did not […]

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