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See New England Festival

Filed in Local Events, Things To Do by on June 4, 2009 0 Comments
See New England Festival

The weather is warm and the outdoors is calling your name.  But, maybe a trip to the tropics just isn’t in the stars (or your wallet) this year.  Luckily there are many a joyful diversion right here in New England, just a tank of gas away.  And even if you grew up in this area, […]

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Scooper Bowl Returns to Boston June 9-11

Filed in Food & Dining, Things To Do by on May 26, 2009 0 Comments
Scooper Bowl Returns to Boston June 9-11

Ice cream and summer go together like Christmas and peppermint sticks. If you’ve been craving something cold, creamy, and sweet, then mark your calendar for the 27th annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl presented by FedEx. This all-you-can-eat ice cream event runs June 9-11 from noon to 8pm at City Hall Plaza in downtown Boston (right […]

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What Dreams Can Bring: A Visit to The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Filed in Featured, Politics, Things To Do by on May 25, 2009 6 Comments
What Dreams Can Bring: A Visit to The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

What turned out to be a Visit to The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum ended up becoming an inspirational experience. Find your inner Kennedy and dream!

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Up on the Roof – Hotels

Filed in Things To Do by on May 25, 2009 3 Comments
Up on the Roof – Hotels

Why you may not be making your usual summer trip plans to get out of the city just yet, it doesn’t mean you can’t get away from the everyday of city life.  As one of my favorite old songs go, it’s always good to go Up on the Roof. With Memorial Day being the unofficial […]

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Outdoor Spaces In And Around Boston

Filed in Things To Do by on May 21, 2009 0 Comments
Outdoor Spaces In And Around Boston

With Memorial Day weekend approaching and gorgeous, sunny weather upon us, this is the perfect time to head outdoors. Plan a picnic, take a casual stroll, or go for a run. Here are of my favorite spots in Boston for outdoor activities. Boston Common & Public Garden: Perhaps the most famous outdoor areas in Boston, […]

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Crash Courses in Wine From The Second Glass

Crash Courses in Wine From The Second Glass

Not sure about the difference between a Pinot and Prosecco? Or a Merlot and a Muscat? Then maybe you need a little guidance from The Second Glass. This Boston-based print and online wine magazine offers a hip, unpretentious approach to wine, demystifying the world of wine and helping beer-loving Bostonians learn more about different wine regions, styles of wine, and pairing options. They also offer a weekly email called the Wine of the Weekend. (Full disclosure: I’m friends with the marketing director, but I’d be blogging about this either way. Trust me, it’s that cool.)

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Family-Friendly Museums in Massachusetts

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things To Do by on May 13, 2009 0 Comments
Family-Friendly Museums in Massachusetts

Last week, I discussed some of Boston’s best art museums, including the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Many of these museums are a fun activity for older kids, but this week, I’m continuing the museum theme (after all, it’s still May, which means it’s still […]

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Bay State Bike Week

Bay State Bike Week

Remember how you spent all winter sighing as you looked outside your window at the snow piling up outside? And then, how you made that vow to make the most of every beautiful and sunny day that may come your way when spring finally arrived, just praying that the day would one day actually arrive? Well, it is here. The weather is beautiful and if you are making up excuses to stay closed up inside, Bay State Bike Week is here to get your but in gear.

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Dear Old Mom

Filed in Things To Do by on May 9, 2009 1 Comment
Dear Old Mom

Oh crap.Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. What do you get for the woman who gave you life? No pressure.

This year may be harder than usual. How do you get a thoughtful gift or day of activities that says ‘I love you and I appreciate all you have done for me’ but also fits into your very tight recession built budget? Here are a few ideas to get those rusty wheels up in your noggin churning…

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Get your StyleFixx

Filed in Headline, Local Events, Things To Do by on May 6, 2009 0 Comments
Get your StyleFixx

For 8 years running, the folks at StyleFixx have partnered up with some very fashion savvy Boston businesses to host a true ultimate girls night out: friends, fashion, cocktails, makeovers and goodie bags!

This year’s event is being held over two nights Wednesday, May 13th and Thursday, May 14th from 5pm – 10pm at the Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street in the fashionable South End.

For those that have not attended, here’s some of what you can expect:

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