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Sweet Deals

Filed in Food & Dining, Lifestyle by on July 18, 2009 1 Comment
Sweet Deals

Buying in bulk is certainly not a new trend. Stores like BJ’s Wholesale Club and Costco are built on the mentality that if you store up your goods like a practical little squirrel, you will get a discount over buying one at a time. And the concept is wonderful if you aren’t living paycheck to […]

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Spotlight: Sweet

Filed in Spotlight by on July 12, 2009 0 Comments
Spotlight: Sweet

Sweet feels like a quaint and retro-fun girls special treat haven, and based on the ladies that came in while I was in the shoppe last week, usual in groups of 3 or 4, that is exactly what it is.  With pink and gray patterned walls, and a flat panel TV playing Casablanca as you […]

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Spotlight: Laced

Filed in Featured, Headline, Spotlight by on July 12, 2009 0 Comments
Spotlight: Laced

Remember when sneakers were nothing more than a comfortable alternative to shoes?  No?  Yeah, neither can I.  But, it does seem, now more than ever, that sneakers are receiving the spotlight as streetwear fashion is as thought out and runway worthy as the haut-est of couture. With sneakers taking center-stage, entire ensemble looks begin and […]

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The Tall Ships have arrived!

Filed in Local Events, Things To Do by on July 8, 2009 1 Comment
The Tall Ships have arrived!

With a majesty that photos alone could never do justice to 41 tall ships from the world over have pulled into Boston Harbor to kick off Sail Boston 2009.  The ships will be available for public viewing July 8-13. Public access to the Charlestown Navy Yard, Pier 1 & Pier 4 will be available  Thursday […]

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Island hopping just off the coast of Boston

Filed in Things To Do by on July 3, 2009 1 Comment
Island hopping just off the coast of Boston

If a trip to the tropics is only likely to happen in your very vivid imagination this summer, it doesn’t mean you have to put your island hopping hopes on hold. Head over to Long Wharf in Boston for a seven mile trip out to begin hopping about on Boston Harbor Islands. Their advertising slogan […]

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Lobster or Lobstah – Get some now

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining, Headline by on June 27, 2009 1 Comment
Lobster or Lobstah – Get some now

Summertime in New England just screams, “Eat a lobster!” And, if you don’t have time to steal away to the coast of Maine for a seaside picnic of lobster, drawn butter and strawberry rhubarb pie, Boston can still offer some remarkable choices for this exotic detritus feeder of the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Before you go, […]

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30th Annual Cambridge River Festival

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Things To Do by on June 12, 2009 0 Comments
30th Annual Cambridge River Festival

While the skies may open up and water may pour from the heavens, the folks at the Cambridge River Festival are unlikely to let it dampen their spirits.  We’re New Englanders after all – hearty , rugged, and always looking for something to bitch about. If all goes well the rain will hold off as […]

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This Weekend Only – June 6th & 7th

Filed in Things To Do by on June 6, 2009 0 Comments
This Weekend Only – June 6th & 7th

Weekend activities are a-plenty this weekend, so be sure to put on some comfortable shoes and start exploring these great chances at unique fun in and around Boston. Massachusetts Free Fishing Weekend – If your idea of fishing with your friends is a rousing game of Go Fish! with a deck of cards around a […]

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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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Up on the Roof – Dining & Drinking

Filed in Featured, Food & Dining by on May 30, 2009 1 Comment
Up on the Roof – Dining & Drinking

There is something about coming out on top…  of a building that is. Whether it is dinner and drinks in the glory of the summer sun or a break from the congestion of a packed bar on a cool evening, stories above the city scuffle, roof top destinations can feel like an oasis after too […]

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