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Boston GreenFest 2009

Filed in Headline, Local Events, Things To Do by on August 19, 2009 0 Comments
Boston GreenFest 2009

For many of us, being green and environmentally friendly means giving something up, doing a little more work to separate our trash, or paying a tad more for organic or recycled goods. But this weekend – being Green in Boston can mean having fun while you educate yourself on green products, green initiatives and discover […]

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Boston’s Restaurant Week – Week 2

Boston’s Restaurant Week – Week 2

Despite it’s name Boston’s Restaurant Week continues on for a second week, starting up again this Sunday, August 16th and continuing on through Friday, August 21st.  In fact, if you poke through the listing of 200 participating restaurant in and outside of Boston, you will find a few here and there that are offering a […]

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Beyond the Hooker

Filed in Lifestyle, Local Events, Local News, Politics, Things To Do by on August 11, 2009 0 Comments
Beyond the Hooker

Beneath the gold dome atop Beacon Hill, past and present live together in the same house—the Massachusetts State House. Similar to a museum, it houses famous paintings and sculptures. As the seat of government for the Commonwealth since its construction in 1798, this historic building holds even more significance. Like any other place of government, […]

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Sowa Open Market Super-Sized this Sunday!

Filed in Local Events, Things To Do by on August 8, 2009 0 Comments
Sowa Open Market Super-Sized this Sunday!

The summer shopping conundrum.  You need some new gear, home decor or just feel to shop because, dammit, you deserve it.  But the good weather seems like such a precious commodity around here these days, who wants to spend the day in the mall?  And really… who wants the canned merchandise available at the mall…?  […]

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Podcamp Boston #4

Filed in Local Events, Spotlight, Technology by on August 7, 2009 1 Comment
Podcamp Boston #4

This weekend marks the 4th iteration of the Podcamp unconference for new media. This year, PodCamp Boston is being held at the Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston (right in my backyard) on August 8th and 9th. What is PodCamp? PodCamp is an unconference. According to wikipedia, an unconference is: a facilitated, participant-driven […]

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Top Tall Ships 2009

Filed in Local Events by on July 15, 2009 1 Comment
Top Tall Ships 2009

Over the weekend, the Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge made a stop in Boston. For those unaware, the Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge is a trans-Atlantic race by sailing ships that follows a traditional route, from Viigo, Spain, to Charleston, South Carolina, to Boston, Massachussets, to Halifax, Canada and then back across the Atlantic to Belfast, Ireland. […]

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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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Life is good in Boston this Saturday

Life is good in Boston this Saturday

This Saturday, the Life is good Festival will descend on Boston Common. This free, family-friendly festival runs from 11am to 5pm and includes a Good Walk for Kids, a Wiffle Ball Home Run contest with Mike Lowell of the Boston Red Sox, dozens of games, activities, and live performance. Donations and proceeds from the sale […]

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Pride & Prejudice: Boston Gay Pride

Pride & Prejudice: Boston Gay Pride

GAY PRIDE BOSTON 2009!

“The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.”
– Ralph W. Sockman

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Free Friday Flicks at Boston’s Hatch Shell

Free Friday Flicks at Boston’s Hatch Shell

Free outdoor movie screenings are one of my favorite parts of summer in Boston. Even if I’ve already seen the movie, there’s something magical about watching it under the stars on a blanket. Two places in particular offer ample opportunities for free, family-friendly fun with evening movie showings al fresco. The first is Free Friday […]

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