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3 Great Breakfast Spots in Boston

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sun, Sep 20, 2015

Brunch gets all of the attention, but breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Get to one of these great breakfast spots in Boston (provided by Thrillist) if you're looking for some tried and true breakfast foods. 

1. Henrietta's Table | Harvard Square

"What you’re getting: Malted waffle and red flannel hash
Henrietta’s Table is your classic farmhouse kitchen nestled inside Harvard Square's Charles Hotel -- but don't let the fact that it's in a hotel deter you. Known for its hearty, New England farm-to-table fare and local ingredients, HT serves up burly breakfast plates like cream chipped beef on buttermilk biscuits and sirloin with eggs, not to mention its popular red flannel hash with poached eggs and malted waffle with homemade apple butter."

2. Blunch | South End

"What you’re getting: Sausage eggwich and a chocolate chip cookie
Sometimes you just want a sandwich for breakfast and for those times, you go to Blunch. Think thick, fluffy frittata-style eggwiches and warm toasty bagels filled with melted mozzarella, smoked turkey, and spicy aioli."

3. Zaftigs | Brookline

"What you’re getting: Banana stuffed French toast, potato pancakes, and corned beef hash and eggs
The only complaint about breakfast at this Jewish deli is that weekend lines can be OUTRAGEOUS. Luckily, Zaftigs serves breakfast all day, every day. Enjoy fan favorites like the challah French toast and the corned beef hash and eggs."


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Charlesgate Open Houses This Weekend

Posted by Susie Callahan on Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Check out one of our open houses this weekend! 
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Open Houses This Weekend!

Posted by Susie Callahan on Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Check out one of our open houses this weekend! Click the pictures below to learn more about each listing.


Back Bay | 255 Commonwealth Avenue #2  Open: 7/12 12pm-1pm

Listing Agent: PT Vineburgh




Brookline | 33 Winslow #2 Open: 7/12 12pm-1pm

Listing Agent: PT Vineburgh




Beacon Hill | 8 Lindall Place #5 Open: 7/11 11pm-12pm & 7/12 11am-12pm

Listing Agent: Sarah Herbert


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3 Rainy Day Activities

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Jul 01, 2015

Don't let the rain keep you from enjoying your summer. There are plenty of ways to have rainy day fun in Boston. Here are three ideas, thanks to Boston.com:

1. Legoland Discovery Center | Somerville

"Catch a 4D movie at Legoland Discovery Center Boston in Somerville. After that, play on two rides, tour a miniland of Boston’s iconic buildings, and, of course, build things with Legos."

2. Museum of Science | West End

"Mingle with beautiful butterflies at the Museum of Science Butterfly Garden. One just might land on you."

3. Coolidge Corner Theatre | Brookline

"Catch a movie here. This historic theatre has been entertaining New Englanders since 1933"




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5 Great Outdoor Bars in Boston

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, May 11, 2015

The warm weather is here (to stay - fingers crossed)! Enjoy the sunshine at one of these awesome places around Boston:

1. Belly Wine Bar | Kendall Square

"Not only can you now enjoy their whole-animal "Arm + A Leg" or fried-chicken dinners on the canopy'd brick patio, but they've also unveiled a Summertime-fun, tiki-styled daiquiri stand serving Plantation rums on Wednesday and Thursday nights."

2. Society On High | Financial District

"The latest venture from the chef/owner behind Sorriso and the Leather District's Les Zygomates, Society on High's a 110-seat, breakfast-thru-dinner FiDi bistro rocking local fare, late-night libations, and a huge, soon-to-open, palm tree-laden patio billed as a little bit of "Miami right here in downtown Boston"."

3. Barcelona Wine Bar | Brookline

"Pretend you're dining on Las Ramblas and not on Beacon St (not that there's anything wrong with Beacon St) as you take down tasty tapas and sangria on what's billed as Brookline's biggest patio."

4. Rooftop at the Revere | Theatre District

"Billed as an "urban oasis and chic lounge" on the Revere Hotel's seventh-floor pool deck, this much-needed rooftop space boasts scenic city views, rentable cabanas, and a nine-seat bar, not to mention imposing flower pots and a small-bites menu complete with lobster roll sliders."

5. The Sinclair | Harvard Square

"Nestled atop a sun-soaked roofdeck that's overlooked by jealous desk jockeys trapped in their offices, this outdoor oasis tucked away from the masses offers sunset views and shaded high tops, not to mention tasty 'tails like the Kentucky Luau (bourbon, pineapple-cinnamon gomme, Peychaud's/Angostura bitters) to be enjoyed before the big Gold Panda show."


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5 Mother's Day Brunch Ideas

Posted by Susie Callahan on Fri, May 08, 2015

Treat your Mom to brunch at one of these great spots, provided by Boston.com:
Asana | Back Bay
"Asana is offering a brunch buffet on Mother's Day complete with a raw bar, hot and cold buffets, and an omelet station. The pastry team at Asana has also created a special selection of desserts to indulge in. Mothers will be given a special appreciation gift from the staff at Mandarin Oriental.
Beacon Hill Bistro | Beacon hill
"At this Beacon Hill spot, Mother's Day brunch will consist of a three-course prix fixe menu. Choices include poached eggs over house-cured salmon and toasted brioche."
BOKX 109 American Prime | Newton
"Executive chef Jarrod Moiles will prepare an expansive spread of brunch options including a raw bar, antipasto display, cured meats, and artisanal cheese. Dessert options include an assortment of mini cakes and cannolis." 
Cafe Fleuri | Waterfront
"At Cafe Fleuri in the Langham Hotel, dine on a buffet that includes a salad/antipasto station, a breakfast display, a seafood station, a special children's station, and dessert. The prix fixe buffet includes one mimosa or sparkling wine."
La Morra | Brookline
"At La Morra in Brookline, enjoy a three-course Italian brunch to celebrate with your mother. Diners can choose options like fresh-made doughnuts, seafood antipasto, Tuscan toast with berries and cream, crispy cornmeal polenta, and banana bread pudding."


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5 Great Mexican Restaurants for Cinco De Mayo

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, May 04, 2015


In light of Cinco de Mayo, head over to one of these great places for awesome Mexican fare...

1. Olecito | Inman Square

"Olecito is Inman Square’s hidden gem, literally a hole-in-the-wall across the street from sister restaurant, Olé. Locals say it's where you get the most bang for your buck. Expect to get amazing chips, tacos, tortas, and burritos swiftly in a familiarly decorated bright yellow, four-table space."

2. The Painted Burro | Somerville

"In the heart of Davis Square, The Painted Burro offers the crowd an energetic vibe (no doubt due to its proximity to Tufts) combined with an upscale, modern feel. In time for warmer weather, The Painted Burro has already started opening its giant storefront windows, turning indoor dining into one big outdoor fiesta flush with innovative creations such as its crab cake and calamari taco."

3. Lone Star Taco Bar | Allston

"Lone Star boasts as much acclaim with its Mexican street food as it does its mezcal and tequila-based cocktails. The cooly lit taco bar shares owners (and a kitchen) with the much lauded Deep Ellum, and offers up smoked chilies, chorizos, and masa corn tortillas -- all made in-house."

4. El Centro | South End

"Among the nation's top taquerias, chef and owner Allan Rodriguez opened El Centro in Boston’s South End to give the city a Mexican, Sonora-style restaurant with fresh ideas, and creative menu options. Menu highlights include a classic charcoal-grilled Arrachera A La Tampiquena steak with green sauce and the Campechanos tacos, combining carne asada and al pastor. In 2013, the restaurant opened its second location in Brookline with furnishings and art handpicked by the owner, and brought over from his native Mexico."

5. Dorado Tacos | Brookline

"Although considered to be Mexican fast food, Dorado Tacos does not skimp on the quality. The restaurant’s cemitas are set up on toasted sesame seed egg buns with avocado, Oaxaca cheese, black beans, chipotle, and cilantro. The restaurant is value friendly and the perfect spot to grab a quick bite if Mexican is what you’re craving."

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Boston Open Screen at Coolidge Corner Theatre

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Nov 17, 2014

open_screeningHave a video that you'd like to show off? Bring it to the Boston Open Screen at Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline!

The Boston Open Screen event will be held on Tuesday, November 18th. If you would like to bring in a piece, it needs to be under 10 minutes long and be in a DVD, Blue Ray, or Flash drive (with a H.264 compression) format. 

"Come to the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA (Off the Green Line) for 7pm to sign up and we'll get to watching at around 7:30.

Tickets are only $7 for this event! 

Please click here for more information on the Boston Open Screen at the Coolidge Corner Theatre!

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After Midnite at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Sep 26, 2014

meangirlsThe Coolidge Corner Theatre isn't your typical theater. Located in Brookline, this theater is known for presenting independent and nostalgic films for viewers and hosting interesting events for all to enjoy. 

After Midnite, a slew of "late-night weekend programming for the cool insomniac crowd including; horrifying, weird, camp, avant garde, tripped-out movies, and cult niche live performances" is one of the current programs going on at the theatre.

On Saturday, September 27th at 11:30pm, the After Midnite program will be showing 'Mean Girls' presented by Johnny Cupcakes

"Each month, local entrepreneur Johnny Cupcakes emerges from his super secret T-shirt laboratory to screen some of his all-time favorite childhood movies here on the Coolidge's GIANT screen."

Mr. Cupcake will be at the theater to not only "host and inspire movie-related mischief, he also comes armed with limited edition posters and Tees to sell that are made just for each show -- get 'em while they're hot!"

For more information on After Midnite, and other scheduled productions at the Coolidge Corner Clubhouse, check out there website here

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Hubway ReOpens in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Mar 30, 2014

hubwayReady for a bike ride around the Esplanade? Boston, Brookline and Somerville join Cambridge and open The Hubway, the city's bike sharing system, on Wednesday, April 2nd.

"The Hubway team has been hard at work deploying stations, and nearly 100 stations (out of 140) are expected to be operational by April 2nd, with most remaining stations to be rolled out in early April. Please note: stations along Boylston Street in Brookline and Boston will not be deployed until after the Boston Marathon."

Participants can sign up online for a Hubway Membership. There are monthly and annual memberships available. There is also an option for a one/two day rental for those who are visiting or just want to have some fun touring the city on the weekend. 

Interesting in finding out more? Check out TheHubway.com.  

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