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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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Tags: summer, Theatre District, brookline, 365 things to do in Boston, Financial District, Kendall Square, harvard square, outdoor bars

Friends Council's September Social

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Sep 15, 2014

boys and girls club bostonThe Friends Council of the BGCB will be hosting their September Social on Tuesday, September 16th.

The September Social will be held from 6:00pm-8:00pm at The Vault near Downtown Boston

The September Social will be a fun and lively event and touch upon the educational programming at The Boys & Girls Club. 

For more information on the Friends Council's September Social, please go to friendscounsilsocial.eventbrite.com

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Tags: downtown boston, Financial District, Boys & Girls Club of Boston

The Froston Marathon

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Apr 18, 2014

froston"Join fellow locals this April to help raise money for the One Fund during the Froston Marathon on April 19th from 12pm – 10pm!  ALL proceeds will be donated to the victims of last year’s tragedy.

Participating Faneuil Hall area bars include: Frost Ice Bar, Mija, Central Wharf Co., Sterling's, the Black Rose, Battery Park, Warehouse, Coogans and Stadium.

Bacardi is an event sponsor and will featuring two specialty cocktails; 'The Rum Runner to Remember' and 'Hearts of Gold.' Bacardi will also be donating $10 to The One Fund for every case of Bacardi purchased by Boston area bars between March and April in Boston.

Raffle items will also be featured and are from The New England Aquarium, Blue Man Group, Boston Harbor Cruises, Improv Asylum, Boston Duck Tours, The Museum of Science, Kings Boston, Citi Performing Arts Center, Union Oyster house...and many more! All raffle proceeds go to The One Fund. Raffle tickets may be purchase for $1 each!"

For more information about the Froston Marathon and ticket availability, please click here.

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Tags: Financial District, the froston marathon, quincy market, one fund

6th Annual Irish Pub Challenge

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Mar 06, 2014

pub challengeThe 6th Annual Irish Pub Challenge is back! The Irish Pub Challenge will be held on Saturday, March 8th in the Faneuil Hall and Financial District area from 12:00pm-8:00pm. 

Over 5,000 people and 30 bars will be participating in the Irish Pub Challenge. Individuals and teams need to sign up online to enter. 

This year a portion of the proceeds will go towards the Sean Collier Memorial Fund. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as a free trip to Ireland for our individual winner.

For further information on this event and to sign up, please go to IrishPubChallange.com/Boston.

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Tags: faneuil hall, irish pub challenge, sean collier memorial fund, st pattys day, Financial District

Where's Waldo? Bar Crawl In Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Jan 05, 2014

waldoThe Where's Waldo Bar Crawl will tour the Faneuil Hall and Financial District on Saturday, January 11th!

Costumes are mandatory for this event and tickets are selling out fast! The ticket for this event will include discounted drinks at each bar, drink koozie, portable flask, lip balm and more! 

Tickets for this event are nonrefundable and proceedes from this event benefit the Jumpstart charity.  Please click here for more information on this event and ticketing availability. 

Where's Waldo is a series of children's books created by British illustrator Martin Handford. His "distinctive red-and-white-striped shirt, bobble hat, and glasses make him slightly easier to recognise, but many illustrations contain 'red herrings' involving deceptive use of red-and-white striped objects. The books have also inspired a TV show, comic strip and a series of video games.'"

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Tags: Bar Crawl, faneuil hall, Financial District, wheres waldo

Ninja Turtles Themed Bar Crawl Tonight!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Apr 27, 2013

happyturtlesCrawl in Boston will be hosting the Ninja Turtles Themed bar crawl in Faneuil Hall and Financial District area on Saturday, April 27th. Dress as your favorite teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles character and enjoy the Boston nightlife.

Founder, Jay Johnston hopes to raise at least $1,000 for the One Boston fund through this event. "The cartoon-themed crawl this weekend will donate a portion of the ticket prices to help victims, as well as everything from the on-site photo booth, says Johnston. He is also working on getting rally towels with "Boston Strong" on them to sell for $10 each, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to The One Fund."

The crawl hours are from 12pm-7pm and there will be eight participating bars. Ticket prices include a koozie, shot glass and sunglasses, and patrons are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite characters as well. Please check the website for general and registration information

COWABUNGA!

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Tags: Crawl in Boston, Teenange Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bar Crawl, faneuil hall, Financial District

#328 Dueling Piano Bar: Howl At The Moon

Posted by Tara Peterson on Mon, Mar 21, 2011

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Howl at the Moon's piano players take the stage two at a time. The entertainers play for one hour and then yield the stage to two new players. At the changeover, all four piano players stay on stage for what is known as a "four-way."The four-way occurs at the end of each hour and lasts for two to three songs. This hourly encore allows the pianoplayers to incorporate additional instruments (drums, guitar, and saxophone) into the performance. The four-wayraises the energy of the room and provides a defined transition between the dueling piano show shifts.

Additionally, during every hour the Howl at the Moon entertainers engage in "Showtime." During this act, all Howl service employees join in and lead the audience through a choreographed routine to animated versions of popular tunes that include nostalgic TV shows and commercial jingles. The audience participation approaches 100% during Showtime and is enhanced by the high energy level of the live music.

Where: 184 High St | (between Batterymarch St & Leman Pl) | Financial District
When: Best Nights to go: Fri, Thu, Sat
Hours Are: 4:00pm - 2:00am

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#297 2nd Annual Chili Cup

Posted by Tara Peterson on Thu, Feb 17, 2011

chili cup banner1Have a hankering for some Chili?

Ned Devine’s Irish Pub in Faneuil Hall will be hosting the 2nd Annual Chili Cup. VIP hour from 6-7pm. Ned's will attempt to defend their 2010 title against such notable restaurants as; The Harp, Anthem,Clerys, Game On!, The Cask n Flagon, Zuma Tex-Mex Grill & more. Proceeds will benefit Community Work Services.

Tickets are $15 online at www.neddevinesevents.com
Live performance by acoustic act,Jimmy’s Down. Sponsored by Corona & Jose Cuervo. Get more information here.

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#274 Tour the Boston Opera House

Posted by Tara Peterson on Tue, Jan 25, 2011

Bos OperaH Audit WhitneyCoxGo and tour the Boston Opera House. I've seen a few shows there, and it is amazing and beautiful.

See the recent restoration that brought beauty and elegance back to this century-old theatre. The Boston Opera House is among nation's finest in opulence and quality of detailing. It is the only surviving work in Boston by distinguished American theater architect, Thomas Lamb.

The guided tour at the Boston Opera House is a wonderful educational opportunity for older children and young adults. The tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the grand lobby areas, majestic auditorium and backstage space (when possible).

Please note, when an event is in progress there may be limited access to certain areas of the theatre. We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes for walking. For more information contact Maggie Doyle at MDoyle@bohvllc.com. Special arrangements can be made for Groups of 10 or more. Tour groups are charged $15 per person.

Tags: Boston Theater, Boston Tours, Boston History, Teater District, Boston, Boston life, events, art, 365 things to do in Boston, Financial District

#194 Boston Ballet in La Bayadére

Posted by Tara Peterson on Sat, Nov 06, 2010

boston balletThe "Kingdom of the Shades" scene, where dancers float across the stage in ghostly, duplicating single file, is one of the great scenes in all of classical dance. It returns in former Paris Opera Ballet star Florence Clerc's staging of Marius Petipa's 1877 Orientalist fantasy about the love life of an Indian temple dancer.

8 events, nov 4 through the 14th at the Opera House (539 Washington St. Boston, MA) To get tickets click here.

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