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City of Cambridge Dance Party

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Jun 24, 2015

"Stately Cambridge City Hall provides the backdrop for the annual neighborhood boogie bonanza on Mass. Ave. between Prospect and Bigelow Streets. Shake it with thousands of your closest friends while DJs spin dance hits from old school Motown to ‘80s/’90s party classics. (Parachute pants are optional.)"

"Join thousands of Cambridge residents and visitors who will gather in front of Cambridge City Hall for this annual, FREE dance extravaganza on Friday, June 26 from 7pm-11pm. Celebrate summer with an evening of community and music. After dark, colorful lights will be launched, adding to the magic of the evening.


Mass Ave, between Prospect and Bigelow Streets, will be closed to traffic during the event, but open for dancing!! 

Attendees are strongly encouraged to take public transportation to the event."

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Boston Home Buyer Event - June

Posted by Susie Callahan on Tue, Jun 02, 2015

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Presented by acclaimed experts in the Boston Real Estate Market from Charlesgate Realty Group, as well as local mortgage market experts, our Boston Home Buyer Class is your opportunity to learn the home buying the right way - before you enter a transaction!  Get educated in a casual, fun setting and avoid the pitfalls that can cause financial and emotional problems during the buying process.

Attend our FREE Boston homebuying class to learn:

• Renting vs. Buying: Whether it even makes sense for you to buy right now
• Homebuying process and timeline: How long it actually takes to buy
• Working with a buyer agent: How it works and whether or not you really need one

• What mortgages are still available and how much cash you need to buy.
• Using neighborhood level data (like discount ratios and real time trend graphs) to value properties
• Negotiating 101: How to craft your offer to drive a hard bargain!
• Top 10 online resources to aid your home search

Is this class for you?  Well, if you’re looking for a fun, low key, and informal way to learn the Boston real estate market from the experts, then YES!  You’ll have a chance to ask any questions you want and get the straight scoop from us. Plus we’ll have pizza and beer!  How can you pass that up! 

Signing up is easy, just click the banner below!

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May 2015 Home Buyer Event

Posted by Susie Callahan on Tue, May 05, 2015

 

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Presented by acclaimed experts in the Boston Real Estate Market from Charlesgate Realty Group, as well as local mortgage market experts, our Boston Home Buyer Class is your opportunity to learn the home buying process the right way - before you enter a transaction!  Get educated in a casual, fun setting and avoid the pitfalls that can cause financial and emotional problems during the buying process.

Attend our FREE Boston homebuying class to learn:

• Renting vs. Buying: Whether it even makes sense for you to buy right now
• Homebuying process and timeline: How long it actually takes to buy
• Working with a buyer agent: How it works and whether or not you really need one

• What mortgages are still available and how much cash you need to buy.
• Using neighborhood level data (like discount ratios and real time trend graphs) to value properties
• Negotiating 101: How to craft your offer to drive a hard bargain!
• Top 10 online resources to aid your home search

Is this class for you?  Well, if you’re looking for a fun, low key, and informal way to learn the Boston real estate market from the experts, then YES!  You’ll have a chance to ask any questions you want and get the straight scoop from us. Plus we’ll have pizza and beer!  How can you pass that up! 

Click the banner below to sign up!

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Tags: free, charlesgate realty group, Back Bay, 365 things to do in Boston, Boston Home Buyer Class

5 Free Boston Activities

Posted by Susie Callahan on Fri, May 01, 2015

You don't have to spend an arm and a leg to have fun in Boston! Check out these free activities, thanks to Thrillist:

1. Try every lawn game imaginable along the Charles: "From May until September, Sunday Parkland Games overtakes that closed stretch of Mem Dr with volleyball, badminton, KanJam, soccer, bocce, cornhole, ladder golf, hula hoops, and tetherball... to name a few"

2. Shoot some stick at Flat Top Johnny's: "Kendall Square’s perpetually chill billiards hall does free pool on select nights, and its Twitter/Facebook pages will tell you when.Kendall Square’s perpetually chill billiards hall does free pool on select nights, and its Twitter/Facebook pages will tell you when."


3. Tone those glutes while hiking Bunker Monument: "Ascending the 294 steps to the top nets you a sweet view of Boston and also buns of steel."


4. Pay homage to the pitcher's mound from the first World Series: "Cy Young, the Sox legend who was almost as good as Tim Wakefield, stands immortalized near Huntington Ave in dark/noble bronze, fiercely staring down an imaginary batter at the site of the inaugural Fall Classic."


5. Commonwealth Museum: "Always free and always informative, this small but potent collection of Massachusetts artifacts includes one of thirteen originals of BOTH the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. Since you’re on Columbia Point, admire one of the best views of the city"

 

Check out more fun and free ideas here. 

 

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Free Community Classes at the Bar Method

Posted by Susie Callahan on Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Ever wanted to try a new, fun fitness class? Now's your chance!

The Bar Method in Back Bay is offering up free community classes while their instructors complete the certification process. These teachers-in-training will be pulsing and sculpting weekly at the Back Bay studio location.

These community classes are perfect for new clients interested in trying out barre workouts before committing to a membership or for preexisting members who want to squeeze an extra class in outside of their normal workout schedule. 

Make sure to reserve your spot since space is limited for these community classes, sign up here

Images via the Bar Method website

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St. Patty's Day Parade

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sat, Mar 14, 2015

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Don't miss Boston's famous St Patrick's Day Parade in Southie this Sunday March 15. Due to massive snow banks, this years parade is a little shorter and starts at the Broadway T station on the Red Line and continues along Broadway where it ends on Farragut Road . Volunteers are clearing the snow from the route, so you should find plenty of good viewing spots along Broadway (kudos to them).  

The parade features an interesting mix of bagpipes, brass marching bands, elaborate floats, military units, dancers, historic Minutemen companies, politicians, entertainers, individual marchers, societies, and other organizations. 

Don't forget to wear your GREEN!

 

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Tags: family friendly, southie, free, 365 things to do in Boston, st patricks day, st pattys day parade

Trivia Night at the Milky Way Lounge

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sun, Mar 08, 2015

We've all had Sunday Fundays, but what about Monday Fundays?

Make your Mondays a little bit more exciting with Trivia Night at the Milky Way Lounge in Jamaica Plain. Flex your brain muscles and join the friendly crowd every Monday starting at 8pm. Prizes will be offered all night long, plus 50 cent wings from 8-10pm. Yes, you read that correctly..50 cents.

 

Don't miss this fun event that will actually make you look forward to a Monday for once. 

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Sam Adams Brewery Tour

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Head over to Jamaica Plain to take a tour of the Sam Adams Brewery.

Jim Koch, the founder and brewer of Sam Adams beers, helped to pioneer American craft beer industry through his dedication to creating the highest quality product. You'll learn all about the history of Samuel Adams brand and craft brewing process. You'll also get to sample a few beers and with over 30 styles of beer, there is surely to be a variety that you'll love. 

Tours are held about every 45 minutes Monday-Saturday beginning at 10am with special Morning Mash In tours starting at 9:40am-you have to RSVP a month in advance for these ones.

Tours are free, but a $2 donation (or more if you're feeling generous)  is encouraged, all of which go to local charities. 

Parking is tough around this area, so taking the T is recommended. 

For more about the Sam Adams Brewery Tour and other general info, click here

 

 

 

 

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Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Aug 02, 2014

yogaWhat better way to get in shape and enjoy summer than excerising at the park?

The Boston Parks & Recreation Department has been hosting a summer fitness series where people can go and get a free workout at their favorite park! 

Choose from an array of activities, including Boot Camp, Yoga and Zumba! The classes are going on at parks all around the city, including The Brighton Commons, Franklin Park, Mission Hill Playground and Symphony Park!

Click here for a list of classes, locations and times! 

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Arts on the Arcade at Faneuil Hall

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Jul 28, 2014

faneuil hallThe Arts on the Arcade event has been going on all summer in Faneuil Hall

"Arts on the Arcade is a two-tiered program that provides free summer fun for residents and tourists alike with local visual asrits and local music performers."

There has been a variety of artists this year, including jewelers, photographers and painters. Alongside these artists have been the Fanueil Hall performers. These family friendly performers consists of musicians and street performers. The next group of performers are Township with The Blue Ribbons on Saturday, August 1st.

Check out the vendors and performers before the summer ends! Click here for more information on this free event going on all summer long! 

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