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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."


For more options, click here.
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Penguinology at the Aquarium

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Learn all that you need to know to become a "penguinologist" at the New England Aquarium's Penguinology exhibit. See below!

"Come visit the Aquarium to see penguins up close, peek into their burrows and find out what’s behind their underwater super speed. Learn all the tricks they have up their feathers when you pick up our Penguinology adventure guide! During your visit you will also have the chance to learn about these amazing birds, and how we can work together to help them survive in a changing world."

In addition to the penguins,you can view thousands of other amazing sea creatures - everything from seahorses to sea lions to the giant Pacific octopus! A trip to the aquarium is sure to be a fun and educational adventure for all!

For more information on the penguin exhibit, click here


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Huzzah! Tavern Nights

Posted by Susie Callahan on Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Experience a night of colonial festivities and get the opportunity to drink with the founding fathers!  The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum transforms into a real-life eighteenth century tavern for a few select nights until April 1st. Enjoy live period music and rustic food and beverage all while rubbing elbows with Bostons most notable historical figures - think Paul Revere, Sam Adams, and John Hancock.

As if a party with colonial figures wasn't enticing enough, Harpoon Brewery has also teamed up with the Boston Tea Party Museum to create a delicious, limited edition "Boston Tea Party Ale".  Fun fact: this beer is made with Souchong tea, which is one of the five teas thrown into the waters during the Boston Tea Party.


There's only a few Tavern Nights events left (Thursday, March 19th 7:00pm & Thursday, April 2nd 7:00pm.) So don't miss the chance to party like it's 1773! 


For ticket info, call (800) 599-8327

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2015 Boston Wine Festival @ the BHH

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Jan 05, 2015


Just because the holidays are over doesn't mean the festivities need to end. Grab your friends and check out the 2015 Boston Wine Festival! 

There are a ton of events for guests to enjoy. In January, the events include St. Supery, Hall and Walt and Meritage Madness. The Boston Wine Festival will be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel by the Waterfront.

"The 2015 season of the Boston Wine Festival will kick-off with the Opening Reception on January 9th and feature an all-star lineup of intimate winemaker hosted dinners, seminars and receptions taking place through March 27th."

Some of the events are already selling out. For more general and schedulingleing information, please click here

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Fall Formal at the Aquarium to Benefit Dana-Farber

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Nov 02, 2014

newenglandaquariumThere will be a fall formal at the New England Aquarium in November. The formal will benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The event will be held on November 22nd from 9:30pm-1:00am.

Tickets are $115.00 (plus fees). There will be an open bar (beer & wine), appetizers & a DJ. 

"Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Read about our history, our breakthroughs, and the resources that help us support the health of our neighborhoods and communities."

For more information on this event, including ticket availability, please go to FallFormal.com

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iFest at the Seaport World Trade Center

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Sep 17, 2014

ifestGet ready for all things Irish! The iFest will be held from September 26th to the 28th at the Seaport World Trade Center near the Boston Waterfront

"Celebrate all things Irish at the debut of iFest with three days of food, drink, entertainment, and Emerald Isle culture at the World Trade Center.

The festival showcases the best of Ireland with top chefs Darina Allen, Kevin Dundon, and Barbara Lynch leading the culinary charge, Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains hitting the stage, and Guinness -- plus sweet craft beers -- pouring from every tap.

There will be plenty of whiskeys to sample, too... making it much easier for you to speak/understand Gaelic."

For more general and scheduling information, please go to iFestBoston.com

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4th Annual Tech Gives Back

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Sep 09, 2014

volunteerThe '4th Annual Tech Give Back' event will be held on Wednesday, September 10th! 

Give back to your community & join individuals and teams of entrepreneurs and innovators for a day of tutorials, volunteering and a giant block party!

Volunteering starts at 9:00am. There will be numerous projects to be involved in, including gardening, park clean up & painting, that will assist an array of Boston organizations. 

After the volunteer activities, there will be a giant block party around the corner at the Lawn On D, where participants can enjoy some grub, drinks, live music & games! 

For more general and ticket information on the '4th Annual Tech Give Back' event, please click here

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Boston Arts Festival at the Waterfront

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Aug 25, 2014

artsThe Boston Arts Festival will be held during Labor Day Weekend. On Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st, enjoy and experience various forms of performing and visual art at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. 

"Started in 2003 as a single afternoon event, the festival has expanded into a celebration incorporating a diverse performing arts program & a specially built artists' village.

Based in the idyllic Christopher Columbus Park on Boston's waterfront, the festivities glisten in perfect symmetry with the parks surroundings."

This event is free and open to all ages.

Please click here for more information on the Boston Arts Festival. 

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5th Annual Boston Local Food Festival

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Aug 24, 2014

food festivalThe 5th Annual Boston Local Food Festival will return on Sunday, September 14th. 

"For one spectacular day each year, SBN transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation's largest local & sustainable food hub! 

Boston Local Food Festival is a free outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more."

The Boston Local Food Festival will be held from 11:00am-5:00pm by the Waterfront. Please click here for more general information on the event. 

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White Hot @ The ICA

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Jul 31, 2014

white hotThe White Hot at the ICA party will be held on Friday, August 1st from 5:00pm-10:00pm

"Summer in the city? You don’t have to travel far to beat the heat. Don your summer whites and head to Boston’s waterfront for a sizzling dance party featuring hot tunes by New York-based DJ Jubilee with opening sets by DJ Oxycontinental and Riobamba. 

Sample ocean-fresh fare at Island Creek Oyster’s pop-up oyster bar, sip on a frozen piña colada (this month’s signature cocktail), pose with friends in our white hot MINI photobooth, take in a spotlight talk in the Jim Hodges exhibition, and bask in a cool ocean breeze along Boston’s waterfront all night long."

Please click here for further information on this event. 

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