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April 2015 Boston Home Buyer Class

Posted by Susie Callahan on Tue, Mar 31, 2015

CGR_logo_HiResPresented 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! 

Sign up by clicking the banner below!

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Tags: charlesgate realty group, Back Bay, 365 things to do in Boston, free class, april home buyer class

Samuel Adams Flight Night at the Boston Brewery

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

4126394479_88cfa640ef_zWhat better way to kick off spring with a free flight of Sam Adams beer?

"Join us for Flight Night every Wednesday from 5PM to 7PM at the Samuel Adams Boston Brewery during the Spring and Summer season! Create your own complimentary flight plan by choosing from our beers on tap and in growlers, ranging from experimental brews to our flagship Boston Lager and seasonal styles. Come by after work and have a beer with friends in our historic brewery. We'll also have our unique growler beers available for purchase."

This event is FREE, but you do have to RSVP, which you can do here



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Tags: free event, jamaica plain, 365 things to do in Boston, Sam Adams, Flight Night

Watercolors in Nature

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sun, Mar 29, 2015

If you've ever wanted to learn how to paint with watercolors, this is a great opportunity. The  holds Watercolors in Nature classes every Tuesday from 10am-1pm. 

Price: $36 - $44 

"Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting wish list! Small class size for individual attention. May join series in progress."

Relax, enjoy and create! Pre-registration required. Online registration available.  Purchase your tickets here

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Tags: Natick, 365 things to do in Boston, art classes, Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

North End Neighborhood Tour

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Check out Boston Foodie Tours North End Neighborhood Tour this Sunday, March 29 at 2pm. Boston Foodie Tours mixes the old and new while focusing on "award-winning eats" You'll get to taste chowder, pizza (Boston's best), chocolate, pastas, and more during this tour. 

Here's their agenda:

"First stop? Chowder at the country's longest-running restaurant. (Okay, technically, not in the North End, but we don't think that you'll mind.) Next up? Boston's best pizza! But only the ORIGINAL will do. And how 'bout a little chocolate? This two-year-old shop is a charmer! And just down the street, we'll visit a bakery whose signature cupcake appeared in the first issue of Food Network Magazine. Don't blink, or you'll miss our next stops. They're two hidden gems, and, when we say *hidden*, we mean *hidden*. One of them has won Best of Boston Bread Bakery the last two years, *and* was recently featured in Bon Appetit magazine. Freshly-made pastas, daily-made mozzarella, and oils and vinegars all await us before our final stop: a pasta course at one of the North End's most popular restaurants. And how could we end our tour without offering you dolce for the road? Our Italian grandmothers wouldn't hear of it!"

Learn more about Boston Foodie Tours and RSVP for the tour here

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Tags: sunday, north end, 365 things to do in Boston, Boston Foodie Tours

Workout for a Cause

Posted by Susie Callahan on Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Get active this March and join The Mall at Chestnut Hill, Bloomingdale’s and Lucy (Athletic Apparel) for Saturday morning workouts! This Saturday session will feature a 30-60 minute workout with proceeds benefiting a local charity or the Simon Youth Foundation .

Workout with Lucy (Athletic Apparel) and all proceeds benefit the Simon Youth Foundation.



DATE: March 28 - Rowing with Orange Theory and Lucy, to benefit Simon Youth Foundation

TIME: 8:30AM-9:30AM

LOCATION: In front of Bloomingdale's Women store

RSVP Today by calling 617-431-2636!

You will have to provide your own yoga mat and accessories, or you can purchase a new one at Lucy before the class!

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Tags: 365 things to do in Boston, fitness classes, chestnut hill mall, simon youth foundation

Craft Beer Tasting to Support SWB Boston

Posted by Susie Callahan on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

March Madness not your thing? Soccer Without Borders Boston is putting a new spin on tournament style brackets with their  blind tasting of regional craft beers. See below for their description:

"The event begins with bracket play, during which you taste and rank beers in three brackets.  Your top-ranked beers from each bracket will move onto the playoffs.  In a series of head-to-head challenges you'll re-taste your top-ranked beers from bracket play and move them through quarterfinal, semifinal and final rounds.  At the end of the night, you'll know your favorite craft beer represented and get to learn everyone else's!  Appetizers, a silent auction and a visit from Slyde the Fox and the New England Revolution Street Team will keep you energized and entertained between tasting rounds.  In the past years, Newburyport's Greenhead IPA and Harpoon's Longthaw IPA have won the most first-place votes from the crowd. Buy your tickets to find out which will be your favorite beer and vote on the top regional craft beer represented."

All proceeds from this event will go towards SWB's after school program for newcomer youth in East Boston.  

This event will be held on Friday, March 27 at 8pm at the Cambridge Community Center
Price: $35 - $95 
Deals available if you buy in pairs, option to join Champions Cirlce and get SWB Tasting Glass
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Tags: 365 things to do in Boston, Craft Beer Tasting, Cambridge Community Center, SWB Boston

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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Tags: free, Back Bay, 365 things to do in Boston, fitness classes, bar method

Check out Bodega

Posted by Susie Callahan on Tue, Mar 24, 2015

From the outside, you'll see a less than impressive convienience store, but what's on the inside will blow you away. "Bodega, one of the coolest sneaker stores in the Northeastern United States. Situated on a quiet residential block in Boston, the unassuming storefront looks like a classic, fully-functional New York City—you got it—bodega. But walk to the back, trigger a tile in the floor, and watch as the Snapple machine slides away to reveal a sleek dark-wooded retail space, chock full of some of the most sought-after footwear, designer streetwear, and sportswear around." Source:Racked

Check out this interview by Racked to learn more.

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Tags: Back Bay, 365 things to do in Boston, Boston Secrets, Bodega, Clothing stores

Laugh For Immunity

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Join Laugh Boston in their fight for immunity and check out their Laugh for Immunity event on March 25, 2015 - Boston's first ever Autoimmune Disease Awareness day! 50% of ticket sales will benefit the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

This event is part of an initiative called the 50 Cents for 50 Million Campaign, started by a group of students and young professionals, dedicated to finding cures for the millions of Americans battling autoimmune diseases. 

Did you know 80% of Americans can’t name a single autoimmune disease, even though they likely know many people who suffer from them?

"Due to this lack of awareness, research for autoimmune diseases is light years behind where it should be. We must begin paying attention to these crippling diseases. We must find treatments. We must find a cure."

Buy your ticket here!

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Tags: laugh boston, 365 things to do in Boston, fight for immunity, Charity Events

8th Annual 98.5 The Sports Hub and Patrice Bergeron's Cuts for a Cause

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Get the chace to mingle with your favorite Bruins players while helping a great cause!

Join Patrice Bergeron, 98.5 The Sports Hub and for the first time ever,  the whole Bruins roster for the 8th Annual Cuts for a Cause. Bergeron and his teammates will have their heads shaved by auction winners to show their support and raise money for the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.

General admission tickets are only $30. To purcase, click here

This event will be held on Tuesday March 24, 4:30-6pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel - 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116


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Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Bruins Foundation, 365 things to do in Boston, Charity Events