Archive for April, 2016
The David Blackwood cocktail, inspired by the visual artist at Ames Street Deli!.

Boston ArtWeek Brings Artistic Amusement To Downtown Crossing

New England’s flourishing art scene convenes twice a year for a week-long celebration: Boston Artweek. This year’s first installment of the event—which has been an award-winning and successful city staple since 20...


LX’s patio along Avenue de Lafayette Photo Credit Gustav Hoiland

Patio Season is Upon Us in Downtown Boston

We didn’t really have to put up with much of a winter. But, in true New Englander fashion, that doesn’t mean we didn’t complain. Despite the lack of snow, we did suffer a sigh or two over the seasonal loss of one ...



Celtics won't host Atlanta until game 3. Photo Credit: Richard Cavalleri

Celtics’ Late Comeback Falls Short As Hawks Take Game 1

The Boston Celtics lost the opening game of their first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks in NBA Playoff action on Saturday, 102-101. That final score may have come as a surprise to those who gave up early, perhaps turning...


The show runs April 16th to April 24th. Photo Courtesy of Wang Theatre.

The Emerald City Meets Beantown When ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Comes to Boston

‘Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.’ That’s right, Dorothy, you’re not in Kansas. Welcome to Boston, home to a very different kind of green monster. One of the most iconic stor...



30,000 runners from over 100 countries compete. Photo Credit: John Kropewnicki

Sports Integral to Patriots’ Day

On Monday, April 18th, the city of Boston will come together as one to celebrate the 241st annual holiday that all Bostonians know as Patriots’ Day. Patriots’ Day is an official state holiday to commemorate the Battles of L...


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One Boston Day 2016

On April 11, Mayor Marty Walsh signed a proclamation decreeing that April 15 would permanently be known as One Boston Day, in honor of the courage, generosity and resilience of Bostonians in the wake of the tragic Boston Marath...



The new Government Center T-Station. Photo by way of wikipedia user: Pi.1415926535

Government Center Shines at Reopening Ceremony

After 2 years of renovations, Government Center Station reopened on March 21, 2016, to many enthusiastic onlookers and reporters. Attended by Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh, the crowded unveiling of the upgraded s...


Guys and Dolls only runs this weekend at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.

Guys And Dolls Brings Glitz And Gangsters To The Cutler Majestic Theatre

As our recent snow storm indicated, the springtime sun hasn’t committed fully to melting away any leftover winter chills. So now’s the perfect time to settle into a few seats for a red-hot sizzler of a musical. It&#...



Grilled branzino fillet. Photo Credit: Kayla Baker

Ostra Marries Mediterranean Simplicity and Modern Elegance

Stepping into Ostra feels like walking into an exclusive party. The entrance to the One Charles Street restaurant is unassuming, with a small vestibule and the word “Ostra” painted on the wall in a simple font. But step thr...


Junior goaltender Thatcher Demko celebrates.

BC Eagles are Frozen Four Bound

The Boston College Eagles have earned a trip to the Frozen Four where they will look to ice down the competition in the Tampa Bay heat in hopes of winning two more games and being crowned NCAA champion. The Eagles’ first oppo...