Bernstein's award winning 'West Side Story' will be at Boston Symphony Hall from Friday, February 14th to Sunday, February 18th.
"Experience a thrilling new presentation of this iconic film and winner of ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The Boston Symphony plays Leonard Bernstein's electrifying score live, while the newly re-mastered film is shown on large screens in high definition with the original vocals and dialogue intact.
This classic romantic tragedy, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, and with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is one of the greatest achievements in the history of movie musicals. It features Robbins' breath-taking choreography and a screenplay by Ernest Lehman based on the masterful book by Arthur Laurents."
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"Dishcrawl, a national startup founded on the premise that communities can be brought together by good food and good company, is crawling it’s way to the North End on Tuesday, February 11th from 7-9:30pm. It’s like a pubcrawl, but more delicious!
With over 100 restaurants in the North End alone, Dishcrawl is able to introduce food lovers to different restaurants around the neighborhood that they haven’t had a chance to venture to. To make the event more exciting, the restaurants are kept a secret until two days before at which time only the first location is revealed. "
For more information on this event and tickets, please go to Dishcrawl.com/Boston.
Today is National Frozen Yogurt Day! Yogurtland is celebrating by giving away free frozen yogurt & toppings from 4pm-7pm.
The participating Yogurtland locations include Boston, Brookline and Harvard Square.
"Participants will also receive a special collectible spoon that changes color when the utensil gets cold, as well as a commemorative cup for their choice of yogurt and toppings.
This event is sponsored by Hershey® and The California Milk Advisory Board."
For further information on Yogurtland and locations, please go to www.yogurt-land.com.
Love the outdoors? Check out Rock Sport Climbing in Boston! With a location near Hyde Park, and one coming soon to South Boston, enjoy the experience of rock climbing without going too far from home.
This indoor venue gives guests the opportunity to enjoy 9,000 square feet of climbing space in a state of the art climbing facility and features climbing walls, bouldering routes, a lounge and a changing room.
Your rock climbing experience will not only be fun, but also affordable. A adult full day gym pass is only $17. They also offer lessons and memberships.
For further information on Rock Sport Climbing and their rates, please go to rockspotclimbing.com.
If you plan on taking the T on Sunday, January 12th you may want to brace yourself. The 'No Pants Subway Ride' will be from 1:00pm-6:00pm and will meet in the Government Center area.
The 'No Pants Subway Ride' started in 2002 in New York and has spiraled into a huge event that has been celebrated in over 50 cities.
BostonSOS is organizing Boston's 'No Pants Subway Ride' this year. Participants are required to wear full winter attire prior to the start of the event. At the meeting location, members will receive information on which train to take with a cab number. There will also be a buddy system implemented for safety.
For more information on this event, please check out the instructional video here. Bring your ID if you are 21+ and would like to attend the after party.
The 2014 Prudential US Figure Skating Championship will be in Boston from January 5th-12th.
"Hosted by the Skating Club of Boston, this event will bring some of the best ice skaters in the country together in the last qualifying competition before the selection of the 2014 US. Olympic Figure Skating Team, which will compete on Team USA in Sochi, Russia, this coming February."
The events will be held in the Seaport District and feature various men, ladies and pair skating routines. For further general and ticket information, please go to the US Figure Skating Championship website.
On behalf of Charlesgate Realty Group, LLC, we would like to wish everyone a happy & healthy new year!
If you are planning to head into the city for First Night, please be aware that the MBTA will have free service after 8pm and will be running until 2am. Parking restrictions will be in place so public transportation is highly recommended. The First Night button is $10.00 and are available at various convenient stores in the area.
Here are some of the events for visitors to check our during First Night in Boston courtesy of bostonglobe.com.
Drum Central with Grooversity and IntAfrika
Groove to the beat of Afro-Brazilian drumming put together by Grooversity and IntAfrika. Created by Brazilian percussionist Marcus Santos, the Grooversity entertainment group not only educates, but also engages others to be a part of social change. 1:45-2:15 p.m. Hynes Convention Center Ballroom.
Handel and Haydn Society
The Young Women’s Chorus (grades 9-12) and the Young Men’s Chorus (grades 8-12) will perform separately. Both Choruses will perform together during the last performance with pieces by George Frideric Handel and Lowell Mason. 1-1:45 p.m. Hynes Convention Center Ballroom.
Get your face painted and become anything! The possibilities are endless.1-6 p.m. Hynes Convention Center Hall A.
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For those who do not want to purchase the First Night button, keep in mind that you can still enjoy some of the festivities in the city, such as viewing of the ice sculptures throughout the city and the midnight fireworks in the Seaport District.
Winter is here and we should make the best of it. If skiing and ice skating is not your thing, there are a ton of hills in the Boston area that are great for sledding!
Here is a list of some of the locations to check out thanks to Boston.com.
Flagstaff Hill, Boston Common, Boston
Larz Anderson Park, Brookline
Weld Hill at Arnold Arboretum, Roslindale
Cory Hill Park, Brookline
Dorchester Park, Dorchester
Spy Pond Park,Arlington
Oakley Country Club in Belmont
Prospect Hill Park, Waltham
For a full list of all the best sledding hills in the Boston area, check out the link at Boston.com here.
Ready to get your skates on? Here are a few suggestions on where to go in the Boston area courtesy of Boston.com.
Boston Harbor Hotel Rink
Sharpen up your ice skates and head downtown for outdoor skating with great harbor and city views. For the first time ever, the Boston Harbor Hotel Rink has opened a 2,960-square-foot ice skating rink under Rowes Wharf rotunda. The rink will hold up to 20 skaters at a time. The Boston Harbor Hotel’s Rotunda Rink is part of the Winter on the Wharf initiative, which also features seasonal food and drinks, and special events.
Charles Hotel Rink
This 2,900-square foot rink is open to both hotel guests and the public. Are you a frequent skater? Take advantage of season passes. Or do you need to brush up on your skills? The rink offers skating lessons. Skate rentals and refreshments, including hot chocolate and hot apple cider, are available right at the rink. You can also book a private event, including birthday or holiday parties or corporate functions.
Frog Pond on Boston Common
Boston Common’s Frog Pond is located within the country’s oldest public park. Need a break from showing off your skating skills? Head over to the heated umbrella, where you can grab a hot chocolate and Belgian waffle, take a seat, and watch the skaters glide by.
Fenway’s outdoor ice skating rink is back this year, and the Mayor’s Community Skate for Boston residents is scheduled for late December/early January. On December 29 and January 1, there will be a public skating day, free for all Boston residents. And for the first time, Fenway will also feature a "Monster Sled," a 20-foot high sledding and tubing ramp. Rentals are not available at the rink, so you will need to bring your own skates. All skaters will be required to sign a waiver before skating, which is available online at boston.redsox.mlb.com, or upon arrival at Fenway.
Please click here for the full article on Boston.com.
Rage through six of Boston's best bars & pubs in our outrageously styling 80's ski gear! Dig out that classy neon ski jacket, suspender snow pants, throw on some goggles, crimp your side pony or gel up that rat tail you've been growing JUST for this."
The 80's Ski Bar Crawl will be held on Saturday, December 7th from 12:30-6:00pm. Partcipating bars include Paddy O's, Hennessy's and Wild Rover! The ticket for this event includes drink deals, free apps, bar games and chances to win some prizes!
Tickets are available through the BSSC website and are $15 for members/$20 for non-members.
"Boston Ski & Sports Club (BSSC) is a member-based organization, providing thousands of sports leagues, social events, ski trips, and adventure travel for over 45,000 socially active professionals throughout Greater Boston. With a full-time staff dedicated to quality programs and excellence in customer service, we are committed to making sure that all activities are fun, well-organized and social."