The Bostonian Society is having a fun and informative patriotic trivia party at the Old State House! This pub quiz will be held on Thursday, July 3rd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
"Grab a pint, learn how independence was celebrated in Colonial Boston, and participate in a game of independence themed pub trivia drawn from colonial and early American history.
Experts and novices welcome! Come in teams, or make a team when you get here. Space is limited, so please purchase your tickets in advance. Admission includes two tickets redeemable at the bar for beer or other beverages. Tickets $15.00"
Please click here for general and ticket information! This quiz part is a great way to start off your 4th of July weekend!
The World Cup is in full swing and there are some awesome bars in the area that have some dedicated fans. Here are the top bars in the area to watch, enjoy and experience the World Cup Games.
The Banshee, Dorchester
"The Banshee Pub is the number one bar and restaurant to watch domestic and European sports in the greater Boston area. If your game is being broadcast in North America then you can rest assured that the Banshee will be showing it on one of its 10 flat screen televisions that span two floors of entertainment." It was even rated by Buzzfeed as one of the best bars to watch the World Cup.
Cask 'N Flagon/Game On, Fenway
Cask N' Flagon & Game On are great bars to watch any game. They both provide ample space with tons of tvs for all types of sports fans. You don't need to go to Fenway during a Red Sox game to enjoy a game in Kenmore Square.
"Cask 'N Flagon will also be serving a special Caipirinha cocktail with Boca Loca cachaça, mashed limes and sugar. The drink will be available through July 13."
Porter Belly's/Green Briar, BrightonPorter Belly's
& Green Briar
are small Brighton bars but they are great places to have a pint and watch the game if you're in the area. If you'd prefer to go to a larger establishment, have no fear, Brighton Beer Works is right around the corner.
Want some more options? Check out a list of suggestions from Bostinno here.
Click here for the full schedule for the 2014 World Cup matches.
Inspired by The Walking Dead on AMC, the Walker Stalker Con is the new convention that will be hitting the Westin Waterfront in Boston from June 13th-15th.
Walker Stalker Con is "a fan meet-up and an opportunity for each guest to come away feeling like they’ve had an amazing experience and became part of a greater community of zombie lovers! Walker Stalker Con is three days of events, panels, and experiences that zombie fans won’t find anywhere else!"
There will be celebrities,a antique shop, costume contest and more!
Check out WalkerStalkerCon.com for more information on this event and ticket availability.
Summer is here and there are a ton of awesome concerts going on in the Boston area!
Here is a small list of some artists coming our way soon!
Jam'n 94.5 Summer Jam
Friday, May 30th
Saturday, June 7th
Boston Opera House
Thursday, June 26
Beyonce & Jay Z
Tuesday, July 1st
Wednesday, July 2nd
Want to know who else is playing in & around Boston? Check out the list here.
The MBTA will start offering weekend boat service! The commuter boat service will be provided between Hingham, Hull, George's Island and Boston starting May 24th!
"Each Saturday and Sunday, there will be 14 round trips between Hingham and Boston’s Long Wharf, with a number of boats making stops at Hull, Georges Island, and Logan Airport. The boats depart hourly from Hingham and Boston, beginning at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., respectively.
A one-way fare between Hingham or Hull and Long Wharf is $8. The fare for Logan service is $16, but only $8 for those with a valid monthly Commuter Boat pass."
This service will provide commuters with an alternative route of transportation and an opportunity to enjoy other beautiful areas outside of Boston during the summertime!
For more information on the ferry schedule, please click here.
The Annual Ducking Day Parade will be held in the Public Garden on Sunday, May 11th.
"Every year, over 1,000 children and their families parade through Boston’s most picturesque parks, dressed like characters from the children’s classic Make Way for Ducklings.
Prior to the parade there will be plenty of family entertainment including face painters, a magician, and a puppet show. Goodie bag for all registered children.
The new mayor of Boston, Martin J. Walsh will continue the tradition of welcoming the ducklings in attendance. Plus – the Knucklebones team will bring their wonderful play equipment to encourage duckling frolicking… while massage therapists will be offering free mini-massages for moms to take a moment to relax."
Please click here for further information on Duckling Day!
is considering raising the fares again and the public is welcome to discuss the fare hike proposal at the informal meetings going on in April.
The fare proposal will increase an average of 4-5% and be effective as of July 1st, 2014.
"The T’s fare hike proposal would also raise the monthly subway and bus pass from $70 to $75, and commuter rail monthly passes by up to $17, depending on the distance traveled."
The next scheduled MBTA Fare Proposal Meeting will be held today, Thursday, April 24th, from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Roxbury Community College.
Please click here for more information on the proposal and scheduled meetings.
South Street Diner, the only 24/7 diner in Boston, will be celebrating National Eggs Benedict Day with special menu items on Wednesday, April 16th.
"Eggs benedict originated in 1894 after Wall Street Broker Lemuel Benedict ordered 'buttered toast, poached eggs, crisp bacon, and a hooker of Hollandaise' at the Waldorf Hotel. The dish was then modified to its traditional version and named after Lemuel, thus creating the classic American breakfast dish."
South Street Diner will be serving over 16 variations of the popular breakfast item including lobster, bacon, burger and California benedict. For a full list of variations, please click here.
The 2014 Boston Marathon is almost here! The Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 21st and will start at 8:50pm.
The legendary course will start in Hopkinton and end at the finish line in Copley Square, Boston. This year's race will be truly an inspiration and emotional race due to the events from last year's race.
"The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification)."
In addition to the race, the Red Sox will have their annual Marathon Monday home game at Fenway against the Orioles, which will bring a substantial amount of visitors and excitement to the Boston area.
For further information on the Boston Marathon, please go to BAA.org.
The exhibition "Boston Loves Impressionism" is a collection of impressionism art work that were voted as fan favorites from the Museum of Fine Arts.
"Voters made plain their love for Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece, Houses at Auvers (1890), which earned the most votes (4,464), edging out Claude Monet, who came in second place with 3,543 votes for his iconic Water Lilies (1907). Third place was taken by Edgar Degas’ Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer (original model 1878–81, cast after 1921)––the only sculpture in the contest. These three top vote getters hold a place of honor at the entrance of the exhibition."
Come see Vincent van Gogh, Monet & more impressionist works of art at the MFA in Boston! The exhibition will be on available until May 26th. Please click here for more information.