Giant typewriters, sculpture races, and more Boston events this week

By: - Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 - 1:02pm
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Don’t let the April-ish weather we’ve been getting keep you from all of the summer-themed parties this week, because summer is just a state of mind, anyways: A mind in a drunk enough state that instead of listening when your body parts say they’re freezing it’s like “Shut up, torso, we’ll put a shirt on when it’s snowing.”

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Five Things You Missed at Boston Calling V

By: - Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 2:26pm
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The lineup for the fifth edition of the Boston Calling Music Festival read like a menu for the chain restaurant you go to when someone wants ribs, someone wants fajitas, and someone wants chicken fingers because she’s 14: There’s a little something for everyone. People like to hate on those restaurants, but hey, everyone went home happy, right?

The May edition of the biannual festival lit up City Hall Plaza with performances spanning alternative rock, hip hop, acoustic folk, indie pop, and ‘70s soul — and that was just Beck’s Friday night set. (more…)

Boston Twitter Superlatives

By: - Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 - 4:00pm

Here’s a list of Boston’s top twitter accounts in the form of superlatives. Obviously we weren’t able to fit everyone in, so maybe we’ll do another round in due time. Did we miss something? Do you disagree with our picks? Tell us in the comments…

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200 Things To Do in Boston in April

By: - Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 - 1:21pm
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You did it, Boston. You survived another endless winter. Except it did end, finally, and now you can go outside without making sure you brought your Chapstick and cradling your phone to your bosom to preserve its battery life. Throw on a hoodie, maybe a light jacket, and check out some of these 200 events happening in April, possibly Boston’s greatest month of the year (that T.S. Eliot was full of crap).

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Rare April Nor’easter Headed Towards Boston

By: - Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 - 10:15pm

A rare April snowstorm is forming over the Atlantic seaboard. The National Weather Service (NOAA) is forecasting an “April Nor’easter” of unprecedented proportions, with 24+ inches of snow possible in Boston. The storm is slated to start on Monday, April 6th and continue through the early morning of April 8th.

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April.

 

F***ing.

 

Fools.

 

BRING ON SPRING!

 

“Like” and “share” this post on your feed to trick your friends.

Beer flights, morning dance parties, and more events around Boston this week

By: - Monday, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:29am

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Get ready for another week of fun beer tastings, cocktail workshops, theater and music events around Boston. Except on Wednesday, April 1, when there aren’t any good events. APRIL FOOLS! There totally are some good events that day. Man, we got you good. You should have seen your face just then. (more…)

Brady & Jordan Play Pickup Hoops

By: - Sunday, Mar 29, 2015 - 11:24am

Year of the GOAT confirmed. This past weekend the greatest basketball player of all time (Michael Jordan) and the greatest football player of all time (Tom Brady) got together for a pickup basketball game at Baker’s Bay Ocean & Golf Club in the Bahamas. The two later played a game of pickup golf with PGA golfer Keegan Bradley (last pic).

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Dining and dashing, ghost hunting, and more events this weekend

By: - Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 1:31pm

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This weekend’s event recommendations are all about pairings: Pair your morning run with a burger, your dinner with delicious beers, and your wine with the confidence that you’re actually drinking good wine and not something you picked based on the alcohol percentage and how cool the label art looked. (more…)

Boston Winter 2015 Championship T-Shirt

By: - Sunday, Mar 15, 2015 - 9:26pm

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You did it! You survived the Greatest Winter Of All Time in Boston history.  Our sports teams get championship gear. Well now, remember this moment forever in a championship T-shirt for the ages. What makes this T-shirt so special besides commemorating this historic moment? $2 from every T-shirt sold will go to Rosie’s Place, the first shelter specifically for poor and homeless women in the United States, located in Boston. Let’s remember this moment in a beautiful and positive way!

This T-Shirt was designed by The Boston Calendar and @OnlyInBOS. All shirts will be printed in Massachusetts on premium white cotton. Please allow 2-3 weeks for product to ship after ordering.

BUY HERE

$2 of every T-Shirt sold will be donated to…

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Startup Hot Seat, Simpsons trivia, and more events in Boston this week

By: - Monday, Mar 9, 2015 - 1:24pm

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Celebrate Women’s History Month this week with events recognizing women in business, the arts, and sure why not, on The Simpsons: Lisa is the show’s smartest character and Marge functions as its moral center, yeah she’s kind of a wet blanket but guys need that wet blanket around to put out the fires from our wacky schemes and general incompetence. (more…)