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Presale: Beyonce - Friday 6/28

6/27/2013 10:56:00 PM 0 Responses

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15th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival - Starts 6/27

6/25/2013 10:06:00 PM 0 Responses

Boston, MA – Celebrating its 15 Film Festival, New England’s largest film festival of celebrating people of color premieres Thursday, June 27 and runs through Sunday, June 30, 2013.

“It is always exciting to hit a milestone and 15 years of providing amazing films celebrating people of color to the Boston area is one that makes us very proud," said Lisa Simmons, Director of RIFF. “It’s been a long road to get to where we are today and this year’s festival especially honors those films and filmmakers who were with us in the beginning while also celebrating the next crop of talented filmmakers."

 Screenings will be held at the following venues:

• Northeastern University
• The Haley House Bakery CafĂ©
• The Massachusetts College of Art and Design
• The Museum of Fine Arts
• The Coolidge Corner Theatre

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Boston Meatball Takedown @ The Armory - 6/30

6/24/2013 09:45:00 PM 0 Responses
I'm back.  Finally.  New apartment, nicer apartment.  And will do my best to get back to blogging.  First order of business:  Meatballs!




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Moving Apts = No Posts

6/12/2013 08:23:00 AM 0 Responses
In the midst of packing my life into boxes.  No posts til sometime next week when I have Internet again.  Sorry!



Free: Donut from Dunkin Donuts - 6/7

6/04/2013 11:15:00 PM 0 Responses
My boss drinks tea from Dunkin' Donuts literally every morning.  On his way in, without fail, he gets his tea.  Coming up on Friday, he may as well get a donut with his tea ... (and then give me the donut).


Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee, donuts and baked goods, today announced that it will be honoring National Donut Day, celebrated this year on Friday, June 7, with a sweet offer to make the holiday extra special and fun. On June 7, participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. This special donut offer is also available to Dunkin’ Donuts guests in 31 countries across the globe, marking the brand’s first-ever worldwide donut celebration. 
 
            Donut lovers have other reasons to look forward to June at Dunkin’ Donuts, as the brand today also unveiled new Summer Fruit Donuts to celebrate the season.  Dunkin’ Donuts’ new Summer Fruit Donuts are available in two fun fruit flavors: Lemonade, featuring a yeast shell filled with lemon flavored filling, frosted with white icing, and topped with lemonade bark; and Key Lime, featuring a yeast shell, filled with key lime flavored filling, frosted with white icing and finished with a graham cracker topping. Both new donuts are available through August at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, beginning June 3.

 


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1st Ever Cambridge Food Truck Festival - 6/8

6/03/2013 10:35:00 PM 0 Responses
 
Food Truck Festivals of New England will be rolling into Kendall Square on June 8th!

Food Truck Festivals of New England is pleased to announce the first-ever Cambridge Food Truck Festival at Kendall Square on Saturday, June 8th.  Over 20 of the area’s best food trucks will all be there serving everything from gourmet grilled cheese to lobster mac & cheese to brown sugar marinated hotdogs to spicy Asian noodles and homemade ice cream sandwiches. Cambridge will also kick-off the Food Truck Festivals of New England season, which includes 6 festivals in total, throughout the state of Massachusetts and concluding in Newport, RI in October.

The Cambridge Food Truck Festival will run from 11:00am – 5:00pm and will feature children’s activities, sampling tables and entertainment, in addition to food trucks from all over New England. Partial proceeds from the Cambridge Food Truck Festival will benefit the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts.

Participating trucks* include:
                                               
Area Four                                           Lobsta Love   
Baja Taco Truck                                 Mei Mei Street Kitchen
Bon Me                                               M&M BBQ Ribs
Boston Super Dog                              Newburyport Crab Cake Company
Chubby Chickpea Mobile                  Pennypackers
Compliments                                     Roxy’s Grilled Cheese
The Dining Car                                  Sweet Tomatoes       
Frozen Hoagies                                  Taco Party
Fugu                                                   Trolley Dogs
Grilled Cheese Nation                       The Whoo(pie) Wagon
Kickass Cupcakes                              The Sweet Truck by Flour Girls Baking Co.                        

All trucks will be serving sample portions as well as full meals.  Menu items will be announced next week.


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Oyster Monday @ The Barking Crab - 6/3

6/02/2013 11:35:00 PM 0 Responses
Someone emailed me last week asking why I don't post many reviews anymore, or personal anecdotes about me being out and about.  And instead just post events that get sent to me. 

First off, apologies for shifting the blog in that direction.  But, the 'ol day job (which i switched into about two years ago) has been getting increasingly time consuming.  It leaves me little time to get out there and really do any field reporting, let alone get thru the 300-400 emails I get each day.

As many of you know, Bostonist shut down about a year and a half ago.  They were a lot more 'business' oriented than I am - and probably realized they couldn't make enough money to sustain it as a business.  For me this has been a hobby, one that I started six years ago.  I'm going to try to do the best that I can to keep things going.

Enough whining, let's go get some oysters!



 
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