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Let’s Take a Look at Our Landmarks

From The Boston Globe

    Let's Take a Look at Our Landmarks - Back Bay Association
    The iconic Citgo sign got a new lease on life [last] week when the petroleum company reached a deal with its new landlord to keep the familiar skyline feature in place for decades to come. In a city as old and historic as Boston, the sign is one of many cherished properties and monuments around town.
    http://www.bostonbackbay.com

18 hours ago

Through Sunday, May 7 – Chocolate: The Exhibition

Now through May 7 at the Museum of Science, Blue Wing, Level 1 is Chocolate: The Exhibition. A gift for the gods. A symbol of wealth and luxury. An economic livelihood. Bonbons. Hot fudge. Candy bars.

    Through Sunday, May 7 - Chocolate: The Exhibition
    Now through May 7 at the Museum of Science, Blue Wing, Level 1 is Chocolate: The Exhibition. A gift for the gods. A symbol of wealth and luxury. An economic livelihood. Bonbons. Hot fudge. Candy bars. For thousands of years, humans have been fascinated with the delicious phenomenon that we call "chocolate."
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18 hours ago

Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm – Creation of Metropolitan Parks System

On Wednesday, March 29, the Wakefield Estate’s Stone Soup and Speaker Series continues with remarks by Alan Banks, Supervisory Park Ranger at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline. Banks will explore how industrial developments in the 19th century led Milton’s own visionary Charles Eliot to create Trustees of the Reservation and ultimately, the Boston Metropolitan Parks System, one of the first of its type in the world.

    Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm - Creation of Metropolitan Parks System
    On Wednesday, March 29, the Wakefield Estate's Stone Soup and Speaker Series continues with remarks by Alan Banks, Supervisory Park Ranger at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

18 hours ago

Tuesday, May 30 – Thursday, June 1 – Triennial Garden Symposium

Join Mount Vernon for a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn more about historic gardens and landscapes! The Triennial Garden Symposium, May 30 through June 1, features renowned speakers specializing in historic landscape exploration, preservation, and public interpretation. The symposium includes a private reception on the piazza, tours of the Mansion and newly opened Library, an elegant dinner in the Ford Orientation Center, and more behind the scenes experiences.

    Tuesday, May 30 - Thursday, June 1 - Triennial Garden Symposium
    Join Mount Vernon for a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn more about historic gardens and landscapes! The Triennial Garden Symposium, May 30 through June 1, features renowned speakers specializing in historic landscape exploration, preservation, and public interpretation.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

29 hours ago

38 hours ago

Boston Park Plaza Celebrates 90 Years

Happy 90th birthday to the Boston Park Plaza!

    Boston Park Plaza Celebrates 90 Years
    Happy 90th birthday to the Boston Park Plaza! Opened in March 1927 as the Hotel Statler, the Boston Park Plaza was the last hotel built by visionary hotelier E.M. Statler. Innovative from the first, it was the first hotel to use occupancy indicators - or "do not disturb" signs, as we know them today.
    http://www.bostonbackbay.com

42 hours ago

Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – How Native Plant Cultivars Affect Pollinators

On Wednesday, April 5 at 7 pm at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway in Cambridge, Grow Native Massachusetts presents a free talk by Annie White, a Landscape Designer and University of Vermont Adjunct Professor.

    Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm - How Native Plant Cultivars Affect Pollinators
    On Wednesday, April 5 at 7 pm at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway in Cambridge, Grow Native Massachusetts presents a free talk by Annie White, a Landscape Designer and University of Vermont Adjunct Professor. Initiatives to address pollinator decline are widespread and native plants are the preferred choice for pollinator habitat restoration.
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42 hours ago

Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Gibson House 21st Annual Benefit

The Friends of the Gibson House invite you to the Twenty-First Annual Benefit on Wednesday, March 29 from 6 – 8 at The Chilton Club, 287 Dartmouth Street in Boston.  This elegant, fun affair is a major fundraising opportunity for the museum, and all proceeds support the mission of preserving and sharing this unique time capsule of Boston life.  Wine and hors d’oeuvre will be served.   Tickets ($125 per person) may be purchased online at http://www.thegibsonhouse.org/2017-benefit.html

    Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Gibson House 21st Annual Benefit
    The Friends of the Gibson House invite you to the Twenty-First Annual Benefit on Wednesday, March 29 from 6 - 8 at The Chilton Club, 287 Dartmouth Street in Boston. This elegant, fun affair is a major fundraising opportunity for the museum, and all proceeds support the mission of preserving and sharing this unique time capsule of Boston life.
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2 days ago

2 days ago

Filet & Lobster Three-Course Dinner

Enjoy the ultimate power couple at Fleming's: 8 ounce filet and 8 ounce lobster tail.

    Filet & Lobster Three-Course Dinner at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse
    For a limited time at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, enjoy an 8 ounce filet with a Flavor Flight of salts and sauces, paired with an 8 ounce North Atlantic lobster tail, colossal shrimp with passion fruit, and a salad for $49.95. Reserve now
    http://www.bostonbackbay.com

2 days ago

Johnny Was

800 Boylston St.

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795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Johnny Was
    The boho aesthetics of this West Coast brand epitomize the effortlessly chic styles of California's fashion scene, which can now be found at the Prudential Center. Rich textures, colors and prints define this brand's free-spirited womenswear and accessories. Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7
    https://www.wheretraveler.com

2 days ago

O Bag

128 Newbury St.

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795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    O Bag
    Colorful, quirky and customizable, this Italian brand lets patrons express their personal styles by building their own bags and watches. Open M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-6 pm.
    https://www.wheretraveler.com

2 days ago

Saturday, March 25, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Plants, Pollinators, and How to Support Them

On Saturday, March 25 at 1:30 pm at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, Joseph Tychonievich explains the interesting ways plants have evolved to attract their preferred pollinators. Along with a tour of nature’s most creative (and sometimes disgusting) methods of connecting pollinators and plants, Joseph discusses ways to foster biodiversity in your own garden and shows examples of managing garden pests by letting other insects do the dirty work.

    Saturday, March 25, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Plants, Pollinators, and How to Support Them
    On Saturday, March 25 at 1:30 pm at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive in Boylston, Joseph Tychonievich explains the interesting ways plants have evolved to attract their preferred pollinators.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

2 days ago

Make and Take, 2017 on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Make and Take on the Rose Kennedy Greenway is a joyful celebration of creation that is meant to spark discussion about how things were, are, and can be made.

    Make and Take, 2017 on the Rose Kennedy Greenway
    Make and Take on the Rose Kennedy Greenway is a joyful celebration of creation that is meant to spark discussion about how things were, are, and can be made. The centerpiece of Make and Take is a 3D printer, perched on a glowing and translucent white acrylic box.
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