2 days ago

Boston Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend

The Cambridge Memorial Day Parade and Observance is Monday, May 28, at 9:30 am, at the Cambridge Common, and is expected to arrive at the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave., at 11 am. Take an MBTA Red Line train to Harvard Square. 

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The Boston Calling Music Festival is at the Harvard University Athletic Complex, 65 North Harvard St., Allston, Friday, May 25, through Sunday, May 27. Purchase three-day passes, weekend passes, and...

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 100 Northern Ave., has free admission on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day, from 10 am to 5 pm. Find directions here.

The Museum of Fine Arts Memorial Day Open House is Monday, May 28, from 10 am to 5 pm, 465 Huntington Ave. Admission is free. Find directions here.

The SoWa Open Market is held every Sunday from May through October, from 10 am to 4 pm, at 530 Harrison Ave. in Boston’s South End. Find a complete list of events and markets here. The SoWa Vintage Market is downstairs at 450 Harrison Ave., and is open every Sunday, year-round, from 10 am to 4 pm.

The SoWa Open Market is held every Sunday from May through October, from 10 am to 4 pm, at 530 Harrison Ave. in Boston’s South End. Find a complete list of events and markets here. The SoWa Vintage Market is downstairs at 450 Harrison Ave., and is open every Sunday, year-round, from 10 am to 4 pm.

The SpeakEasy Stage Company production of Allegiance is at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont St., in the South End, through June 2. Phone: 617-482-3279. Purchase tickets  here.

    Boston Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend | BU Today | Boston University
    Despite soaring gas prices, an estimated 41.5 million Americans -about 5 percent more than last year-will be hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend. While the long weekend offers a great chance to get away, staying in Boston has its own rewards.
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2 days ago

Your Guide to Memorial Day 2018 Events around Boston

May 25-May 28, Friday 6 p.m.-12 a.m., Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m.-12 a.m., Monday 12 p.m.-11 p.m., Club Passim; 47 Palmer St., Cambridge; passim.org.

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May 23-May 28, all day starting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Boston Common; 139 Tremont St.; Boston, massmilitaryheroes.org.

May 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts; 465 Huntington Ave., Boston; mfa.org

May 25-May 27, Friday starting at 2:45, all day Saturday and Sunday, Harvard Athletic Complex; 65 N. Harvard St., Boston; bostoncalling.com.

    Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend Events in Boston
    From the Garden of Flags to the Campfire.festival, there's more than enough going on in Boston to keep you busy this holiday weekend. Dust off your white pants and get the grill going, Boston: It's finally Memorial Day.
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4 days ago

Best Children’s Menus In Boston

344 Huron Ave.

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85 Newbury St.

The Thinking Cup on Newbury Street in Back Bay (and its sister restaurants at 165 Tremont Street near the Common and 236 Hannover Street in the North End) does not have a...

170 Milk St.

    Best Children's Menus In Boston
    Kids menus at restaurants tend to come in one of two varieties: child-sized portions of their regular menu items or items that are uniquely designed to cater to the wants and wishes of children. That usually means tried-and-true favorites, as many children do not want to experiment with something new.
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4 days ago

Boston Picnic Guide: Where to Order, and Where to Eat

Kingsley Park, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge, cambridgema.gov.

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...courses for two—this northern Italian steakhouse is situated just a quarter mile from the Arlington and Boylston street entrance to the Public Garden. Choose from salads like mixed greens with balsamic vinaigrette...

Haley.Henry Wine Bar, 45 Province St., Boston, 617-208-6000, haleyhenry.com.

Nebo, 520 Atlantic Ave., Boston, 617-723-6326, neborestaurant.com.

Noca Provisions, 156 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, nocaprovisions.com.

Stir, 102 Waltham St., Boston, 617-423-STIR, stirboston.com.

Titus Sparrow Park, 200 W. Newton St., Boston, titussparrowpark.org.

    Boston Picnic Guide: Where to Order, and Where to Eat
    Check out these Boston restaurants that offer catering, takeout, and picnic basket deals for couples and group dining in spring and summer 2018, from Mamaleh's sandwiches on a Cambridge rooftop garden, to a French countryside basket in a South End community park.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

5 days ago

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6 days ago

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy

“The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love” with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free.

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Skip the Small Talk from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St., near Union Square, Somerville. Admission is $10 for this 21-plus event.

Malcolm Mooney and Herbcraft from 8 to 11 p.m. at First Church Somerville UCC, 89 College Ave., between Davis and Powder House squares in Somerville. Tickets are $12 (or $13.41 with the online service fee).

Jelly: Women in Comedy Night from 9:30 to 11 p.m. at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $10.

Fresh Dance Friday with ProviDance Project from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Central Square. Free.

Standing Waves Series with Aki Onda from 4 to 6 p.m. at The MIT Press Bookstore, 301 Massachusetts Ave., in The Port neighborhood near Central Square. Free, with a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy
    "The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love" with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free. Scholar Marilyn Yalom explains the history of the two-lobed heart symbol from scripture and tapestry to T-shirts and text messages, shedding light on how we have expressed love since antiquity.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

6 days ago

Coming Attractions: May 20 through June 5 — What Will Light Your Fire

...Directed by Diane Paulus. Staged by the American Repertory Theater at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA, through July 15...

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Childs Gallery, 169 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Gallery NAGA, 67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA

Boston College, 2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Allegiance Book by Mark Acito, Jay Kuo & Lorenzo Thione. Music and Lyrics by Jay Kuo. Directed by Paul Daigneault. Music Direction by Matthew Stern. Choreography by Ilyse Robbins. Staged by SpeakEasy Stage Company at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, through June 2.

The Plague, the novel by Albert Camus, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett. Directed by Daniel Boudreau. Staged by Praxis Stage at the Dorchester Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA, May 11 through 20 and at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 949 Commonwealth ave, Boston, MA, through May 27.

The Plague, the novel by Albert Camus, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett. Directed by Daniel Boudreau. Staged by Praxis Stage at the Dorchester Art Project, 1486 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA, May 11 through 20 and at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 949 Commonwealth ave, Boston, MA, through May 27.

...Director, Allyssa Jones. Choreography by Jean Appolon. Staged by Lyric Stage Company of Boston at 40 Clarendon Street, Copley Square, Boston, MA, through June 24...

Brokelahomo musical comedy by Ryan Landry. Staged by the Gold Dust Orphans, at MACHINE, 1254 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, through May 27.

After Grace by Cary Crim. Directed by Regge Life. Staged by Shakespeare & Company in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA, May 24 through July 15.

At the First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

At the First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA

    Coming Attractions: May 20 through June 5 - What Will Light Your Fire
    Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. By The Arts Fuse Staff Film A restoration of this great 1968 revisionist Spaghetti Western. The Italians had no interest in heroism; their westerns flourished in an era seething with cynicism and contempt for government.
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May 20

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May 18

Here’s Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Boston

...citrus, and carrot cake treats available starting at 11 a.m. $3 per doughnut, Harvest, 44 Brattle St., Cambridge, harvestcambridge.com...

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...the event proceeds will be donated to Franciscan Children’s hospital. $88, Mandarin Oriental Boston, 776 Boylston St., Boston, tickets...

...s lovely Royal Roses gummies to commemorate the day. Sold out, the Fairmont Copley Plaza, 138 Saint James Ave., Boston, fairmont.com...

...booth will be open to make guests’ Instagrammable dreams come true. Prices vary, Café Fleuri, 250 Franklin St., Boston, reservations...

...Framingham 16 to screen the festivities starting at 10 a.m. $10, Fenway Stadium 13, 201 Brookline Ave., Boston; AMC Assembly Row 12, 395 Artisan Way, Somerville; AMC Framingham 16, 22 Flutie Pass...

    Where to Watch the Royal Wedding in Boston
    From the Mandarin Oriental Boston to the Fairmont Copley Plaza, several spaces around the Hub will be hosting festive streaming parties in honor of the special bash. You've memorized a slide deck with details on the royal family tree. You've decided you can pull off saying the words "posh" and "rubbish" without it being too weird.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

May 17

What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

...and cupcake with elderflower meringue buttercream, inspired by the betrothed’s wedding cake. At Harvest (44 Brattle St., Cambridge), there will be handful of wedding cake-inspired doughnuts to have in-house (or...

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Central Flea, Sundays, May 6-October, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 41 Sidney St, Cambridge, newenglandopenmarkets.com.

Sunday, May 20, seatings at 5:30 and 8 p.m., Wink & Nod, 3 Appleton St., South End, Boston, Eventbrite.

    What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend
    Plus, where to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding with English pale ale and fancy cupcakes; new brunch menus at Fat Baby in South Boston, Bambara Kitchen and other restaurants; and more weekend dining events, food, and drinks.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

May 17

Harvard Square was live — at The Harvard Coop...

Meet our new friends from Brownsville Collegiate Charter School in Brooklyn visiting Harvard Square for the first time! #wheresdenisetoday #cambridge #harvardsq #harvardsquare #youdidagoodjob #7thgrade #HarvardCoop #wings #photoop

    Harvard Square
    Meet our new friends from Brownsville Collegiate Charter School in Brooklyn visiting Harvard Square for the first time! #wheresdenisetoday #cambridge #harvardsq #harvardsquare #youdidagoodjob...
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May 16

Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge

...for May 28 will be swept on May 29. The offices at the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave. will be closed on the holiday, however the gates will be open from dawn to...

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795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge
    City offices will be closed on Memorial Day
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 16

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May 15

Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public ...

Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public Meeting tomorrow (Weds. 5/16) to learn about the draft Alewife district plan & provide feedback. The meeting will be held at the Tobin School Cafeteria, 197 Vassal Lane, 6:30-8:30PM https://camb.ma/2rNb878

    City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official)
    Attend the Envision Cambridge Alewife Public Meeting tomorrow (Weds. 5/16) to learn about the draft Alewife district plan & provide feedback. The meeting will be held at the Tobin School Cafeteria,...
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May 15

Check Out Our Picks for Tomorrow’s National Barbecue Day

16-18 Eliot St., Cambridge

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1381 Boylston St., Boston

343 Congress St., Boston

32 Bromfield St., Boston

600 Harrison Ave., Boston

888 Morton St., Mattapan

    Check Out Our Picks for Tomorrow's National Barbecue Day | BU Today | Boston University
    10 local spots you'll want to try Barbecue is a distinctly American cuisine. But ask people to define it and you'll likely get many answers. Different regions have distinct ways of preparing it. There's Memphis-style, Kansas City-style, Carolina-style, and Texas-style. There's the beef vs pork vs chicken debate, the dry rub vs wet rub-then there's the sauce: vinegar or ketchup?
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May 14

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May 14

A week of Cambridge, Somerville events: Grolier Poetry Festival, Lego prom, more

Soirée de Musique de Chambre from  7:30 to 9 p.m. at the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St., West Cambridge. Free.

Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at The A.R.T. at Harvard University, 64 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $20.

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Singer-Songwriter Showcase from 10 p.m. to midnight at The Plough & Stars, 912 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

World Qualifier Speed Slam at the Boston Poetry Slam from 7:15 p.m. to midnight at The Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Comedy: 8 O’Clock at 730 Vol. XXVI: Diddle Diddle Haaay Edition from 8 to 10 p.m. at 730 Tavern, 730 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Resistance Mic at 8 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets range from $5 to $25. 

FirstWorks theater premiere: “Haunted by Hypatia” from 8 to 10 p.m. at Unity Somerville, 6 William St., just off College Avenue near Davis Square, Somerville. Suggested donation of $5.

Grolier Poetry Festival: Open House & Street Fair from noon to 6 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Bookstore on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Square. Free. (Rain date is June 2.)

Red Inman Square Walking Tour from 11 a.m. to noon, leaving from the Practice Space Design Studio, 1307 Cambridge St., Inman Square. Tickets are $5.

    A week of Cambridge, Somerville events: Grolier Poetry Festival, Lego prom, more
    Teams of local filmmakers were given exactly 48 hours to make movies, and here's the first half of the 60 short films they wrote, shot, edited and scored over the sleepless weekend of May 5. Information is here. Each showcase in this semi-regular series features solo artists playing original material.
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May 10

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

$20, 8 p.m., Sunday, May 13, 52 Church St., Cambridge, sinclaircambridge.com.

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$35+, through May 13, Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Boston, bochcenter.org.

$32, Saturday, May 12, the Wilbur, 246 Tremont St., Boston, thewilbur.com.

    Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend
    Including Lilac Sunday at the Harvard Arboretum, the Sound of Music at the Wang Theatre, and more. While there are a variety of pleasant walks you can escort your mother around this weekend (or have your kids escort you around), Mother's Day is also a great time to visit the Arnold Aboretum for its annual Lilac Sunday festival.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

May 10

Five things to do this weekend: May 11-13

Amplified: A Diode art and club fundraiser from 9 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Sunday at the American Legion Marsh Post, 5 Greenough Blvd., West Cambridge. Tickets are $15 in advance ($15.76 with the online service fee).

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Pentacle Presents The Gallery: Boston dance concert from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. General admission tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. 

East Somerville Walking Tour from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, meeting at Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., in the Winter Hill neighborhood. Free.

    Five things to do this weekend: May 11-13
    Pentacle Presents The Gallery: Boston dance concert from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. General admission tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

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