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Calling all Slytherins, Isabella’s got just t...

Calling all Slytherins, Isabella’s got just the piece for you! 🐍 This golden dress ornament features emerald green beads and coiled snakes whose heads create the clasp! Object: Indian, Dress Ornament With Snakes (detail), metal with glass beads and cotton tassel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Calling all Slytherins, Isabella's got just the piece for you! 🐍 This golden dress ornament features emerald green beads and coiled snakes whose heads create the clasp! Object: Indian, Dress...
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7 hours ago

Where to Eat in the Fenway Neighborhood Right Now

84 Peterborough St., Boston, 857-239-9736, bennettssandwichshop.com.

92 Peterborough St., Boston, 617-262-9090, elpelon.com.

1321 Boylston St., Boston, 617-545-1060, eventideoysterco.com.

4 Kilmarnock St., Boston, 617-266-0001, salonikigreek.com.

1301 Boylston St., Boston, 617-425-4444, tastyburger.com.

3 Lansdowne St., Boston, 617-262-2424, bleacherbarboston.com.

1310 Boylston St., Boston, 617-450-9000, citizenpub.com.

1363 Boylston St., Boston, 617-425-6262, tigermamaboston.com.

528 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 617-532-9100, easternstandardboston.com.

1271 Boylston St., Boston, 617-670-0507, hojokoboston.com.

500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 617-532-5300, islandcreekoysterbar.com.

1381 Boylston St., Boston, 617-266-1300, sweetcheeksq.com.

69 Kilmarnock St., Boston, 617-421-4470, tapestry.restaurant.

    Where to Eat in the Fenway Neighborhood Right Now
    There's a whole lot more to the area's culinary cred than Fenway franks. Check out the indispensable Boston magazine guide to the Kenmore Square neighborhood's best restaurants and bars, to find out where to eat from fast-casual to fine dining-from the best bars, to Sweet Cheeks Q, Saloniki Greek, and more.
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8 hours ago

LICENSING BOARD HEARING

...and location from the above - To: Dining Innovation Massachusetts Inc. d/b/a TsuruTonTan at 512 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 - In one (1) room on ground level with café/bar and 14...

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    LICENSING BOARD HEARING
    The Licensing Board will hold a hearing on July 25 at 10 a.m. Caffe Nero Americas, Inc. D/B/A: Caffe Nero 1 CENTER PLZ BOSTON, MA 02108 License #: LB 368840 Has applied for a Common Victualler License to be exercised on the above - First floor with kitchen in rear.
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#TransformationTuesday Our conservation depar...

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation department is giving this 17th century chair a much needed makeover! The bottom seat cushion has been restored and is back on display in the Long Gallery.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    TransformationTuesday Our conservation department is giving this 17th century chair a much needed makeover! The bottom seat cushion has been restored and is back on display in the Long Gallery.
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23 hours ago

Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? T...

Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren’t concerned with names—they’re too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of Architectural Ornaments, mid 18th century, painted wood.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren't concerned with names-they're too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of...
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28 hours ago

Kenmore Square Is Getting a Popular Japanese Noodle Chain

...Tsurutontan (stylized as TsuruTonTan) is planning to open a new location in the Hotel Commonwealth (500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston). The company has a hearing with the Boston Licensing Board scheduled for July 25...

    Kenmore Square Is Getting a Popular Japanese Noodle Chain
    Kenmore Square is getting an udon restaurant: Japanese chain Tsurutontan (stylized as TsuruTonTan) is planning to open a new location in the Hotel Commonwealth (500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston). The company has a hearing with the Boston Licensing Board scheduled for July 25 to determine whether it can buy a beer and wine license currently held by Masona Grill in West Roxbury, which will close this month.
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29 hours ago

#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed aw...

#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum “for the education and enjoyment of the public forever.” Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum "for the education and enjoyment of the public forever." Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.
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Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yell...

Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella’s love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella's love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.
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2 days ago

DIG THIS: FAUST, JANELLE MONÁE, FOO FIGHTERS, BODY/HEAD

Fenway Park. 4 Yawkey Way, Boston. 5:30 pm/all ages/$58.00+. Tickets on sale now

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Brighton Music Hall. 158 Brighton Avenue, Boston. 7:00 pm/18+/$20. Tickets on sale now

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. 290 Northern Ave, Boston. 7:30 pm/all ages/$49.00+. Tickets on sale now

Great Scott. 1222 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. 9:00 pm/18+/$15. Tickets on sale now

    DIG THIS: FAUST, JANELLE MONÁE, FOO FIGHTERS, BODY/HEAD
    WED 7.18 Faust @ Brighton Music Hall The early '70s saw the explosion of many fertile minds via the poorly-named 'Krautrock' movement (Kosmiche Musik is a more acceptable substitute) and while Can, Kraftwerk, Harmonia and Neu! grabbed a lot of the attention, the more temperamental and...
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2 days ago

Travel Deal: Walk Off a Discount at Hotel Commonwealth

Where: Hotel Commonwealth, 500 Commonwealth Ave., Boston

    Travel Deal: Walk Off a Discount at Hotel Commonwealth
    A new package from the Hotel Commonwealth seeks to reward guests for strolling around this extremely walkable town. Called the "Fit to Be [Kenmore] Square Package," it offers guests a Fitbit at the beginning of their stay. Then, depending on how many steps they rack up, they receive a discounted bill.
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2 days ago

TsuruTonTan Plans to Open within Hotel Commonwealth in Boston's Kenmore Square

The address for the proposed TsuruTonTan (and the Hotel Commonwealth) is 500 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215. The website for TsuruTonTan is at http://www.tsurutontan.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A small group of Japanese noodle spots will be expanding to Boston, opening in a hotel that is home to three popular dining and drinking places. According to a post from Universal Hub, TsuruTonTan is planning to open within the Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square, joining Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and The Hawthorne.
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Isabella studied in France, where she picked ...

Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1917, oil.

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    Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner,...
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3 days ago

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this...

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it’s also the piece that solidified Isabella’s decision to transform her private collection into a public museum. #HatsOffToYouRembrandt Image: Rembrandt Van Rijn, Self-Portrait, Age 23, 1629, oil on oak panel.

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    Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it's also the piece that solidified Isabella's decision to transform her private collection into a public museum....
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3 days ago

Isabella took care to exhibit the work of wom...

Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna Coleman Ladd, Maria de Acosta Sargent, 1915, bronze.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna...
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4 days ago

One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection...

One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙 Image: James McNeill Whistler, Lapis Lazuli (detail), 1885-1886, chalk and pastel on brown paper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    One of the few nudes in Isabella's collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙...
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It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Ga...

It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on your next visit!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    It's looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on...
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5 days ago

2 men arraigned in connection with recent MIT frat house burglaries

Lawrence Elmore, 65, and Charles Welsh, 63, were ordered held $1,000 bail at their arraignment Friday in connection with break-ins on Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue, according to a spokesman for Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s Office.

5 days ago

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admissio...

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2MQSi8b

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    Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone....
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5 days ago

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rav...

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly damaged—only the green parts are original!

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    FarneseFact No, our revelers aren't at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly...
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