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Newton Farmer's Market Goes Indoors

The Newton Farmer's Market has been around for 20 years, but this is the first year holding this indoor market--sort of an experiment to see if people would appreciate having access to many of the fresh foods they can get during the summer. Show More Summary

Sponsored Post: MyWell-Being.com

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of My Well-Being Powered by Humana for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The folks over at My Well-Being.com asked that I check out their website and let you guys know what I thought...Show More Summary

Boston In Assassin's Creed III

I'm not much of a gamer anymore. Not because I don't like games or that I feel I've outgrown them, but rather because I get addicted to them once I start and my personal life goes out the window until I've beaten the game (usually 2Show More Summary

Trailer: The Love Guide

The Love Guide was written by and stars Boston’s very own Christy Cashman. Check out the trailer below: Click (here) for the youtube site. Know of Any Interesting Boston News or Events That You'd Like to Share? Email me at beantownblog@gmail.com

Video Interview with Dr. Hubert Jones

Who is Dr. Hubert Jones?A social worker for over four decades, Dr. Hubert Jones has dedicated his life to the people of Boston. In 2010, he won the Purpose Prize from Encore.org for his inspiring work in creating the Boston's Children's Chorus, a dynamic group of young people from the suburbs and the inner city, singing together at a high level. Show More Summary

Das Racist, Peep Them at the Grammys or at the Middle East

There comes a point in many artists’ careers when it’s no longer fun to play the Big Hit. But when the hit in question is an internet meme about a fast food restaurant, does that point ever come? For Das Racist, maybe not, but only because they’re having such a good time in general. Show More Summary

Flaming Lips Wayne Coyne @ Newbury Comics - 7/26

So, I was watching the video for the new Flaming Lips feat. Lightning Bolt song and in the video Wayne Coyne mentions that he's going to be at the Newbury Comics in Harvard Square this Tuesday. I took a peek at the Newbury Comics site and couldn't find anything about it - but maybe I didn't look hard enough. Show More Summary

Armin Van Buuren @ Royale - 5/25

Tickets are already halfway there to being sold out. So get them NOW. There's this song called "Feels So Good" featuring Nadia Ali on his new cd Mirage that is so good that I want it behind a middle school and get it pregnant (a little 30 Rock humor for those that aren't familiar). Show More Summary

Tom Brady Needs A Haircut

In my humble opinion, Tom Brady could really use a haircut. Below is a recent video of him attending Carnival this year in Rio de Janeiro. Click (here) for the youtube link. Know of Any Interesting Boston News or Events That You'd Like to Share? Email me at beantownblog@gmail.com

Video: Shakira's Speech at Harvard

I don't know too much of the context here, I know that Shakira won this year's Artist of the Year Award at Harvard (here), but it also looks like she gave a talk for Harvard's Cultural Rhythms 2011 event. I'm assuming they're related somehow. Show More Summary

Happy MLK Day

If you have 17 minutes to spare. Listen to Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream Speech." Know of Any Interesting Boston News or Events That You'd Like to Share? Email me at beantownblog@gmail.com

Greg Fitzsimmons Interview - The Comedian Comes to Boston on 1/29

Greg Fitzsimmons, comedian, Emmy-winning TV writer, and host of "The Greg Fitzsimmons Show" on Sirius Howard 101 will be performing at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston on Saturday, January 29, at 7pm A few weeks ago we reviewed multi-Emmy winning TV writer, stand-up comedian, and radio host Greg Fitzsimmons' memoir Dear Mrs. Show More Summary

Jimmy Tingle @ The Regent Theatre

I like social commentary with a little humor thrown in. I also like the opening line from the video below where Jimmy Tingle introduces himself and mentions that he was born and raised in Cambridge, MA. Yay for local comedians. From open mic nights and street performing to 60 Minutes II and the John F. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday to Me!

No posts for today guys. In addition to it being my birthday, I've also been packing/dismantling all my furniture all day long. I move out of my apartment at the end of the month... packing is such a huge pain. Instead, take a listen...Show More Summary

Scotch for Christmas?

We sampled some of this amazing Macallan 25-year fine oak single malt at the Master Class that Macallan hosted at the Royale earlier this month We were fortunate to go the the Macallan Master Class Scotch tasting event a couple weeks ago at the Royale. Show More Summary

Merry Christmas from the Beantown Bloggery!

The holiday season is upon us and as I'm typing up this blog post, two tv/movie quotes come to mind. From 30 Rock: "Happy Holidays... is what terrorists say. Merry Christmas, Avery and Jack." And from 40 Year Old Virgin: "You know how...Show More Summary

Sports Redux: Take These Broken Wings and Learn To Fly Again

After the game, Celtics radio announcer Sean Grande said it best. Paraphrasing a little, he said good teams win "sexy" matchups like the one in New York on Wednesday. But great teams win the next night, too, on the second night of a back-to-back when everyone's tired and 40% of your starting lineup is out. And that's what the Celtics did. Show More Summary

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn 2010 - Starts 12/17

WGBH Radio’s A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan returns to the Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College in Boston on Friday, December 17 through Sunday, December 19. This year’s concerts feature folk/Celtic singers Robbie O’Connell of the Clancy Brothers and Heidi Talbot, formerly of Cherish the Ladies. Show More Summary

Lifetime Made A Craigslist Killer Movie?

All I can say is wow. But then again, this is the channel that made that pregnancy pact (Gloucester) movie earlier this year, so I shouldn't be surprised. I just saw the trailer for the new Lifetime movie "The Craigslist Killer." I feel like it's too soon and also in bad taste. Show More Summary

Sports Redux: Phil-Lees

During this Hot Stove season, the Red Sox are the Haves and the New York Yankees are the Have Nots. According to reports made late Monday night, Phil Lee has elected to return to Philadelphia for the 2011 MLB season, turning down lucrative offers to join the team whose fans spit on his wife the New York Yankees or stick with the Texas Rangers. Show More Summary

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