Entertainment

By - 3/24/14 - 1:14 pm

It started with a conversation with some of my most passionate supporters (right, Spencer?). It led to legislative number 195173 and, today, it was installed. Yes, Ward 5ers, there is a Hubway Bicycle System for Magoun Square at Trum Field!

As I previously reported and Hubway reposted, this past January saw the City considering this location for a Hubway and, today, they... Read more

By - 3/22/14 - 6:48 pm
Empty Chacarero

The kidlet and I headed to the Pru today to check out the costumes on people attending Anime Boston. Naturally, we headed to the food court first, which was packed, except in front of Chacarero.

The costumes did not disappoint.

Wings
Bow

Sometimes, we had... Read more

By - 3/20/14 - 7:47 pm

Variety reports A&E has pulled "Breaking Boston" - after the first episode.

By - 3/14/14 - 10:06 pm

Specifically, the Mendon Twin Drive-In:

They are interested in the preservation of the drive-in as well as expanding new horizons in keeping with a joyous outdoor family environment.

Via Marc Hurwitz.... Read more

By - 3/13/14 - 5:16 pm

UPDATE, Friday a.m.: Sam Adams drops sponsorship of the parade.

Club Cafe on Columbus Avenue says it is dropping Sam Adams for its decision to continue sponsoring the St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston.

In a post on its Facebook page, its owners say they'll resume sales of the beer when either LGBT groups are allowed to march openly in the... Read more

DJs

By - 3/8/14 - 10:46 pm

A. Griffin asks:

Have any suggestion for a Boston DJ?

By - 3/6/14 - 4:51 pm

Brian Appel, co-founder of Boston Calling, is scheduled to appear before the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing on March 12 to seek licenses for both the already announced May 23-25 music festival on City Hall Plaza and for a second weekend of music Sept. 5-7, also on City Hall Plaza.

The application does not specify band names.

The hearing starts at... Read more

By - 3/2/14 - 8:18 pm

One reason I was glad the Olympics were finally over was that it meant I'd never again have to see that insufferable smug bastard boasting about how he never takes a vacation so he can afford some expensive Cadillac crapmobile.

And so, of course, we have the Oscars pre-game show on, and there he is again. Arrgh! Only thing worse is learning he's a... Read more

By - 3/2/14 - 10:28 am
Oops in Somerville

Dan Meade reports that not long after he took this photo yesterday, one of the swords went flying into the assembled crowd of onlookers in Union Square. "And that's the roller coaster of life. Everything is going great until it's not," the sheepish swordsman quipped. Nobody was injured.

Copyright Dan Meade. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 3/1/14 - 12:05 pm

Need a break from the stress of work, the economy, and everyday life? Looking for something to do that is fun, cheap, and progressive? Join us for Games for Justice on March 22 from 3-6pm at Panera Bread! Arrive by yourself or bring a friend.
RSVP at www.sojust.org - Newcomers always welcomed!
Fee: $2 per person + food
Location: 115... Read more

By - 2/28/14 - 9:06 am

Riptor asks:

Anyone know if WHDH's Alex Corddry is related to Nate and Rob Corddry?

By - 2/27/14 - 7:28 pm
Post Office Square Park

Roving UHub Photographer Edmund Hennessy thought it was a bit odd - and cold - to see Occupy taking up space in Post Office Square Park today.

In fact, it's for filming a pilot for NBC about three families caught up in a global conspiracy.... Read more

By - 2/22/14 - 4:55 pm
Saxophone Monkey and Keytar Bear in Boston

Adrienne watched and listened to a rare paring of Keytar Bear and Saxophone Sock Monkey in Government Center this afternoon.

By - 2/18/14 - 1:12 pm

Ken Levine, co-founder of Quincy-based Irrational Games, writes he's shutting down the game studio best known for its BioShock line and which he helped start in a Cambridge living room:

Seventeen years is a long time to do any job, even the best one. And working with the incredible team at Irrational Games is indeed the best job I’ve ever had. While I’m

... Read more
By - 2/11/14 - 2:04 pm

Happy Valentine's Day! Ready to meet some like-minded progressives? Then you'll want to join us for Dating While Progressive, a fun and welcoming singles party!

Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice event? It’s time to meet the friendly faces of the group that’s grown to over 2200 members, hosted 145+ events and fostered hundreds of connections since our founding 6+ years ago.

RSVP: ... Read more

By - 2/11/14 - 7:32 am
Shirley Temple on the Public Garden bridge

The BPL has a collection of Leslie Jones photos of Shirley Temple's visit to Boston in July, 1938, including her walk through the Public Garden, where she took a Swan Boat ride.

As you can imagine, she was crowded pretty much everywhere she went:

Crowds waiting for Shirley Temple

Although the photos all show... Read more

By - 1/10/14 - 10:49 am

Meet like-minded progressives and get connected to great social justice organizations in Boston. Haven't been to a Socializing for Justice event? It’s time to meet the friendly faces of the group that’s grown to over 2350 members, hosted 165+ events and fostered hundreds of connections since our founding 7 years ago.

Join us if you are ready to go BEYOND ALLIES and build a... Read more

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