Boston Events: History of the Boston Marathon

Before we get into the history part, this pre-Boston Marathon video is just beautiful and will get you inspired to learn more about this great race. Enjoy! Boston Events: History of the Boston Marathon If you’re in Boston on Patriot’s Day (the third Monday in April), you’ll definitely want to get out onto the … Read more

Boston Events: Tufts 10K for Women

Boston Events: Tufts 10K for Women “Start Strong – Finish Stronger” is the motto of the Tufts Health Plan 10K for women, the world’s largest women’s road race.   This Columbus Day event, through the closed-to-traffic streets of Back Bay and Cambridge, focuses on women’s empowerment and camaraderie.   A diversity of participants, from wheelchairs … Read more

Boston Events: Beantown Jazz Festival

Boston Events: Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival Want to go to a seriously big block party? Get yourself to Columbus Avenue between Burke Street and Massachusetts Avenue for the Berklee Beantown Outdoor Jazz Festival. First put on in 2000, this Boston Jazz Festival has continued to grow until it now has well over 50,000 attendees. The … Read more

Boston Events: Boston Film Festival

Boston Events: Boston Film Festival Started in 1984, the Boston Film Festival has premiered a number of important films including “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” and “The US vs. John Lennon.” Every year, a variety of Academy Award winning-or-nominated Hollywood actors and directors are in attendance – I so wish I had been there the year … Read more

Boston Events: Boston-Montreal-Boston

Boston Events: Boston-Montreal-Boston Bike Tour While it doesn’t run every year, one of the longest Boston sporting events is a cycling tour called the Boston-Montreal-Boston (BMB). The ride is a randonnee, meaning each cyclist rides on their own as opposed to in groups. The BMB is specifically a tour as opposed to a competition. It consists of … Read more

Boston Events: Beanpot Hockey Tournament

Boston Events: Beanpot Hockey Tournament “What the Beanpot means to me? Quite simply, there are two words that come to mind: tradition and emotion. Anyone who has a pulse around here knows about the tradition of the Beanpot.” – David Silk, former BU forward and 1980 Olympic gold medal winner Every year, the hockey teams … Read more

Boston Events: Head of the Charles

Growing up in Boston, crew (a type of rowing also known as a head race) was very popular starting in high school. Truthfully, I never really understood the people in my life who consciously chose to be out of bed, on the freezing cold water at 5am every morning – but they loved it! And, … Read more

Boston Events: Boston Latino International Film Festival

Boston Events: Boston Latino International Film Festival This year the Boston Latino International Film Festival will host its 10th annual festival, which includes 4 days of films, receptions and special events, on November 17-20. Films will be screened at several venues including the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University in Cambridge. … Read more

Boston Events: Handel Jephtha

Considered one of the finest Handelians in the world, Harry Christophers brings Jephtha to Symphony Hall audiences for the first time since 1867. Premiered in the US by the Handel and Haydn Society in 1855, the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus bring a legend to life: the oratorio tells the story of Jephtha, a commander … Read more

Franciscan Hospital for Children’s 12th Annual Friends Ball

Join Franciscan Hospital for Children for the 12th annual Friends Ball, themed Black & White. The evening, emceed by Janet Wu of WHDH, will include dinner, dancing, live entertainment, and live & silent auctions conducted by celebrity auctioneer Tom Hamilton from Aerosmith. All proceeds benefit the Franciscan Hospital for Children in the Brighton neighborhood of … Read more