Tuesday, February 7, 2012
United South End Settlements' Brewers Helping Neighbors fundraiser last week featured beer, food, music and four former New England Patriots players.
The following is a press release from United South End Settlements: United South End Settlements’ (USES) held its third annual Brewers Helping Neighbors fundraiser at the South End’s Harriet Tubman House on Thursday evening, Feb. 2. A sellout crowd of more than 300 guests sampled beer from Blue Hills Brewery, Clown Shoes Beer, Harpoon Brewing Company, Mayflower Brewery, Mercury Brewing Company, and Sam Adams Brewing Company. Some favorite brews included Harpoon’s Munich Dark, Clown Shoes’ Clementine Belgian White Ale, and the stalwart favorite of New Englanders, Sam Adams’ Winter Lager. Food was provided by Clerys, Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen, Not Your Average Joe's, and New York Pizza. From Darryl’s famous catfish fingers to Not Your …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Here's some additional facts about Sunday's big game we bet you didn't know, and some more useful information including kickoff time.
Watching the Super Bowl with friends can leave a lot of us feeling like information haves and have-nots. While some of us have been following the Patriots team, its players, its strategy, and its statistics since the day we were born, others at least know who Tom Brady is and that he's the one who throws the ball. Whether you're looking to impress the sports nerds in the room with a few of your own facts, or you're simply a true connoisseur of arguably useless knowledge, here's some fun trivia for you about Super Bowl 2012. Five Fun Facts About the Super Bowl So who will come out with a fourth title? Finally, here's some actual useful knowledge to have heading into Sunday. Where: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Kickoff Time: …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Police will be out in full force, using a helicopter to keep a tight lid on the Fenway and North Station areas Sunday.
Boston police are urging Patriots fans to celebrate responsibly this weekend but are planning to keep tight control of the city in case things get out of control. To help them keep an eye on fans, especially in the Fenway and North Station areas, police will have helicopters out that can take incriminating photos of out-of-control partiers or quickly direct officers to any problem areas, according to anarticle in the Boston Herald. “Don’t do things that will get you in trouble, because our detectives will pursue anyone who breaks things and assaults people,” Boston police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said, according to the story. “They will track people down.” To help set guidelines for enjoying the game in a way that keeps fans out of …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 25. Here are five things you need to know today:
1. Today won’t be quite as warm as Tuesday’s 50-degree temperatures, but it’ll still be pleasant, especially for January. Temperatures could reach the low 40s, and there should be clear skies throughout the day. 2. Ever see blue lights fly past you and wonder where they’re headed? Or maybe, see some flashing down the street and wonder what’s going on? With our new daily South End Police Log, now your curiosity can be easily curtailed. Each weekday afternoon, we publish all of the incidents and arrests in the South End reported the day before – here are this past weekend’s incidents and Monday’s. Later today, check back for Tuesday’s. The addressed incidents are displayed on an interactive map (just click on the blue pin to see what …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The Patriots are headed to Indianapolis to fight for pro football's championship. Are you excited, overwhelmed, both, or neither?
New England Patriots fans have found themselves in a strange position these past few years. Red Sox fans were once famous for being long-suffering, but their last championship came in 2007 after just two years without one. Celtics fans last got a championship in 2008, and Bruins fans even got their trophy this year after a 30+ year drought. With their last Super Bowl win taking place in 2004, Patriots fans are the only ones who haven't gotten a trophy in the last 5 years. So, South Enders, is this the year that Patriots fans get their due? How do you feel about this upcoming contest with the New York Giants? Vote in our poll, and let us know how, and if, you're celebrating in the neighborhood!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 17. Here are five things you need to know today:
1. It’s supposed to rain throughout the day today and into the evening. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 30s to low 40s. 2. The city Environment Department’s Subcommittee of the South End Landmark District Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 540 Tremont St., Suite 8, to review New Boston Ventures condo proposal for the Hite Radio and TV site at 1672 Washington St. New Boston Ventures, which recently purchased the property, plans to demolish the existing building and construct a six-story condo building. 3. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock made good on his Patriots-Broncos bet with Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino Sunday, as he wore a No. 12 Tom Brady jersey to a Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz game, according to Boston.com (…