Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Need help planning your holiday weekend? We can help!
Fact: St. Patrick’s Day is the number one holiday to call in sick to work in Boston.* Boston is known as the Irish City. We love our “everything is green” day almost as much as we love the Red Sox. Boston, this is your day. Call in sick and celebrate. No matter where you celebrate, remember, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Now, it’s time for me to call in sick. Cough. Cough. *Note - this is not a proven fact, just something I am fairly sure is true.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Summer is only a few months away. Check out our picks for best Boston summer camps to help you pick the right one.
How many of you can finish this song? Sun, sun, Mr. Golden sun, won’t you shine down on me? Sun, sun, Mr. Golden sun, hiding behind a tree? I'm sure for many of you this song is forever ingrained in your memory. For those who are unfamiliar, Mr. Golden Sun is a tried and true summer camp tune. So how does one choose a camp in Boston for their child this summer? Our Twitter friend @BostonBBB said “it depends on the interests of each child...check with the American Camp Association for accredited camps and do some research first!” On the American Camp Association Web site, visitors can browse camps in their area by zip code, find expert advice and more. YMCA camps are located all over Boston, with camps in a variety of subjects bound to fit …
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Need a new read? Check out our Twitter friends' list of favorites.
The winter weather seems to be sticking around a bit longer than usual, but don’t fret. Instead, enjoy the last few weeks of winter curled up with a good book and your (hopefully) last cup of hot cocoa. Our Twitter friends sent us a few of their favorite books, from childhood favorites to adult classics. See if you share any favorites with them: Someone who knows a thing or two about books, Twitter user @BostonBookFest, “Just finished Cleopatra & Emperor of All Maladies (both awesome). Loved Super Sad True Love Story & Goon Squad 2!” 1. Emperor of All Maladies takes readers through a journey to understanding cancer and blends medicine with mystery. Author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee told the New York Times that the book is “an attempt to …