Open Newbury 2019 is Coming Soon

Open Newbury will be back for the 2019 season on July 14, August 25, & September 15   Open Newbury — our favorite summer Sundays when Newbury Street closes to cars and becomes a pedestrian promenade — is returning for yet another year of sidewalk dining, scenic strolling, leisurely shopping, and  family fun. Newbury Street… Read More

Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement, Judith B. Tankard at NEHGS

May 28 @ 6 pm

In this illustrated lecture, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspiration, characteristics, and development of garden design during the Arts & Crafts Movement. Tankard presents a selection of houses and gardens of the era from Britain and the United States, with an emphasis on the diversity of designers who helped forge a truly distinct approach to… Read More

American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Dan Rather

Legendary Anchor and Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Related to Mitt Romney, John Kerry, and Patrick Swayze At its annual Family History Benefit Dinner recently, American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) honored broadcast journalist Dan Rather, an individual it lauded as “a living legend—one of the most extraordinary communicators of our time.” D. Brenton… Read More

31st Fresh Paint Auction & Gala at Copley Society of Art

May 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Fresh Paint is Copley Society of Art’s largest and most important fundraiser of the year. Come score original works of art by over 70 artists in our silent auction, as well as various raffle prizes. Interested in becoming a Fresh Paint sponsor? Email CoSo at info@copleysociety.org for more information. Individual sponsorship opportunities for Fresh Paint… Read More

Year-Long Countdown to Plymouth 400 Begins at New England Historic Genealogical Center

From The Metrowest Daily News An anniversary 400 years in the making is inching closer. The New England Historic Genealogical Society unveiled two exhibits Wednesday as part of the lead-up to the 2020 Plymouth 400 anniversary, a celebration of the Pilgrims’ voyage to this continent and the founding of Plymouth Colony. The society displayed an… Read More

Four Nations Unite to Realize 400th Commemoration Program for 2020

March 14, 2019

Four nations are set to unite and share their 2020 Commemoration Program plans for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage with an audience of guests invited to attend the event, which will be hosted today at the New England Historical Genealogical Society in Boston. Presenters will include representatives from Mayflower 400, Leiden 2020, Plymouth… Read More

Taj Boston’s Renovation Will Include a Rooftop Restaurant

Developers have formally pitched a major refresh of the luxury Taj Boston hotel — originally the country’s first Ritz-Carlton — to the city’s planning agency. From Boston Business Journal The hotel, located at the corner of Newbury and Arlington streets, faces the Boston Public Garden and dates to 1927. A development team, led by hospitality… Read More

Open House at School of Fashion Design

March 30, 10 am - 2 pm

Learn more about the School of Fashion Design’s opportunities to continue your fashion education. Meet faculty the School of Fashion Design, tour their studio classrooms, and see sketching, pattern making, sewing, and draping in action!  This open house can serve as a guided journey through the fashion design learning process from concept to finished garment! Please note… Read More

Stephen King Makes $1.25 Million Gift to New England Historic Genealogical Society

Bestselling Author Stephen King and Wife Tabitha Make $1.25 Million Gift to Advance Educational Programming at American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society on Newbury Street Bestselling author Stephen King and his wife Tabitha have made a gift of $1.25 million through the Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation to New England Historic Genealogical Society… Read More

Black Friday on Newbury

Newbury Street retailers are ready to welcome you on the biggest shopping day of the year — check back here often for even more deals and steals! Salon Mario Russo 9 Newbury Street Black Friday Save 25% on ALL RETAIL *Excludes hot tools   Vince 71 Newbury Street Enjoy 25% off at Vince Wednesday, November… Read More