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

Blue Bottle Coffee May Be Opening on Newbury Street

It looks like a California-based coffee roaster could be opening a new cafe on Newbury Street. According to a licensing board hearing page within the city’s website, Blue Bottle Coffee is planning to open on Newbury Street in the Back Bay, moving into a space between Dartmouth Street and Exeter Street. If approved, the new cafe–which would… 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

Tivoli Audio is Now Open at 218 Newbury Street

Tivoli Audio has opened an experience showroom and shop on Newbury Street. From PYMNTS To let shoppers experience their products in person, brands are opening brick-in-mortar stores in major shopping destinations, even as major retailers are closing stores across the country. Tivoli Audio, which is a 19-year-old global brand, opened a 500-square-foot store on Boston’s famed… 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

Red White Japanese Vegan is now open on Newbury Street

From Eater Boston A fast-casual restaurant with a concise and fully vegan menu opened over the weekend on Newbury Street. Red White Japanese Vegan (294 Newbury Street) serves a selection of bowls that start with a grain-and-greens base, and there are also smoothies and green teas. The restaurant comes to Boston from Japanese restaurateur Toc… Read More

La Neta is Coming Soon to Newbury Street

Alex Rodriguez of El Centro is  opening a Mexican taqueria to Newbury Street. Newbury Street is getting a new dining option: La Neta, a Mexican taqueria.  According to  Eater Boston, La Neta will be a fast-casual option for local diners and shoppers.  The menu will feature tacos, burritos, enchiladas, tortas, soups, salads, and tacos al… Read More

Van Cleef & Arpels Will Open March 28

Newbury Street Gets a Little More Sparkle at the End of March Van Cleef & Arpels  will soon open the doors to their new shop at 40 Newbury Street.  The 2,300-plus-square-foot boutique will, according to The Boston Globe, feature ” dove gray tones with wall panels in gold-leaf and Japanese silk, and a fabulous French… Read More

Allbirds is Now Open at 205 Newbury Street

“The world’s most comfortable shoe” is now on Newbury  Street.   Allbirds, a San Francisco-based start-up, has brought its sustainable shoes to Newbury Street with its fifth global brick-and-mortar shop. “Having had great success with our first stores in San Francisco and New York, Boston was a natural next step in our expansion,” said Allbirds… Read More