Archive | August, 2011

Boston Food Trucks

18 Aug

The food truck, or “mobile kitchen”, is like a restaurant on wheels.  Typically a food truck will pick a general area of popularity, and appear there during lunch time.  Most food trucks will keep there exact destination every day a secret, and the public will have to check the website of the vendor for exact locations.  With other food trucks, well you just have to try your luck and hope you catch one in a popular spot that they are known to visit.

The food served from food trucks may not always look like the best food in town, but many will argue otherwise. Some of the best flavors of Boston are served on a street-side food truck.  The types of food you can find at these stops are typically American (grilled sandwiches with variety of meats, fried chicken, mac and cheese), Vietnamese, and even Vegetarian.

Click this link for the full article. Click on this link for a full list of Boston food trucks.

Or click on the links to the individual food trucks listed below:

Enjoy the posts,

Boston Life

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Thursday Night Block Party

17 Aug

The Downtown Boston BID is proud to present, in conjunction with the Boston Phoenix/WFNX, Boston’s biggest patio party, with DJs and live music, prizes, beer and wine, and food from local restaurants.  Must be at least 21 years of age to attend.  Thursday Block Parties take place on Summer Street, outside Macy’s.
So head over to Downtown Crossing and enjoy the outdoor party! On a clear night, everyone wants to be outside. So enjoy your evening on Thursday the 18th  from 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Until tomorrow,

Boston Life

Restaurant Week

15 Aug

This week is Restaurant Week in Boston! Restaurant Week happens around many cities for one week during the summer.  Typically, expensive restaurants give deals through out the week to involve new costumers in their dining atmosphere.  Most deals include 3 course dinners at set price, or “price fix”.  This price is generally around $30.  Typically 3 course meals at these restaurants can cost around $60 or $70 a person. Other deals include $20 for a 2 course lunch!  So take advantage of this discounted week and eat all around town!

Click on this link for a list of participating restaurants and for more information about what Restaurant Week entails.

Until tomorrow,

Boston Life

Massachusetts Dance Festival

10 Aug

This Saturday and Sunday head down to Boston University to watch professional dancing! If you buy tickets ahead of time, they are only $20 ($25 at the door).

Here’s what you’re in for:

Dance Fusion – Salsa
Lorraine Chapman, The Company – Modern
Upasana – Classical Indian
Chaos Theory Dance – (humorous) Modern
Sokolow Now! – (historically significant) Modern
Prometheus – Modern
Legacy Dance Company – Tap
Triveni – Classical Indian
Contrapose – Modern
Sarah-Kay / SkooJCorE-O – Contemporary
Click this link for more information!
Until tomorrow,
Boston Life

Water Activities

4 Aug

Here is a great list of water activities to enjoy as the end of summer comes closer. From a crazy ride in the Harbor on “Codzilla”, to charting a lobster boat, to a concert and a cruise, this list has it all. Check out the link below for all the fun water activities!

http://www.boston.com/thingstodo/gallery/wateractivites/

Until tomorrow,

Boston Life

Baseball’s Unwritten Rules

3 Aug

As the Yankees come into town this weekend, Boston’s biggest baseball fans will be gathering around bars in town. Baseball is a big deal for many people in Boston, and the Yankee rivalry is always important.  If you are new to baseball, check out the link below and find out some of the unwritten rules of the game.  You may be familiar with the basic ideas, but this will help you understand more of what starts fights on the field and causes commotion in the crowd.

http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/gallery/baseball_unwritten_rules/?p1=Upbox_links

Until tomorrow,

Boston Life

Shakespeare in the Commons

1 Aug

This week marks the start of Shakespeare in the Commons! For its 16th season of Shakespeare on the Common, CSC is proud to present the comedy All’s Well That Ends Well—Shakespeare’s globe-trotting adventure story of how far one woman will go to win the heart of her beloved. This is a great way to spend you night outdoors. Below are a list of times and the link to the performance page. Enjoy!

July 7-August 14

  • Tuesdays-Saturdays: 8pm-10:45pm
  • Sundays: 7:00pm-9:45pm

http://www.commshakes.org/performances/performance/4

Until tomorrow,

Boston Life