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Link to this weekend’s edition of The Boston Calendar


If you have an interest in doing things in Boston, you need to check out The Boston Calendar.

What’s that?  You aren’t sure whether you really should?  Well, read the script for this infomercial and you’ll quit that foolish doubting:

Actor: [A pudgy guy who is clearly rooting for the Red Sox based on his luxurious, permanent playoff beard, is sitting in front of the TV flipping through the channels with a bored, slack-jawed, drooly-type expression on his face.]

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Cheap Family Activity: Visiting the Haymarket

Welcome to the Haymarket.  Make sure you tell your kids there's not going to be any hay BEFORE you arrive.
Welcome to the Haymarket. Make sure you tell your kids there’s not going to be any hay BEFORE you arrive.

I am currently eating a pretty decent peach that I bought for next to nothing at the Haymarket last Saturday.  This fact may be influencing me as I report to you that the Haymarket is pretty awesome.  I mean, I’m in Boston, not Atlanta, so the peach isn’t mind-blowingly good or anything, but it’s got just the right level of juiciness and it tastes like a peach instead of like moist corn meal, so I’m declaring it a success. Continue reading Cheap Family Activity: Visiting the Haymarket