2.7 min readBy Published On: July 22nd, 2013Categories: Tips0 Comments

Week of July 22nd

Can you dig it?In the1960’s, the fashion world exploded into a kaleidoscope of color, pattern and texture.  This fashion revolution was born from the youth rebellion of this decade and forever changed how we dressed. Clothing became an expression of who we are.  Now you can see history up close and personal in a groovy display of vintage fashion. Hippie Chic is the new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts and features a curated collection of some of the most “far out” clothing from the 1960’s and 1970s.  ??The exhibit can be seen until November 11th.  For more information visit: http://www.mfa.org/exhibitions/hippie-chic  Right on!

Swim or paddle.  Swim & Paddle for Boston Harbor, a benefit for Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, will take place on Saturday, Augusts 3rd at 10am.  This one mile chip-timed competitive swim and Stand Up Paddleboard competition will take place at the Curley Recreation Center (M Street side) – which according to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is one of the cleanest beaches in America!  After the competition enjoy a post race celebration with Tasty Burger and Harpoon for all participants, sponsors and everyone who makes a donation.   To register online or for more information visit: www.swim4boston.com

Eat late.  Tavern Road – the Fort Point neighborhood’s newest restaurant – has a late night menu that will feed your appetite.  Serving until 12am Sundays through Wednesdays and until 1am Thursday – Saturday, the menu features such delights as a steak & cheese sandwich, lamb meatballs, and fried chickpea bites.  Tavern Road is located at 343 Congress Street.  For more information or to see a full menu visit: www.tavernroad.com

Laugh and learn.  Have you watched Comedy Central’s new show Drunk History yet?  Well, you should.  It’s laugh out loud funny and you might just learn a little something too!  Tune in on Tuesday nights at 10pm on Comedy Central.  You’ll thank us later!

Have you ever said to yourself, “If only City Hall were mobile?”  Well, from your mouth to God’s ears.  Mayor Menino has heard your prayers.  City Hall is hitting the road!  Inspired by the ever popular and trendy food trucks, The City Hall To Go Truck will be heading to a neighborhood near you and will be offering a select menu of city services to residents like paying or disputing parking tickets, requesting birth certificates, death and marriage certificates and paying property and excise taxes. Be on the lookout for the bright red and blue truck in Southie and take advantage of the services it offers.  We all know that “running into City Hall” is no easy task!?
Here’s the schedule:
    –    First  Wednesday of the Month: 4 :00PM at the South Boston Waterfront
    –    Third Tuesday of the Month: 4:00PM in South Boston
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For more information visit www.cityofboston.gove/cityhalltogo or sign up for Twitter alerts via @cityhalltogo???

 

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