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EverSocializing: Landmarks Concerts at the Hatch Shell

Landmarks Concerts at the Hatch Shell this August are not to be missed!

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents exceptional orchestral music performances throughout the Boston area all summer long…While you can’t beat the music and the setting – what we love most is the price – the Orchestra is always FREE to the public…just arrive early so you can grab some stellar real estate on the lawn! We’ve got this month’s calendar below!

Boston Lyric Opera

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Concert information

From the New World: The Legacy of the Spirituals

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Concert information

Rhapsody in Green

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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O’er the Land of the Free: Bicentennial of The Star-Spangled Banner

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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EverEngaging: Rave Reviews for Rooftop in Glamour, Town & Country & Improper Bostonian magazine

We've earned the title for The Best Rooftop Bar in Boston!

We’re half-way through the summer but the Rooftop @ Revere has been on fire since opening up in May.  This month, we saw rave reviews for the Rooftop both locally and nationally.  See what Glamour magazine, Town & Country, NBC News and the Boston Herald had to say.  Spoiler Alert: Improper Bostonian named Rooftop @ Revere the best rooftop bar in Boston!

•    Rooftop@Revere named, “Boston’s Best Rooftop Bar” by the Improper Bostonian Magazine!  Check it out here!

•    Glamour Magazine sipped their way through Rooftop@Revere and loved it!  Check it out here!

•    Rooftop@Revere named one of “Boston’s 10 Hottest Bars” by Zagat.  Check it out here

•   NBC News did a special on “Daycationing” and featured Rooftop@Revere!  Check it out here!

•    Emerald Lounge featured in Town & Country Magazine for one of the 11 Best Mocktails Recipes across the country!

•    Rooftop@Revere’s “Classy Jell-O Shots” featured on the cover of the Boston Herald!  Check out the recipes here!

 

 

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We Taste: Dine Out Boston Returns on August 17th

Dig into Dine Out Boston - Returning this August!

It only comes but twice a year, yet Dine Out Boston remains one of our favorite annual events.  Boston area Restaurants design special prix fixe menus for lunch/dinner at truly unbeatable prices, starting at just $15 for lunch and $28 for dinner. Were you waiting to try that expensive French restaurant until a special occasion? Consider the wait over and dig into Dine Out Boston, beginning on August 17th and running for 2 weeks!  Reservations often fill up quickly so head over to their website to pick your next dinner out!

 

 

 

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We Hear: Your #SummerSurvey Awaits you

Where to find the best lobster roll in Boston?! Take our #SummerSurvey

Last month we gave you our top five picks for the best lobster rolls in the area.  Over in Insta-land, we’ve opened up the floor to you with the launch of our #SummerSurvey.  Where can we find the best lobster roll, milk shake or bloody mary in Boston? Follow us on Instagram @RevereBoston and tell us your fave to win some sweet summer prizes.

 

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We Smell: Shark Food! Eat Like a Shark Week Returns to the Rooftop

Eat Like a Shark & Drink Like a Fish in Honor of Discovery Channel's Shark Week!

Beginning Sunday August 10th, Rooftop @ Revere Hotel will celebrate Discovery Channel’s 27th annual Shark Week with the return of it’s jaw(s) dropping, limited-time shark week menu. The hotel’s rooftop bar & lounge, Rooftop @ Revere, will unleash the Eat Like a Shark Week menu, packed to the gills with fresh seafood fare that would send any shark (or shark-lover) into a feeding frenzy.  Patrons can sink their teeth into such specialty items as mahi mahi tacos (pineapple cabbage slaw, mango salsa, 13 for two,) Seared Tuna Tostado’s (mango salsa, 13) salmon roll (shallot dressing, pickled onion, 15) and Oysters on the Half Shell (pickled watermelon and lime, 4 each.)  After eating like a shark, guests can drink like a fish by gulping down sharable fish bowl cocktails, including; The Sand Shark (Bombay Sapphire, St. Germaine, peach puree, lemon, splash of Sprite,) The Tiger Shark (Grey Goose Orange, Chambord, lemon, simple syrup, splash of Prosecco,) and the much anticipated return of the summer sensation that is Sharknado 2 (Bacardi Pineapple Fusion, Mango Puree, simply syrup, lime, splash of soda.)  Each cocktail is priced at $36 and is meant for sharing between two or more people.

Eat Like a Shark Week menu available at Rooftop @ Revere
Sunday, August 10th – Sunday, August, 17th.
11am – 12am daily.
($20 weekday entry fee to rooftop from 11am – 4pm daily, for non-hotel guests)
($30 weekend entry fee to rooftop from 11am – 4pm daily, for non-hotel guests)
(Free entry to rooftop from 5pm – 12am daily, for non-hotel guests)

**Rooftop @ Revere is 21+ for non-hotel guests**

 

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We Touch: Start Shucking! National Oyster Day is here on August 5th

Sip, slurp and sup your way through National Oyster Day on August 5th

Tuesday, August 5, marks “National Oyster Day,” a celebration of these popular bivalves. Whether you prefer your oysters natural or with a twist, sip, slurp and sup your way through what Boston’s best have to offer – including the one day return of $1.00 oysters on the Rooftop @ Revere!  Here are a few of our other favorites around the city!

Estelle’s Southern Cuisine (782 Tremont Street, Boston – 857.250.2999 – www.estellesboston.com:
•         Corn Fried Oysters & Mesclun Greens Bowl ($12.95) – with mignonette vinaigrette, Great Hill blue cheese & roasted red grapes

Legal Harborside (270 Northern Avenue, Boston – 617.477.2900 – www.legalseafoods.com):
•         On its first floor, Legal Harborside offers up to 15 varieties of oysters ($2.50 each), shucked to order by their onsite “shucking” experts
o    All oysters are tested for purity in the laboratory of their Quality Control Center

Legal Sea Foods (255 State Street, Boston – 617.742.5300 – www.legalseafoods.com):
•         “6 for $6 before 6”
o    At the Long Wharf bar, Legal Sea Foods offers up a pearl of a promotion: six oysters for $6 from 3-6pm, Monday through Thursday

•         Available as appetizers in all Legal Sea Foods locations:
o    Oysters Legal ($15.95) – baked with spinach, cheese and crumbs
o    Fried Oysters ($12.95) – cassia salt, seaweed salad (pictured below)


Prezza (24 Fleet Street, Boston – 617.277.1577 – www.prezza.com):
•         Tuna Tar-Tare ($18) – mixed with citrus vinaigrette, crispy oysters and micro greens

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We See: The Return of The Lion King

The Lion King Comes to the Boston Opera House, this September!

The most eagerly awaited stage production ever leaps back into Boston in September…but we recommend you spring for tickets now!  The Tony® Award-winning Broadway sensation returns to Boston From September 9th – Oct 12th at the Boston Opera House, bringing with it a cast of more than 40 actors illustrating the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands – in the heart of downtown Boston!

Make your Lion King experience even more memorable by booking an overnight at Revere, just a short walk to the Boston Opera House!  Get tickets at LionKing.com or by calling 866-870-2717.

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We Hear: Fourth of July Weekend Festivities on the Rooftop

 

This Fourth of July weekend, Revere Hotel Boston Common will celebrate independence day in the city with an array of offeringsand events on the Rooftop @ Revere, the hotel’s al fresco bar and lounge located seven stories above street level in the heart of downtown Boston.  Rooftop @ Revere’s 4th of July day party will kick off at 11am-5pm and include special offerings to the likes of a pop up oyster bar shucking $1.00 oysters and a specialty cocktail in the form Watermelon Sparkler, a hallowed out whole watermelon full of a delicious sparkling sangria cocktail meant for sharing and priced at $75.00.  Rooftop @ Revere will also be offering a Patriotic Picnic, featuring a classic picnic basket for two full of artisanal cheeses, fruits, breads, a bottle of rose and skoah brand sunscreen to be enjoyed al fresco on a rooftop daybed overlooking the stunning city skyline.  The Rooftop @ Revere Picnic will be priced at $200 and includes the entry fee of two day passes, a reserved day bed and the picnic basket.  Picnics will be available Friday July 4th and Saturday, July 5th from 11am-5pm and must be ordered 3 days in advance.  The patriotic party will carry through to Sunday, July 6th with the rooftop’s weekly S&M Sundays day to night party from 11am-12am.  The cost of admission is $30.00 per person from 11am-5pm and complimentary from 5pm-12am.

Details:

Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th 2014

Patriotic Picnic Baskets available Friday & Saturday 11am – 5pm. Must be ordered 3 days in advance by calling 617.457.2663

Watermelon Sparkler cocktail available Friday and Saturday 11am-12am

Pop-up Oyster bar available Friday and Saturday from 12pm-7pm

Sunday, July 6th – S&M Sundays Day to Night Party – 11am-12am.

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We Taste: Boston’s Best Lobster Rolls

We've tracked down Boston's best lobster rolls

If we had a dollar for every time we were asked “where can I go to get a lobster roll” we would have many, many, many dollars by now.  It’s the quintessential New England dish that keeps people coming back for me.  The summer is an especially lobster-centric season and because we are in the business of hospitality, we take it upon ourselves to do some taste testing around the city to make sure we have our claws on the very best rolls in the city…it’s a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it.  We’ve round up our top five below:

1.) Neptune Oyster – This tiny restaurant in the North End is big on flavor which has helped it earn an even bigger following. Neptune is especially known for it’s hot, buttered, lobster roll – making it worth the inevitable wait to grab a table or at the very least a roll to-go.

Neptune Oyster

www.NeptuneOyster.com

63 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

(617) 742-3474

2.) James Hook + Co. – Located at the cusp of the Boston waterfront, James Hook is an unassuming little fish market with some excellent outdoor seating for dining al fresco. In addition to selling their infamous lobster roll, they also serve up some of the best and freshest fish and seafood in the city.

James Hook + Co

www.JamesHookLobster.com

15-17 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210

(617) 423-5501

3.) Pauli’s – Pauli’s made a splash last summer when it introduced the U.S.S. Lobstitution, a whopping 24 ounce lobster roll that has been billed as “New England’s Largest.” True, it is a bit schticky but if you’re on the hunt for lobster than really look no more.

Pauli’s

www.PaulisNorthEnd.com

65 Salem St, Boston

(857) 284-7064

4.) B&G Oyster – This seafood restaurant in Boston’s quaint South End is part of the Barbara Lynch culinary empire.  Honored by Food & Wine as “America’s Best Lobster Roll” B&G delivers a whole pieces of fresh lobster on a buttered brioche that will have you giving two enthusiastic claws up.

B& G Oysters

550 Tremont st, Boston

(617) 423-0550

www.BandGoysters.com

5.) This may be completely nepotistic but we do have to a special place in our hearts for the Lobster Roll served up at the Rooftop @ Revere. Included in Esquire magazine’s 2013 Best New Restaurants issue, Revere’s Rooftop roll is served up with seasoned onion on top and homemade chips on the side – perfectly paired with that killer view of Back Bay and the south end…

Rooftop @ Revere

200 Stuart St, Boston

617.482.1800

www.RevereHotel.com/Rooftop

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EverEngaging: Emerald Nightlife gets a digital revamp

 

Your new destination for the all things nightlife at Emerald

We’ve added a shot to our online presence for Emerald Lounge with the introduction of www.EmeraldNightlife.com.  This sleek and sexy site is your go-to destination for all things afterdark at Emerald. From DJ’s to special events to photo galleries, EmeraldNightlife is your one-stop resource for up-to-the-minute info on everything that the hottest nightclub in Boston has to offer.  Click to discover our wicked jewel…

www.EmeraldNightlife.com

 

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