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Lunch Break at the Lawn on D!

Leave your brown bag lunch at home!  Take a break from your ordinary lunch break and head to the Lawn on D!


Every Friday this summer, The Lawn on D is shaking things up in the lunch department.  Enjoy games, activities and unique programming designed to send you back to work refreshed and recharged.  The lunch break starts this week off with live music from Berklee Summer in the City’s Dear June and eats from M&Mribs and Teri-Yummy food trucks! Tent is open from 12pm-2pm and then reopens at 5pm. 


Sounds way better than a tuna sandwich at your desk, doesn't it?

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"The outside marque at the BCEC not only added excitement around our event but it attracted buzz in the surrounding community and drew the attention of the media who put photos of the digital display in their press articles about our event!"

- Cory Bolotsky, MassChallenge, Inc

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Pardon the quick brag, but two more of our event managers are now Certified Meeting Planners! Congratulations to Arthur and Sarah on achieving your CMP designations - we already knew you were superstars, but now it is certified on the record.

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6 Reasons You Should Visit the Boston Marathon Expo This Weekend

As you finish up last minute emails and wind down after a busy work week, consider heading over to the Boston Marathon Expo. More than just running sneakers and Gatorade, today through Sunday the Hynes Convention Center is home to a plethora of vendors from Samuel Adams beer to Stonyfield yogurt.

And even if you're not pounding the pavement on Monday, this expo is worth perusing. After all, when it comes to swag and samples, why not check it out?

 

1. It's Free

The expo itself is completely free and open to the public. If you decide to bring a bag of any kind, be aware they will be doing bag checks at the entrance.

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"The champion of this department was Levy Restaurants, an event and catering company associated with Hynes Convention Center. Levy’s cupcakes were basically beyond words. I’ve never tasted a better crafted cupcake in my entire 26 year-cupcake-eating-life."

- Jessica Cickay, Food Blogger

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Pardon the quick brag, but two more of our event managers are now Certified Meeting Planners! Congratulations to Arthur and Sarah on achieving your CMP designations - we already knew you were superstars, but now it is certified on the record.

@BCECNav: Loving these photos of the VERY FIRST concert on the #LawnOnD with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros...fb.me/23RCQSe2h

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Daily nonstop flights to Qatar coming to Logan in March

Qatar Airways said yesterday it will start nonstop daily flights next year between Logan International Airport and Doha, Qatar’s capital city.

The move is expected to trigger more backlash from U.S. airlines that accuse Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways of competing unfairly through more than $40 billion in subsidies from their home governments in the last decade, allowing them to drive down ticket prices and begin pushing competitors out of key 
markets.

 

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“As a small non-profit, serving vulnerable women and children, we struggle to meet their needs with our limited budget. Donations from the Conventions C.A.R.E. program not only provide needed supplies to our families, but they also help to preserve our resources during these challenging times.”

- Robert D. Monahan, Julie’s Family Learning Center, South Boston, MA

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Pardon the quick brag, but two more of our event managers are now Certified Meeting Planners! Congratulations to Arthur and Sarah on achieving your CMP designations - we already knew you were superstars, but now it is certified on the record.

@BCECNav: Loving these photos of the VERY FIRST concert on the #LawnOnD with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros...fb.me/23RCQSe2h

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What to Eat at Fenway Park, Home of the Boston Red Sox

Baseball season is upon us again, and with baseball season come ubiquitous Fenway Franks, overpriced beer, and nachos topped with electric-orange sludge. But fortunately there are other dining options in and around Fenway Park.

Inside Fenway Park

The Bleacher Bar: It's situated under the bleachers with a view of the field, but no ticket is required, so this is a good way to be inside Fenway without paying the big bucks; enter on Lansdowne Street. It's one of the only local spots to offer beef on weck, a roast beef sandwich popular in Buffalo. (During football season, it's a popular gathering spot for Buffalo Bills fans.) In fact, the majority of the menu is sandwiches, both hot and cold, along with some typical comfort food snacks. [Lansdowne Street]

EMC Club: Serving Sunday brunch as well as dinner for night games, the Club features appetizers and salads made with local ingredients and main plates including burgers, chops, steaks, a lobster roll and a selection of over 30 wines. ("A high-end meal not often associated with ballpark eating," promises the Sox website.) An in-seat menu is also available. Tickets for the EMC level are sold as season tickets only. Business casual attire recommended. [EMC Level]

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"The champion of this department was Levy Restaurants, an event and catering company associated with Hynes Convention Center. Levy’s cupcakes were basically beyond words. I’ve never tasted a better crafted cupcake in my entire 26 year-cupcake-eating-life."

- Jessica Cickay, Food Blogger

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@BCECNav: Loving these photos of the VERY FIRST concert on the #LawnOnD with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros...fb.me/23RCQSe2h

Pardon the quick brag, but two more of our event managers are now Certified Meeting Planners! Congratulations to Arthur and Sarah on achieving your CMP designations - we already knew you were superstars, but now it is certified on the record.

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D Street Tunes: Here is the full DJ schedule for Lawn on D’S summer series ‘Lester Bangs Presents’

With only about a year of programming under its belt, outdoor space The Lawn On D might be this summer’s hottest music destination in Boston. This past weekend, the Southie-slash-Seaport multi-purpose venue hosted a jam-packed Narragansett party with Bearstronaut, and two upcoming Bowery Boston shows — Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros on June 17 and Passion Pit on July 23 — are already sold out.

 

Saturday nights at Lawn On D are taking a more chill approach, with a series of various personalities in the Boston music scene DJing parties that pay tribute to their favorite artists and musical moments in time.

 

It’s called Lester Bangs Presents, and it kicked off this past weekend with Eli “Paperboy” Reed spinning southern soul, and future events include the Boston Herald’s Jed Gottlieb spinning local favorites, DJ ABD throwing down all things related to Prince, and this writer tapping into his former life as DJ of the Pill for a night of Cool Britannia.

 

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"The BCEC is one of the few convention centers that offers free Wi-Fi service throughout the facility. It eliminates the need to negotiate this "must-have" service, results in considerable savings and satisfied attendees!

- Linda S. Bailey, CMP, National Fire Protection Association

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@BCECNav: Loving these photos of the VERY FIRST concert on the #LawnOnD with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros...fb.me/23RCQSe2h

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