The Dirty Old Boston project is gaining steam, and now we want to see photographs of YOUR dirty old Boston. We’re looking for shots of the city from 1945-1987, preferably taken/owned by you. So dig out your shoeboxes and come on down. Read more about the nitty gritty…
What better way to kick off summer than to talk drinking and history with UPP author Stephanie Schorow? This month, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to hear her discuss her latest book, Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits, at the following upcoming events
Boston history writer and journalist Stephanie Schorow she will trace the effects of Prohibition and the long-standing consequences of the “Noble Experiment” at the Boston Public Library’s Kirstein Business Library on May 14th at 6 p.m.
Christopher Klein, author of Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands, will share the “stranger than fiction” history of the 34 islands at the Ventress Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 9th at 6:00 p.m.
Boston history writer and journalist Stephanie Schorow dispels this and other misconceptions about Boston’s long and storied relationship with alcohol and barrooms in her new book Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits, which she will discuss at Dighton Town Hall on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7:30 p.m.
Christopher Klein, author of Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands, will share the “stranger than fiction” history of the 34 islands at the Beverly Public Library on Monday, April 8th at 9:30 a.m.
Meg Muckenhoupt, author of Boston’s Gardens and Green Spaces, will be speaking at Arlington’s fifth annual EcoFest on Saturday, March 23rd at Arlington Town Hall.
Join author Stephanie Schorow at the West End Museum for an intoxicating evening of local cocktail and political history involving Boston’s Ward Eight.
Join Stephanie Schorow at the brand-new Friday Club space at Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale in downtown Boston on March 21, 2013 for a book signing, discussion of the drinking history of Boston, and plenty of classic cocktails.
While Boston is often depicted as a stronghold of Puritan beliefs and Brahmin wealth, many don’t realize how impactful the city’s immigrant groups were on the city’s social and political history. Stephanie Schorow explores this, as well as Boston’s long and storied relationship with alcohol, in her new book Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits, which she will discuss the book at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, March 14th at 6 p.m.