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Month: August 2019

Notable news found elsewhere Troubled Canal Stree

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first_imgNotable news found elsewhere:Troubled Canal Street watering hole could be reborn as Mexican restaurantNicholas Frattaroli, owner of Ward 8 is working to open Bodega Canal, a Mexican restaurant in the former location of Grand Canal. Nobody spoke against the request for the liquor license transfer for service until 1 a.m., noting that the area could use a full-service, “late-ish-night” restaurant, continue reading at UniversalHub.As a precaution, police to shut Lansdowne Street on Red Sox game daysLansdowne Street, the shadow beneath Fenway Park will now be closed to vehicle traffic during Red Sox games. The new plan is being carried out by Boston Police to avoid the kind of truck attacks that have been frequent in European cities. The Boston Globe has the full story on this safety precaution.Plan your events with the Community Calendar: Saturday, April 299:00am Love Your Block (Boston Shines) at the Paul Revere Mall. Meet for tools and coffee! Boston Shines is now renamed Love Your Block. It is still Boston’s clean-up program in the spring, but it will now be part of a larger initiative promoting neighborhood revitalization. More information.10:00am Fred Grandinetti – Drawing with Fred. Since 1983, Fred Grandinetti has written about Popeye in books, newspapers, magazines and web sites. He is the host/writer and producer of the award-winning family series Drawing With Fred. The program can be seen on various cable access television stations and celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017. I AM Books is located at 189 North Street, more information.6:00pm Les Sampou Quartet – Live jazz. Boston-based Les Sampou Quartet will present an evocative set of American Songbook vocal favorites in the style of such legendaries as Ella Fitzgerald and Diana Krall, rollicking Blues from the early and mid-1900s, and also feature jazz instrumentals performed by the highly-talented musicians joining together for this very special show.6:30pm Italian Home Gala at Marriott Long Wharf. Italian Home for Children’s Annual Gala! Italian Home for Children provides progressive and therapeutic programs to help children, adults and families with emotional, behavioral and educational special needs thrive in their communities. Tickets are $500 each, register online here.Sunday, April 3010:00am Primarie PD di Boston. Potranno votare tutti i cittadini italiani muniti di documento di identità italiano valido. I candidati alla carica di Segretario nazionale del Partito democratico sono: Matteo Renzi, Andrea Orlando e Michele Emiliano. I AM Books is located at 189 North Street.From the Community: Greenway Open Market Announces Line-Up for 2017 Opening Weekend (5/6 & 5/7). New England Open Markets, today announces details of the 2017 Greenway Open Market, in partnership with the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Located in the Wharf Districts Parks of the Greenway, is a juried handmade arts and crafts market. Only the best of the region’s artisans and makers are accepted. More information.Boston Harbor Now Announces Dining Options from New Partnership Between Chef Barbara Lynch and Boston Harbor Cruises. Announcing Salt Water Inc., an exciting new partnership between acclaimed Chef Barbara Lynch and Boston Harbor Cruises (BHC), will enhance food and beverage offerings for Georges and Spectacle Islands, and the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Salt Water Inc. was chosen as the vendor for all public entities as part of a comprehensive, public RFP process, continue reading.It’s easy to submit a post of your own, start here!Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.Weather Forecast: Currently What you should know for Friday & the Weekend!Events for Friday, April 28th6:00pm Taste of the North End at Steriti Rink, Commercial Street. The 24th Annual Taste of the North End will once again be at the Steriti Rink in the North End starting at 7pm. See www.totne.org for more information and tickets.6:00pm Francesca Montillo – “The Lazy Italian.” Francesca Montillo is a native Italian and culinary instructor living in Boston, though she travels back to Italy on a regular basis. She is the founder and owner of Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures, which offers culinary adventure weeks to Italy as well as private cooking classes and team building culinary events around Boston. I AM Books is located at 189 North Street.*Advertisement* Currently Currently North End Nook and Cranny: Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured!While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading NorthEndWaterfront.com but we need your help making ends meet. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. Keeping this website going takes a lot of time, money and hard work. 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Plan your events with the Community Calendar

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first_imgPlan your events with the Community Calendar: The ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center is hosting a workshop on financial literacy with Eagle Bank at their 1 Michelangelo Street offices on Friday, February 15 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m, continue reading. Weather Forecast: 1:00PM Friday Film Series: Blacklisted. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for their Friday film series featuring Hollywood directors and writers before and after the blacklist. This week’s film is Night and the City, see additional details here.*Advertisement* Financial Literacy Workshop Need to submit a post? Great, start here! The Right Place to Be: Currently 10:00AM SAT Prep at the North End Library. These SAT® courses are designed for high school students applying to college who need an efficient preparatory class in a condensed amount of time. To reserve a spot, please contact the North End Branch at 617.227.8135 From the Community: Saturday, February 9 Currently Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar. Stanton Schwartz Redesigns a North End Condo with Harbor Views 10:30AM Relics of Saint Agrippina at Saint Leonard Church Mass. Saint Agrippina relics are coming to home parish in the North End. Ceremony during 10:30 Mass on February 10 in St Leonard’s Church, celebrated by Bishop of Mineo Diocese. Mons. Calogero Peri. Sunday, February 10 A Boston couple found joy in the unexpected details of overhauling a historical North End condo perched over Boston Harbor. Bubba Hagood purchased the condo in 2013 and spent three years refining the layout of the condo before consulting architects and interior designers, read more on Boston Magazine. Today is Friday, February 8 and here’s what you need to know for this weekend… Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured! Currently Notable News:last_img read more

SOME 70 individuals received their certificates of

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first_imgSOME 70 individuals received their certificates of completion after finishing the “hilot massage” course during their graduation rites at the Cordova Home Village in Cordova town last Sunday.Mayor Adelino Sitoy encouraged his constituents to grab the opportunity to enroll in a skills training program to help uplift their community.ADVERTISEMENT Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege PBA: Rain or Shine overcomes San Miguel, McCullough’s 51 to avert sweep Medals were also extended to outstanding achievers, namely, Mae Faith Galvez, 36, of barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City for “most outstanding trainee;”Rosette Hortelano, 46, of barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City for “Best in Practice;” and Aireen Melendres, 28, of barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City for “Best in Academics.” /CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZARead Next PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension “There are a lot of jobs available but the problem is our people don’t have skills,” Sitoy said.He said the free skills training program can be availed through the office of Rep. Luigi Quisumbing (Cebu, 6th district).FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeSitoy said more investors are now entering Cordova with the intent of hiring local residents.Cordova Vice Mayor Techie Sitoy Cho, who was also present during the ceremony, expressed gratitude to Quisumbing for his initiative, “that is why we are very much in favor of retaining the PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) as it helps the people a lot,” Cho said. Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike LATEST STORIES Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Painters refuse to go quietly She added that a more empowered constituency hastens the development of the town.MORE STORIESnewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipnewsinfoMartial law in Negros? Military taking cue from local execsMORE STORIESnewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipnewsinfoMartial law in Negros? Military taking cue from local execsBuenafe Sta. Rita, Tesda Assistant Regional Director and concurrent Tesda Cebu provincial director, said the graduates completed the 120 hours required for the hilot massage course.He said the graduates will also be given a national certificate once they pass the final exam.She said the national certificate can qualify them to work abroad.She said Quisumbing set aside P5 million from his PDAF for the Tesda skills training scholarship program for the sixth district.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

By UPF Albania On the occasion of the Internation

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first_imgBy UPF Albania: On the occasion of the International Day of the Book, the Universal Peace Federation in cooperation with PEN Albania – a branch of PEN International, organized an event at the Peace Embassy in Tirana on April 23, 2016.Around 40 national level academics, writers, poets and ambassadors for Peace attended the event. The opening address was given by Mrs. Entela Kasi, president of PEN Albania.Four eminent figures in the field of academia gave their remarks on the occasion of this important day. Prof. Dr. Xhevat Lloshi, one of the most important Albanian figures on the field of linguistics, spoke about the history of Albanian books from the 15th century until today. Other respected speakers who gave their contribution to this important day were Mr. Ndue Gjika – former Member of Parliament and writer, Dr. Sadik Bejko – former Member of Parliament and professor at Tirana University, and Mr. Hysen Sinani – Chairman of the Albanian League of Writers.Afterwards, a 10 minutes video about the Autobiography book of the Founder of Universal Peace Federation Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon was shown, followed by the emotional recitation from Mrs. Kozeta Zavalani, of the poem written by Rev. Moon at the age of 16, “The Crown of Glory”.The closing address was given by Mr. Gaqo Apostoli, chairman of UPF Albania who thanked everybody for their participation and contribution to this day and sang a famous song about the book.It was a very warm atmosphere and everybody felt like home. At the end of the event, 7 people received the certificate of Ambassador for Peace, thus joining the big family of hundreds & thousands of Ambassadors for Peace around the world. Mr. Apostoli, Mrs. Lavdie Ruci – chair of Tirana Peace Council and Mrs. Entela Kasi – president of PEN Albania presented the AfP certificates.Those who received the Ambassador for Peace certificate were:Prof. Dr. Xheval LloshiProf. Dr. Emil LafeMr. Ndue GjikaMr. Sadik BejkoMr. Servet Tartari,Mrs. Jolanda TrebickaMrs. Anila VeiziWe welcome the new Ambassadors for Peace in our family and wish that many other peace-loving people will soon join us.last_img read more

Sequoia Blodgett is a technology editor for Black

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first_imgSequoia Blodgett is a technology editor for Black Enterprise, Silicon Valley. She is also the founder of 7AM, a lifestyle, media platform, focused on personal development,  guided by informed pop culture. Midway, we watched a clip from the short film, She Started It, shining the light on female entrepreneurs in tech. The film focuses on girls who are making moves in the industry and was another talking point that continued to push the conversation of diversity. At the end, they even gave audience members an opportunity to host their own screenings. Many of the panelists were super transparent, giving away as much as their email addresses, to make sure they were contributing to the pipeline, ready and willing to continue to discussions beyond this initial point of contact.As the host, the one thing that I wanted to make sure of, was that we fostered open dialogue. There were so many touchy subjects related to race, sexuality, religion, and gender, that I felt it was my job to ensure everyone felt safe speaking up. It wasn’t all heavy; we had breakout growth marketing sessions with David Oh, chief product officer of FabFitFun, in addition to a growth hacking session with Andrei Marinescu. Woodard took office hours, answering questions about getting into 500 Startups; and Jon Shieber, a writer for TechCrunch, allowed people the opportunity to pitch him for a chance to appear on one of the most sought after tech sites.The one common denominator that kept resurfacing was the number of POC in the tech industry, and how disproportionately low it is in comparison to its white counterparts. My take is, if we continue to have these conversations with not just ourselves, but inclusively–black, white, red, or other–those numbers will begin to shift until hopefully, conferences like this won’t be necessary because inclusion will be the norm. be_ixf; php_sdk; php_sdk_1.4.18 https://www.blackenterprise.com/500-startups-inclusion-diversity-summit/ https://www.blackenterprise.com/500-startups-inclusion-diversity-summit/ What’s New in TechnologyLatest News for EntrepreneursOur Best Videos Over the past weekend, I had the pleasure of hosting the 500 Startups Unity and Inclusion Summit–and united it was. It was great to see so many entrepreneurs of color, all in one location, ready to growth-hack their startups to success. Monique Woodard kicked us off with an interesting fun fact, during her opening remarks. “Black women and Latinas are the fastest growing entrepreneurs,” which doesn’t hurt, with African and Latino Americans having a combined $2.5 trillion in consumer spending power. This gives us more opportunity to keep the dollars in the community. It also lends itself to the reason why Woodard is so focused on African American and Latino American consumer groups for her fund. Woodard’s opening remarks were followed by James Andrews, CEO of Smashd, an early stage accelerator and venture fund lead by the former manager of Lady Gaga, Troy Carter. While Carter deals with the VC side, Andrews is more focused on branding, which he made very clear as he articulated his business journey through 90s hip hop icons. (Image: Twitter/James Andrews)last_img read more

Heres How to Get Around Boston for the 2017 Marathon

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first_img Print By Spencer Buell· 000 Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee! Sign up for Boston Daily. News. Commentary. Every day.*center_img 4/14/2017, 5:06 p.m. Here’s How to Get Around Boston for the 2017 Marathon Road closures, parking info, and other things you need to know. PHOTO BY MARGARET BURDGEThe 2017 Boston Marathon is almost here. And if you’ve ever done this before you know that, on Boston’s busiest weekend, it’s not exactly easy to get around. But don’t worry. We’ve got everything you need to know to make your day go as smoothly as possible.Road closuresConsider yourself warned. Boylston Street will be closed from Berkeley to Arlington Street beginning at noon on Sunday and will remain closed until Monday night.Then on Monday day, these streets will be shuttered:5 a.m.: Charles Street, adjacent to the Boston Common will close.8 a.m.: All streets east of Massachusetts Avenue (as well as Massachusetts Turnpike Exit 22) will close.9 a.m.: All streets west of Massachusetts Avenue in the Kenmore Square Audubon Circle area will close.8:30 a.m.: All streets in the Brighton area leading to the route will close.More specifics are available on the city’s website here.ParkingNo stopping will be permitted at the following streets:Arlington Street (both sides); Beacon Street to Stuart StreetsArlington Street (odd side); Columbus Avenue to Isabella StreetBeacon Street (both sides); Chestnut Hill Avenue to Brookline LineBeacon Street (both sides); Bay State Road to the Brookline Town LineBelvidere Street (both sides); Huntington Avenue to Massachusetts AvenueBerkeley Street (both sides); Columbus Avenue to Commonwealth AvenueBlagden Street (both sides); Huntington Avenue to Exeter StreetBromfield Street (south side); Washington Street to Tremont StreetCambridge Street (west side); Court Street to Beacon Street and Tremont StreetCambridge Street (both sides); Sudbury Street to Tremont StreetCharles Street (both sides); Boylston Street to Beacon StreetCharles Street South (both sides); Park Plaza to Boylston StreetChestnut Hill Avenue (both sides); Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon StreetClarendon Street (both sides); Commonwealth Avenue to Columbus AvenueCleveland Circle (both sides); Parking areas adjacent to Cassidy Playground and adjacent to Sutherland Road, from Beacon Street to Chestnut Hill AvenueColumbus Avenue (both sides); Arlington Street to Dartmouth (unless otherwise posted)Commonwealth Avenue (south/inbound side); Beacon Street (Kenmore Square) to 80 feet east of HerefordCommonwealth Avenue (inbound); Lake Street to Chestnut Hill AvenueCommonwealth Avenue (outbound); Charlesgate West to Deerfield StreetCongress Street (northbound roadway, east side); State Street to Hanover StreetDalton Street (both sides); Boylston Street to Clearway StreetAlso, street cleaning has been cancelled for Monday during the day, but overnight sweeping resumes later that night.Saturday eventsThe festivities don’t all happen on Monday. Look out for road closures on Saturday as well. Traffic will be restricted on Charles street beginning at 6 a.m., then on the route of the BAA 5k when it begins at 9:30 a.m. The footrace, which lasts about an hour, follows this path:right onto Boylston Streetright onto Arlington Streetleft onto Commonwealth Avenue outbound via the underpass at Massachusetts Avenueleft onto Charlesgate Westleft onto Commonwealth Avenue inbound via the underpass at Massachusetts Avenueright onto Hereford Streetleft onto Boylston Street, andleft onto Charles Street.Next up is the BAA Invitational Mile, at which point these roads close:Boylston Street, from Hereford Street to Clarendon StreetNewbury Street, from Clarendon Street to Fairfield Street, andExeter Street, from Newbury Street to Boylston Street.The BAA Relay Challenge, for youth athletes, begins at 2 p.m. around Copley Square.Find more detail on Saturday closures here.Taking the MBTAFor those riding the commuter rail, the MBTA will be offering a $20 all-day pass for the Framingham/Worcester line this year, which let you hop on and off as much as you want. Trains will be running on a regular weekday schedule. The commemorative tickets—which are being offered for the first time this year—are for sale at MBTA ticket windows ahead of time or at Framingham/Worcester stops on Monday. Two additional trains will also be added on that line all day.For the bus and subway, spectators can also buy a $12 all-day pass at ticketing machines. The subway will be running at rush-hour levels and the buses will be following alternate routes.Copley station will be closed all day on Monday. Three additional stops will be closed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Green Line: South Street station, Kent Street station, and St. Mary’s Street.Bikes are prohibited on the T on race day. You can’t bring coolers, backpacks, and other large items are not permitted at the marathon, so don’t bring them on the T either.Looking for fun stuff to do?Check out our list of 23 ways to celebrate.last_img read more

Intelligentsia Opens a New Coffeebar Café in Watertown

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first_img Intelligentsia is now open in Watertown. / Photos providedIntelligentsia is the latest arrival on the coffee scene, with the Chicago-based direct-trade roaster opening its first Boston-area Coffeebar and Training Lab in Watertown this week.The brand has stores in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, and according to Eater Boston, this expansion into Boston has been in the works since last spring. The Watertown location features the same “chef’s table” pour-over bar next to the coffee bar for guests to see the process of making the each coffee. It has comfortable seating, and on-site parking. Next door to the café is Intelligentsia’s coffee training lab for the next crop of baristas and caffeine enthusiasts, along with the company’s sales office.The café will serve the full range of Intelligentsia coffees from direct-trade sources, as well as its own Kilogram tea line. The Watertown location is also one of the few Intelligentsia locations to offer an exclusive sparkling iced tea, brewed in-house. They will also serve bakery items from Somerville’s own Forge Baking Company.Last month, Intelligentsia president James McLaughlin told the Boston Business Journal that this location will introduce the brand as an anchor in the neighborhood, and Watertown would be a springboard for more cafés in the area. No more branches are officially planned or announced, however McLaughlin told the Journal, “We’re actively looking for new sites in Boston and Cambridge.”Intelligentsia Coffeebar, open daily 7 a.m.-5 p.m., 810 Mount Auburn St., Training Lab, 818 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, intelligentsiacoffee.com.Sparkling iced tea/ Photo provided by IntelligentsiaIntelligentsia is now open in Watertown. / Photos providedIntelligentsia is now open in Watertown. / Photos provided Restaurant Openings Intelligentsia Opens a New “Coffeebar” Café in Watertown This brand’s first Boston-area location will be a hub with more branches to follow. By Lily Rugo· 7/21/2017, 9:51 a.m. Sign up for The Feed. The latest on the city’s restaurants scene.*center_img 000 Print Devoted foodies and restaurant newbies love The Feed. Sign-up now for our twice weekly newsletter. last_img read more

Martin Richards Dad Has a Message of Hope at Park Groundbreaking

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first_img 8/17/2017, 11:11 a.m. Sign up for Boston Daily. News. Commentary. Every day.* Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee! By Spencer Buell· Printcenter_img 000 News Martin Richard’s Dad Has a Message of Hope at Park Groundbreaking “Today is undeniable proof that good will always triumph,” Richard says. Photo via APWe’re not crying, you are.Martin Richard’s dad, Bill Richard, offered up a message of hope at the groundbreaking Wednesday for the Seaport park in memory of his son, Martin Richard.“Despite the seemingly never-ending chaos and senseless violence … in our lives,” says Richard, who lost his 8-year-old son in the Marathon bombings, “today is undeniable proof that good will always triumph.”Also at the groundbreaking was a painting of the now-iconic photo of the child holding a sign reading “No more hurting people. Peace.” After a weekend of violence, Richard says that’s a message we should once again take to heart. “His enduring message of peace that just continues to will people to come together for the common good, that’s why we’re here,” he says.When complete, “Martin’s Park” will be accessible to children with disabilities and have features like slides, a model of a ship, climbing structures, and a wooden amphitheater.last_img read more

Target Will Sell 5 Bottles of Wine at Some Boston Stores

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first_imgDrinks Target Will Sell $5 Bottles of Wine at Some Boston Stores The California Roots line will be available at Target stores in Massachusetts with liquor licenses. Print 8/30/2017, 3:03 p.m. 000 Devoted foodies and restaurant newbies love The Feed. Sign-up now for our twice weekly newsletter. center_img By Lisa Weidenfeld· Image providedWhat’s the right price for a good bottle of wine? For some people, no number of digits is too much. But how about, say, $5? That’s just what Target is planning to offer.Starting September 3, Target stores in Massachusetts that already sell liquor will have the new California Roots line of wine on their shelves, all for $5 each. There are five options in total, with a Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Moscato, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Red Blend available. As is suggested by the name, they’re all produced from “premium, California-grown grapes,” according to a press release.If a line of wines seems like a surprising move for the big box retailer, it actually isn’t: Booze was apparently the fastest-growing division for Target last year. Was that in part because of their other popular brew, Wine Cube, the boxed wine they’ve been selling since 2003? You tell us. Wine Cube, by the way, contains the equivalent of four bottles of wine and lasts for a month after it’s first been opened, though how you fit a giant box of wine in your fridge for a solid month is your problem to solve.The store is also offering up some tips on how to pair your new wine bottle with a snack. For instance, Red Blend has “smooth berry and cherry flavors” and goes with “wild mushroom pasta and grilled vegetables,” while you might want to get to the Moscato before the summer is over. Its “creamy peach and melon flavors” go best with “sweet, freshly picked berries.”Not all Target stores sell liquor, but a cursory search of the Target site suggests you might find California Roots next month at the Fenway location, as well as in Everett, Watertown, and Wilmington. Sign up for The Feed. The latest on the city’s restaurants scene.*last_img read more

British Open 2019 The unique throwback reason Royal Portrushs opening hole has

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first_imgIf you didn’t know Royal Portrush’s par-4 opening hole featured out of bounds both left and right, Rory McIlroy wasted no time in bringing that rare quirk to the world’s attention.McIlroy, teeing off at 10:09 a.m. on Thursday morning (5:09 a.m. ET), began the 148th Open Championship in the most disastrous way possible, hitting it out of bounds left off the first tee and making a quadruple-bogey 8. It was a rough start for the local kid and fan favorite, who is unquestionably feeling the pressure this week.But what’s interesting is how McIlroy made that 8. His tee shot went left and into the rough, and on most opening holes he would be able to hack it out and try and get up and down for par. But in this case his ball bounced past the internal out-of-bounds markers, which are rare for any golf course. It’s even more rare for a hole to be flanked by two internal out-of-bounds markers, which is the case at Royal Portrush’s 1st hole, called Hughies.The opening hole at Royal Portrush threatens with internal out of bounds on both sides.YouTubeThe reason for the left-side internal O.B. dates back several years. The 18th hole runs parallel with the 1st, heading back to the clubhouse, and for years the club didn’t own that small triangle of land between the holes, so it had to be marked out of bounds. Royal Portrush members still play the course this way, and The R&A decided to keep it that way for the Open.“We felt that was highly appropriate to do so this year as we’ve rebuilt the course,” said Martin Slumbers, the chief executive of The R&A. “We try to stay true to how the course is played.”last_img read more