While more and more Massachusetts businesses and cultural institutions are reopening as COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, many residents are still staying home coronavirus Universal pandemic. With that in mind, this week’s BosTen offers a mix of personal and virtual things to do this weekend. Any ideas on what we should cover? Leave us a comment on this article or in Boston Facebook Group, or email us [email protected].
Getting vaccinated isn’t just an opportunity to get out of the house and party—it’s also a chance to get involved in giving back. But with hundreds of nonprofits in Greater Boston dedicated to improving lives by focusing on food insecurity, education, and other worthy causes, it can be hard to know how to get started. To help channel that post-COVID energy into philanthropic work, this Thursday Boston.com will be hosting BostonHelps, a virtual nonprofit expo that lets you access information and opportunities from dozens of nonprofits. I will give you a chance to know. Register here for the free event.
Hamilton native Bo Burnham got his first big break as one of the early YouTube stars, writing and performing linguistically clever comedy tunes in his childhood bedroom. Since then, he has grown and progressed artistically, trying his hand at directing (“Eighth Grade”) and filming increasingly enigmatic specials for Netflix. His latest, “Bo Burnham: Inside,” begins with the straight premise of a comic that tries to make people laugh from the confines of their bedrooms during the pandemic. But as the show progresses, Burnham takes the surface-level critiques of internet culture and the nature of the performance in a darker place, eroding the depths of her anxiety-ridden brain. It can be a rough watch at times, but like everything Burnham has prepared for Netflix, “Bo Burnham: Inside” is a necessary clause.
Track down a donut for National Donut Day
update the latest news Krispy Kreme is considering an expansion Here comes another reason to order a fresh donut in Boston: National Donut Day. While the Friday food holiday has prompted a handful of national donut shops to offer specials, it’s also a great reason to grab one from your favorite local shop. On Dunkin’, customers can enjoy a free classic donut with any beverage purchase on Fridays. stopped by Ken’s Donuts For brand new flavors — Pistachio, Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Strawberry Shortcake — plus a love-is-love donut that launches on June 7. pineapple upside down donut Union Square Donuts is a pleasure, and at Blackbird Donuts, which will open its locations on Fridays at 6 a.m. You can try skipping the brand new June menu just in time for the holiday.
Is the mezcal ready for a moment? Its agave-derived cousin, tequila, is generally dwarfed in consumption by mezcal, yet ready for resurrection After the pandemic. Even ‘Breaking Bad’ stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul are hunting their own mezcal line, Two men. This Thursday, Boston.com Cocktail Club host Jackson Cannon (Eastern Standard, The Hawthorne) and guest bartender Mellie Wiersma (The Quiet Few) will combine two of their favorite mezcal cocktails, a Mezcal Paloma and Spicy Tommy’s Mezcal Margarita. Participating in Zoom is Free, and You Can Buy a kit with all the materials you need here. income from event benefits off their plate.
Sunshower Bakery Amy Berarducci has a brand new pop-up concept, and on Saturdays, she’s selling her baked goods. Brothers and Sisters Company, a coffee shop and cafe in Brookline. The lineup is a decadent one: Black Sesame Sugar Cookies, Thick Whoopie Pie, Cinnamon Buns, Hazelnut Milk Chocolate Chunk Cookies, and Almond Butter Cookies will all be available from 8 a.m. until they sell out—which means you’d be wiser there. to get it fast.
June marks the start of Pride Month, which will be marked by dozens of LGBTQ-focused events around the Greater Boston area. Although the annual Pride Parade has once again been canceled due to the pandemic, the month will have its unofficial start. hoisting the pride flag This Friday at City Hall. Then on Sunday Quincy Pride Festival The pageant will be held at the field, complete with drag performers, LGBTQ vendors, food and drink service, an adorable puppy contest, and more outdoor entertainment. At Everett in Encore Boston Harbor, Men of Melanin Magic will host a 18+ Outdoor Pride Festival On Saturdays, House of Escada (from the HBO Max show “Legendary”), complete with live performances by House of Snape, Just JP, and Candace Persuasion.
Stream the three-day Pride concert from Los Angeles
For those staying inside for a while, Pride Boston is also promoting virtual Pride events nationwide throughout the month of June. “Outloud: Rising Voices” is ending social distancing program three day concert Will be streamed online June 4-6 at the LA Coliseum. The show will feature more than two dozen actors and will be headlined by former “American Idol” contestant Adam Lambert.
Husband and wife team Ciaran Nagle and Tara Novak are gearing up to open their third location of Foundation Kitchens Graphic Lofts in Charlestown. But before they debut the new food hall, cafe, wine bar, and event space, they’re giving the public a taste of Foundation Kitchen’s upcoming vendors, renders with pop-ups on Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. Have coffee from Coffee, Pierogi from Wild Fox Pierogi, vegetarian burgers from Kind Roots, and more. Pre-orders can be placed Here.
Following the success of its Bow Market home, Korean Bibimbap Pureware Perillas has opened a new location in Brighton at 380 Western Avenue. Outpost is still in soft opening mode and a grand opening date is coming soon, but for now, you can order the Bulgogi Beef or the Veggie Bibimbap, both of which come with a mix of rice and vegetables, garnishes, and soft drinks. Option to add boiled marinated egg. Stop by Thursday to Saturday from noon to 9 p.m.
A tourist-heavy city that suffered major losses during the pandemic, Salem is back in the swing of things this weekend Salem Arts Festival. Starting Friday, visitors can enjoy three days of galleries, performance stages, a Mural Slam competition, street vendors, and a practical community art project that asks participants to reflect on the experience of the pandemic. While no ticket is necessary, a handful of COVID-19 guidelines will be in effect.
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