Remembering the Wigwam (Part Two)
BU’s Nickerson Field: former home of the Boston Braves
On what is now the Terriers home turf, the Boston Braves played baseball for decades before moving to Milwaukee in 1953 (and Atlanta in 1966). See photos and film footage of Braves Field above. 1946 and 1947 footage courtesy of Rare Sports Films, Inc.
As Fenway Park begins the celebration of its 100th birthday with today’s home opener, BU Today’s two-part series recalls the nearly four decades when Boston’s other major league baseball team, the Boston Braves, played on what is today Boston University’s Nickerson Field. Read part one here.
Federal Donuts teams up with Art in the Age for Boozy Doughnuts
Our favorite Philadelphia fried chicken and doughnuts emporium, Federal Donuts, is teaming up with Art in the Age, a local craft spirits distillery, for a limited run of wonderfully boozy doughnuts.
Cool down (or warm up) with a ginger cocktail
Ginger is one of the most versatile ingredients around. Depending on how it's used, the root can either soothe or heat things up—and sometimes do both at once. That adaptability makes ginger particularly well suited for cocktails in the finicky season that is spring. From cool, tall drinks that conjure the Caribbean to warming concoctions that lean on the dessert-like properties of ginger as it plays off molasses, cinnamon and nutmeg, here are three libations that showcase ginger's great range.
Return Your Used Art In The Age Liquor Bottles To The Shop In Old City For Free Artist Swag
Art in the Age (AITA), the team that gets you tipsy on their very own spirits of ROOT, SNAP and RHUBY, is asking you to lend a hand in being eco-responsible. After the last liquor drop has been poured into your Apple SNAP and ROOT n’ Ginger libation creations, return the specially crafted bottles to the AITA store located in Old City for some free artist T-shirt swag. AITA is coming up with crafty and quirky ways to re-use their collection of empties like making terrariums as seen here. With Earth Day right around the corner this is a great and easy way to add to your efforts in protecting our planet, and you caught the FREE tee part, right?
Reminder: Don’t forget about the AITA and Federal Donuts collab kicking off April 20-29 with a special preview event April 19.
Federal Donuts and Art In The Age: Super Friends of the Donut World
Okay, so yesterday we got the best kind of delivery to Foobooz World Headquarters: A nice box of donuts. But these were no ordinary donuts. Oh, no… These were the first, hot-out-of-the-robot samples of the new limited edition Art In The Age / Federal Donuts collaboration donuts.
Worcester got it's Brew-Woo on during the Second Annual Craft Beer Festival
On Saturday April 6th, 30+ breweries representing all six New England states (and beyond), descended on Worcester, MA to participate in the Brew-Woo Craft Beer festival. A festival only in it's second year is now in the books, as a success.