Category Archives: Free Stuff

Gay video streaming service,, offers 30-day free trial

lgbt streaming, gay filmGaius Media which owns LGBT distributor, TLA Entertainment, is launching a new premium streaming subscription service that caters to the LGBT community called, Dekk0. Launched earlier this week, Dekko is offering a 30-day free trial of their premium streaming service.

I know that streaming services are very popular so I thought I’d give a shout out. Dekko’s press release says they have, “an extensive movie library and original productions” that provide plenty of gay themed films and television programming.  If you decide to give it a try, let me know if you like streaming service, TLA Video

Sex Week at Harvard is coming Nov. 8-14, 2015

Harvard Sex WeekSexual Health Education & Advocacy throughout Harvard College otherwise known as SHEATH will be hosting the 2015 Fall Sex Week November 8 -14, 2015.

What is Sex Week you ask?  Sex Week at Harvard promotes a week of programming that is interdisciplinary, thought-provoking, scholastic, innovative and applicable to student experiences in order to promote a holistic understanding of sex and sexuality.

Discussions are free and open to the public.

Harvard Sex WeekFor more information, visit their website,

Howloween at Brix wineshop in the South End

How incredibly cute is this?  Brix Wine Shop in the South End is hosting  wine tasting for dog owners and dog lovers on Halloween – October 31 from 1-4PM.

Howloween at Brix

Boston Book Festival is October 23-24

BBF, Boston Book Festival, handsome, hunk, glassesThis weekend walk over to Copley Square for the 7th annual Boston Book Festival, featuring more than 175 authors and events through out the city.

Boston pulls out all the stops for this free annual celebration and this year is no exception with an amazing line up that in part include: Margaret Atwood, Alan Dershowitz, Dr. Atul Gawande, Lani Guinier, and my friend Mark Pasnik.

For more information visit,

Boston’s South End by Russ Lopez

South End by Russ LopezMy friend and neighbor, Russ Lopez has a new book some of you may be interested in reading, Boston’s South End: The Clash of Ideas in a Historic Neighborhood.

This is the first book written about the history of the South End in more than 100 years and it covers the neighborhood from the time of the retreat of the glaciers and the coming of the first people to the region to the explosion of development since 2000.

To celebrate, he is hosting a party on Monday, November 9th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Cathedral Station.  There will be a reading, light refreshments, and the book will be available for purchase.

South End Book Signing & Reading Party
Monday, Nov. 9 from 6:00-8:00 PM
At Cathedral Station in the South End

You can pre-order Russ’ book online at South End Bookstore. Alternatively, the book will be available for purchase at the launch party on Monday, November 9, 2015.  For more information on other book readings visit,

Oktoberfest and HONK! Parade in Harvard Square Oct 11

Honk Festival in Harvard Square

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More than 200,000 people are expected to show up for Harvard Square’s 37th annual Oktoberfest and HONK! Parade on Sunday, October 11th. Bands from around the country will march from Davis to Harvard Square (arriving around 1PM). Following the parade, enjoy Harvard Square’s annual Oktoberfest party, which has six stages for live music and five beer gardens.

For more information about the festivities and to see what times bands will be performing, check out their event page here.

Illuminus Boston October 10, 2015

Illuminus Boston October 2015Illuminus Boston returns for a second year this weekend. Although originally scheduled for October 3-4, Mother Nature had other ideas so the event was moved to this Saturday for one night.  The free nighttime festival brings together artists, designers, performers, and creative technologists to showcase their most thoughtful, innovative, and imaginative works.

Last year’s event took place in the South End but this year the event moves to the Fenway on Lansdowne Street. For more information visit

Saturday, October 10th from 6:30 PM – 12:30 AM
Lansdowne Street, Boston – FREE