Tag Archives: Boston Guy

Governing Magazine quantifies gentrification in Boston’s neighborhoods

Governing, real estateReal estate professionals are going to find Governing’s analysis of the impact and degree to which neighborhoods have gentrified in the nation’s 50 largest cities to be fascinating. The finding that jumped out to me was, that gentrification greatly accelerated in several cities but not everywhere.

For those who think ‘gentrification’ is a dirty word, you may be pleased to note that while six neighborhoods (J.P., Fenway, East Boston, South Boston, Dorchester, and the South End) were identified, the impact is not as noticeable as it is in other cities. You can see how gentrification is impacting your home city by linking here.  If you’d like to take a closer look at the interactive map Governing Magazine created for Boston (shown above) link here.

Black Party NYC March 19, 2016

Black Party NYC

This year’s Black Party theme is SUBmerged

This year’s Black Party theme takes place in Brooklyn, New York starting at 10PM Saturday, March 19 and runs through Sunday afternoon, March 20, 2016. More than 4,000 are expected to come to attend this year’s Black Party to enjoy the music from the five headlining DJ’s who will be playing for 18+ hours.

Black Party advance tickets are available starting today. For more information about tickets, volunteering and other details visit www.blackparty.com.

Temptation Tuesday

leather, handsome, hunk, muscles, temptation tuesdayInserting just a hint of leather once again to your Temptation Tuesday post since last month’s post proved to be so popular.

Past Temptation Tuesday Posts

Developer looks to build office atop garage at 1000 Washington Street in South End

South End development proposal

Image Source: Google Maps

Nordblom Co. wants to add 200,000 square feet of office space to the garage of its 1000 Washington St. building in the South End.

The Boston Herald reported over the weekend that two developers Nordblom Co and Rubenstein Partners submitted a letter of intent to the Boston Redevelopment Authority to build a 200,000+ square foot office and lobby addition to the parking garage at 321 Harrison Avenue.

The garage is located at the intersection of Herald Street, next to 1000 Washington Street (former Teradyne Building which is currently leased by state agencies). The new office space would result in the loss of some 60 parking spaces in the approximately 300-space garage, which would serve the new project and 1000 Washington.

You can read the full article here.

Year of the monkey

Year of the MonkeyMuch thanks to two of my favorite Tweeps on Twitter, @OneRebelDevil and @LargeTony for bringing this hilarious “Year of the Monkey” design to my attention this past weekend.

The design is meant to celebrate the Chinese New Year which starts today, but it took me forever to see the monkey. I saw something quite different initially.

Check out Charles Busch as Cleopatra in NYC

Charles Busch as 'Cleopatra' courtesy of David Rodgers

Photo credit: David Rodgers

Next month Charles Busch, probably best known for his vintage Hollywood satires (like Psycho Beach Party and Die Mommy Die) returns to New York City to (as the Hollywood Reporter puts it), “step into the sandals of Elizabeth Taylor” in his new play Cleopatra.

The limited engagement will take place at the Theater for the New City (located at 155 First Avenue) in the East Village. Cleopatra will have 22 performances starting Friday, March 25 running through Sunday, April 17.

Tickets are $25 and currently on sale via SmartTix.com.

Purchase your Cleopatra Tickets Here

What to do this week: February 8 – 14

hunk, handsome, superman, shirtless

Yaasss! Superhero themed party at Club Cafe this Thursday

What to do this week: February 8th – 14th

Fascination Mondays is Boston’s Gear / Kink / Fetish night at Jacques in Bay Village on Monday, February 8 in Boston

Geek Trivia is guaranteed fun and has lots of prizes (trivia starts at 8pm) hosted every Tuesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Vault features DJ Bob Diesel who returns to the area for his birthday tour at Middlesex Lounge on Tuesday, February 9 in Central Square, Cambridge

Stump Trivia lets you impress your friends with all the trivia you know from 5PM – 10PM every Wednesday at Cathedral Station in Boston

Karaoke Kween is a lot of fun and if you’re good you may nab the $75 cash prize at the end of the night – hosted every Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

LGBTQ Happy Hour is a monthly event for the North Shore LGBTQ community hosted at Opus from 6-9PM on Thursday, February 11 in Salem, MA

#Yaasss! Superhero is Club Cafe’s dance party with DJ BEGBICK who will give away tickets to see RIHANNA, Thursday, February 11 in Boston

Big Air at Fenway join TWC for this cool snowboarding event at Fenway Park and hang with Gus Kenworthy on Thursday, February 11 in Boston

FUZZ Boston is a fun and friendly monthly party hosted this weekend in Downtown Crossing at the Alley Bar on Friday, February 12 in Boston

Snowball Fight on the Common invites college students to join in for a snowball fight from 1-3PM Saturday, February 13 on Boston Common

Fenway YLC Anniversary Party celebrates the work of the Youth Leadership Council at the Sinclair on Saturday, February 13 in Cambridge

Therapy all night party features DJ Alyson Calagna and is 18+ from 11:55PM to 6:00 AM starting on Saturday, February 13 in Providence

Valentine Tea Dance with DJ Maryalice  starts at 5PM and has no cover at Cathedral Station on Sunday, February 14 in Boston

Back 2 Basics Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 5PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

I’ve started posting a weekly listing of upcoming activities.  Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.