Friday, June 17, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person looking for that last-minute Father's Day present.
Here are 5 pieces of information to help make you the smartest person lining the streets of Boston on Saturday for the Bruins Stanley Cup Victory Parade. 1. By the Numbers: 1.5 million ... That would be the number of people expected to pack the city on Saturday for the Bruins' Duck Boat Parade. The event will begin at 11 a.m. at the TD Garden. the parade route will follow Causeway Street, onto Stanford Street, then onto Cambridge Street and past Government Center. From there it will turn onto Tremont Street and follow all the way to Boylston Street, ending up at Copley Plaza, across from the Boston Public Library. State Police are advising against using I-93 to get into the city, as there is major construction work going on. Better would …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person trying to figure out a plausible excuse for skipping work or school on Friday.
Here are five pieces of information to help you be the smartest person trying to figure out a plausible excuse for skipping work or school on Friday. 1. By the Numbers: 1966 .... With a 4-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks, the Boston Bruins became the first team since 1966 to win the Stanley Cup after losing the first two games of the final series. 2. Today's Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 84. West wind between 6 and 9 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind between 5 and 7 mph. And Friday (if you are planning to head to Boston for, oh, maybe a parade) there is a chance of showers before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person in the drive-thru line.
Here are 5 pieces of information to help make you the smartest person at your office dreaming about icing ... and not just because it's time for the monthly office birthday party. 1. It's Happening Today: The Bruins and the Canucks have been beating the tar out of each other for the better part of two weeks and it all comes down to this: Game 7 tonight in Vancouver, winner take all for the Stanley Cup. The puck is scheduled to drop shortly after 8 p.m. 2. It's NOT Happening Today: Under pressure from Boston Police and Boston Mayor Tom Menino, TD Garden officials will NOT be opening the Garden for a viewing of Game 7. Boston officials cited public safety concerns. Along those same lines, the area around the TD Garden will be closed off …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person looking for discount air fare to Vancouver.
Here are 5 pieces of information to help make you the smartest person scouring ticket agency and travel web sites this morning. 1. By the Numbers: $3,651.51 ... That's the amount of money it would take you to be in Vancouver, BC, in person, to watch toe Bruins and Canucks clash Wednesday night in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Stubhub.com has the best price for nosebleed tickets for $2,495 each and via orbitz.com, you can get roundtrip airfare to Vancouver (changing planes and airlines twice each way) for $1,156.51 per person. 2. Today's Weather: According to the NWS, there is a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind between 8 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight there will be a slight chance of…
Monday, June 13, 2011
25-foot Bruins logo graces front lawn on Shawsheen Street.
Think you're a big Bruins' fan? You might have to go some distance to surpass the gesture of Roger Barlow. The front lawn of his 1063 Shawsheen St. home is adorned with a 25-foot wide Bruins' logo. Check out these photos.
Tewksbury residents make predictions about everything from scores, to whether or not the Bruin's will take it in Game 7 in Vancouver ... if they get that far.
As most of us are aware, tonight's Stanley Cup Final Game 6 is a must-win for the Bruins, with Vancouver holding a 3-2 series lead over Boston. Tewksbury residents, however, remain loyal Boston fans, giving predictions on tonight's game, and even going as far as to predict the outcome for Game 7.
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person wondering what to get your dad for Father's Day.
Here are 5 bits of information to help you become the smartest person caught in rush-hour traffic on Route 495. 1. Today's Weather Forecast: According to the NWS there is a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind between 3 and 7 mph. Tonight, there is a chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 2. By The Numbers: 3.70 ... That's how many inches of rain fell in Tewksbury last June. We are well on our way to crushing that number this year. 3. It's Happening Today: Let's be honest. There isn't a whole lot on many people's minds today more pressing than Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Bruins and the Canucks. …
Friday, June 10, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person in the coffee shop.
Here are five pieces of information to help make you the smartest person at your breakfast table. 1. Today's Weather Forecast: Things will cool down considerably today. According to the NWS, we will have areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 8 mph. Tonight it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 2. Thursday's Winning Mass. Lottery Numbers: Cash Winfall -- 2-12-25-33-38-42 Daily Numbers -- Midday: 4-6-0-1 Evening: 6-8-4-5 3. It's Happening Today: Local schools take the spotlight today. There will be a law enforcement horse demonstration this morning at 9 a.m. at the Center School on Pleasant Street and the Heath Brook School will be putting on …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
5 bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest member of the Brad Marchand fan club.
Here are five pieces of information to help make you the smartest person wearing Black and Gold to work this morning. 1. It's Happening Tonight: It's the concert of the year! "Breakthrough", the winner of the Tewksbury Patch Video Battle of the Bands, will perform live at TJ Callahan's, 1475 Main St. at 7 p.m. There is no cover charge. You won't want to miss this group of young, talented musicians. 2. By the Numbers: $850. That would be the STARTING PRICE for the nosebleed seats for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks on Monday. Technically, of course, the game is sold out. But ticket agencies have access to tickets in every section of the TD Garden and, after last night's beat down, tickets …
Friday, June 3, 2011
Chunky's is offering free admission to watch every game of the Stanley Cup Finals.
Invariably, Bruin game nights results in many Facebook posts regarding comments on score, a critical play or an individual’s feelings related to the game. Such postings suggest a desire to connect with others to share in the joy of the game. Instead of watching the game at home alone or with a few family members, wouldn’t it be exciting to watch the game surrounded by others that feel the same level of excitement? Although Skybox is always an option for game viewing, the atmosphere is not what everyone desires. If you are looking for a more family friendly venue, consider Chunky’s cinema and pub. Showing only in the Pelham and Nashua theaters, the entire Stanley Cup play-offs will be live on their big screens. With free admission, …