Frank Avruch

A New England television personality for over 40 years, Boston born and bred. I've had an ongoing love affair with the city. I retired in 1995 after some 40 years on the Boston television scene. Left suburbia, moved into the heart of the city and plan to explore, visit and report on the current arts and entertainment scene. I cordially invite you to follow our urban adventures as we share our new found lifestyle with friends old and new.

 

Bar Boulud at Mandarin Hotel latest gourmet destination

A  posh new eatery is now open for lunch and dinner, although the official opening is Sept 16 Bar Boulud is the latest creation from master chef Daniel Boulud whose signature touch is known world wide.  From specialty breads to some of his more traditional dishes, he is  in town to create, and offer his special take on traditional fare. tea-smoked lobster, his “departed” burger with Irish bacon cheddar and Guiness braised onions to name a few. A bit pricey, but worth the trip. Check it out before the crowds converge.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at TD Garden Oct 15-19

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth.  Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are engineered into one spectacular performance. Celebrate the tradition TODAY and experience it's modern flare of twists and turns where excitement and suspense are so intense you'll be tempted to cover your eyes. Witness the spectacle as we measure out the perfect mix of marvel and majesty in an imagination equation where the impossible comes to life. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!

Head of the Charles Regatta Oct. 18 & 19  

Headofcharles 50th 

Most spectators enjoy watching between the Anderson and Weeks bridges, along the halfway point of the race. With the Weld Exhibition on the Cambridge side, and the Reunion Village on the Boston side, there is plenty to see, do, and taste while watching your favorite crews.Click here for event locations. The Head Of The Charles Regatta® (HOCR), the world's largest two-day rowing competition celebrates its 50th race this October, a milestone that the Regatta will commemorate with exciting, inspiring events and offerings. Prominent among them is the HOCR 50th Gala Dinner with an anticipated 700 guests; a 50th documentary exploring the Regatta, which has captivated rowers and spectators alike since 1965; and a 50th History Exhibit, to be located upstream of the Eliot Bridge, near Hospitality Row.. The 50th Regatta, scheduled this year for October 18 and 19, is expected to attract 11,000 competitors and more than 400,000 spectators.

 

Boston Duck Tours - 40% OFF! Now Nov 1

With Boston Duck Tours you'll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts. and just when you think you've seen it all. it's time for "Splashdown" as your ConDUCKtor splashes your DUCK right into the Charles River!

These Duck Tours depart from the Museum of Science and are valid only for the specific time shown.

Movie Tours
Did you know that Mark Wahlberg is in Boston filming Ted 2? Taking advantage of Boston's new 'Hollywood East' status could be your ticket to the inside scoop on celebrities in the Hub and an unforgettable view into how TV and movies are made.
 
Take an On Location Tour's TV & Movie Sites Bus Tour and find out where American Hustle, The Heat and R.I.P.D. were made! For June - September 2014 tours will depart daily at 11 a.m. from the Boston Common Visitors Center.

 

Frank as Bozo

Get an autographed picture of Frank
as Bozo the Clown!

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