Monday, April 22, 2013
Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center to host blood drive at Patriot Place on April 25th.
The Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center at Patriot Place will host a blood drive on Thursday, April 25 from 9:30 a.m to 3 p.m. on the Patriot Place concourse next to the Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center. Blood donations will be taken inside the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile near Gillette Stadium’s Bank of America gate. All who are planning to donate on April 25 are encouraged to schedule their blood donation appointment for that day. Walk-ins are taken as time allows. To schedule an appointment, contact Jessica Tancrell at Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center by e-mail at JLTancrell@partners.org or by phone at (508) 718-4311. Monday’s tragic …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The Nightclub & Bar Media Group honored CBS Scene as the "2013 Sports Bar of the Year."
Tuesday, April 9
The Nightclub & Bar Media Group, a leading provider of information and resource for bars, nightclubs and lounges, has named CBS Scene Restaurant & Bar at Patriot Place its “2013 Sports Bar of the Year.” The 2013 Nightclub & Bar Awards were announced in February. The awards program is the “premier national nightlife-industry recognition program for applauding excellence in bar and nightclub concept development, operations, promotion, innovation and success.” According to the Nightclub & Bar Media Group, more than 450 entries were submitted in 26 categories and “reviewed by a panel of judges including the nation’s top nightlife and beverage professionals, hospitality journalists, writers, owners and consultants.” Among the panel of judges …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Three California women are accusing the neighborhood grocery chain of falsely claiming that several of its products contain no artificial flavors, ingredients or preservatives.
Trader Joe’s, the neighborhood grocery chain with a location at Patriot Place, is facing a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of intentionally mislabeling several of its branded packaged foods to make them seem healthier than they are, according to The Huffington Post. California residents Amy Gitson, Christine Vodicka and Deborah Ross are each plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Trader Joe’s. The plaintiffs, according to The Huffington Post, are suing Trader Joe’s because the “evaporated cane juice” and “organic evaporated cane juice” listed as ingredients in Trader Joe’s brand yogurt and soymilk turned out to be normal sugar. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has banned the term ‘evaporated cane juice’ as a synonym for sugar on…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The March 3 event will mark the end of the Winter Skate season at Patriot Place.
Thursday, February 28
Winter Skate at Patriot Place presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a popular outdoor ice skating venue in Foxborough, will host a figure skating spectacular on Sunday, March 3 at 6 p.m.with proceeds benefiting the Hockomock Area YMCA's "Reach Out for Youth" initiative. “Finale on Ice” will mark the end of the 2013 skating season at Winter Skate. The event will feature 25 performances by 38 local competitive figure skaters, all with ties to the New England area. Among them are Jade Esposito, a fifth-grader at Newton Country Day School, and Nathan Rensing, a freshman at Wachusett Regional High School, who together won the silver medal at the Eastern Sectionals in 2012 and placed seventh in the nation at the U.S. Figure Skating …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Mansfield residents who stop by Winter Skate on January 30 can donated $2 from their admission to the Mansfield Elementary Schools Association and Qualters Middle School PAC
Winter Skate at Patriot Place presented by Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare will raise funds for local groups on individual “Town Nights” over the next month. Residents of Walpole, Mansfield, Plainville, Wrentham and Foxborough can donate $2 from their Winter Skate admission to select groups by showing proof of residency during their Town Night. Mansfield's night will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 to benifit the Mansfield Elementary Schools Association and the Qualters Middle School PAC. Standard skating price is $8 for adults and $6 for children under 12 and seniors 65 and over. On-site skate rentals are $4. Full season passes, group rates and private events are available by calling 508-203-2100 or e-mailing info@…
Friday, January 18, 2013
The New England Patriots are back in the AFC Championship Game for the second consecutive season. Here's a look at some of the happenings at Patriot Place leading up to Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium.
Championship Weekend has returned to Foxborough and with it comes thousands of anxious fans counting down the days until Sunday. To keep both Patriots and Ravens fans entertained leading up to Sunday's AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium, Patriot Place will be offering plenty of activities at the Route 1 shopping, dining and entertainment complex. The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, just ahead of kick-off at Gillette Stadium. You can view the Patriots’ three Lombardi Trophies, take a photo on a Super Bowl Parade Duck Boat and enjoy the feature film “Patriots Way.” Even visitors from Baltimore will enjoy The Hall, where …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The New England Patriots host the Houston Texans at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the AFC Divisional Round. Here’s a roundup of where and when to catch all the NFL playoff action this weekend.
The divisional round of the NFL playoffs begins this weekend in Denver when the Broncos host the Baltimore Ravens at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Locally, the New England Patriots host the Houston Texans Sunday at Gillette Stadium. Kick-off in Foxborough is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Patriots fans hoping for another AFC Championship game in Foxborough will be tuning in Saturday to cheer on the Ravens against Peyton Manning and the Broncos while fans wanting to see a Brady-Manning showdown with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line will be favoring the Broncos Saturday. Of course, in either scenario, the Patriots need to knock off the Houston Texans Sunday to advance. On the NFC side of the playoff bracket, the Green Bay Packers travel to San Francisco…
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Saga Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar plans to open in Foxborough this summer after its application and licenses were approved Tuesday by the Board of Selectmen.
Patriot Place continued its recent boom in business by adding a high-end Japanese hibachi steakhouse to its restaurant mix. Saga Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar is coming to Foxborough, expected to open this summer after the town’s Board of Selectmen unanimously approved all licenses and applications at Tuesday’s meeting. "We're incredibly excited to add Saga and the exciting atmosphere that a high-end, hibachi-style restaurant brings," said Patriot Place General Manager Brian Earley. "We were happy to see that the [Board of Selectmen] shares our enthusiasm and sees this as a positive addition to Patriot Place and to Foxborough." Town officials echoed Earley’s excitement for Foxborough’s newest business along Route 1. “I’m excited to see it…
Monday, December 31, 2012
A monthly roundup of nearby restaurant news from around the region.
We know Mansfield residents don’t just stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new business and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the past month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the past month. MANSFIELD Mansfield's Aunt Aleda's Asking for BYOB Aunt Aleda’s sent a letter to the Mansfield Board of Selectmen in December, requesting a bring your own booze (BYOB) approval for the restaurant. But the request raised the concern over the fact that the town has no policy concerning BYOB in restaurants. NORTON Sportsway Cafe Gets One-Day Suspension for License Violation Sportsway Cafe in …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
If you know of an event or a restaurant hosting New Year's Eve or New Year's Day, please share it in the comment section.
The following is a sample of New Year's Eve events happening in the area. Monday, Dec. 31: NORTON-Trinity in Norton will be having New Year's Eve 2013, starting at 9 p.m. The band Rock Candy will be performing and there is a $5 cover charge. There will be free Hors d'oeuvres before 10 p.m. and party favors. FOXBOROUGH-CBS SCENE will be hosting a three-course meal and a champagne toast at midnight. The cost is $50 per person. There will be a special menu after 5 p.m. FOXBOROUGH-Showcase Live will have Almost Queen and Dirty Deeds performing at 8 p.m. FOXBOROUGH-Tastings is have a celebration from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will a DJ and dancing and they will be pouring 2004 Moet Grand Vintage Champagne, a selection of Jorge Ordonez Fine Wines…