Wednesday, March 6, 2013
I am starting to get caught up, but man have I been behind on almost everything lately! You know why? Because there has been a whole lot of fun stuff happening around town . Like this Yelp event Paul and I went to. Thanks to Paul's Yelp review writing in Boston, we qualified as acceptable guests for Yelp du Nord, a fundraising event at the American Swedish Institute/Turnblad Mansion/Nelson Cultural Center.
We lived in this neighborhood right before we bought our house, so it was fun to go back (just for an evening!). We sampled a ton of fabulous food and drinks from the bite-sized smorgasbord being proffered by local restaurants, breweries, wineries, ice cream companies, chocolatiers, bakeries and more!
The carnage above and the scene below gives you a sense of the crowd. The Yelp staffers did a great job of limiting the attendees and managing the logistics. It was a hopping place, but not sufficatingly so. Plus, if you felt a little too crowded, you could head out to the courtyard to roast some handmade marshmallows.
The Turnblad mansion is always a spectacle to behold. Nearly everything in the mansion is ornately adorned.
From the lighting to the fireplaces, there is so much to take in!
Bonus: the event was over at 10, so my date and I didn't even have to push it too hard to stay up for the whole thing on a Friday night! Thanks, Yelp!
Posted by Trinity at 7:00 AM