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SLA New England Hosted Dine Arounds at SLA 2015

SLA New England Hosted Dine Arounds at SLA 2015

The SLA New England Chapter will host several dine arounds on Saturday, June 13th and Tuesday, June 16th.  It is a great opportunity to meet fellow attendees and dine at some great restaurants near the convention center.  Check out the list of restaurants below along with who to contact to RSVP. Note, we are accepting a limited […]

Boston for Sports Lovers

Boston for Sports Lovers

by Mary Purdey, SLA New England Secretary and Tom Clark Boston is a BIG sports town so there’s lots to see and do.  If you can’t make it to these highlights, but don’t want to miss the sports news while you’re away, tune in to either of our local sports stations: 93.7, WEEI FM or […]

Boston for Beer Lovers

Boston for Beer Lovers

Thanks to Sarah Bennett, Director Of Library Services at Sullivan & Worcester, LLP for compiling this list.  Boston (and surrounding areas) are known for its local brews.  Check out this guide for places for local brews along with great beer selections. The guide’s order is from closest to the convention center to farthest. Harpoon Brewery is […]

Grand Opening of Highly Anticipated Restaurant During SLA2015

June 11, 2015

by SLA New England member Betty Edwards, Senior Research Analyst at Draper Lab The Eating & Drinking page of the website lists some great restaurants near the Convention Center. But one that is a bit farther out is called Committee and will have its grand opening on Monday, June 15. Foodies in Boston have been talking […]

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Boston for Nature Lovers

Boston for Nature Lovers

June 11, 2015

by Leigh Montgomery, Past-President, SLA New England and Librarian, The Christian Science Monitor Here are just a few suggestions on how to enjoy the wide range of nature and landscape experiences in Boston, based on how much time you’d like to spend. If you have 1 – 2 hours or less: The Boston HarborWalk – […]

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SLA New England Ticketed Event Update: Boston by Foot Walking Tour: Transportation Update

SLA New England Ticketed Event Update: Boston by Foot Walking Tour: Transportation Update

June 3, 2015

Given the popularity of the Boston by Foot Walking Tour, we are offering shuttle buses to transport registered attendees to and from Faneuil Hall, the starting point of the tour. The tour will begin at 5:00pm in front of the Samuel Adams Statue at Faneuil Hall. Shuttle Bus Service to Faneuil Hall: From the convention center […]

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How far is my hotel from the conference center?

May 14, 2015

The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) is attached to the Westin Waterfront Hotel. The Seaport and Renaissance Hotels are within walking distance. Omni Parker House and Courtyard Downtown are a 1+ mile walk or you could take a cab or public transportation. Hampton Inn Crosstown, Courtyard South Boston and Holiday Inn Express are farther […]

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Getting to your hotel

Getting to your hotel

May 14, 2015

If you are coming to Boston by plane to Logan Airport:  If you are going to the Conference Center (BCEC), Westin, Renaissance or Seaport Hotels, take the FREE Silver Line. Look for signs for the Silver Line S1 Bus. Get off at the World Trade Center stop. Take the elevator to Level 2. If you are […]

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Boston for Runners

Boston for Runners

May 14, 2015

Post was written by Angela Kelly, Research Analyst at Bain Capital The following is a guide for running in Boston. Sites to see for running enthusiasts Boston Marathon Finish Line (Copley Square at the intersection of Boylston St & Clarendon St) Visit the Niketown Store in the Back Bay area@ 200 Newbury St. Boston Athletic […]

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Boston for Music Lovers

Boston for Music Lovers

May 14, 2015

by Tom Clark Home to Aerosmith, The Dropkick Murphs and Berklee College of Music, Boston has a great music scene. The Blue Hills Bank Pavilion is within walking distance from the Convention Center. Featured during the week of the conference are Florence and the Machine, Lindsey Stirling, Widespread Panic, Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional. […]

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2015 Annual Conference Buddy Programs List

2015 Annual Conference Buddy Programs List

May 3, 2015

We wanted to make sure you knew that several SLA divisions and chapters have “conference buddy” programs, pairing first timers with seasoned conference attendees to help you get the most out of your conference experience. There is still time to sign up! Thanks to James King, MLS, FSLA for kicking off the list!  Business & Finance […]

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Amtrak Discount for SLA2015 Attendees

Amtrak Discount for SLA2015 Attendees

April 28, 2015

SLA2015 attendees can take advantage of a 10% discount from Amtrak between June 11th and 19th.  Here is the fine print: Attendees must CALL to book their reservations (code will not work online): 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245). Refer to Convention Fare Code X03Y-930. Travelers should take this letter with them. This code can not be combined with […]

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SLA 2015 Social Media Takeover

SLA 2015 Social Media Takeover

April 13, 2015

Are you going to SLA 2015 in Boston? Help us spread the word and get others to register before the Early Bird Rate ends on April 17th. From April 12th-17th, SLA 2015 attendees are encouraged to change their social media profile pictures to the logo designed by SLA New England member Karen Sluzenski in our […]

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