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Island Creek Raw Bar Open

May 11, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 mins to read)

Take advantage of the beautiful weather promised this weekend and head to Duxbury for the season opening of the Island Creek Raw Bar. Enjoy bay views along with your oysters, hot dogs, and beer or wine. Afterward, head across the street and have one more drink at the Winsor House, Island Creek's food and hospitality flagship and off-hours HQ. Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15


Fed Actions and The Story of Luna

May 11, 2022 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)

Fed Actions On Monday we sent a note to all clients regarding current markets. Markets in 2022 have fallen fast. If you’re feeling down about your portfolio, you’re not alone. The Venture Capital Index tracking the portfolios of leading VCs is down over 55% in the last six months. The most successful modern hedge fund, Tiger Global, has lost 2/3rds of the gains accumulated over the past two ...


Kentucky Derby at Fenway

May 4, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 mins to read)

Enjoy the time-honored Southern tradition of the Kentucky Derby a little closer to home at Time Out Market Boston. Enjoy a screening of the race, along with mint juleps brimming with bourbon at the bar. There will even be a mock horse race raffle benefiting The Greg Hill Foundation. In the spirit of the derby, be sure to don your swankiest springtime duds for a chance to win a prize for best dressed. Saturday, May 7, 3-6pm


FTX x SALT and Crypto’s Infrastructure Age

May 4, 2022 - Max Osbon ( 10 mins to read)

A significant crypto conference, Crypto Bahamas, was hosted last week by SALT, the crypto exchange FTX and FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. The SALT investment conference is an influential annual event for the traditional finance industry. This joint conference marked a big step forward in the ongoing merger between crypto and conventional institutional finance. While crypto is roughly 13 years o...


Muddy River Cleanup 2022

Apr 20, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 mins to read)

Get filthy for a good cause. The Muddy River Cleanup is a part of the Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup and aims to gather more than 3,000 volunteers along the all 80 miles of the Charles River to pick up litter, remove invasive species, and help with park maintenance. Corporate sponsorships are also accepted. Saturday, April 23 at various locations


Week 16: Lithium, New Collar, Bubbles

Apr 20, 2022 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Briefing: Lithium prices have spiked dramatically in the past year. | The presence of New Collar Workers is a positive sign that our work culture is adapting to allow for upward mobility. | Signs of bubbles in venture capital are also a sign that we are hard at work solving complex problems. Lithium Batteries The price of Lithium provides us with a bit of context on the state of our glo...


Swan Boats Open for the Season

Apr 13, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 mins to read)

Few attractions evoke old time Boston like the Public Garden’s Swan Boats, a quaint tradition whose 2022 season starts this weekend. And few times are better to visit the Public Garden than the height of spring. As much changes from year to year, the Swan Boats remain the same. Opening Saturday April 16th at 10am


Week 15: Better Than It Looks, New Crypto Projects

Apr 13, 2022 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Briefing: Declinism is chic, but things are better than they look. | Hivemapper cameras allow drivers to earn Solana-based HONEY token in exchange for providing fresh maps of local streets. It’s Better Than It Looks John shared a great book with the team recently titled “It’s Better Than It Looks” by Gregg Easterbrook (2018). I wholeheartedly agree with Michael Sherman’s WSJ review of the...


To Kill a Mockingbird at Broadway in Boston

Apr 6, 2022 - Max Osbon ( < 1 mins to read)

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning masterwork To Kill a Mockingbird at Broadway in Boston. Rolling Stone gives it 5 stars, calling it "an emotionally shattering landmark production of an American classic." With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird — "the greatest novel of all time" (Chicago Tribune) — has quickly become "one of the greatest plays in history" (NPR). Citizens Bank Opera House, Ap...