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Rehearsal Dinner Inspiration: Boston Public Library

Rehearsal Dinner Inspiration: Boston Public Library

We’re swooning over this glittering gold and white rehearsal dinner in the Boston Public Library’s Abbey Room! To launch their wedding weekend, this couple decided to host their rehearsal dinner in the heart of Copley square as a testament to their love story. Having both...

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Mitzvahs at the Boston Public Library

Mitzvahs at the Boston Public Library

From a Marie Antoinette Lady in a Table greeting guests to endless back flips, break dancing, and sleight of hand entertainment, this Bat Mitzvah at the Boston Public Library was action-packed and punchy. Event Design and Management by Hopple Popple, the Bat Mitzvah was the...

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Holiday Party at the Boston Public Library Lookbook

Holiday Party at the Boston Public Library Lookbook

Looking for holiday menus or holiday party inspiration? Browse our Holiday Lookbook! Packed with unique holiday party themes in one of Boston's most unique venues, The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library is sure something here will inspire you. Explore some of the spaces...

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Summer Wedding in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Library

Summer Wedding in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Library

Caroline and Ben's summer wedding at the Boston Public Library's Central Library in Copley Square was elegant and chic. From a simple ceremony in the courtyard where the couple exchanged "I do's" in front of the bubbling fountain, to their crisp white and light blue...

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Throwing Boston’s Most Sparkling Holiday Party

Throwing Boston’s Most Sparkling Holiday Party

It's never too early to start thinking about holiday parties here at The Catered Affair. The holiday season invites our most creative ideas to make each party sparkle and stand out, and we're seeing some new trends for this year's holiday events that we want to...

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Behind the Scenes: Boston Public Library Foundation Gala 2016

Behind the Scenes: Boston Public Library Foundation Gala 2016

The 2016 Boston Public Library Foundation Gala was a preview of the newly renovated Central Library in Copley Square, which reopened to the public on July 9, 2016. Dressed in black-tie fashion, The Catered Affair staff welcomed guests into Boylston Hall, one of the most...

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NEW Event Spaces in the Johnson Building at the Boston Public Library’s Central Library in Copley Square

NEW Event Spaces in the Johnson Building at the Boston Public Library’s Central Library in Copley Square

The Johnson building at the Central Library in Copley Square has been transformed by recent renovations. From a new vibrant color scheme to updated skylights and an inviting multi-level open environment, this 21st century Central Library is a one-of-a-kind venue. Within these newly renovated walls, patrons will...

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We’re Hiring! Newsfeed Cafe

We’re Hiring! Newsfeed Cafe

Newsfeed Cafe: Now available, restaurant jobs in Boston, MA in food & beverage, events, or both at The Catered Affair’s operations at the Boston Public Library.  Opening in summer 2016, the Newsfeed Café is an exciting new space for lovers of lattes and literature alike....

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The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library Launches Our New Website!

The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library Launches Our New Website!

Ever wanted a peek into what it would be like to have a wedding or a corporate event at The Boston Public Library? Curious about the menus and specials going on at the library's very own dining spot, The Courtyard Restaurant? With our newly redesigned...

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Winter Wedding at the Boston Public Library

Winter Wedding at the Boston Public Library

We were so excited to help Jill and Kevin, two Boston-based newlyweds, celebrate their wedding at the Boston Public Library this January! Their entire wedding reflected their Boston roots--from a stunning off-site ceremony at St Cecilia's church, to group photos in Fenway to their dinner and...

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Infographic: Top 6 Reasons to Party at the Boston Public Library

Infographic: Top 6 Reasons to Party at the Boston Public Library

This year we are looking forward to a lot of great changes at the Boston Public Library! Here are our top 6 reasons why the Boston Public Library is still one of the best venues for your event in 2016 and 2017.

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Summer Corporate Outings at the Boston Public Library

Summer Corporate Outings at the Boston Public Library

Looking for a little inspiration for your summer corporate outing? Party at the Boston Public Library Courtyard and introduce your team to an evening of education and fun. Browse our catalog below by clicking the cover for details and more. [real3dflipbook id="5"]

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We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

  Brilliant food. Flawless service. Stunning venues. The Catered Affair: Our Story In the late 1970s, the ‘New American Cuisine’ movement exploded and the city of Boston was hungry for someone to take event catering to the next level. Enthusiastic amateur chef and party giver...

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Revamp Your Menu

Revamp Your Menu

The gyms are packed with new faces, the water machine seems to be emptying out faster than you remember, and suddenly everyone’s bringing green shakes to work. It must be resolution season or the start of summer! At The Catered Affair, we too look forward...

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Perfect Cocktail & Book Pairings 2015

Perfect Cocktail & Book Pairings 2015

The Boston Public Library recently revealed the Top 10 most borrowed books of 2015 and the list is quite diverse. So naturally, we couldn't help but come up with some delicious cocktail / drink pairings for each read! Celebrate 2015 in style with any of the...

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5 Boston Winter Wedding Ideas

5 Boston Winter Wedding Ideas

Picture this: Cascades of snowflakes falling softly on to the courtyard. Brightly lit staircases adorned with candles and garland. Rooms filled with crystal blues and sparkling silvers, shimmering golds, or more reserved neutral tones. This is the beauty of a winter wedding at the Boston...

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Inside: Abbey Room at the Boston Public Library

Inside: Abbey Room at the Boston Public Library

Nestled in the heart of Copley Square, the Boston Public Library is one of our favorite venues in Boston. Bursting with history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking rooms, the library has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events. From fairy tale-esque weddings in...

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Inside: The Courtyard Restaurant at the Boston Public Library

Inside: The Courtyard Restaurant at the Boston Public Library

Nestled in the heart of Copley Square, the Boston Public Library is one of our favorite venues in the city. Bursting with history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking rooms, the library has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events. From fairy tale-esque weddings...

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Inside: Bates Hall at the Boston Public Library

Inside: Bates Hall at the Boston Public Library

Nestled in the heart of Copley Square, the Boston Public Library is one of our favorite venues in the city. Bursting with history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking rooms, the library has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events. From fairy tale-esque weddings...

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Inside: the Courtyard at the Boston Public Library

Inside: the Courtyard at the Boston Public Library

Nestled in the heart of Copley Square, the Boston Public Library is one of our favorite venues in the city. Bursting with history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking rooms, the library has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events. From fairy tale-esque weddings...

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Inside: Guastavino Room at the Boston Public Library

Inside: Guastavino Room at the Boston Public Library

Nestled in the heart of Copley Square, the Boston Public Library is one of our favorite venues in the city. Bursting with history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking rooms, the library has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events. From fairy tale-esque weddings...

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The Benefits of an On-Site Wedding Ceremony

The Benefits of an On-Site Wedding Ceremony

As many brides go about planning their wedding, a common conundrum is whether to have their ceremony on-site or at a nearby church or other ceremony location. Planning a wedding in Boston makes this issue an especially sharp one thanks to the difficulty of parking...

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Winter Wedding Series: Winter Wedding Inspiration from Boston Public Library

Winter Wedding Series: Winter Wedding Inspiration from Boston Public Library

Often, summertime is considered "wedding season," but here in New England we are lucky that winter can bring options for a wedding that allow us to go outside the box. Thanks to the dramatic change in seasons in Boston, we are able to design weddings...

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Boston Convention Guide: Convention Events at the Boston Public Library

Boston Convention Guide: Convention Events at the Boston Public Library

If you're planning a convention in Boston, the Boston Public Library in Copley Square may be on your list of "must-see's" for your attendees, with its beautiful, Italianate architecture and wide array of exhibits and special events that are open to the public. Currently at...

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View from the Venue: Boston Public Library

View from the Venue: Boston Public Library

It’s one of Boston’s most historic and sought-after venues—and one of our favorites. As the exclusive caterer for The Boston Public Library, we have experience with a variety of weddings and events at this gorgeous venue, and a bird’s eye view of daily goings-on from...

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The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library Offers a Fresh Take on the Corporate Meeting

The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library Offers a Fresh Take on the Corporate Meeting

We love meetings!  Your meeting is an important and necessary part of doing business. Instead of entertaining with the same old routine, shake things up and inspire creativity by hosting your next corporate meeting in one of the Boston Public Library's professional spaces. Treat your...

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Incorporating Literary Trends Into Your Special Day

Incorporating Literary Trends Into Your Special Day

When you walk down an aisle lined with books, your guests know that they're in for a special treat! For book lovers all around, getting married in a library adds a personal touch of whimsy and romance. At The Catered Affair, we're fortunate to see...

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