Tour of the Boston Opera House

07/24/2014 - 5:30pm


NABB invites you to join us for a tour of The Boston Opera House (originally known as the B. F. Keith Memorial Theatre).  It is one of the finest examples of the vaudeville circuit palace at the pinnacle of its development. Designed in a combination of French and Italian styles by Thomas White Lamb, one of the foremost theater architects of his day, it was erected under the close personal supervision of Edward Franklin Albee (1857-1930) (and great-grandfather of the playwright of the same name) to memorialize his late partner, Benjamin Franklin Keith (1846-1914). Because it was constructed as a memorial and tribute to vaudeville's greatest impresario, it was built with a degree of luxury in its appointments that is almost unrivaled. As with many of our cultural centers in Boston, the Boston Opera House has many tales to learn about on the tour, so please join us for a night to remember.


The tour will start in the Boston Opera House, which is located at 539 Washington Street, at 5:30 p.m. on July 24th and last around 45 minutes.  The cost is $15 per person.  You can buy your tickets by scrolling down the page.  We look forward to seeing you there!


  • Members: $15.00
  • Non-Members: $15.00

Back Bay Police Panel

07/30/2014 - 6:00pm

The Back Bay Police Panel meets this month on Wednesday, July 30th, at 6:00 pm in the Boston Public Library.  The NABB Crime Committee meets at 7:00 pm following the Police Panel.  For information, please call the NABB office.

Licensing and Building Use Committee

08/04/2014 - 7:00pm

NABB's Licensing and Building Use Committee meets regularly on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Lenox Hotel.  For more information or if you wish to know more about the work of this important NABB Committee, please contact Jim Hill, Committee Chair, at

Summer Wine Tasting

08/06/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

A very special invitation from the NABB Wine Tasting Committee… 

Summer Roof Deck Wine Tasting!

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014  -- 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Summer wines to sip and savor at sunset 


Spectacular Views of Boston


Spectacular View                  

 Address sent via confirmation email.

In case of rain, we will move to a private, indoor location
and notify you via email by 2PM on August 6th

This event is limited to a Maximum of 50 people!!!

 To RSVP, make your payment of $30 member/ $40 non-member
before our cutoff of July 30th .

**No cancellations or refunds after this date.** 

We urge you to register online rather than by check. 

Pay online with MasterCard or Visa
by scrolling down this page and buying your tickets

-- or--

Send your check (payable to NABB) to :

Sheri Olans
at 51 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA  02115

Please include your email, phone number, and the names of guests on your check.

Questions ? Contact 

Wine Committee: Charlotte DeWitt, Andrew Friedland, Jim Hill, Nancy Hubeck,
Lynne Levitsky, Sheri Olans, Joyce Roetter, Bob Umans, Carolyn Vandam,
and (ex-officio) Emily Gallup.

NABB's Wine Tasting Group is a program of

Friends and Neighbors of the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay



  • Members: $30.00
  • Non-Members: $40.00

Architecture Committee

08/06/2014 - 6:30pm

NABB's Architecture Committee usually meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, to review applications coming before the City's Back Bay Architectural Commission.  For more information or to receive an agenda, please contact Sue Prindle through the NABB office at 617-247-3961 or by email to

Architectural River Boat Tour

08/09/2014 - 2:30pm

Architectural Boat Tour

Please come and join your NABB neighbors for an Architectural River Boat Tour on the Charles on Saturday, August 9th, at 2:30 p.m.!

This 90-minute tour is hosted by the Charles Riverboat Company and narrated by Boston by Foot.  It offers spectacular views of historic and contemporary architecture along Boston Harbor, the Charles River Locks, and the Charles River Basin. 

Tour tickets are $21 and can be purchased by scrolling down this page.  Parking for the day is available at the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall for a reduced fee of $4.00.

We will meet at 2:15 p.m. at the Dock.  Hope to see you there!

If you need directions to the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall, just click on this link.


  • Members: $21.00
  • Non-Members: $21.00

Men's Discussion Group

08/19/2014 - 12:00pm

This diverse group of working, semi-working and retired men meets for lunch the third Tuesday of every month for fun, new friendships and learning.  For information, please contact Jonathan Bagg at

Back Bay Police Panel

08/27/2014 - 6:00pm

The Back Bay Police Panel generally meets on the last Wednesday of each month, at 6:00 pm in the Boston Public Library.  The NABB Crime Committee meets at 7:00 pm following the Police Panel.  For information, please call the NABB office.