Special Event Distilling Boston: From the Colonial Period to the Present registration required at no cost 5 April 2018.Thursday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM This event is open only to MHS Fund Giving Circle Members. Stephanie Schorow Distilling Boston

MHS Fund Giving Circle members are invited to a lively evening that explores theculture and history of alcohol consumption in Boston. Using illustrations, photos, and multimedia clips, Stephanie Schorow will speak about Boston’s drinking history beginning in the colonial period, continuing through Prohibition and into the current craft cocktail scene. Following the talk, enjoy a reception, sample cocktails, and continue the conversation.

Schorow is the author of a series of books on Boston history, including Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits; Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood; The Cocoanut Grove Fire; and The Crime of the Century: How the Brink’s Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston. She has worked as an editor and reporter for the Boston Herald, the Associated Press, and numerous other publications; she currently teaches writing at Regis College.

This event is open only to MHS Fund Giving Circle Members. Join a Giving Circle today at www.masshist.org/support/mhsfund. Invitation to follow.