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Ringing in the New Year

Every year, an estimated one million people gather in Times Square and more than a billion tune in to watch the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. This time-honored celebration has taken place since 1907 and has become synonymous with New Year’s Eve in the United States. While it seems hard to…

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Proud Supporters of Family Reach Foundation

Family Reach Foundation (FRF) recently held its ninth successful Cooking Live! event at the Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park New York. More than 150 people came out to support the foundation’s mission to be a lifeline for families fighting cancer. The New York event raised more than $375,000 – a record breaking amount for Cooking Live! These funds…

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Packing the Essentials

Although there are differing opinions on the most traveled time of the year, it is undeniable that the holiday season brings more people onto the road and into the air. Not only are the roadways and airways busy, our lives seem to fill up as well, making it easy to forget things as we get…

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Just for Fun…Some Unique Events Around the World

At Castle Events we have been known to plan some pretty exciting and innovative events here at home and around the world. Each event has its own unique set of goals and logistics; whether it’s empowering an audience or rewarding performance, attracting a large crowd or creating an exclusive program, planning for parking and restrooms,…

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Mayor Tom Menino: A Castle Tribute

Everyone in our office stopped what they were doing when we heard about the passing of our beloved former Mayor Tom Menino. Although it was not a surprise—it had been announced a week ago that he was discontinuing his cancer treatments and was in hospice care—it still felt like a punch to the gut. For some…

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Going nowhere fast

Driving in Boston. The mere phrase can evoke many strong emotions ranging from confusion, rage and fear to a general sense of hopelessness. These reactions often stem from our “you can’t get there from here,” non-linear streets. Lately, though, these feelings are just as likely to be caused by our ever-growing traffic crisis. I’ve spent…

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12 Things the Castle PR Team Can Relate To: As told by ‘The Office’ (gifs)

1. No matter how early you went to bed the night before, mornings are always rough. (Source) 2. It doesn’t matter how you drink it, but coffee is your best friend. (Source) 3. Nothing cheers you up after a tough day quite like an office dog. (Source) 4. Networking comes naturally. (Source) 5. Athletics are…

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Too Many T’s?

Everyone loves free stuff – free food, free swag, free fun. However, as an event planner from the millennial generation, I must admit I have reached my capacity for free t-shirts. The T-shirt was first popularized in the United States as part of the U.S. Navy uniform in the Spanish-American War. It became the clothing…

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Joan Rivers: Marketing Genius

The recent death of Joan Rivers was shocking to many. As Andy Cohen said on “Today,” the fact that people were shocked over the death of someone who was 81 speaks to her indomitable energy. Despite her age, no one perceived her to be elderly, least of all herself. Another shock followed her death–the revelation…

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Wiesbaden meets Boston

Imagine coming to a completely new city, a totally new company and colleagues you’ve never met before. Feeling awkward, right? Not at The Castle Group! You arrive and feel extremely welcome – everyone welcomes you immediately. There’s no better start, trust me, because I’ve spent five days at The Castle Group office as a visitor…

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