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Meet Two-Time Stanley Cup Champion Derek Sanderson of the Boston Bruins

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Head over to the BPL at 6:00pm tonight to meet Derek Sanderson, the author of Crossing the Line: The Outrageous Story of a Hockey Original.

Derek Sanderson was a key player with the “Big Bad Bruins” in the 1970s. Sanderson won two Stanley Cups with the Bruins and assisted Bobby Orr’ s famous diving goal in 1970.

In his autobiography, Sanderson holds nothing back.  He reveals how life in the fast lane can quickly spiral out of control. Sanderson describes his crazy partying days as a player and how he found the courage to fight his way back to the top. He has spoken to hundreds of thousands of young people about the dangers of his former lifestyle and now helps young athletes and others to avoid the pitfalls of instant fame.

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Crawling Through the Decades: A Unique Literary Boston Pub Crawl

Join the Union Park Press, Bully Boy Distilleries, and Brookline Booksmith for a unique book signing experience at the Regal Beagle.

When the Volstead act went into effect on January 16th, 1920 it regulated the distribution and sale of alcohol.  Boston’s rich night life was predicted to be extinguished, yet Prohibition provided an outlet for speakeasy and underground saloons.

Crawl through Boston’s boisterous boozing history with author Stephanie Schorow.  She captured Boston’s bar scene from colonial-era taverns to today’s craft cocktail bars in her book “Drinking Boston”.

Schorow will discuss her book and sign copies at the Regal Beagle at 7 pm on Sunday, January 20th.  Bawdy Boston  at the Beagle,  is co-hosted by Brookline Booksmith along with “Drinking Boston” publisher, Union Park Press, and Boston-based Bully Boys.

A complimentary signed copy of Drinking Boston is included with each ticket ($35 in advance/$40 at the door), along with 2 drinks and passed prohibition inspired apps.

QR Code Drinking Boston

Use this QR code to dowload this complimentary App for your mobile device. The App features walking tours, pub crawls, and cocktails of yesterday and today.

(Note: The app is designed for a smartphone or tablet, and will look and work the best on those devices.)