2007 Tufts major naming gift

The Tufts Crew Program receives a major gift from David Shoemaker, and the Boat House is named the William A. Shoemaker Boat House in honor of his late father.

The Porch opens

The Porch, a southern fare BBQ restaurant, opens at 175 River’s Edge Drive and shortly thereafter is recognized by Boston Magazine as one of Boston’s 10 hottest restaurants.