• Jim Guttmann's Klezmer Concert

    Jim Guttmann’s Klezmer Concert

    Saturday November 22, 8:00 PM Homegrown Coffeehouse, Needham, MA On Saturday evening, November 22, Homegrown Coffeehouse will present bassist Jim Guttmann’s Bessarabian Breakdown, an exciting, eclectic excursion through klezmer music that ranges from traditional performances to fusions that stay true to their idioms. WHAT IS KLEZMER MUSIC? Klezmer music is the party music of the eastern […]

  • 38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace!

    38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace!

      Wellesley Marketplace November 22, 2014 9am – 4pm Wellesley Middle School   Join over 175 of New England’s Finest Artisans for the 38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace. Photographer Sharon Schindler will be there and many other artisans from Newton! Zoe Forbes of Fleuri Designs will be there too!

  • NNHS Coach Cap Honored at Rotary Luncheon

    NNHS Coach Cap to be Honored at Rotary Luncheon

    NEWTON NORTH “COACH CAP” PETER CAPODILUPO TO BE HONORED AT 30TH ROTARY ANNUAL FOOTBALL LUNCHEON   Newton North’s “Coach Cap” Peter Capodiluo, who is retiring at the end of this season, will be honored at the Rotary Clubs of Newton & Brookline 30th Annual Football Luncheon on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at noon at the […]

  • Jarrett Kroscozka at The New Art Center

    Children’s Book Events at New Art Center

    An Interactive Afternoon with Jarrett Krosoczka & Jef Czekaj  at The New Art Center Sunday, November 23 3-5 pm     New Art Center     61 Washington Park     Newtonville, MA 02460 What’s Happening Participate in two interactive workshops: From Brain to Book with Jef Czejak Graphic Novel Writing Workshop with Jarrett   What to Bring Bring […]

  • Meet Santa at the Prudential

    Holiday Events at the Prudential Center

    THE SHOPS AT PRUDENTIAL CENTER ANNOUNCES 2014 HOLIDAY EVENT SCHEDULE Gifts & Glam, Thursday, November 20 5pm – 8pm Get a jumpstart on the holiday season with a glamorous shopping event at The Shops at Prudential Center on Nov. 20 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. From seasonal decorations to festive party outfits to gifts for […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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Jim Guttmann's Klezmer Concert

Jim Guttmann’s Klezmer Concert

Saturday November 22, 8:00 PM Homegrown Coffeehouse, Needham, MA On Saturday evening, November 22, Homegrown Coffeehouse will present bassist Jim Guttmann’s Bessarabian Breakdown, an exciting, eclectic excursion through klezmer music that ranges from traditional performances to fusions that stay true to their idioms. WHAT IS KLEZMER MUSIC? Klezmer music is the party music of the eastern […]

38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace!

38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace!

  Wellesley Marketplace November 22, 2014 9am – 4pm Wellesley Middle School   Join over 175 of New England’s Finest Artisans for the 38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace. Photographer Sharon Schindler will be there and many other artisans from Newton! Zoe Forbes of Fleuri Designs will be there too!

NNHS Coach Cap Honored at Rotary Luncheon

NNHS Coach Cap to be Honored at Rotary Luncheon

NEWTON NORTH “COACH CAP” PETER CAPODILUPO TO BE HONORED AT 30TH ROTARY ANNUAL FOOTBALL LUNCHEON   Newton North’s “Coach Cap” Peter Capodiluo, who is retiring at the end of this season, will be honored at the Rotary Clubs of Newton & Brookline 30th Annual Football Luncheon on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at noon at the […]

Jarrett Kroscozka at The New Art Center

Children’s Book Events at New Art Center

An Interactive Afternoon with Jarrett Krosoczka & Jef Czekaj  at The New Art Center Sunday, November 23 3-5 pm     New Art Center     61 Washington Park     Newtonville, MA 02460 What’s Happening Participate in two interactive workshops: From Brain to Book with Jef Czejak Graphic Novel Writing Workshop with Jarrett   What to Bring Bring […]

Meet Santa at the Prudential

Holiday Events at the Prudential Center

THE SHOPS AT PRUDENTIAL CENTER ANNOUNCES 2014 HOLIDAY EVENT SCHEDULE Gifts & Glam, Thursday, November 20 5pm – 8pm Get a jumpstart on the holiday season with a glamorous shopping event at The Shops at Prudential Center on Nov. 20 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. From seasonal decorations to festive party outfits to gifts for […]

Newton Solar Challenge

The Newton Solar Challenge:  Just what you need to beat high utility bills and stare down global warming

Please welcome my guest author, John Tourtelotte, Founder, BarnRaise Energy and Newton Solar Challenge. Informational workshops so you can get answers from experts What is it going to take to cut your energy bills?  And make a real difference in your own personal carbon footprint? We live in an age of constant demands for attention.  Like […]

How to Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online!

How to Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online!

If you are like me, you love girl scout cookies but have no reliable source now that you no longer are at the office daily with a mom whose daughter is a girl scout. Sometimes I get lucky and happen upon a girl scout sales table at the grocery store, but last year I missed […]

FC Valeo Winter soccer training Newton MA

FC Valeo Soccer Winter Training for Girls and Boys

Register here. Really great technical soccer training at FC Valeo. You don’t need to be on a club soccer team to do it.

brain study

Teen Girls and Moms: Earn $ for Adolescent Brain Study

We are inviting healthy teen girls ages 12-14 and their mothers to participate in our study of how the brain changes during adolescence. Teens can earn up to $295, and mothers can earn up to $100. In this study at McLean Hospital, teens an their mothers answer questions about thoughts and feelings, and teens undergo […]

Newton Family Singers Turns 5!

Newton Family Singers Turns 5! Concert too!

For 5 years, NFS has been bringing together family, community and music to entertain, inspire and delight our cherished audiences throughout Greater Boston. For this special anniversary show, we have chosen our favorite songs from past seasons by artists you’ll remember well, like Pete Seeger, Cat Stevens, Carole King and the Eagles. Sunday, Nov. 16th, 4pm Seasholes […]

neighborhood wildlife removal service recommendations

Neighbors Recommend Wildlife Removal Service

Recently a neighbor asked for help in getting a wildlife removal service to remove a skunk living under her porch. Our neighborhood listserv kicked in and this is what they said: EHS (Environmental Health Services) for  pest control 781-769-9111 and when we had skunks next door they recommended Bob Walsh (trapper) 781-727-0894 Waltham Pest for […]

W by Worth, a career in fashion

Small Business. Big Rewards.

Thinking about going back to work or making a career change? This post is from my friend Heather Steele. We used to be work colleagues. ————- I started a small business when my first son was an infant. I had originally decided to stay at home, be involved in the schools and volunteer in my […]