• Common Ground Arlington Opens Today!

    Common Ground Arlington Opens Today!

    Newton resident Bob O’Guin opens his second Common Ground in Arlington today! Two years ago, he took over Common Ground in Allston, then known as a college sports bar and turned it into a Gastropub. The new bar and restaurant has some similar features to the Allston location including windows that open up! When you […]

  • Grand Opening: Mr. Sid’s Casual Sportswear Shop

    Grand Opening: Mr. Sid’s Casual Sportswear Shop

    MR. SID PRESENTS THE “EVERYTHING IN BLU” SHOPPING BENEFIT The Grand Opening of Mr. Sid’s New Upper Casual Sportswear Shop WHO:                          High-end men’s clothing store, Mr. Sid will welcome shoppers from the Boston-area into its Sid Blu shop for a night of shopping for a cause. President Stuart Segel and Vice President Barry Segel […]

  • 17th Annual Boston Volvo 5k Road Race for MS

    17th Annual Boston Volvo 5k Road Race for MS

    Join us this Thanksgiving morning at the 17th Annual Boston Volvo 5k Road Race and work up an appetite by running or walking for those who can’t! Date: November 27, 2014 Time: 7:30 am registration, 9:00 am start Location: Boston Volvo, 75 North Beacon St., Brighton, Mass. Parking available at Stop & Shop behind Boston […]

  • Cook Cooks for Charity with New Celebrity Series

    Cook Cooks for Charity with New Celebrity Series

    Cook Cooks for Charity with New Celebrity Series  WHAT: Cook, the highly acclaimed American bistro located in Newton, MA, will begin its new ‘Cook for Charity’ celebrity chef series by welcoming WCVB-TV host Anthony Everett of “Chronicle.” On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM.Everett will roll up his sleeves and get cooking with […]

  • Newtonville Village Day

    Newtonville Village Day: Sept 28th

    Bullough’s Pond Fair All are invited to the second annual Bullough’s Pond Fair located on picturesque Bullough’s Pond in Newtonville. Sponsored by the Bullough’s Pond Association, there are free activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Fair will feature family-oriented activities including guided bird watching at 8:30 am, a fly-fishing demonstration at 9:00 am, en plein […]

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Common Ground Arlington Opens Today!

Common Ground Arlington Opens Today!

Newton resident Bob O’Guin opens his second Common Ground in Arlington today! Two years ago, he took over Common Ground in Allston, then known as a college sports bar and turned it into a Gastropub. The new bar and restaurant has some similar features to the Allston location including windows that open up! When you […]

Grand Opening: Mr. Sid’s Casual Sportswear Shop

Grand Opening: Mr. Sid’s Casual Sportswear Shop

MR. SID PRESENTS THE “EVERYTHING IN BLU” SHOPPING BENEFIT The Grand Opening of Mr. Sid’s New Upper Casual Sportswear Shop WHO:                          High-end men’s clothing store, Mr. Sid will welcome shoppers from the Boston-area into its Sid Blu shop for a night of shopping for a cause. President Stuart Segel and Vice President Barry Segel […]

BU AWARE Study Seeks Asian Women of Immigrants

BU AWARE Study Seeks Asian Women of Immigrants

AWARE: Confidential intervention study for Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese women who are children of immigrants. Women who are participating in our study will be compensated $20 for each session as well as for each evaluation session. AWARE also provides transportation costs per session. Visit here for more information. Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) What is […]

17th Annual Boston Volvo 5k Road Race for MS

17th Annual Boston Volvo 5k Road Race for MS

Join us this Thanksgiving morning at the 17th Annual Boston Volvo 5k Road Race and work up an appetite by running or walking for those who can’t! Date: November 27, 2014 Time: 7:30 am registration, 9:00 am start Location: Boston Volvo, 75 North Beacon St., Brighton, Mass. Parking available at Stop & Shop behind Boston […]

Teen Glass Blowing Classes

Teen Glass Blowing Classes

Diablo Glass School is very excited to announce  the beginning of the fall teen programs. Classes run until December! Afterschool classes on Tuesday or Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30pm (glassblowing and flameworking) Homeschool students classes on Thursday from 11am to 1pm (glassblowing and flameworking) weekend classes on Saturday from 10am to noon (glassblowing) Registrations are still […]

Cook Cooks for Charity with New Celebrity Series

Cook Cooks for Charity with New Celebrity Series

Cook Cooks for Charity with New Celebrity Series  WHAT: Cook, the highly acclaimed American bistro located in Newton, MA, will begin its new ‘Cook for Charity’ celebrity chef series by welcoming WCVB-TV host Anthony Everett of “Chronicle.” On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM.Everett will roll up his sleeves and get cooking with […]

Newtonville Village Day

Newtonville Village Day: Sept 28th

Bullough’s Pond Fair All are invited to the second annual Bullough’s Pond Fair located on picturesque Bullough’s Pond in Newtonville. Sponsored by the Bullough’s Pond Association, there are free activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Fair will feature family-oriented activities including guided bird watching at 8:30 am, a fly-fishing demonstration at 9:00 am, en plein […]

The Giver at ReadWrite event for kids

Educational Events for Kids

Vacation Days: No school on September 25th? Join ReadWrite for an all-day program designed to give students a leg up while they have fun during school holidays. Students will read, write, complete homework, participate in outdoor activities, and choose their own creative projects, board games, and more during free choice time. All Day Adventure Grades […]

Kim Costa Medford rant against college students

You Think She’s Talking About Newton too?

While sitting in her car wearing sunglasses, Medford, Mass., resident Kim Costa filmed a quick video to give the influx of Boston students a piece of wisdom: Nobody likes them. Kim Costa took down the video that went viral but here’s what she said. (You can listen to the audio here about 40 seconds in): “Real […]

Dr. Martha Skinner

Arthritis Foundation NE Dinner Honors 2 Doctors

Arthritis Foundation New England region To Honor Two MEDICAL Leaders At the 20th annual Physician Achievement Award Dinner The Arthritis Foundation New England Region will honor Mark R. Belsky, M.D. and Martha Skinner, M.D. with the Dr. Marian Ropes Award at the 20th Annual Physician Achievement Award Dinner on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Boston […]

Bolts Junior Academy for Kids Ages 5 to 10 in Newton

Bolts Junior Academy for Kids Ages 5 to 10 in Newton

Bolts Junior Academy begins in September with sessions run by Bolts Executive Director of Coaching, Brian Ainscough, Boys Director, Chris Payne and Pre Academy Coach Andrew Greiner. This year, we offer multiple locations for Junior Academy from Newton, Revere and Central Mass.  More information is being posted on our website this week. If you have […]

Child Passenger Safety Week is September 14th – 20th and September 20th is National Seat Check Saturday. In Honor of this day the Car Seat Technicians from the Newton Police Department will be performing installations and inspections for all parents, grandparents etc., who would like their child carseat inspected. There is no fee and there will also be a handful of free carseats available for families in need. The Installations and Inspections will be performed on Saturday from 8:00 am -11:00 am at the War Memorial Drive located at Newton’s City Hall

National Child Seat Check Saturday at Newton City Hall

National Child Seat Check Saturday Child Passenger Safety Week is September 14th – 20th and  September 20th is National Seat Check Saturday. In Honor of this day the Car Seat Technicians from the Newton Police Department will be performing installations and inspections for all parents, grandparents etc., who would like their child carseat inspected. There […]