Fun Stuff To Do For Kids in Newton This Summer

Stuff to Do With Kids in Newton and Boston Need ideas for Camp Mom or for a fun weekend Staycation? Try these fun summer activities! Can you suggest more fun things to do around Newton? 1. Explore the Charles River by canoe, kayak or paddle board. Charles River Canoe and Kayak can outfit you in […]

30th Anniversary for Women Cantors Network!

Congratulations to the Women Cantors Network who recently celebrated its 30th anniversary at a conference in Newton.  This is big news because for centuries, women were not allowed to lead prayers in the synagogue, and now, starting in the 70s for Reform cantors and the 80s for Conservative cantors when they were first ordained in the […]

NewTV features Local Artists – The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II

Who even knew that NewTV had a art gallery? I certainly didn’t. But they do – just outside the offices -and showcase many talented local artists (previously featured artists include Marian Dioguardi and Coleman Rogers) and save the date for the Gallery Reception of The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II on July 18th, 7-9 […]

Newton Farmer’s Markets Open This Week!

Farmers Markets in Newton I am excited for Newton’s Farmer’s Markets to open this week! I go to both some weeks. Friday’s has better parking but a more limited selection. Tuesdays also has the ice cream truck parked inside with premium ice cream as a way to get the kids to come along without complaining. […]

FREE package of Scratch & Sniff Stickers from Green Planet Kids!

CALLING ALL KIDS! Celebrate the end of another great year of school! Come pick out a FREE package of Scratch & Sniff Stickers! *** This special reward is for children who have just finished Pre-School through Grade 8.*** Children must be present to receive their free stickers, and accompanied by an adult. One offer per […]

Newton Artists: Join the BoxART Movement!

Newton, Newton MA, Newton BoxART, BoxART, Newton BoxART project

Have you noticed the gorgeous artwork that has been beautifying the city on those drab electrical boxes? On all 4 sides too! Newton BoxArt projects are everywhere. We saw our guy working on his below on Commonwealth Avenue at Washington Blvd. It’s timely! And coincides well because this is the turn to the bottom of Boston […]

Defending Jacob by Newton’s Own William Landay and Set in Cold Spring Park!

William Landay

My Mom Friend Melissa told me her Dad Friend Brian told her about a book written NY Times best selling author from Newton and set in Cold Spring Park. I go to the dog park a lot with my dog so I was intrigued. It turns out that Brian was William’s old neighbor from West […]

Newton News: Newton Developing into Russian Enclave, and Special Education Trend in MA

Newton MA seal

Some interesting links on Newton: Mass. suburb develops into a Russian enclave. The Mass. suburb that the article refers to is Newton! Russian immigrants have become part of the character of the Boston suburb of Newton. More than 9% of people in the town report Russian ancestry, according to the U.S. Census, and residents […]

Go the F**K To Sleep. Seriously, Just Go To Sleep! New G Version.

Do you remember an old episode of Sex and the City where Carrie Bradshaw, desperate to meet Big’s ex-wife, meets with her to plug a book concept? Unfortunately, during her meeting, she discovers that Big’s ex-wife is a children’s book publisher. So she quickly makes up a story about a girl with magic cigarettes that […]

Missing BC Student, Franco Garcia’s Body Found in Reservoir, No Sign of Foul Play

Franco Garcia, missing Boston College student,

Yesterday, Franco Garcia’s body was found yesterday in the Chestnut Hill reservoir near Boston College and the bar where Franco was last seen. The 21-year-old, who was studying chemistry and played clarinet in the symphony band, disappeared Feb. 22 after leaving a bar in Boston popular with college students. from CBS News Garcia, 21, was last […]