New Home Wares Store Worth Checking Out!

Greentail Table Newton MA

My friend Liz gave me the heads up on this new gift store! Greentail Table 343 Watertown Street Newton MA, 02458 617-244-3510 Greentail Table is a brand new destination resource for inspired, modern tabletop and home entertaining wares including housewarming and hostess gifts.  We aim to provide a discerning design-conscious clientele with a mix of […]

Newton Ranks #42: Top 100 Best Places to Live

Liveability ranked 2000 small to mid-sized cities in the U.S. with populations between 20,000 and 350,000 to come up with their third annual Top 100 Best Places to Live. Newton came in at #42! Cambridge was the only other Massachusetts city to make the list coming in at #99. Top 10: Rochester, Minnesota Bellevue, Washington Madison, Wisconsin Santa […]

Shacktoberfest at Shake Shack

Shacktoberfest at Shake Shack

This September, Shake Shack celebrates Oktoberfest with its own spin: Shacktoberfest. In sync with Munich’s Oktoberfest, the celebration takes place from September 25, 2015 to October 4, 2015 with fun twists on German classics. Shake Shack has celebrated Shacktoberfest for ten years running and is excited to continue the tradition at all four of its Massachusetts locations this […]

Best Club Soccer in Newton

Best Club Soccer in Newton

Do we think that because a child is playing competitive soccer at 8 and 9, it will equate into success at 17 and 18? In fact, the opposite is more likely to occur, as we are finding that there are a lot more kids dropping out of soccer because the pressure to succeed has been […]

Try BOXYGEN Workout in Your Home!

Try BOXYGEN Workout in Your Home!

My boxing gym, Nonantum Boxing Club, developed a circuit and heavy bag workout called Boxygen. I’ve done it myself and it’s a great workout because there’s always something different to do that keeps it interesting and you can go at your own level and pace. While my boxing gym might seem intimidating as if it […]

Judith’s Kitchen is OPEN!

Judith's Kitchen opens in Newton MA

Dear Neighbors, Our long-standing and very good friend, Judith Kalish, just opened her new business, Judith’s Kitchen, yesterday. It is located at the corner of Washington and Elm in West Newton – where the Keltic Krust used to be. Judith is offering gourmet prepared foods, artisanal baked goods, and fine wine & beer, among other […]

Blue on Highland Reopens

Blue on Highland Reopens

Opened in 2006, Blue on Highland is an American restaurant that is the brainchild of Rod & Catherine Walkey. “We always wanted to create the type of restaurant that we would want to go to. It had to have an eclectic menu so it wouldn’t get boring, amazing cocktails, live music and above all it […]

Newton Real Estate Market In Review

Newton Real Estate Market In Review

Newton’s First Little Free Library

Newton's First Little Free Library

Check out Newton’s first Little Free Library at The Street in Chestnut Hill!

Newton Housing Strategy

Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge Setti Warren Newton MA

Dear Resident,  To keep Newton great and to help our residents thrive, we must plan for Newton’s future based on our changing demographics and need for economic development, especially for growth sectors like the innovation economy. A key element in a long-term strategy is to plan for the variety of housing that will be required. […]