Close Call Casting Call

Hi there, My name is Shannon Walsh and I work with a company called Strickman-Ripps Casting. We are a NYC based casting company that specializes in finding real people for television, internet and non-fiction media projects.  You can learn more about us at We are currently working on an important campaign for a major company. […]

A Perspective on the HPV Vaccine

A Perspective on the HPV Vaccine

Checking One Thing Off My Worry List: A Perspective on the HPV Vaccine As a parent, we worry about everything.  From the food that our children eat, to their friends, to what they will do the moment they leave our sight.  It’s enough to cause an ulcer. What I have learned in my years of […]

Foodie Guide to Boston’s Chinatown

Foodie Guide to Boston's Chinatown

I keep running into my friend Stella in Chinatown even though we both live here in Newton so I am calling upon her expertise to help me with this guide to Chinatown in Boston. It’s a little mystifying to find the best of the best in Chinatown. We usually agree, but when we don’t, I’m […]

Teal Pumpkin Project for Allergy-Free Halloween

Teal Pumpkin Project for Allergy-Free Halloween

JOIN THE TEAL PUMPKIN PROJECT FOR AN ALLERGY-FREE HALLOWEEN Choose Big Buckets of Monsters and Zombies for a Healthy Halloween Handout   Halloween is creeping around the corner and kids are gearing up to trick-or-treat. With this spook-tacular holiday comes the thrill of dressing up and collecting treats at every door. But for the 6 […]

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Cancer Center Awarded!

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Cancer Center Awarded!

Newton-Wellesley Hospital was recently presented with the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).  Newton-Wellesley is one of a select group of only 20 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed January 1 – June 30, […]

RFK Kitchen to Open in Needham

RFK Kitchen to Open in Needham

This spring 2016, Executive Chef Rachel Klein has announced that she will open her first restaurant, RFK Kitchen in her hometown of Needham, MA. The new 100-seat restaurant located at 948 Great Plain Avenue in the heart of Needham, MA, will bring a vibrant and unique dining experience to the town while maintaining a true […]

Foodie Finds Near Newton

I am lucky to have foodie friends and these are some of the discoveries I have made living in Newton for the past 10+ years by asking them. And the funny thing is, some of these are new to me too! How about you? What foodie finds have I missed? Please share in the comments section! […]

FREE Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic at Newton-Wellesley Hospital

FREE Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic.

BE WISE & IMMUNIZE! Help us keep our community happy and healthy this winter.   Join Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a FREE Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic. Open to adults, ages 18 and older.    Tuesday, October 13, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Newton-Wellesley Hospital Wikstrom Surgical Center/East Lobby 2014 Washington St., Newton   Friday, October 16, […]

West Newton Hills House for Rent: 6 Months Only

House for Rent: 6 Months Only

The house is 3 Bedroom, 3 Baths. Peirce or Cabot Schools, Day Middle School, Newton North. 55 Forest Ave, West Newton. If you are interested, please call Mary at (617) 817-5554 or email

Win $1000 from Welch’s Fruit Snacks

Welch's Fruit Snacks Giveaway

With Back-to-School season officially in full swing, Welch’s Fruit Snack’s is celebrating with their annual Facebook Lunchbox Notes Contest. Now through September 30th, Welch’s® Fruit Snacks is asking their participants to share a photo here, of a lunchbox note they have included in their child’s lunch. Those who participate will be entered to win $1,000 and […]