New Funnel Playground Toy at Peirce Elementary: Temple and Dartmouth Street

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This new Funnel Ball makes shooting baskets much easier. You just aim for the big funnel at the top. This was the Class Gift from Peirce’s Class of 2011 5th Graders and was recently installed. The next time you drive by the 4-square courts along Temple Street take a look … it’s the tall blue […]

Featured Store: Kiki D. Design & Consign

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Beth Kurson has been a jewelry designer for a number of years and just this past year she decided to combine her love of designing jewelry and high end designer clothes and opened Kiki D. Design & Consign on 214 Sumner Street in Newton Centre. This lovely shop has designer clothes beautifully displayed and in […]

Wegmans Food Market Coming to Newton!!

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Wegmans Food Markets Inc.  said Monday it plans to bring a smaller urban concept store to Newton, Mass. The Rochester, N.Y. family-owned supermarket chain, which opened a full-scale store in Northborough in October, plans to build a 70,000-square-foot food store at the Chestnut Hill Square development on Route 9 (Boylston Street), directly across from The […]

What Does This House Say to You? Not Your Grandparents’ Victorian House!

My real estate agent pointed out this house to us a decade ago when we were looking at houses. I’ve always loved this house with its vibrant colors and I’m happy that it’s stayed colorful. This is what the house says to me: 1. I am not afraid of color. 2. Happy people live here. […]

The Freedman Center for Child and Family Development (formerly Warmlines): A Great Resource for Parents

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The Richard I. and Joan L. Freedman Center for Child and Family Development (formerly Warmlines) was established at The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) to help connect children and families with appropriate information, providers, resources, and one another to serve their mental health and wellness needs. Are you familiar with their great programs for families including playgroups, adult/child music classes, parent support groups, and parenting classes? Check them out!

Vinyasa Slow Flow Class at L’Aroma Cafe with Bea Abascal of Hola Yoga

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Bea Abascal is offering a slow flow unheated Vinyasa yoga class at L’Aroma Cafe and Bakery in West Newton on Mondays at 9:30 that will focus on alignment, breath and core. Perfect for those who want an intimate and relaxed setting to practice yoga. Beginners welcomed and those with experience also will be challenged. And after yoga, enjoy an espresso downstairs!

Krauss Derm Blog: Answers FAQ on Teen Acne, Lyme Disease, Poison Ivy and More

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My dermatologist, Dr. Madeline Krauss, has a great blog where she answers, very thoroughly, all the derm questions that people ask her at cocktail parties including teen acne, poison ivy, and Lyme disease.

A Lot Going on at Newton Wellesley Hospital: Free Prostate Cancer Screening, Free Diabetes Event, HopeWalks and More!

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We are lucky to have a first class hospital in our midst. Newton Wellesley Hospital is part of Partners Healthcare System which includes Mass General Hospital, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Brigham and Women’s Hospital which are all world class hospitals. Newton Wellesley Hospital also offers FREE services including Prostate Cancer Screen, Diabetes Education, flu clinics and more. They are a stalwart supporter of HopeWalks and will be walking in our neighborhoods for this great event.