Moms’ Book Club Picks and Skype Author Visits to Share

I run my moms’ book club which is mostly neighbors and the most challenging part of the job is to pick the books so I thought I’d share our picks in case you are looking for a good read, be it a light summer read or more serious stuff. We alternate. One month “beach read.” […]

BSO: New Sheriff in Town for Youth & Family Concerts, Family Concert April 21

Thomas Wilkins, BSO, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Youth and Family Conductor

Boston Symphony Orchestra’s New Sheriff What do you get if you cross Bill Cosby with Pastor Archibold Epps and teach them to conduct a first rate orchestra? Why, Thomas Wilkins, the new permanent Boston Symphony Orchestra Youth Concert Conductor. Technically, he’s the Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor. He makes classical music fun and accessible to […]

Book Giveaway: Rebel Moms by Davina Rhine

Rebel Moms

Rebel Moms: The Off-Road Map for the Off-Road Mom by Davina Rhine Congrats to Becca! You won the book!   Review written by Leah Drichel for The Bloomington Roller Derby Examiner: Reader Review of Rebel Moms: “In the current political climate, with the Occupy Movement, and people across the globe beginning to take a stand for what they […]

Meet Best Women’s Travel Writing Contributor Carol Reichert

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Carol Reichert writes in the sensory deprivation chamber that is the Newton, Massachusetts public library. She has served as a midwife to a cow giving birth in New Zealand, danced flamenco in the mountain caves outside of Granada, and learned lomi lomi massage in Hawaii. In addition to writing, she dances flamenco in Boston and Spain […]

2 MOMtrepreneurs Juggling It All: Meet Celeste and Laura of Well Within, Massage and Integrated Health

Well Within, Massage, Integrated Health, Celeste Woodside, ILoveNewton.com

Starting a business with a friend can be tricky endeavor, but it’s working for Celeste Woodside  and Laura Viale of Well Within on Washington Street (between Cabots and Whole Foods). As business owners, they each balance the other’s strengths and weaknesses. In fact, it’s  this collaborative culture that infuses Well Within with an integrative approach. Not only do […]

Meet Your New Neighbor: Dr. Dave Oliver of Newton Wellness Center

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Would you like to meet your new neighbor? Meet Dr. Dave Oliver, a chiropractor. He hails from New Jersey but has lived in the Boston area for the past five years. A little over a year ago he took over  Newton Wellness Center in Piccadilly Square in Newton Centre — you know, right above Rosenfeld’s Bagels. He also […]

GIVEAWAY AND DISCOUNT: Newton Face Painter Extraordinaire Marisol Santana and GIVEAWAY for Zeebree Crayons

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Congrats to Ina. She won the Cupcake Crayons! ——————– Check out these extraordinary faces painted by Newton Elementary School  Special Education Aide and an Afterschool Teacher Marisol Santana! She really has fanciful creations and is available for birthday parties or events! She can be reached at marisol (at) zeebree (dot) com . She is offering a discount […]

Yoga at L’Aroma Cafe Monday Mornings with Bea Abascal

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Please join us for Slow Flow Vinyasa in the upstairs secret room at L’Aroma Cafe in West Newton (behind the movie theater). When: Mondays, 9:30-10:45 Session 1: January 9-March 26 (no class 1/16 and 2/20) Session 2: April 2-June 11 (no class 4/16 and 5/28) Cost:  $150 for the session, $48 for 3 Pass Bea Abascal, CYT, […]

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 […]