• Jasmine Toguchi Super Sleuth

    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Girls’ Day!

    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Celebrating Girls’ Day! March 3, 2018 11 AM Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459   Join Debbi Michiko Florence in a celebration of the Japanese holiday, Girls’ Day. She will talk about about Girls’ Day, do an origami activity and read from (and sign) Jasmine Toguchi Super […]

  • I'll Stay by Karen Day

    Karen Day New Adult Novel: Book Launch Event at Newtonville Books!

    Book Launch Event I’ll Stay by Karen Day Thursday, February 8 7pm  Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459 In this compelling, emotionally complex novel, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever–even as it shatters their closeness . . . “Let her go. I’ll stay.” There are some decisions […]

  • Fleuri Designs

    Fleuri Designs Fall Open House

    Fleuri Designs, is hosting a Fall Open House this Thursday and Friday (details below). There will be lots of great vendors and Fleuri Designs will be offering fall plants, fresh flowers, succulents, permanent botanicals and more! Event is free and open to everyone.

  • Common Ground Pop Up Market 2017

    Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market

    Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington (319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474). Common Ground in Arlington Third Annual Holiday Pop Up Market October 15th, Sunday from 11am-3pm   Arlington Recycling Committee: Advocating and supporting local initiatives to promote solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and more. ArtSpan – Munroe Center […]

  • Hope Walks

    Registration Open for HopeWalks

      Registration Open now for HopeWalks! Newton-Wellesley Hospital has announced that online registration is now “live” for the eighth annual Hope Walks event to be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017. One of Newton-Wellesley’s most beloved traditions, Hope Walks is a 3.3-mile walk to benefit patients of the Vernon Cancer Center. Proceeds from the fundraiser […]

  • Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017!

  • Summertime at The Street FREE Series

    Summertime at The Street FREE Series

    Summertime at The Street series remains in full effect. There are five complimentary events each week, ranging from the popular Kick It By Eliza fitness class to Berklee College of Music performances to Children’s Dance Parties, as well as special events like Barry’s x Best Buddies and Summertime Savasana, Yoga Under the Stars. All events are free and open to the […]

  • Soliciting Donations for Silk Road Gala

    Soliciting Donations for Silk Road Gala

    ATASK (Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence) is seeking donations for the silent action for its annual fundraiser, the Silk Road Gala. Please save the date and contact Christina Ayala if you want to make a donation to this worthy cause. Cristina Ayala Co-Executive Director Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence PO Box 120108 Boston, […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

Sharing information about why Newton, Massachusetts is a great place to live and raise a family. If you are thinking of moving to Newton, or have recently moved here, we'd like to help you get settled in. Feel free to ask questions and you'll get unbiased answers. Welcome!

See What Is Cookin’ with A Step Up and Boston Medical Center

There is a group of really dedicated women who have taken it upon themselves to find local charities who need a boost or, if you will, a step up. They focus on small, local non-profits that do not have huge marketing budgets but that are doing good work. It is an informal gathering of women […]

Krauss Dermatology: We’re Hiring Medical Assistants, Nurse and Dermatologist!

Dermatologist Part to full time position for board certified or board eligible dermatologist in a dynamic, thriving practice. Great location and schools, state of the art office, and excellent benefits. 2 Medical Assistants & Nurse Part time positions perfect for an upbeat friendly nurse/medical assistant. About Krauss Dermatology We are a busy Dermatology practice located […]

Boston College Lady Eagles Soccer Camp Winter Session for Kids Children I Love Newton

Boston College Soccer Winter Training Program: For Kids Ages 9-12!

My Mom Friend Alison sent me this info about a great new Soccer Winter Camp run by Boston College‘s Lady Eagles Women’s Soccer Coaches and Players: We are excited to present a great opportunity for your youth soccer players that are looking to take their game to the next level. We have developed a curriculum for a […]

Wegmans Food Supermarkets Markets Grocery Store coming to Newton MA

Wegmans Food Market Coming to Newton!!

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 […]

ICA Boston Institute of Contemporary Art Free Community Day fun with kids ILoveNewton.com I Love Newton

FREE Community Day at ICA! Great for Families! (Saturday, December 10, 10 am–5 pm)

If you want something fun to take the kids to this weekend, there is a FREE event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts: The ICA 75th Anniversary fun continues with a free party on December 10, the ICA’s fifth anniversary in our iconic waterfront building. Bring the family to this historic celebration with musical performances […]

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. […]

Newton North High School New and Old Sharon Schindler Photographer I Love Newton MA

The Transformation of Newton North High School: A Photograph Exhibit by Sharon Schindler

It’s gone, but you can still see it here! Please join us for the Opening Reception of a photograph exhibit on the old but beloved Newton North High School. Photography is by local acclaimed photographer Sharon Schindler. Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 7th from 6:00-8:30 pm Location: New Art Center, Main Gallery, 61 Washington Park Exhibit […]

Thanksgiving Pot Pie Turkey Leftovers Common Ground I Love Newton ILoveNewton.com

Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into a Delicious Pot Pie (From Common Ground Bar and Grill)

If you don’t know what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers, here’s a great Thanksgiving Pot Pie courtesy of Common Ground Bar and Grill in Allston, Massachusetts. Common Ground Thanksgiving Pot Pie          serves 8 Here is a great way to use those leftovers from your feast from the day before.  Start with the topping so it has […]

Shaws Supermarket MetroWest Boston MA I Love Newton MA Nutrition IQ

Nutrition IQ Program at Shaws Supermarket and Healthy Recipes for Autumn

I went to a blogging event at Shaws last month and discovered fifteen minutes prior to event that Capability:Mom was going too, which was a nice surprise. It was nice to meet Boston bloggers Maven of Savin’, Masshole Mommy, Mommy Niri, The Coupon Goddess, Toy Queen, Charlene Chronicles and learn about the Nutrition IQ program at Shaws […]

Newton Political Races Alderman School Committee Kurt Kusiak

School Committee Recommendations from Current School Committee Member Kurt Kusiak

Kurt Kusiak is my Dad Friend and neighbor and, because I have zero interest in politics of any ilk, I turn to him like my personal Godfather to vote his slate. Perhaps I am just lazy and bad with names such that I can’t keep track of so many people and their agendas. On the […]