Belkin Family Lookout Farm Wednesday Specials

Belkin Family Lookout Farm

Offering Wednesday Specials Free Admission with Fruit Bag Purchase Plus Open One Hour Later Beginning this Wednesday, August 21st, Belkin Family Lookout Farm is offering special deals to visitors who come to the farm starting at 4:00pm. One free admission will be included with every fruit bag purchase. Additionally the farm will be open until 6:00pm on […]

FC Barcelona Soccer Camp

FC Barcelona camp Concord MA

Last week, my daughter and two other kids that we car pooled with from Newton attended the FC Barcelona Soccer Camp. I usually drove the return leg so I was able to hear about how the camp went. It was an unseasonably hot week, with the heat index climbing to nearly 100 degrees by the […]

Summer Lovin’ for Animal Rescue League of Boston Adult Cats

Animal Rescue League of Boston adopt adult cat

Summer can be a tough time for adoptable adult cats. People walk in and are immediately smitten by an adorable kitten and often overlook many fabulous older felines! Please consider an adult cat. Animal Rescue League of Boston currently has 60 cats between the ages of one and five years. On top of that, they […]

Body After Baby: How My Fitness Routine Launched My Business

Empower studio, exercise studio Newton MA

Please welcome Kimberly Negron, owner of The Studio Empower in Newton Centre! Growing up, I played a lot of different sports, danced and I’ve always been a cardio junkie. A few years ago, I had my first child, and I became both self-conscious of my post-baby body and, like most new moms, more time-crunched than ever before […]

Does Your Dog Have What It Takes to be on TV?

In anticipation of the national launch on DIRECTV, DOGTV has also announced a pre-sale promotion, as well as “MyDOGTV,” a social media casting call to find new dogs to be featured in a special program called “My Dog.” DOGTV is the first television network for dogs DOGTV is a trusted source of scientifically developed content […]

Newton Resident Pens Auto Memoir

Newton author, Memoirs of a hack mechanic, Rob Siegel

Memoirs of a Hack Mechanic is by the longtime Newton resident Rob Siegel.  It’s a pretty funny book about being a car guy and how best to balance that with being a dad, a husband, a guy that’s got to contribute to household chores and expenses.  (click image to buy at Amazon. As an Amazon […]

FREE Teen Nutrition and Exercise Program

The Newton Partnership, free teen health and exercise program

Seeking Teens 10-18 to Participate in Health Advisory Program Open to any Newton teen age 10-18, the Health Advisory is an opportunity to improve your awareness of healthy nutrition and exercise. Students are assigned to a screened adult advisor, who will work with them to set healthy, realistic goals. Students are given a pedometer for periodic check […]

Music Scholarships for Kids and Boston Concert Schedule: From The Top

From the Top, From the Top concerts in Boston, Boston From the Top Concerts, From the Top Music Scholarships

This season, From the Top will also award more than $200,000 in scholarships to select performers on the radio show through its Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. Since 2005, this program has awarded more than $1.8 million to pre-collegiate musicians with financial need to support their musical development. Beyond the radio show, From the […]

Newton’s First African-American Governance …

first black president, first black governor of massachusetts, first black mayor of Newton MA all together

I saw this tweet recently that said Newton, MA was the only city to have an African-American Mayor, Governor AND President. We are making history! And I think they are all Firsts!   First Black President: Barack Obama image from Barack Obama Biography First Black Governor of Massachusetts: Deval Patrick. The first African-American Governor was […]

Please VOTE for West Suburban YMCA Kids’ Song!

West Suburban YMCA song

We are SO happy to announce that More Than a Building – a song written, performed and produced by our students from  the West Suburban YMCA, has been chosen as one of the top 7 Semi-Finalist submissions in the YMCA of the USA’s songwriting competition “Sing Out for the Y”! We are asking for your help! […]