FOOD & DRINK
Comeau Reflects on Shared Spring Interests Among Humans, Outdoor Friends in ‘Approaching Rabbit’
Dr. Raymond F. Comeau, a Haverhill native and poet, notes “Springtime is for birds and flowers, but it is also for humans and rabbits.”. In his “Approaching Rabbit,” Comeau describes a meeting between a human and a rabbit, “to see if there is room for getting along.”
May 29 Memorial Day Parade and Observance with Ceremonies and Lunch on the Common
The Memorial Day parade and observance will take place on May 29. The parade will start at Our Lady of Assumption Church and march to various cemeteries where ceremonies will be held.
Massachusetts man plans on letting money work for him after hitting $1 million on scratch ticket
A Massachusetts man plans on making his money work for him after he hit it big on a State Lottery scratch ticket. According to the Massachusetts State Lottery, Gary Cheney has won the first $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Premier Cash” $20 instant ticket game.
Thursday, June 1: Tattoo Tales
NEEDHAM, Mass. — We meet a set of identical twins in Salem who are in the tattoo business together, and a local body art professional who specializes in helping patients who have undergone mastectomy. We also meet artists who specialize intemporary tattoos. And we connect with local pros who specialize in tattoo removal – helping those who regret early choices or see them as a barrier to employment.
Celebrate Juneteenth with bluesman Corey Harris
NEWBURYPORT — Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Corey Harris is set to bring his finger-style acoustic blues to the Belleville Stage on Saturday, June 17. His latest album, Insurrection Blues, continues a musical journey that began with his debut album, Between Midnight and Day, in 1995. The songs are full...
This Is Why This Massachusetts Beach Smells So Bad
Growing up near the ocean was a treat I'd say. So many memories of packin' up the station wagon and heading to the beach with my family as a kid. The other thing I remember? The smell that often plagued our beloved public beach. Cities obviously cannot help where they...
The Dixey Collection: Here comes the honey wagon
The Marblehead Current is proud to partner with photographer and historian Dan Dixey, who regularly shares photos of Marblehead from his extensive collection, along with information about each shot. The B.F. Martin Jr. cesspool pumper, known as the honey wagon, makes its rounds at Green Street and Lincoln Avenue circa...
4 stunning homes for a Memorial Day cookout
Hot dogs, hamburgers, veggies? With the grill space in these outdoor kitchens, there's no need to limit what you serve at your holiday party. With Memorial Day approaching, Boston is ready to kick off summer with a weekend outdoors, and the weather forecast couldn’t be nicer. Whether it’s a cookout full of fan favorites or a playlist with all the summer bops, our readers know what they want in a Memorial Day party. If it were up to us, we’d host at one of these homes:
Bethany Community Services to Add Club Connection Memory Café with Cummings Grant
Bethany Community Services plans to add a Club Connection Memory Café with $75,000 over three years coming from the Cummings Foundation’s major annual grants program. The Haverhill-based organization was selected from a total of 630 applicants during a competitive review process and becomes one of 150 nonprofits to share in $30 million. Bethany Communities is comprised of three downtown Haverhill properties including Merrivista, Mission Towers and Phoenix Row apartments which provide affordable senior housing. With both independent and assisted living options available, there are nearly 400 senior residents who have access to supportive services, affordable nutritious meals and transportation and a diverse range of engaging activities and events.
NEIGHBOR NEWS: Merrimack River Cruises Offered This Summer; Tewksbury Select Board To Hold 3 Nights Of Retail Marijuana License Hearings
TEWKSBURY, MA — Ever wonder what’s making news next door in Tewksbury? The Tewksbury Carnation has the answer!. Below is a collection of top Tewksbury stories that were recently published on Tewksbury’s new hyperlocal news site. Top Tewksbury Stories:. Planning Board Hears Proposal for Mixed Use Development...
Biologists with pool noodles retrieve two falcon chicks from their nest
Biologists at UMass Lowell retrieved two peregrine falcon chicks from their nest, but they used pool noodles to fetch them.
Mei Mei Dumplings continues growth locally, aims for national success
BOSTON – Mei Mei Dumplings has a new home in South Boston and the factory is the focus. "The dumplings come out of this machine and then get finished by hand," Irene Li, co-founder of Mei Mei Dumplings told WBZ-TV.Mei Mei Dumplings started out on wheels in 2012. After the food truck's success, Li and her siblings opened a restaurant in the Fenway neighborhood where they served loyal customers until the pandemic hit."We closed the restaurant in March 2020. We thought it was going to be for a couple months. Then we decided to stay closed because we just didn't...
Get Ready to Groove: Boston's Got Soul Music Convention Presents Young Artists Showcasing their Talent
Get ready to groove this weekend as Boston's got Soul Music Convention is hosting a fantastic event showcasing young artists in their element. Happening on May 28th at Schiavo Club, 71 Tileston St, Everett, MA 02149, this event promises to be a night filled with fun, music, and excitement.
How I survived the two-floor Dunkin’ at Boston Calling 2023
Amongst the sprawling and jam-packed festival grounds of Boston Calling 2023, currently on display across Allston’s Harvard Athletic Complex this weekend, there are plenty of attractions and experiences to take in. But no other is arguably as mysterious and comfortably chaotic as the two-story Dunkin’ Donuts that has brought in hordes of people throughout the first two days of festivities. So, in the spirit of curiosity, and with a New Englander’s tractor beam-like attraction to anything orange and purple, I decided to check out just what kind of magic this structure contained.
Tom Hanks Inspires Harvard Graduates to Become Everyday Superheroes in Surprising Commencement Ceremony
Comedian and actor Tom Hanks spoke at Harvard's Class Day and Commencement ceremonies, urging graduates to be fearless and become everyday superheroes. Hanks was compared to luminaries such as Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy in the Latin Salutatory, and was serenaded by members of Hasty Pudding.
Fun, cheap, or free things to do this Memorial Day Weekend with the whole family
Looking for something to do Memorial Day Weekend that will be fun for the whole family but won’t break your wallet?
Massachusetts restaurant’s burger ranks in top 100 in the country, Yelp says
If you’re eager for a quality burger in Massachusetts, you may be in luck. In celebration of National Burger Day on Saturday — the official start of the burger “search season,” according to Yelp — the company this week posted its rankings of the top 100 burgers in the United States, and one joint in the Bay State scored a spot on the list.
Mass. State Lottery winner: Stop & Shop sells $4 million lottery ticket
A Stop & Shop in the Bay State sold a winning $4 million scratch ticket that was claimed on Tuesday, May 23, the Massachusetts State Lottery announced. The Stop & Shop is located in Stoneham, the lottery’s site said. The $4 million ticket was from the “$4,000,000 Diamonds” scratch ticket game. It was the first grand prize ticket to be claimed since the game’s release on April 18, the lottery said.
Boston Synagogue to Host Boston’s West End Lyric’s ‘The Joys of Music’
On June 11, 2023, The Boston Synagogue will launch Boston’s West End Lyric with an inaugural concert, featuring music from opera, as well as Broadway and cabaret music from the Jewish-American songbook. Titled “The Joys of Music,” the concert is produced by Massachusetts-based Bloch Performing Arts. The artists for...
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