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What Would Frank Lloyd Wright Think?

January 17, 2014

 

A heavy question out of context, but let’s take the prominent topic of micro housing. If you aren’t familiar with the term, it’s exactly what it sounds like, a miniscule housing option right in the middle of your city, South Boston to be exact, with buildings up and running in Seattle, San Francisco and New York, geared mainly toward young professionals. These apartments are supposed to reduce cars on the road, provide an integrated living situation, promote green living, and increase energy savings. Electric...


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As eating seasonally becomes more mainstream, restaurants and fast food joints have definitely caught on and pumpkin flavored everything is, well, everywhere right now — with the pumpkin spice latte reaching full-on cult status.

Use this copycat version of the fall coffeeshop fix (which has a tendency to sell out just when you need one most) to make a sweet, savory, and super money-saving version at home, all without needing a steamer! Just in time for the neighborhood costume parade tonight,...


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MSPCA Angell Run Fur Fun 5k 2013

October 28, 2013

 

Run Fur Fun 5k 2013

Summary

 

: This race will benefit the MSPCA and our programs to protect animals, relieve their suffering, advance their health and welfare, prevent cruelty and work for a just and compassionate society.  It will also provide a fun race for you (and your dog!).

Course Description: The course is a fast, flat course starting at Artesani Park and running along the Charles River with no road crossings. See a course map here.

Dogs: This is a race you can do with your dog

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Recycling and Trash; do your part!

October 21, 2013

 

About Recycling recycle new life

If your recycling, yard waste or trash was missed and is properly prepared, call  617.349.4800 by 12:00 noon the next day.

Recycling is easy and mandatory in Cambridge.  You can reduce your trash by at least 50% to help protect the environment and save the City money.  Take a moment to review the Recycling and Trash Guide. Request toters, posters, stickers or brochures here

Recycling is picked up on the same day as trash. During holiday weeks, curbside collection

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Ah, apple picking. It's a classic way to spend an autumn weekend in New England. Sure, you can eat them raw, bake them into pies, make applesauce and apple butter. But you can make them into cider, too. Sweet or hard, apple cider is a beverage of the season. Here's how you can celebrate by pressing your own, at home or at a local farm:

October 5 & 6: Cider Pressing & Harvest Party
Red Fire Farm, Granby, MA
Got those apples and need somewhere to press them? Red Fire Farm's cider press

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New listing! 45 Coleman St., Peabody

October 03, 2013

 

NEW LITING AT 45 COLEMAN ST., PEABODY
CENTER SCHOOL DISTRICT!!! This beautiful well kept RANCH has a lot of potential and is located in one of Peabody's desirable neighborhoods. Just minutes from Centennial Park, Route 128 and the North Shore Shopping mall, this location has it all! For those who like to ENTERTAIN, this home lends its perfect floor plan for those HOLIDAY PARTIES to come! With WARM SUNLIGHT that gleams throughout, an ENCLOSED SUN PORCH & lovely CURB APPEAL. This is the...


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National Free Museum Day - September 28

September 27, 2013

 

By Monique_Browdy@Toryrow.com (Monique G Browdy)

This month, you can visit your favorite museum or discover a new one -- for free! National Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors at no charge to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket. Locally, you can enjoy free admission to dozens of museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Discovery Museums in Acton, the Children's Museum in Easton, Battleship Cove in Fall River, the Harvard Art Museums...


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10 Feel-Good Household Tasks for Fall

September 25, 2013

 

By Monique_Browdy@Toryrow.com (Monique G Browdy)

Scrub, organize and inspect now to sail through the holidays with a light heart and a clean conscience Tiffany Carboni Houzz Contributor. I am a home design writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Houzz Contributor.

With cooler weather and the holiday season in sight, early fall is a great time for taking stock of household areas in need of a little TLC. Here are 10 home features you'll feel good about cleaning and/or organizing early in the season

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By Monique_Browdy@Toryrow.com (Monique G Browdy)

Artitude: Art makes Belmont Beautiful, an outdoor event for
the entire family to enjoy where artists will gather to show their artwork. Small businesses are open with promotional offers, these include a variety of retail, restaurants, wine shop, and boutiques. Streets are closed down for all 
to enjoy browsing Cushing Square, a go-to-shopping destination for the Belmont
and neighboring communities.

The event was founded by: Think Big Think Belmont! a not for
profit organization. The organ...


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By Arthur_Horiatis@ToryRow.com (Arthur Horiatis)

DREAMTOWN FINDER: TOP 25 PLACES TO LIVE IN MASSACHUSETTS

Cambridge’s nearly perfect fun and hipster scores push the city across the river into first place.
While crime in Cambridge is higher than its suburban neighbors, its accessibility to public transit and high number of grocery stores boost it an above average location score. 
Cambridge schools test above average as well.
Deal-seekers, however, should look elsewhere. Cambridge is one of the most expensive cities to buy property.The Boston Globe/ File 1. Cambridge

At a glance:
Area: Urban
Region: MetroNorth
Population: 105,162

Cambridge’s nearly perfect fun and hipster scores push the city across the river into first place.

While crime in Cambridge is higher than its suburban neighbors, its accessibility to public transit and high number of grocery stores boost it

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