A&E Highlights: Lowell Winterfest 2018

Lowell Winterfest 2018 Downtown Lowell | February 23 & 24 Shoveling snow may be a pain, but we wouldn’t be New Englanders if we didn’t enjoy winter at least a little bit, right? Well, whether you find it insufferable or can’t get enough of the shivering solstice, there’s at least one reason to look forward to February:… Read More

Wine Notes: Using the F Word

Using the F Word And Other Tricks for Finding the Best Wines Do you have any wealthy friends who invite you to their parties and serve $150 bottles of wine?  I played a gig with the Nottingham Brass Quintet (I play trumpet) at a party hosted by a true wine aficionado. His collection was mostly… Read More


NoteWorthy – 2/18/18

NoteWorthy is your weekly news roundup of happenings, movers and shakers, and community events in the Merrimack Valley. Don’t forget to subscribe to be reminded when the news goes up each week! AROUND THE VALLEY Mill City Grows Launches 2018 Gardener Coordinator Institute in Partnership With Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater Lowell On January 25, Mill City… Read More


The Fine Art of Browsing

Indie Bookstores Offer the Human Touch The best way to find books is not online, according to some bibliophiles. It is to visit an independently owned bookstore. That is, if you can find one. “We’re a tiny industry today,” admits Susan Little, owner of the Jabberwocky Bookshop in Newburyport’s Tannery Marketplace. Still, independent bookstores offer something… Read More

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