Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 3/23/17

ONE: Now that UMass Lowell’s River Hawks have clinched their Hockey East Championship win, they’ll be opening the NCAA Tournament against Cornell on Saturday at noon. Get out to the SNHU Arena this weekend and root for the home team! TWO: The 1990s might be “Far Behind” us, but these guys are still rocking. One… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

In Irish Eyes

On March 17, 1987, I experienced my first American St. Patrick’s Day, my first offshore glimpse of my own country, cast and broadcast in psychedelic green. Now, years later, I recall that day as a scrum of bodies, beer, and mushy corned beef. Back then, I was working as a waitress in an Irish-American pub… Read More

Aine Greaney

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – St. Patrick’s Day Edition

ONE: Cobblestones of Lowell transforms into “O’Cobblestones” this Friday as the Lowell standby celebrates its 23rd St. Patrick’s Day in the Mill City. Enjoy a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner alongside a number of Irish-inspired drink specials or some good old-fashioned Guinness. TWO: Seaglass Restaurant & Lounge is holding a special St. Patrick’s Day… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Artist Profile – By the Seashore

In the Studio with Illustrator Carol Schwartz When accomplished children’s book illustrator Carol Schwartz moved from Wisconsin to Salisbury, Mass., last July, she set up only two things: her bed in one room and her studio in another. She worked almost nonstop, 10 to 14 hours a day, to meet the illustrations deadline for her latest… Read More

Bonnie Mason
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