Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – 6/20/19

ONE: Today, June 20, check out the grand re-opening of Kerouac Park is on from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy live music, play table tennis and chess/checkers, take part in group exercise classes and read and celebrate Lowell all in this newly revitalized park. TWO: Save the date for the second Midsummer Dream on Merrimack Street… Read More

Jaden Mendola

Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – 6/13/19

ONE: Threads Unbroken Hilos Intactos features various  Merrimack Valley artists as they tackle topics of trauma, mental health challenges and the opioid epidemic. The exhibit will be open at the Lawrence Public Library from June 13 to September 13. TWO: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa will be performing at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium this Sunday from 6:30 to 8:30… Read More

Jaden Mendola

Enter the French Press

I remember a time when French presses were the rage among serious java heads. On the heels of coffee’s second wave, this made sense. These presses, which were invented in Italy, not France, did a remarkable job of extracting all the best that darker roasts had to offer. They produce a cup with silky mouthfeel and… Read More

Doug Sparks

Good Eats – Picanha’s Brazilian Grill

When folks dine out these days, especially families, they too often have to decide whether they prefer quality or quantity. How do you sample a variety of fresh, tasty items, avoid paying big bucks, and without ending up at a chain eatery? It’s a challenge. But it can be done, especially in the Merrimack Valley,… Read More

Dean Johnson
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