Good Eats – Applecrest Farm Bistro

How does a spot like Applecrest Farm Bistro manage to fly under the radar? The complex, less than 20 minutes off Route 1 in Hampton Falls, N.H., boasts an ice cream stand, an impressive indoor farm market, a snack corner with homemade goods and a coffee bar, and a full-service restaurant that serves three meals… Read More

Harold Parker History

Harold Parker State Forest in Andover, North Andover, North Reading and Middleton turned 100 years old this year. It was founded in 1916 on abandoned farmland purchased by the State Forest Commission. Harold Parker was raised in Lancaster, attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard College, and was the first chairman of the commission. The 3,000-acre… Read More

Architecture with Attitude

Award-Winning Designer Patrick Tighe Struck Gold after Heading West. At first glance, it would appear that Patrick Tighe’s years as a Lowell youth are light years away from his life as an award-winning architect in Southern California. Tighe, 50, and his Santa Monica firm are heralded around the world as groundbreaking innovators in building design…. Read More

Catie’s Closet

 A Local Charity Helps Keep Kids in School by Providing the Basics. Stacks of neatly folded jeans line the shelves in a room at Lowell High School. Blouses, polo shirts, hoodies and other items are organized, sized and hanging from racks. Shoes, sneakers and boots are lined up in rows, waiting to be worn. The… Read More

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