Local Spotlight

Posted on: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 10:33am

Local Spotlight: Avery & Co.Looking for a creative hostess, birthday, or wedding gift or perhaps a truly unique accent for your home? You'll have a wonderful time browsing the eclectic selection offered at Avery & Co. Owner Chris Avery has stocked her lovely shop with a bountiful collections of women's handbags, jewelry, toys, greetings cards, fine papers and stationery, soothing bath and body lotions, scented candles, and hand-painted glassware.

Posted on: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 1:37pm

Local Spotlight: Anthony's North End DeliA taste of Italy is right here in Plainville, MA. Anthony's North End Deli is genuine Italian-style deli without having to trek all the way into Boston.


Posted on: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 2:19pm
Tagged with: Local Spotlight, Newport RI

Local Spotlight: Mooring Restaurant, Newport, RIWith an emphasis on "top-of-catch" seafood, and locally grown, organic produce, Newport RI's The Mooring Restaurant offers diners a beautifully crafted menu that provides a unique and magnificent culinary experience. You can start your feast at their expansive raw bar sampling fresh oysters, littlenecks, cherrystones, or lobster claws.

Posted on: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:33pm

Local Spotlight: St. Anthony's FeastLooking for something different to do this weekend? Head into the North End of Boston, MA to join in the fun at St. Anthony's Feast.


Posted on: Friday, August 2, 2013 - 2:57pm
Tagged with: Local Spotlight, Norwood MA

Local Spotlight: Sabb's Market Norwood MAThis enticing food emporium in Norwood, MA transports you to another world of epicurean delights. Sabb's Market features an amazing assortment of homemade pastries that are as beautiful as they are delicious. Here you'll discover all sorts of mouth-watering delicacies from Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, and Greece. Two tempting skewers of roasted beef, lamb, and chicken invite you to try a Shawarma, a Lebanese sandwich creation very much like a gyro.

Posted on: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 12:16pm
Tagged with: Canton MA, Local Spotlight

Posted on: Friday, June 7, 2013 - 10:44am

Local Spotlight, Chansky's MarketOnce you step through the door of this Brighton, MA supermarket, you might feel as though you've walked directly into the cult classic film "Clerks". Stocked with everything including the wise-cracking staff, Chansky's is definitely more of an experience than a store.


Posted on: Friday, May 24, 2013 - 12:15pm

Activies for a Rainy Three Day WeekendDid your plans get ruined this weekend by Mother Nature? Here's a bunch of activities to keep your mind off BBQs and beaches.


For the Social Butterfly: Bring the fun to you.

-Host a game party. Break out the board games and invite your friends over for a rousing game of Yahzhee.

Posted on: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 2:31pm
Tagged with: Local Spotlight

Local Spotlight: Places to Watch the Patriots

If you must leave the comfort of your CHR apartment to watch the Patriots, here's a handy list of places to sidle up and catch the big game on Sunday.  Where's your favorite sports haunt?


Brighton, Brookline, and Cambridge: 

Cityside: 1960 Beacon St, Brighton, MA

Posted on: Friday, October 5, 2012 - 11:09am

3 Things To Do This Columbus Day WeekendGet out there and enjoy what sun you can before the colder temperatures head our way!  Here are three things happening around Boston and Providence this long weekend: