North Shore Adventures: Bancroft & Co

I have always preferred the north shore to the south shore for my New England summers. I prefer the landscape, the smaller crowds and the less packed highways getting to and fro. I was recently invited as a guest to Bancroft & Co. Peabody. As always all opinions are my …

The Row Hotel: Assembled to Perfection

You can find me here in the morning with my coffee and the paper. I have been a fan of Assembly Row since the day I stepped foot by the Mystic River.  That chilly fall day by the river, I watched a bucket loader full of Legos ceremoniously pour onto …

Head of the Charles Regatta Weekend Guide

Saturday, October 20th and Sunday October 21st It is Head of the Charles Regatta weekend. This is a weekend I look forward to every year.  Head of The Charles weekend has a quintessential New England feel.  As a family, we usually bike down to the river and spend some time …

Pastry Chefs Gather for Sugar Rush

We are not Paris, but Boston’s pastry scene is magnifique and has been developing at a the speed that spun sugar sets over the last few years.  I got a taste of some of what the area’s best pastry chefs have to offer at the 4th Annual Sugar Rush.  Sugar …

Harvest's The Book and the Cook:  Battersby

 Harvest Restaurant is nestled down in one of Harvard Square’s little nooks and has a fabulous patio for this time of year.  I was lucky to attend one of Harvets’ “The Book and the Cook” evenings a while back and loved it.  The setup is great, you sit with …