Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Five tips to help you keep your resolution.
Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable; making a million bucks may not be (just yet). 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal. For example, instead of saying you want to get fit, say you want to lose 10 pounds…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The event will include dancing, singing and a puppet show.
Newton community members are welcome to join friends, neighbors and Mayor Setti Warren at the city's annual New Year's celebration on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. The event will take place at City Hall and includes performances by the Joanne Langione Dance Studio (held in the War Memorial Auditorium), music from the Newton Family Singers (Aldermanic Chamber), puppets and music with Diana Kane (room 209) and Big Joe the Storyteller (cafeteria). The New Year's celebration will run from 1:30 p.m - 3:30 p.m. Although admission is free to the event, families should try to bring a non-perishable food item for the Newton food pantries or children's boots, jackets, gloves and books for Cradles to Crayons. There will also be a collection set up for …
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Although it's Sunday, many restaurants and bars will be open for New Year's Day brunch.
Welcome to 2012! While many of you may be taking a lazy day after a long night of celebrating, some may be out and about with ambition for the New Year. If you're one of those ambitious types, here's a list of what will be open and closed today. Remember: With New Year's Day on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed tomorrow. City government offices, post offices and libraries will be closed.
Happy New Year!
1. Happy New Year! Remember, some places will be closed today (and tomorrow) for the New Year's holiday. Here's a list of what will be open/closed. 2. Start the year off on the right foot. We have a list of Newton spots where you can grab brunch today and enjoy your first meal of 2012. 3. Taking the train? Check out this New Year's holiday schedule from the MBTA before you head out. 4. Memorable New Year's Eve moments? Were you at a Newton New Year's Eve bash? Perhaps at Boxk 109 or B Street? Share your photos and memories with us in our Neighborhood Gallery. 5. Remember! Trash/recycling collection will not be delayed this week, despite the holiday.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
This year, New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday, so how better to ring in 2012 than with a fabulous brunch? Here are our picks for where to have your first feast of the New Year.
Aquitaine Bis - Oo la la - vive la cuisine francaise! Start off your week and the New Year with an assortment of French omelets, other egg dishes, Belgian waffles or stuffed French toast. Or, if you’re more in the mood for lunch fare, try a pressed duck confit and Gruyere sandwich or the famous Aquitaine Burger. Reservations can be made through OpenTable. The Biltmore – Though you might not want to be up and about that early, the Biltmore will be serving its usual hearty brunch menu beginning at 10:00 a.m. Cure that hangover with some sausage fritters or the Crazy Delicious Pub Fries (waffle fries with two types of cheese, bacon, egg and gravy). After noon, you can have some “hair of the dog” with a mimosa or a Red Beer, Biltmore’s answer…