Friendship

DANKE?

September 9, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, Restaurant

Standing in the closet, the black Stevie Wonder tee, beneath a black patterned shirt, beneath a black vest and over dark jeans felt right for Friday night. CobblestonesStanding in the closet, the black Stevie Wonder tee, beneath a black patterned shirt, beneath a black vest and over dark jeans felt right for Friday night. Cobblestones[...]
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KILLIN’ ME DUDE

July 15, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Friendship, Fun

Every once in awhile, but rarely, I dine in one of our dining rooms as a guest.  I try very hard to just be a guest, and not notice a cob web or a bulbEvery once in awhile, but rarely, I dine in one of our dining rooms as a guest.  I try very hard to just be a guest, and not notice a cob web or a bulb[...]
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THANK YOU EARL

July 11, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, In real life, Restaurant

We’ve been working on a new mission statement. I’m pretty sure moonstones mission statement got lost in the shuffle of protecting against goingWe’ve been working on a new mission statement. I’m pretty sure moonstones mission statement got lost in the shuffle of protecting against going[...]
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IT’S WHAT WE DO

May 15, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, News, Restaurant

Such a thin line between love and hate, poor and great. This past weekend has to rank amongst the biggest ever for the 9 years our two restaurants haveSuch a thin line between love and hate, poor and great. This past weekend has to rank amongst the biggest ever for the 9 years our two restaurants have[...]
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MVM UNDEDITED

For those of you who read my column in Merrimack Valley Magazine, thank you! For those of you who don’t receive the magazine, you should considerFor those of you who read my column in Merrimack Valley Magazine, thank you! For those of you who don’t receive the magazine, you should consider[...]
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WORLD CLASS PREMIERE AT MRA

Years ago while spending some precious father-daughter time in Manhattan, we stood in the TCKTS line and got cheap seats to see Edie Falco (Carmela Soprano)Years ago while spending some precious father-daughter time in Manhattan, we stood in the TCKTS line and got cheap seats to see Edie Falco (Carmela Soprano)[...]
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RECRUITING THE FOLK IN FOLK FESTIVAL

Every year since we opened in 1994–that’s 23 year’s ago if I counted on my fingers correctly–the city of Lowell is transformedEvery year since we opened in 1994–that’s 23 year’s ago if I counted on my fingers correctly–the city of Lowell is transformed[...]
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YOU CAN’T BUY LOYALTY

March 16, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Friendship, In real life, On The Web, Restaurant

  I am always mindful of the prescient things that so many special people in my life share–those who offer their perspectives, their own  I am always mindful of the prescient things that so many special people in my life share–those who offer their perspectives, their own[...]
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THE SKINNY ON FAT RICE, SUNDAY POPS, EGGS AND CHAMPAGNE

December 7, 2016     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Friendship, Fun, Restaurant

So, I teased in the last post of the return “home for the holidays” of celebrity Chef Abe Conlon, the co founder and co star behind Chicago’sSo, I teased in the last post of the return “home for the holidays” of celebrity Chef Abe Conlon, the co founder and co star behind Chicago’s[...]
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WHOA, DECEMBER

To quote one of my girls… December “is a lot.” Functions, parties, columns, gifts, trees, decorating, functions, shows, cookies, football,To quote one of my girls… December “is a lot.” Functions, parties, columns, gifts, trees, decorating, functions, shows, cookies, football,[...]
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