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“EVERYDAY IS A DISASTER”

October 27, 2019     Posted in Business, In real life, News, Restaurant

For years I’ve felt the initial rush of joy and jealousy for my restaurant-owner kin when visiting vacation destinations where it is difficult orFor years I’ve felt the initial rush of joy and jealousy for my restaurant-owner kin when visiting vacation destinations where it is difficult or[...]
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KEEPING MY HEAD UP

August 15, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Background, In real life, News, On The Web

Have you ever noticed the frequency of beautiful sunsets in Lowell? I’m not sure if it’s vantage or something else. I have a theory that theyHave you ever noticed the frequency of beautiful sunsets in Lowell? I’m not sure if it’s vantage or something else. I have a theory that they[...]
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INDUSTRY OBSERVATIONS

July 16, 2019     Posted in Background, Business, In real life, News, On The Web, Restaurant

While researching a handful of New York City restaurants last month–as recommended by our restaurant consultants—a Stones-in-the-works story forWhile researching a handful of New York City restaurants last month–as recommended by our restaurant consultants—a Stones-in-the-works story for[...]
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IN 2500 WORDS OR LESS–THANK YOU!

Cobblestones 25th Anniversary Party occurred this past weekend, and I am hard pressed to properly evidence the excitement, the energy, the excellence,Cobblestones 25th Anniversary Party occurred this past weekend, and I am hard pressed to properly evidence the excitement, the energy, the excellence,[...]
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“…cobblestones indeed.”

How to survive twenty five. For starters, read the small print. I thought for sure the sign said “Shelagh”–one of my wife’s Kathy’sHow to survive twenty five. For starters, read the small print. I thought for sure the sign said “Shelagh”–one of my wife’s Kathy’s[...]
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“HOW LONG CAN YOU STAND THE HEAT?”

Man, and another one gone… All Papa Gino’s, another Outback (and Bonefish)(and Carrabbas), another British Beer Company, Noodles, over 50 ChipotlesMan, and another one gone… All Papa Gino’s, another Outback (and Bonefish)(and Carrabbas), another British Beer Company, Noodles, over 50 Chipotles[...]
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TOO PRETTY FOR TV

Go figure! An L.A. scout called from the Food Network last week, and again yesterday—representing the successful show Restaurant Impossible. So, IGo figure! An L.A. scout called from the Food Network last week, and again yesterday—representing the successful show Restaurant Impossible. So, I[...]
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BEST GAME IN TOWN, THROWBACK THURSDAY AND OTHER RANDOM BS

Did you save the date yet? Friday, June 7. 25 years of Cobblestones, celebrated in grand Stones-style to benefit Cobblestones Lowell High School ScholarshipDid you save the date yet? Friday, June 7. 25 years of Cobblestones, celebrated in grand Stones-style to benefit Cobblestones Lowell High School Scholarship[...]
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O’COBBLESTONES 25.0

That’s right…25 St Patrick’s Day celebrations under our lucky belts! This year, our Cobblestones chef–the best chef we’veThat’s right…25 St Patrick’s Day celebrations under our lucky belts! This year, our Cobblestones chef–the best chef we’ve[...]
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THROWBACK THURSDAY…POTATO SKINS!

March 7, 2019     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, Fun, News, On The Web, Restaurant

Of all the former menu items that people dog us about, Potato Skins is 2nd only to the Artichokes Francaise. Note: We ran the Artichokes for a coupleOf all the former menu items that people dog us about, Potato Skins is 2nd only to the Artichokes Francaise. Note: We ran the Artichokes for a couple[...]
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