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FROM LONDON TO LISBON…

Kathy and I are back from some head-spinning travel, which was inspired by our daughter’s Master’s presentation at Goldsmith University in SoutheasternKathy and I are back from some head-spinning travel, which was inspired by our daughter’s Master’s presentation at Goldsmith University in Southeastern[...]
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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 NYC restaurants last month, recommended by our restaurant consultants—a story for another day—we loved the design atWhile researching a handful of NYC restaurants last month, recommended by our restaurant consultants—a story for another day—we loved the design at[...]
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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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THROWBACK THURSDAY: DO YOU REMEMBER..?

Do you remember when our French Onion soup was called Five Onion Soup, from our original menu 25 years ago? It’s the same basic recipe, but we mayDo you remember when our French Onion soup was called Five Onion Soup, from our original menu 25 years ago? It’s the same basic recipe, but we may[...]
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MWM SEEKS…

Although you really should consider subscribing to Merrimack Valley Magazine, here is a peek at my column for this latest issue. And, no joke. If youAlthough you really should consider subscribing to Merrimack Valley Magazine, here is a peek at my column for this latest issue. And, no joke. If you[...]
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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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#FAKENEWS

I don’t necessarily enjoy that phrase–I believe wholeheartedly in freedom of the press. But false is false. Cobblestones owners DO NOT “WANTI don’t necessarily enjoy that phrase–I believe wholeheartedly in freedom of the press. But false is false. Cobblestones owners DO NOT “WANT[...]
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HOW TO SURVIVE 25, CHAPTER 2

It’s THROWBACK THURSDAY As COBBLESTONES counts down to our 25th anniversary celebration, a weekly installment (on Thursday), will share some historicalIt’s THROWBACK THURSDAY As COBBLESTONES counts down to our 25th anniversary celebration, a weekly installment (on Thursday), will share some historical[...]
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THROWBACK THURSDAYS 25

Today, Thursday 1/17: The return of the COMM AVE Sandwich from one of our very  first menus: Shaved Prime Rib, BBQ Sauce, Melted cheese on a bulkie roll,Today, Thursday 1/17: The return of the COMM AVE Sandwich from one of our very  first menus: Shaved Prime Rib, BBQ Sauce, Melted cheese on a bulkie roll,[...]
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