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CINCO DE MAYO

Love when May 5 is on a Friday.  It seems so right, celebrating Mexican independence–Margaritas–on the weekend. Come visit for multiple drinkLove when May 5 is on a Friday.  It seems so right, celebrating Mexican independence–Margaritas–on the weekend. Come visit for multiple drink[...]
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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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KISS OF DEATH?

April 18, 2017     Posted in Background, Business, Fun, In real life, On The Web, Restaurant

Here are some signs that a restaurant might not be around much longer… They drastically change the name and/or concept in the first year. When theyHere are some signs that a restaurant might not be around much longer… They drastically change the name and/or concept in the first year. When they[...]
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THIS GUY

March 30, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, On The Web, Restaurant

Ya gotta love Danny Meyer.  I know I do. Click to read his post-election letter to Union Square Hospitality Group’s employees. [...]
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“NO CHILD SHOULD GO HUNGRY, AS PEOPLE WHO FEED PEOPLE”

That credo was submitted this morning, by Andy Husbands, owner of Boston’s Tremont 647 and a 20 year pioneer of No Kid’s Hungry’s presenceThat credo was submitted this morning, by Andy Husbands, owner of Boston’s Tremont 647 and a 20 year pioneer of No Kid’s Hungry’s presence[...]
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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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ON THE BRIGHT SIDE

Welcome to my world!  Up, then down! Actually, many, many more ups…but on the heels of my last post, allow me to share what I walked into at moonstones,Welcome to my world!  Up, then down! Actually, many, many more ups…but on the heels of my last post, allow me to share what I walked into at moonstones,[...]
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KILLING ME SOFTLY

January 14, 2017     Posted in Announcements, Background, Business, In real life, On The Web, Restaurant

  Did you read my column in this month’s Merrimack Valley Magazine? (Do you GET Merrimack Valley Magazine?  It’s great.  Truly.  I’m  Did you read my column in this month’s Merrimack Valley Magazine? (Do you GET Merrimack Valley Magazine?  It’s great.  Truly.  I’m[...]
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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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BON GIORNO!

November 17, 2016     Posted in Announcements, Business, Fun, On The Web, Restaurant

This year’s Boys and Girls Club Holiday Auction is fast approaching. If you are interested in attending, or donating to this incredible cause committedThis year’s Boys and Girls Club Holiday Auction is fast approaching. If you are interested in attending, or donating to this incredible cause committed[...]
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