What the hack?

Are you ready for the holiday scammers? Are the hackers going to get the password to your favorite shopping website from you to buy whatever they want at your expense? Or will they steal your cyber-identity and proceed to send their messages out over your IP...

Outside Inside Newton

Outdoor dining on an evening like a few we had this past week is breathtakingly pleasant! That got me to wondering if anyone has compiled a list of al fresco restaurant venues in the Garden City? I’ll start the list with the ones that come readily to mind....

Forget the Zombies: The Robots Will Soon be Among Us!

An article in today’s Boston Globe: “Boston Driverless Car Company Will Expand Testing Citywide” tells us that driverless cars that have been learning how to operate safely in the Seaport District of Boston will soon be stepping out into Boston’s other neighborhoods...

Shovel Off this Courier’s Moil!

Today Isabelle Albeck asked me to post this encounter she had with a Waban postal person and it got me to wondering about our home mail delivery that most of us take for granted. “This morning, a week after the last storm, I noticed the mailman walking along...
Thanks Stan – for Putting Me In Good Company

Thanks Stan – for Putting Me In Good Company

I admit it…I am an old fuddy-duddy who struggles to keep up with the technobabies who rule the digital world. But, I blog on Village 14. I am active in Waban Village politics (as President and leader of the Area council for six years and now as fundraiser for...

In Search of Corned Beef and Cabbage in Newton

In case you have an urge to be a carni-vege-vore tomorrow and are in search of aromatic corned beef, cabbage, boiled potatoes and carrots, fear not! There are at least five sites in Newton that you can visit to satisfy your hunger without smelling up the whole house...

Grande Kitchen and Bar is OPEN on Needham Street

Taking a Grande chance, three of us ventured in last night to the newly transformed version of the old Mick Morgan’s on Needham Street. It is now the Grande Kitchen and Bar and had just opened to the public for the first time at 5pm! It’s beautifully...

And the Beat goes On…

The Charter Commission has not finished their deliberations. They met last night and will meet again on Wednesday night and possibly on Thursday night as well. If not DONE by then, they can meet Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week, too. After that, on Thursday,...

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