NewtonSERVES: Will you be Serving on Sunday?

This Sunday May 1st is NewtonSERVES, a day set aside for Newton residents to give back to the community. NewtonSERVES is a Day of Community Service that brings together over 1,000 volunteers of all ages to complete more than 50 community projects for the benefit of...

Voting underway for Newton Has Talent 2016

The field of possible performers for Newton Has Talent 2016   has been narrowed to 20 musical semi-finalists and it’s up to the public to help choose the 10 finalists who will perform live at the Jewish Community Center on Saturday evening, May 21 to compete for...
The pianos are coming !

The pianos are coming !

Last year the city kicked off the first ever month long Newton Festival of the Arts. There’s a little office in City Hall called the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs that’s staffed by two energetic, imaginative, creative, engaging, and plain...
Next Saturday is story time once again

Next Saturday is story time once again

The Newton Nomadic Theater is in the midst of its five week run of A Picasso but the actors will be taking a night off next Saturday so we can present the next Nomad Story Slam at Gregorian Rugs. These nights of community storytelling, inspired by the Moth Radio Hour,...
A little less traffic

A little less traffic

Here’s are two great photos of the Route 9 – Route 128 interchange from 1952. That spot, just around the corner from my house, looks wildly different today.  It will look even more different tomorrow. That interchange is the last step in the decade long...
It’s Marathon Day in Newton !!!

It’s Marathon Day in Newton !!!

I have attended in excess of fifty Boston Marathons and had to stop by this year’s 120th running of the Boston Marathon and grab a few shots. A great warm day for the spectators … maybe a little warm for the runners. Ethopians Lelisa Desisa (R), second...