Finding Newton Awe at Echo Bridge and Hemlock Gorge

Finding Newton Awe at Echo Bridge and Hemlock Gorge

With Robert Frost’s “good fences make good neighbors” adage relatively fresh in my mind from Charles Connick’s stained glass interpretation of “The Mending Wall” in the Newton Senior Center, I walked across Echo Bridge last night. There are no fences to mark the...
Let the bidding begin!

Let the bidding begin!

At exactly 5 PM tonight, we pushed a button and made Feast of Falls tickets available to Upper Falls residents.  About 15 seconds later, a spreadsheet automatically began filling up and the free tickets for Upper Falls resident began flying out the door. Now...
Feast of the Falls – What a night!

Feast of the Falls – What a night!

Last night was the 2nd Annual Feast of the Falls, and what a night it was. 300 guests from Upper Falls sat at one long table in Hemlock Gorge and had dinner together.  Once again the food was fabulous, the atmosphere fantastic, and the weather was picture perfect. The...
Feast of the Falls is reving up

Feast of the Falls is reving up

If you happen to be passing through Upper Falls at 5 o’clock this Sunday it will be clear that something big is happening.  The bells of the Upper Falls churches will be ringing and the streets will be filled with 100’s of nattily dressed people walking...
Feast of the Falls ticket auction is now!

Feast of the Falls ticket auction is now!

The most exciting event of the year will happen in Upper Falls in just a few weeks.  On Sunday June 22, the longest table anyone has ever seen will be assembled for the 2nd annual Feast of The Falls. Three hundred guests will break bread together at a sit-down,...
The hottest tickets in town

The hottest tickets in town

At exactly 5 PM this Sunday June 1, all the free tickets to the 2nd annual Feast of the Falls will be handed out on FeastOfTheFalls.org.  The free tickets are only available to Upper Falls residents and they will be dispensed for free! on a first-come-first-served...
Fabulous Feast of The Falls

Fabulous Feast of The Falls

For info about this year’s (2014) Feast of the Falls, click here. About 1 PM yesterday afternoon it was all beginning to seem like a colossal mistake.  A quarter mile of the Sudbury aqueduct in Hemlock Gorge was strewn with truck loads full of equipment and...
The Feast of The Falls ticket auction

The Feast of The Falls ticket auction

The most exciting event in Upper Falls in years will happen in just a few weeks.  On Sunday  June 23, the longest table anyone has ever seen will be assembled for The Feast of The Falls. Two hundred and fifty guests will break bread together at a sit-down, catered...
Feast at the Falls

Feast at the Falls

Seanna Gaherin from Dunn Gaherins restaurant is hatching a bodacious plan.  She wants to throw a fully catered outdoor feast for the Upper Falls neighborhood and make it the first of an annual event. Her original and spectacular vision was to build one long table...