North Shore Community Turns Out to Celebrate Local Company’s Debut on National TV

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Brooke and Tracey with Flipping Boston hosts

  BLC Painting appeared in three recent episodes of A&E’s “Flipping Boston,” shot in Salem, Lynn and Danvers, MA March 12, 2013 (Salem, MA) – On Saturday, March 2, the lower lounge of Finz’s Seafood & Grill in Salem was packed with clients, colleagues, friends and family of Brooke Cambridge and her company BLC Painting [...]

In the Cards – Lisa Wyett of Mark Harris Stationers knows how to spread the word the right way

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013


  By Matt Robinson   Though you may still be digging out from the latest snowstorm, it is not too soon to be thinking about all the warm-weather events that are sure to come. From weddings and baby showers to cocktail parties and other fetes and festivities, the party season will soon be upon us. [...]

Sweeter Than Honey – Chocolatier Jen Turner takes her sweet stuff to Fort Point

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013


By Matt Robinson As the birthplace of the Toll House cookie and Baker’s Brand, and as a center of the health care industry, Massachusetts knows its way around a sweet and healthy food like chocolate. That is why people who make their own here have a high chocolate bar to clear when they present their [...]

This Case is Bunk – Wendy Berliner passed the Bar and went back to camp

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Wendy and her kids

By Matt Robinson   Being a lawyer can be tough. After 16 years of regular school, you go to three more years of law school and THEN you have to take MORE courses to pass the Bar. And if you’re GOOD, you have to clerk with a judge and do all this extra work!
It is [...]

Make Way for Ducklings Sculptor – Nancy Schön’s work on view (and sale) at Kolbo

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013


By Matt Robinson While most Bostonians may know her best for her renditions of the Tortoise and the Hare on Copley Square and the Mallard family from the Boston-based book Make Way for Ducklings in the Public Gardens, sculptor Nancy Schön has an artistic heritage that flies further afield and that also takes a great [...]

Tamara Lord is a real designing woman

Monday, January 14th, 2013


by Matthew Robinson Growing up in tony Marblehead, Tamara Lord was surrounded by fashionable people all her life. These days, she is setting trends for her old neighbors and for people all over the world. As the founder of Tamara Handbags (, Lord has designed bags that have adorned the arms and shoulders of top [...]

Katie Barszcz brings the best of her “wicked small” kitchen to yours

Monday, January 7th, 2013


       You Can’t Beet This Chef! Katie Barszcz brings the best of her “wicked small” kitchen to yours By Matt Robinson Whoever said too many cooks spoilt the broth never met Katie Barszcz. Though she has become well known for her popular blog, The Small Boston Kitchen (, Barszcz is making an even bigger name [...]

Erin Baldassari – an insatiable curiosity has opend new career opportunities in journalism

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Erin Baldassari – the accidental editor  by Tracy Dubin In today’s day and age, “children” live at home until thirty, parents still pay for their college-grad’s car insurance, and Facebooking is synonymous with working.  The average twenty-four year old is just figuring out life, searching for a career, and teetering on adulthood.  But not Erin [...]