Features

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

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

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  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

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  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

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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

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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!
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Angel of the Arts Boston Arts Academy founder Linda Nathan keeps on creating

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

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  By Matt Robinson Massachusetts is fortunate to be the home of many of the world’s foremost minds on education. Even so, it is difficult to go too far down that list without coming to the name Linda Nathan. Known locally as the founding headmaster of Boston Arts Academy, Boston’s first public high school for [...]


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

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

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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 [...]


Change of Heart- Let Nancy Slotnick help change your romantic fortunes

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

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By Matt Robinson To paraphrase the Good Book, when it comes to love, them’s that got shall get…dinner reservations and flowers and candy and silly email cards and mid-day texts and…. As for them that’s not? Well… Unsatisfied singles of the world- This is your year to REALLY make a difference and join the “haves” [...]


Celebrating International Women’s Day in Boston

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

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  by Astrid Lium  Since 1911, initially in Europe and North America, March 8 has marked International Women’s Day. In the United States, Congress passed a bill in 1981 authorizing President Ronald Reagan to declare March 7 of the following year to start “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, [...]