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Much of our knowledge and memories of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surround Washington, D.C., where he gave his impassioned and unforgettable “I Have a Dream” speech; Georgia, where he grew up and attended Morehouse College; or Alabama, where he led his significant works for racial and social class justice. It wasn’t until […]
Goldfish Swim School, with a new location in Brookline, is a state-of-the-art swimming facility dedicated to teaching children how to swim.
As my husband and I have started our own little family, we’ve initiated our own Christmas traditions. Baking Christmas cookies, cutting down our Christmas tree, and seeing the Boston Pops are a few. But even though I love these new traditions that fuel the excitement of the holiday, my favorite tradition is a carry-over from […]
This is a joyous season, to be sure. Christmas lights, Christmas cookies, stocking stuffers, and Christmas carols. You can imagine, though, as a Jewish girl growing up in the suburbs, I always had a tinge of jealousy not being able to celebrate in quite the same way. Sure, we had a Hannukah bush and Hannukah […]
Every year during the month of December, I repeat several hopeful promises to myself: In coming years, I WILL SHOP EARLIER. I will do holiday errands early and check off my “to-do list” before December 1 so I can fully enjoy the magic of the holiday season. The reality is, the early shopping goal never […]
I went to my first music festival as a carefree 20-something. It involved camping, no showers for three days, and scenes from port-a-potties I’ll never forget (it was as bad as you’d imagine). We had a blast, but I never thought I’d agree to another festival — never mind at age 40, with children. But […]
For 364 days a year, Brockton, Massachusetts, is known as the City of Champions. On the last Saturday in November, though, Brockton transforms into a far more magical place — USA Christmas Town awaits! James Edgar, a Brockton department store owner, was once quoted as saying, “I have never been able to understand why the […]