|August 17, 2010|
Some Inspirational/Motivational music that is on my iPod's Business playlist. Most of these can be found on iTunes.
|August 11, 2010|
Four key restaurants to try in Boston
84 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3421
This is the original Cheers restaurant that the NBC Cheers! TV show was based on. To get the best experience at this restaurant, ask the host that you want to be seated in the main bar area. Well worth the wait!
11 Thacher St Boston, Mass
Once of the Original Pizza places in the North End. On Friday and Saturday nights you'll see long lines of hungry Bostonians waiting to go inside.
340 Faneuil Hall Market Place
This is one of the oldest restaurants in the City of Boston. You'll find a lot of classical New England dishes here.
Union Oyster House
41 Union Street, Boston MA
Great Raw Bar! Worth stopping in to check out the historic raw bar and try some wonderful New England seafood.
82 Lansdowne St, Boston MA
If you're a Red Sox fan, this is a great way to see Fenway Park! You can dine on some great food while you have a centerfield player's view of Fenway park. The restaurant has great photo memories all the wall to remind you of the good old days.
|August 10, 2010|
|July 7, 2010|
If you have seen the Asian Longhorned Beetle in Massachusetts, you should report it to the authorizes and let them know about it!
There's quite a few look-a-likes, use the reporting page to determine if it's the correct beetle. Also useful are some of the tree markings.
|May 13, 2010|
I just notice some new speed traps that seem to be generating some revenue, a couple of cars were caught.
Also it looks like another speed trap will be coming soon to Lincoln Road in Lincoln, Ma near the Old Town Hall. There's a speed monitor tracking cars heading north bound.
|November 12, 2009|
It wasn't that long ago where the Commercial Real Estate in the Boston area was the place to be. This snip from the Boston Business Journal shows how things have changed:
There is approximately 3,709,000 square feet of sublease space in the suburban market, and about 57 percent of it is considered Class A property. Of the available sublease space, 39 percent is in the Route 128 West submarket.
Along 128 in Waltham, construction is almost completed in several large office complexes. Between Trapelo Road and Route 117 commuters will see construction just about completed on three new office buildings. With the recession just about to end, it will be interesting to see how these new building fair out.
One thing that may worry those that drive by these buildings everyday, what will this mean for my commute? How many new cars will I have to deal with?
|October 14, 2009|
If you have a LG vx8360 phone, you don't need to spend a lot of money on a charger. The phone can be charged via USB cable with a Micro connection.
I just got a USB2 cable from eforcity.com for $5. Much cheaper than $15 that it would cost to get a cable at the Verizon store. I simple plug the USB2 end to an open USB2 slot on my computer and the other end to the phone. Works great!
I only mention this because on eforcity they have a disclaimer that says that the cable may not charge all phones. It works fine on the LG VX8360 phone!
|September 24, 2009|
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Needham has free wireless internet access in their waiting room. So bring your iPod Touch or Laptop while you are waiting.
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital is located on 148 Chestnut St in Needham, right across the street from Friendlys.
|August 26, 2009|
Today is the first day since November 7, 1962 that Massachusetts will be without Edward M. Kennedy as a United States senator. He would have served sooner except that he didn't meet the age qualification set by the US Constitution.
Obviously there's a lot of coverage in the Boston media about Ted Kennedy passing and what his legacy means. He was a valuable Senator and has done a lot of good for the state of Massachusetts.
|August 20, 2009|
If your in New England right now, take a look around. See anything strange? No? Well look at the top of some of the oak trees. Yup some of the trees have started to change colors!
Yes, the fall foliage season transformation has started! Some of the top of trees have started changing colors. This happens every year, so its not so unusual. However, it is weird to see some of the color changes in the middle of a heat wave.
Check out some of the fall colors that I have taken in the past in the Photo Gallery. There's some great colors! If your building a fall website and looking for Fall Color Palette to use, check out the chart.
The best time to be in New England to enjoy the fall colors is about a month from now. Start planning your travel plans now, don't wait til it too late!
|August 17, 2009|
|July 17, 2009|
This is a great idea by U-Haul which was announced yesterday:
U-Haul said Wednesday it is opening a re-use center in Somerville, Mass., for customers looking to ditch unwanted items before a move.
The facility on Mystic Valley Parkway will take in gently used household goods, furniture, sporting equipment, bikes and clothing that were formerly destined for the dump. Items placed in the area are available for customers, U-Haul employees, and outsiders to pick up at no cost. It will also have designated drop-off boxes for clothing and other donations to the Salvation Army and Goodwill.
|July 2, 2009|
Today is the 12th straight day with at least a trace of rain in Boston. It's also the 24th day with at least a trace of rain since June 1. And we have now been a full month without a day in Boston with more than 50% sunshine.
Yet, the Town of Wayland needs to remind homeowners that there is a Manadatory Water Conservation in effect with this sign. You can find this along Route 20 in Wayland.
According to their website:
Pursuant to Chapter 190 of the Town of Wayland By-Laws, the Board of Water Commissioners have declared a State of Water Supply Conservation and have restricted the use of outdoor watering to odd/even day outdoor watering and have further restricted the use of underground sprinklers only between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Download the PDF document describing the Town of Wayland water conservation.
|June 17, 2009|
Sometimes it pays to take the back roads from Framingham to Lexington. Today was one of those mornings:
I feel sorry for all those that got stuck on the Mass Pike waiting to get onto 128. I have been there plenty of times and there's nothing you can do but sit and wait.
|May 15, 2009|
This morning I found three places to try for Breakfast in Framingham. I don't know how they are, but the online reviews for both of them have been pretty good. The only place in Framingham that we try was Bickford Grill but they are now closed.
We will try one of these places this weekend:
184 Fountain St
Framingham, MA 01702
969 Concord St
Framingham, MA 01701
855 Worcester Rd