Friday, March 16, 2012
Fine out where Hamilton-Wewnham Patch users say is the best place locally to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
The results are in and American Legion Post 194 in Hamilton is the winner in Hamilton-Wenham Patch's "Best of Patch Readers' Choice" contest for the best local place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with 15 votes. Voters chose the Legion and said the St. Patrick's Day dinner on Friday and concert on Saturday night make it the best place to celebrate. Coming in second was Weathervane Tavern with 10 votes. Two weeks ago, Weathervane Tavern was named by Hamilton-Wenham Patch users as the best place to get a sandwich. In St. Patrick's Day voting, Black Cow had 4 votes and 15 Walnut had 3 votes. Next week, Hamilton-Wenham Patch is looking for the best car repair garage. Voting begins Monday at 5 a.m. and will run all week.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Occasions including holiday office parties, home gatherings and reuniting with friends from out of town are upon us. Here’s five ways to put a sparkle in the holidays.
Christmas is less than three weeks away. One gift idea - Share the holiday with gift certificates to local restaurateurs. Everyone loves a night out and what better way to give the holiday spirit than with a gift certificate to some of the best of the best eateries in town. Here are three to start with: Ring in the holidays with a bit of spirits. Don’t forget to stock up your bar or bring your host a festive beverage to ring in the holidays.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Have you heard this Wenham man singing?
Name: Brian Doser Street: Cedar Street, Wenham Family: wife, Kym, three boys and a girl Occupation: Anything music! Hobbies/interests: Music, bike riding and anything with my kids. What are you passionate about? Definitely music and music education. I love seeing all the little faces light up every week at the Community House shows. Best book: "The Book Thief" is the best one I've read in years. It took what seemed like familiar territory and put a beautiful, but sad twist on it. Best movie: I never tire of watching "Groundhog Day," Bill Murray is genius. Then of course there's "Lost in Translation." Dream vacation: On a cruise with the Beatles in 1968. How long have you lived in Hamilton-Wenham? 10 years Why did you chose Hamilton-Wenham…
Saturday, September 24, 2011
This week's "Meet Your Neighbor" is Dave Carey, a Hamilton selectman who hopes to one day travel to Italy to see a Formula 1 motorcycle race.
Name: Dave Carey Street: Arabian Way, Hamilton Family: Wife, Elaine (2000-2006 Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee, Hamilton-Wenham League of Woman Voters Board member 1998-present, attorney). Kids: Alecia graduated Providence College in 2009 and is now doing government relations for ABCD (Boston’s anti-poverty agency); John and Patrick are both currently attending Northeastern University) Occupation: I develop programs to finance energy efficiency. Hobbies/interests: Fixing and organizing, anything that needs it What are you passionate about? Family and friends Best book: "Gravity’s Rainbow," by Thomas Pynchon Best movie: "Lawrence of Arabia" Dream vacation: Attend a Formula 1 motorcycle race in Italy How long have you lived in …