Nick Tatar, Associate Dean of Student Life at Needham’s Olin College, spent Tuesday at the Wellesley Free Library showing off his impressive LEGO winter village display. What started out a few years ago as a festive Christmas-time hobby in his […]
The Candy Bar Cosmetics, a new shop in town devoted to high-end cosmetics and fashion items, hosted its grand opening Thursday night on Church Street. The event attracted a chi-chi crowd, dressed to kill in full makeup, whole-paycheck bags, and fresh highlights. They sipped champagne and browsed the luxury goods. If you’re on a budget, […]
The Wellesley Historical Society, in an effort to expand its mission to serve as the historical resource center for the town, is planning to roll out historical walks in spring/summer of 2013. The organization has gotten as far as the focus-group phase, taking about 20 participants around Wellesley Hills last week for a two-mile, two-hour, […]
Wellesley Middle School students take part in the annual Turkey Promenade, a pre-Thanksgiving tradition that promotes health/fitness and giving. This year, the kids donated food items to the Voices Against Violence women’s shelter.
UPDATE: Lots more photos of the bee from George Roberts here. The well-lettered were out in full force Thursday night for the 23rd annual Wellesley Spelling Bee at Sprague Elementary School. The friendly competition, organized by the Wellesley Education Foundation as a fundraiser for the town’s public schools, drew 51 teams representing a broad spectrum of […]
It’s a sweet location, so it comes as no surprise to learn that the old Crossing Main storefront has been snapped up. The Candy Bar Cosmetics is opening up at 20 Church St. in early November as “A candy store for all your grown-up cosmetic needs” (whew, we’re just relieved, for the sake of our […]
Wellesley Recycling and Disposal facility leaf dumping rules.
Always a colorful sign of fall in Wellesley: the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church pumpkin patch along Washington Street. Proceeds from the ongoing pumpkin sale go to church outreach and youth service projects. (Photo: Deborah Brown) MORE: Wellesley Halloween Happenings
Whether you call it knit graffiti, guerilla knitting, or yarn bombing, it’s shown up in Wellesley. According to Wikipedia, the artsy-craftsy phenomenon started in Houston, and the graffiti, which knitters wrap around public architecture such as lamp posts, parking meters, or in this case, a stop sign, started as a cozy way to bring a […]
Mrs. Swellesley swung by the grand opening for The Clean Bedroom this weekend at 444 Washington Street, near Whole Foods. She confirmed that the organic mattress/pillows, etc., showroom is in fact, clean. RELATED: Whole Foods getting new neighbor: The Clean Bedroom