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New Wellesley mini golf course not the first in town’s history by a long shot

The new Glowgolf that opened this week in Linden Square is the only public miniature golf course in town, but Wellesley actually has a rich history of mini golf courses over the years, starting in the 1930s. (The town also has a rich history in full-fledged golf, with Nehoiden’s start going back to the 1890s.) […]

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Move over Wellesley Country Club: Mini golf business opens in Linden Square

For those of you sick of bank after spa after bank filling storefronts across Wellesley, there’s a new business in town that should earn your patronage: a glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course dubbed Glowgolf. Yes, it’s a tad less outdoorsy than Wellesley Country Club and Nehoiden Golf Club at Wellesley College and even the excellent (and educational!) Village […]

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Tiny Hanger expanding from Brookline into Wellesley

Tiny Hanger, a mom-owned retailer of little kids’ clothes, shoes and gifts, has announced that it will be opening a location this month at 200 Linden St., in Linden Square in Wellesley. It already has a location on Pleasant Street in Brookline that’s been around since October 2011. Tiny Hanger is sharing space with the […]

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Review: Juniper restaurant a special new Wellesley Square dining spot

We recently tried out Juniper, the Wellesley Square restaurant that has opened in the former Milestone location, to see what the newest eatery in town had to offer.  We figured an early evening Friday dinner in August would allow us to avoid the hassle of a typical weekend crowd and the possible wait time that […]

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Wellesley boutique makes Best of Boston cut

Boston magazine’s annual Best of Boston issue hits news stands this week, and Wellesley’s Clementine took home honors as  best women’s boutique in the western ‘burbs. Clementine also made the list last year for best women’s clothing in the western suburbs. All of the winners from Boston’s August issue can be found here. (Pet peeve: […]

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And you thought our Wellesley was pricey

The U.K. Independent reports that the Crystal Bar at the Wellesley Hotel in London charged a businessman $127 for 3 bottles of sparkling water.  A minimum charge at the bar upped the cost, as did a hefty service charge that would make Ticketmaster blush. Avoid @wellesleylondon – £75 for 3 San Pellegrino in their garden. […]

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Money magazine ranks Babson #1 college for your money in America

Babson College in Wellesley gives you the most bang for your buck out of 1,500 four-year colleges examined by Money magazine in its new ranking of the nation’s top schools. The ranking takes into consideration 17 factors such as education quality, alumni earnings and affordability. Babson’s focus on business/entrepreneurship helped its ranking significantly. Money says […]

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Wellesley summer makeover

It’s good to be in the construction field this summer in Wellesley. The town’s makeover includes the new maintenance and other facilities at Wellesley Country Club, a sports complex rehab at Wellesley College, sprucing up of downtown buildings,  church work, Wellesley Middle School fixer-upper, a new dorm at Babson, Hunnewell Elementary School tidying up, Belclare […]

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Stylish new Wellesley running apparel e-tailer Tracksmith touts shorty shorts & more

While  runners like myself prefer to embarrass our families and friends by donning the most stained and raggedy mismatched clothes possible when hitting the streets or track, new Wellesley “premium performance apparel” e-tailer Tracksmith is targeting a wholly different clientele with its stylish throwback shirts and shorts (including these skimpy ones that go for $60). […]

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Summer no time to snooze for Babson entrepreneurs

A program to help undergraduate and graduate students from Babson College launch businesses gives them professional and semi-private workspaces where they can share ideas among themselves as well as with faculty and established entrepreneurs. In return, the student businesses are encouraged to contribute a chunk of their equity position to Babson. Here’s a quick look at […]

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