Category Archives: food

Wellesley North 40 Open Garden event, trails walk draw big crowds

About 100 people attended Saturday morning’s Open Garden event at the Weston Road Community Gardens  in the North 40 area that Wellesley College is looking to sell in order to fund big renovations on its campus. Gardener and organizer Michael Tobin says proceeds from a lemonade stand and donated vegetables from gardeners were given to the Save […]

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Wellesley community gardeners: No need to start moving perennials now

Wellesley College has alerted Weston Road Community Gardeners, whose plots are at risk of being plowed over depending on who the school sells off its North 4o property to, that they have a reprieve through at least the 2015 growing season. The letter sent by the college can be seen at the North 40 Wellesley […]

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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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The other Wellesley community gardens

The Weston Road community gardens have been getting extra attention of late since they’re in the middle of the North 40 property that Wellesley College is looking to sell. Not to be forgotten: the plots across town at the Brookside community gardens at Brookside Road and Oakland Street. RELATED: Friends of Brookside

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Dunkin’ Donuts prices rise — not just in Wellesley though

Dunkin’ Donuts has raised prices a bit, as this sign from its Linden Street store in Wellesley informs patrons. And lest you think this is just another example of the Wellesley tax, it’s not. It’s a broader issue for Dunkin’, Starbucks, McDonald’s and other coffee retailers, which are feeling the effects of a coffee bean […]

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Sam’s Hot Dog Cart rolls into Wellesley

There’s a new temptation for kids and adults playing and watching sports at Hunnewell Field:  Sam’s Hot Dog Cart. And just like that, we are open for business. — Sam's Hot Dog Cart (@SamsHotDogCart) June 16, 2014 The rare Wellesley business on wheels, which recently obtained its license and passed inspection, is run by […]

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Wellesley Cone Crawl Conquered

Mrs. Swellesley suggested on Saturday we take advantage of the nice weather and go for a little hike nearby. I counter offered that we do the opposite and hit Wellesley Theatre Project’s Cone Crawl, which involved consuming a kiddie cone or cup at six ice cream/frozen yogurt shops in town. We tasted Gold Medal Ribbon, […]

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Wellesley Cone Crawl this Saturday, May 31

The nonprofit Wellesley Theatre Project is orchestrating its second annual Cone Crawl on Saturday, May 31, from noon-5pm. Buy a ticket for $10 and you get one small cone at each of six shops during the 5-hour event. Participating shops are Pinkberry, JP Licks, White Mountain Creamery, Truly Yogurt, Baskin Robbins, and Boloco (smoothies count, too). […]

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Wellesley restaurants partaking in Fresh Taste fundraiser at Elm Bank

A handful of Wellesley restaurants/food providers will take part at the Natick Visiting Nurse Association’s 8th annual Fresh Taste benefit  on Thursday, June 19 from 6-9pm at Elm Bank Reservation on the Wellesley/Dover/Natick line. Former WCVB anchor Susan Wornick will host the event, which will raise funds to support the Natick VNA in its endeavor […]

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Wellesley Food Pantry to benefit from May 10 Postal Service food drive

You can support the 22nd annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on Saturday, May 10 by putting out non-perishable food items for collection before 9:00 a.m. Your  Postal Service representative will pick them up and ensure they are delivered to the Wellesley Food Pantry, which can really uses donations at this time of the year. If you […]

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