Thursday, June 14, 2012
The right gift for just about any dad is just around the corner.
There are all kinds of dads, but the Northborough area can probably supply something for just about any kind of dad, and in any kind of price range. Sports Dad A jersey from his favorite team is available at just about any of the area’s sporting goods or department stores, but Sports Dad might also appreciate his family getting creative. Keep in mind, Dick's Sporting Goods celebrates its grand opening this weekend at Northborough Crossing. For the dad who grew up on the Karate Kid, it might just be a dream to learn his own moves: get him a class at Kim’s Tae Kwon Do, 247 W. Main St. or T Rose’s Karate School, 386 W. Main St. Whether he gets to indulge often or rarely, many a dad would love a round of golf at a local club, or perhaps a …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Yankee Candle has unveiled a new line of candles aimed at men, and the spaces they inhabit. Scents of sawdust and mown grass, and whatever "first down" is, are now available in jars. Which one is for the man in your life?
An idea whose time has come: "Man Candles," candles a man can uncork without feeling overwhelmed by feminine florals or spices. Just in time for Father's Day, Yankee Candle has introduced a line of jarred scents aimed at men: "Riding Mower," "2 x 4," "Man Town," and "First Down." The manly fragrances promise to bring the scent of fresh cut grass, sawdust, and leather to interior spaces. As "2 x 4" is described: "the warm, unmistakable scent of freshly planed wood and sawdust evokes a sense of confidence and quality." "First Down" promises to evoke the excitement of football: "This combination of orange, patchouli, vetiver and leather is as exciting as game day." "Man Town" has a scent of spices woods and musk, and promises an "escape to …
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Happy Father's Day. Here are five things you might like to know, or even need to know.
1. It's Father's Day, and surely you've talked about bringing dad out for a nice meal. A few local suggestions, you ask? How about Guiseppe's Grill, CJ's Steakloft, JJ's, AJ Tomaiolo's or Yama Zakura? 2. Remember, the Splash Pad at Assabet Park opened this weekend. If it's warm out, head on down. 3.It's the second day of the Second Annual McCurdy Tennis Tournament, with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. 4. Bistro Limoncello is looking to feature your best recipe, on their menu. 5. The mosquitoes are out, in full force, and Northborough gets a spray once a week. Here's the story, and the schedule.