Thursday, September 1, 2011
Volleyball, tryouts for Applefest and more mark 5 Things today.
1. The big co-ed volleyball playoffs spike it tonight at Teamworks. Watch the Maniacs, the Killer Rabbits and more battle it out at the nets. 2. Andy Cummings brings his acoustic to JJ's Sports Bar tonight, singing hits of today and yesterday. 3.Try out for Greater Northborough Has Talent today at Jack's Guitar Garage, and land a spot performing at Applefest this year. 4. As always, Thursdays mean Ladies Night at Bistro Limoncello. 5. Join in a Tibetan Buddhist meditation group at the First Parish Church.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Robots at the library, wine tastings at Bistro Limoncello and other things you need to know.
1. Robots take over the library tonight, at 6 p.m., as WPI students demonstrate robots during this program appropriate for teens in grades 5-12. 2. It's Wine Tasting Wednesday at Bistro Limoncello. Enjoy a four-course dinner and wines supplied by Julio's Liquors. Be sure to make reservations. 3. Learn some interesting facts about the continent Antarctica, and enjoy a "cool" snack after your fact quiz at Antarctica Food and Facts, taking place at the Northborough Free Library. 4. The young ones get a chance to grab the mic at Kids Karaoke, which takes place at JJ's every Wednesday. 5. Know a kid who's a whiz? That would be a Whiz Kid, and there are plenty of 'em in town. We want to know about them, and we want to write about them.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Here are five things Northborough Patch is sending to you this Thursday.
1. Rock trio Abandon Jack is back at the Texas BBQ Company tonight, playing cover tunes while you chomp on ribs and chicken. 2. The Youth Commission meets on the third Thursday of every month, which means it is meeting tonight, at the town offices. Conference Room B, to be exact. 3.The Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce holds its 25th annual school and business partnership golf tournament at Juniper Hill Golf Course. 4. Stump and steak: on Thursday nights, at JJ's, it's Stump Trivia night, plus prime rib is on special. Plus, there's live music out on the deck. Three great reasons to stop in. 5. Thursday nights are Ladies Nights at Bistro Limoncello. From 8-11 p.m., Robert Black plays, and there are chances for women to win raffles for …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Here's a look at what our readers submitted to Northborough Patch this past week.
Bistro Limoncello is looking for your best family recipes, and that includes food and martinis. The restaurant, located in Northborough, might even pick these recipes to put on its menu. There's an annual flea market and yard sale on June 25 at the Northborough Senior Center, and they're seeking vendors as well as donations for the big sale. The deadline is Wednesday, June 15, to submit a nomination for this year's Applefest Grand Marshal. It's a big tradition and a big deal. Sen. Jamie Eldridge pushed for a bill to "add financial literacy to the curriculum."
Friday, March 25, 2011
Bistro Limoncello got the gold plate, and will get the featured spot on an upcoming episode of NECN's "TV Diner with Billy Costa."
Owner and chef Marco Turo heard they dropped by and had dinner, but didn't know when, or how he fared. But word is it was thumbs up for Bistro Limoncello, as a TV crew from NECN's TV Diner with Billy Costa visited yesterday for a long shoot at the restaurant. The crew filmed Turo and his staff, which includes Executive Chef Bruno Granato, who prepared seven meals for a segment that will air on Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on NECN. "They did a review a few weeks ago," said Turo. "They came in, and I found out they gave us the gold plate, which is good. So they wanted to come in and do a video shoot. The two-hour shoot will be condensed into about a seven minute segment." Turo said he's throwing a party in the newest room of …
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Dinner, dancing and a fun place to drop your kids for the evening. This Friday night is yours!
Each week, we'll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break from the stress of the work-week and your everyday lives. This week, escape on Friday night, March 18, for a fun evening of dinner and dancing with your spouse and leave the kids happy as well. First things first -- get those kids settled. They don't want to be stuck at home watching Mary Poppins with their grandparents. It's an off night, and they just aren't in the mood to terrorize their teenaged babysitter, either. Northboro Recreation has the answer, in the form of a kids' pizza and game night. From 5-9 p.m., kids ages 8-13 can hang out and party with their peers in the new 38 Southwest Cutoff space, enjoying pizza, games and camaraderie. It's only $25 …