Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The new year is almost here - what do you plan on changing in 2013?
Happy New Year, Dedham! Now that 2013 is here, it's time to make those New Year's resolutions. According to Time magazine, the top ten most commonly broken resolutions are: So Dedham, what are your resolutions for the new year? Tell us in the comments!
Monday, December 31, 2012
Family-friendly ideas to ring in the New Year.
Christmas may be over but are you still in the mood to party? Looking to ring in 2013 with some fun for your family? Have relatives coming into town after Christmas and you want to plan something special to celebrate? Why not throw a kid-friendly New Year's Eve party? Since I’m usually running on empty by the time New Year's Eve rolls around, I’ve put together some fun but EASY ideas for staying home and celebrating in your family room with the kids. GENERAL TIPS: Make it a party. If you don't have relatives staying with you, invite neighbors and friends with kids about the same age over to help celebrate. This keeps everyone off of the road, you can watch the kids together, and it saves on babysitter money. To keep it casual and easy, …
Family fun, ice sculptures, musical performances and more.
From the Waterfront to Fenway; Shakespeare to Indie rock; family celebrations to fireworks on the Common, Boston's 2013 First Night celebration has it all...and then some. The city's 37th annual festival features world class performances of art, music, film and dance, and showcases more than 1,000 artists and 200 exhibitions. Events will take place Monday from noon to midnight all over Boston. All First Night outdoor events are free, but buy an $18 button (children under 4 are free) for access to all indoor events, and be sure to check out the whole schedule online. Organizers strongly encourage using the online interactive planner to sign up for activities. Highlights:
Here are some events that are happening in and around Dedham for New Year's Eve!
Today's Weather: Today will be partly sunny, with a high of 34. For tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 24, according to The National Weather Service. 1. Wanna stay in Dedham? Stop by Kings at 600 Legacy Pl. in Dedham, for a New Year's Eve party. Tonight Kings will feature a champagne toast, party favors, a live DJ and more. There's no cover charge, but the cost for the four course dinner is $48 per person. And there will be a New Year's Eve party for kids from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 2. Moseley's on the Charles, 50 Bridge St. in Dedham, will also have a New Year's Eve party at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $35 at the door, or $250 per table. The event wil feature a live DJ, professional photographers to capture your best moments…
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Five easy steps to throw an easy and inexpensive New Years Eve party at home.
Want to avoid the hectic crowds this New Years? Invite a few close friends over and throw your own party at home. Here are five simple steps to having your own New Years Eve party: 1. Food. Start your party at 7 p.m. or later so guests will have already eaten dinner before they come over. That way, all you have to provide is snacks. Pick up a vegetable platter and some sweet treats for dessert. Want to make something yourself? Here is a quick an easy recipe for a snack everyone will love: Ingredients you'll need for salsa dip: Spread the whole package of cream cheese on the bottom of a deep plate. Pour a little more than half of the jar of salsa over the top and spread. Sprinkle a layer of shredded cheese on top of the salsa. Heat in the…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Choosing the appropriate sparkling wine for New Year's Eve can make you dizzy before the first sip. Here's a handy guide to the intoxicating world of bubbles on a budget.
The pop of the Champagne cork is as much a part of the New Year’s Eve soundtrack as "Auld Lang Syne" and fireworks. The tiny, tickling bubbles evoke celebratory moods. With so many sparkling wines to choose from, picking the best bottle can be daunting. Prices for sparkling wine range from less than $10 to more than $500 per bottle. Keep in mind that while you usually get what you pay for, there are some great options for those of us on a budget. Large “negociant” champagne houses that purchase much of their fruit, such as Veuve Clicquot, Bollinger, Roederer, Taittinger, Perrier Jouet and Nicolas Feuillatte, dominate the market. However, in the last decade or so, Champagne from small growers has gained some traction with Champagne …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
We found a few parties and events happening in town.
Trying to plan how you'll ring in 2012? There are a few parties happening in Dedham that'll help you celebrate the turn of the calendar in a fun way. Kings The people over at Kings have put together a price-fixe spread, including a glass of champagne for $45. Roll your way into 2012 with no cover charge. Dedham Community Theatre As tradition, the Dedham Community Theatre will give you a chance to laugh your way to 2012 with three comedy shows - 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. - with comedians Don Gavin and Patty Ross. Moseley's on the Charles It'll be a big party on Bridge Street once again. Festivities start at 9 p.m. with a champagne toast at midnight and a live DJ spinning until 2 a.m.
Friday, December 30, 2011
A map of local hotspots for Saturday.
“Three…two…one…Happy New Year!” The above line is one that millions will be uttering this weekend and if you’d like to share in their revelry Patch has found several locations in the area that will officially toast in the New Year on Saturday night. Take a look at our map above to find a party near you, and then click on a marker to find further information. Of course, if you know of a party that should be on our list, be sure to let us know in the comment section below.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Today's weather, boy's basketball opens at home and 2012 licenses approved.
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