Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The FOX 25 Zip Trip crew will be stopping by on Friday and will feature popular and historical places to visit in Dedham.
The Fox 25 Morning News team is celebrating 10 years worth of Zip Trips, and the crew will be stopping by Dedham on Friday. The Zip Trip will be held at the Endicott Estate, 656 East St. in Dedham, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. During the trip there is usually a segment that talks about the town and what makes it so special. One reader posted that they would like to see the Fairbanks House. But what would you like to see? Tell us in the comments below.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Dedham Town Meeting members met Monday night to discuss a number of issues including how bringing liquor licenses can increase business to Dedham Square; and why the Joseph Bus Service was too expensive for Dedham.
Three new liquor licenses to Dedham Square, and the cancellation of the JBL Bus Service were among the decisions made during Dedham's Town Meeting Monday night. In Article Three, it was recommended to eliminate the JBL Bus Service. Town meeting member Howard Ostroff believed that the bus service was still necessary for the town and suggested that $29,000 be added to include hiring a part-time driver for the service. Town Administrator Bill Keegan, however, believed that the service was too expensive for the town and since the amount of ridership did declined within the last few years, it seemed unnecessary. "There will be some people who will be impacted," Keegan said, "but there is the MBTA. It may not be the service that everyone …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Dedham residents are invited to celebrate 10 years of Zip Trips during a live FOX25 Morning News broadcast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on May 24.
FOX25 Morning News will kick off their 10th season of Zip Trips in WFXT’s hometown of Dedham, MA on Friday, May 24 at Endicott Estate, 656 East Street. Dedham residents are invited to celebrate ten years of Zip Trips during a live FOX25 Morning News broadcast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. with Co-hosts Shannon Mulaire and Gene Lavanchy, Meteorologist Shiri Spear, News Commentator Doug "VB" Goudie and Reporter Elizabeth Hopkins. The FOX25 Morning News crew has made summer stops in more than 170 communities. The live broadcasts give cities, towns and citizens across New England a chance to share their hometown pride every Friday on FOX25 Morning News. “I can’t think of a better place to celebrate our 10th season,” said FOX25 Morning News Co-…
Monday, May 6, 2013
On Thursday, May 2, the Town of Dedham Town Hall had a bake sale and raffle to benefit the One Fund Boston Foundation for Marathon bombing victims. People from Town Hall, Police, and Fire donated delicious baked goods, and even residents were kind enough to bring in food. Raffle gifts included a beautiful arrangement of flowers from Courtyard Florists in Dedham Square, a huge fruit basked donated by Rich and Mary Henderson, gift cards to Bed, Bath and Beyond, Dunkin’ Donuts, P.F. Chang, and Bristol Square Café in Walpole, a Patriots blanket donated by Joanne from Allin Congregational Church, and a beautiful afghan created by Acting Treasurer Donna Bowse. Other items included cookbooks, lanyards, potholders, and hair embellishments, as …
This athletic facility specializes in weight loss and coaching runners.
Solid Body Fitness, 123 Stergis Way in Dedham, offers body sculpting, cycling, weight loss programs, strength training, cardio, yoga and endurance. Owner Jason Zagami is a nationally recognized running coach who was nominated as one of Boston's Top Trainers by Exercise TV. Patch sat down with Zagami to find our more about Solid Body Fitness. Patch: How long have you been in the fitness industry? Zagami: I've been in the fitness industry since 1999, but I started construction on my first gym as a sole proprietor in 2007. In order to offer something new I needed the freedom to run the company exactly the way I envisioned it without compromise. Patch: What makes Solid Body Fitness different from others? Zagami: Most fitness facilities fall…
Monday, April 29, 2013
From live music to a variety of food and drinks, patrons can enjoy a living-room atmosphere at the local eatery in Dedham Square.
The Paradise Cafe in Dedham Square is the perfect destination for live music, good food and spirits. Every Friday and Saturday night, the local eatery features a different band performing a wide range of music, from blues to soul, as well as jazz and rock. Patrons can sit back and lounge on the comfortable couches in front of a gas fireplace while enjoying your glass of wine or featured brews. The Paradise Cafe's art gallery features a semi-monthly rotation of art exhibits. If you would like to show your works please contact owner Ali Koushan via: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dedham Patch sat down with Koushan to talk about what makes the Paradise Cafe a special place to go in Dedham Center. Dedham Patch: How long have you been in …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Dedham's famous James Joyce Ramble returns today to celebrate 30 years. Here is the full schedule of events.
Today, Sunday April 28, marks the return of Dedham's annual James Joyce Ramble 10K. The event has been a regional Championship for the active New England running association for several years, but this is the first time that the Ramble will be a nationally recognized event. This year the run will host the American Masters 10K Championship. “Our continuing success is a testament to the hard work of the organizing committee, support of local business and wide community support," organizer Martin Hanley told Dedham Patch. Security for this year's event has been increased due to the recent Boston Marathon bombings. As such, there will be no bag check-in at the James Joyce Ramble. Attendees are encouraged to have a family member or friend take…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Dedham's famous James Joyce Ramble, celebrating 30 years on April 28, will also be the host for the American Masters 10K Championship drawing the best running talent from all over the country.
The James Joyce Ramble has been a regional Championship for the active New England running association for several years, but this is the first time that the Ramble will be a nationally recognized event. “Our continuing success is a testament to the hard work of the organizing committee, support of local business and wide community support", organizer Martin Hanley said. This year the run will host the American Masters 10K Championship. But the last day to register will be on April 24 before their website disables the feature on April 25. The first pick-up for runners (once registered) will happen on April 26 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Legacy Place. The second pick-up will take place on April 27 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Endicott …
Monday, April 22, 2013
A place where you will find extensive Chinese and Japanese menu offerings.
The Bamboo Restaurant, 55 Ariadne Rd. in Dedham, is known for fine Asian cuisine and a large sushi bar. When you enter the restaurant through large glass doors you are greeted by a tranquil waterfall covering one whole wall. A perfect place to watch a game is at their bar or grab a seat at the Sushi bar, and watch the Chef prepare your rolls and sushi. Patch sat down with George Leung, manager of Bamboo, to find out what makes this restaurant different. Patch: How long have you been in business? Leung: We opened our Dedham location in 2004. Patch: How many locations are there? Leung: We have a Bamboo Restaurant in Bedford and another one in Westford. Our sister company is Mandarin and there are three locations in Reading, Westboro and …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The gathering will take place on Sunday, April 21 at Moseley's on the Charles, 50 Bridge St. in Dedham, at 4 p.m.
The Link: Boston, a church in Dedham, will host a prayer gathering to mourn and heal from Boston Marathon Bombings. "In response to the recent terror attack, The Link: Boston is hosting a prayer gathering for Boston and surrounding areas," the organizers announced on their website."We are inviting other churches and people in the community." The gathering will take place on Sunday, April 21 at Moseley's on the Charles, 50 Bridge St. in Dedham, at 4 p.m.