Category Archives: Out of Home Range

Project Takeout: Another Year to Support Local Restaurants

Last winter, local news outlet and arch-competitor (haha, joke) The Boston Globe launched Project Takeout to encourage Boston area residents to order takeout “once in a while, if at all possible.” Now with the (albeit waning) Omicron surge, rising supply costs, lack of weather-possible outdoor dining, and staffing shortages, local restaurants continue to struggle. Today the call went out for

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Weekend Calendar – January 7-9

It’s a gorgeous day in the neighborhood–and you really can’t ask for more entertainment than building snow forts, sliding on your butt down your black-ice driveway and snowshoeing on the miles of trails around Weston. But if you must be further entertained, here are a few of the things going on around town, and nearby. In case holiday lights are

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Weston Owl Vacation Hold – Operação Tartaruga

It’s been a busy week here for the Owl but not for the news of the Town. Given that nothing earth-shattering is happening, the Owl is going to flap off for a holiday break now…or rather, start Operação Tartaruga. Please do nothing interesting for a couple of weeks, Weston. Operação Tartaruga is a Brazilianism that literally translates as Operation Turtle.

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Jazzing It Up and Doing Good with Weston Resident Meghan Balbale

Looking for a nice night out to start your week? On Monday, December 20 from 6:30-8:00 pm, you are invited to “Pop-Up Holiday Jazz & Cocktails for a Cause” at Relish Bistro Bar at the Westin Hotel in Waltham. Yes, they spell Weston wrong but we forgive them. If you have not heard Meghan Balbale, local resident and canteuse extraordinaire,

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Mass Hort’s Festival of Trees and Trains: Worth a Trip

Yesterday the Owl took a little flyer down to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Festival of Trees at Elm Bank. After a year off (pandemic) the trees were back on the agenda along with a visit with a friend–who sadly had to cancel at the last minute. The Owl, undeterred when anything has to do with trees, went anyway–and yeah, it’s

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