Saturday, November 17, 2012
In the same plaza where Green Chili restaurant closed, LandoZ Hometowne Grille will be opening in December.
LandoZ Hometowne Grille will be opening in the Pinefield Shopping Center in Saxonville on Dec. 1. Owner Brenda Lando tells Framingham Patch, they will be next to Robinsons Hardware. The grand opening is set for noon on Saturday, Dec. 1 on Jinglebells Day at the plaza. "LandoZ Hometowne Grille hopes to bring to Framingham family-friendly and affordable comfort foods ranging from mini slider burgers for the kids to the Big Dog and the Double Dog Dare challenge for the adults," said Lando. Brenda and her husband Sean, who have lived in Framingham for 18, years will be co-owners. The couple have two children, one a freshman at Framingham High and the other a sophomore in college. Both kids and parents have been involved in the community, …
Friday, January 13, 2012
The U.S. senator spoke at a MetroWest Chamber of Commerce event at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-MA, addressed the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce and other members of the community at the Natick Crowne Plaza hotel Thursday morning. Brown shared his appreciation for small business owners, saying that they are a key part of turning the country's economy aroud. "I understand certainly many of the challenges that you all have. Many of you are business owners; you're the leaders of this community, providing jobs for those who want to work and have the pride of working," said Brown. "I thank you because I know many of you have woken up in the middle of the night and said 'my goodness, can I pay that bill? Can I open the doors tomorrow?' And I know that's a real challenge for all of you." Brown said the Framingham-…
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Today, Nov. 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. Framingham High will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the merger of Framingham North and Framingham South high schools, with the unveiling of a history of the Framingham Public Schools 40-foot timeline from 1852 to 2011.
Our daily morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations. 1. Today, the 7th grade Framingham Youth Football Flyers (B Team) will battle Hartford Wildcats for the New England Championship in Leominster at 3 p.m. If they win, they will earn a spot in the National playoffs in Florida, but they will need to raise $45,000 for the team and coaches to go. 2. Today is Small Business Saturday. Which Framingham small business will you support today? 3. Today, Nov. 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. Framingham High will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the merger of Framingham North and Framingham South high schools, with the unveiling of a history of …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
With Small Business Saturday coming this weekend, you can help drive feet — and wallets — to your favorite independent business
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
You might be the type who finds sleeping on a freezing sidewalk for the best Black Friday deals exciting. Or perhaps you've already started working out your mouse-clicking finger for Cyber Monday. But if neither scenario appeals to you, there is an alternative — Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday, conceived by American Express to help spotlight the efforts of local small businesses, comes at the beginning of the big holiday shopping sprint — this Saturday — and encourages shoppers not to bypass local businesses in Framingham for the mega-mall. Framingham Patch would love to hear which small businesses you can't live without in Framingham. Tell us in the comments which independently-owned business is a must for shoppers this …
Where to find the hallmark dessert for your Thanksgiving table.
Whether you ran out of time, or just can't master grandma's famous crust, here is our recommendations on five places in Framingham to find that pie for the Thanksgiving table:
Thursday, November 17, 2011
MetroWest Better Business Bureau offers 10 tips for holiday shopping to save your time, money and headaches; including shopping local retailers on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26
The Holidays are almost upon us. In anticipation of Black Friday, that frantic shopping day after Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 the MetroWest Better Business Bureau issued the following tips to help you save time and money: Tip 1 – Know before You Go. In the coming weeks many retailers will release their Black Friday deals online, in social media and other publications. Research where the sales are and make a list of your gift priorities to compare prices and plan your day of deals. Since many advertisements will begin before the actual sale, build up a coupon collection as soon as possible. Remember to bring ads with you on Black Friday just in case the price is not what you expected. Tip 2 – Don’t Fall for False …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Framingham Downtown Renaissance is inviting artists, organizations and community groups to paint downtown windows and decorate trees, as part of its 2-day holiday festival Dec. 9-10.
Have artistic talent? Want to make Framingham a better place? Community organizations, are you in need of a service project? The Framingham Downtown Renaissance is inviting Framingham organizations, community groups, school groups, Scouts, and artists to paint downtown windows in a holiday/winter theme. Painting will take place between Nov. 28 and Dec. 3. Interested parties should email Elsa.Hornfischer@rcn.com by Friday, Nov.18. The decorated "winter wonderland" themed windows will be showcased on Saturday, Dec. 10, as part of the Renaissance group's new holiday festival. Also on Dec. 10, community and school groups, Scouts and Framingham organizations are invited to make decorations and decorate Christmas trees between 10 a.m. and noon. …