Tuesday, February 26, 2013
This Thursday, Feb. 28, the Lexington Center eatery will host the first segment of the sustainable seafood series, ‘Eating with the Ecosystem Boston.’
Serving up local fish dinners with a speaker is nothing new for Nourish, the socially conscious eatery in Lexington Center. But for its “Eating with the Ecosystem” dinner this Thursday, science will have a seat at the table. The dinner, with a menu designed to explore some lesser-known treasures fished from the waters stretching from Buzzards Bay to the Long Island Sound, will feature narration from scientist Nathan Rebuck and fisherman Katie Egan. The Eating with the Ecosystem dinner series, according to an event description, was started by fisherwoman and environmental activist Sarah Schumann as a way to help people see the connections between a healthy marine environment and a healthy local fishing economy. Karen Masterson, the owner of…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know Dec. 19 in Lexington.
1. Budget Summitt III: At 7 p.m. tonight at the DPW Building, the Board of Selectmen, Capital Expenditures, Appropriation and School committees will hold their third Budget Collaboration/Summit and the agenda includes revised fiscal 2014 revenue projections, a proposed FY14 revenue allocation model and establishing a date for the fourth summit. 2. Other Public Meetings: According to the town website, other public meetings posted for today include the Tourism Committee at 11:30 a.m.; the Community Preservation Committee at 6:30, with a public hearing at 7 p.m., the Recreation Committee at 7 p.m. and the Planning Board at 7:30 p.m. All of them are at the Town Office Building. 3. Soup Bowls for Hunger: One-of-a-kind bowls created by members …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
A dinnertime talk about eating what you grow, Summer Fun Fest redux, meetings and more today in Lexington.
1. Eat What You Grow: Nourish restaurant is hosting a dinner with local author, environmental writer, and LexFarm co-founder Meg Muckenhoupt, who'll speak about "Eating What You Grow 1620-2012." Dinner's at 6:30 p.m. this evening and costs $40, with a portion of the proceeds supporting LexFarm's educational programs. Make reservation here. 2. Summer Fun Fest Makeup Date: Lexington's 4th annual Summer Fun Fest, which was rained out last week, will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. this evening at the Center Recreation Complex. Attractions include a DJ leading field games and activities, police and fire vehicles on display, a free public swim in the town pool from 7 p.m. on, and more. 3. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Music, toastmasters and more today in Lexington.
1. Metropolitan Wind Symphony Concerts in the Park: Tonight's performance, at 7:30 p.m. at Hastings Park, is the MWS-Boston's second of three shows in a special summer concert series feature patriotic music and marches, show music and traditional concert band selections. 2. Lexington Toastmasters: Hold their weekly meeting at 12 p.m. today at Cambridge Savings Bank. 3. Today in Public Meetings: There are no public meetings posted for today, according to the town website. 4. Digney Fignus Duo in Concert: The singer/songwriter Digney Fignus and mandolin/slide guitar/lap steel player Chris Leadbetter perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Nourish as part of a monthly music series at the Lexington Center eatery. 5. Mostly Sunny: Should be mostly …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Wild Edible Walk is a lesson in foraging.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The following information was provided by Karen Materson of nourish restaurant. The Greater Boston Area is home to over 100 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated counterparts, and dozens of species of edible mushrooms. Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of “Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten,” for a morning talk at a nearby location in Lexington to learn about at least 18 of the tastiest wild plant species in our midst. These range from plants everyone knows well, like Daisies and Dandelions, to plants they may never have even heard of, like Calamus and Black Locust. Russ will present information for each species on identification tips, edible portion(s), season(s) …
Monday, April 30, 2012
This week's Best of Patch Readers' Choice poll is looking for the best brunch spot for Mother's Day.
Mother's Day will be here before you know it, and the chances are that time's running out to make your bruch registrations. With that in mind, this week's Best of Patch Readers' Choice poll is looking for your favorite brunch spots around Lexington. The hyper-local options aren't overflowing, so we're expanding the search just a bit. Here are a few favorite places, in no particular order, but if we're leaving anyone off of the list, please let us know in the comments and we'll be sure to add it to the list and poll below: Voting's open until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive comments posted below. We will announce the winner at noon Friday. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
This Sunday afternoon, nourish restaurant will serve up some tasty local chowder, fruitful chats about local living fishing economies and the health of the area's marine ecosystem.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The following was provided by Karen Masterson, owner of nourish restaurant in Lexington Center. Fishing has been a vital part of the New England experience for centuries. The current challenges to our fishing families are many. Complex regulations, the presence of larger and larger corporate ships off shore and the ever-changing New England weather mean that making a living as a dayboat fisherman (or woman) is increasingly difficult. Learn about what a sustainable New England Fishery means and how you can make a difference this Sunday afternoon at a “Chat ‘n Chowdah” benefit for the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance at nourish in Lexington Center. "There is a gap between what is really happening on the water and what the public reads or…
Monday, February 13, 2012
Interesting BOS business, an affordable opportunity for homeownership, a local dinner/wine-tasting and more today in Lexington.
1. Interesting Agenda for the Board of Selectmen: The BOS meets at 7 p.m. tonight at the Town Office Building and its agenda includes an interim report from the Estabrook Access Task Force, an hour-long discussion of the Busa Land, a review and approval of the employee/retiree health insurance coalition agreement and approval of a Hanscom-BRAC leter. 2. An Affordable Homeownership Opportunity: An affordable two-bedroom, tw-bath unit at Jefferson Union Place is to be sold by lottery to an eleigible homebuyer. The $163,600 unit has approximately 1,306 sf of living space . Maximum income limits are $45,500 for one person, $52,000 for two persons, $58,500 for three and $65,000 for four. Applications are available at the Town Clerk's Office and…
Friday, November 18, 2011
Winter parking bank leaflets landing, sunshine, music and more today in Lexington.
1. Winter Warning: The Lexington Police Department today will begin leaving gold leaflets on vehicles parked illegally overnight in neighborhoods around town, offering two-weeks warning before beginning to enforce the town's overnight parking ban on Dec. 1. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the 2020 Vision Committee at 7:45 a.m. at the Town Office Buiding; the Greenway Corridor Committee at 8 a.m. at the Fletcher Avenue entrance of bikeway (for a photo) and the Bridge School Council at 8 a.m. at the school. 3. Tastes and Tunes: Musicians Tim Gartland and Tom West will perform from 7:30 to 10 p.m. tonight at Nourish restaruant in Lexington Center. 4. Assess the Assessors: …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Watching the world go by over lunch.
My brilliant, charming and incredibly successful daughter Rachel invited me to lunch today. We’re both creatures of habit, so we headed to Nourish, on Massachusetts Avenue. We parked in the back and surprisingly found a space – and quarters for the meter. As we turned the corner, we saw linen-covered tables outside. They were all empty because everyone was sitting inside. We figured it might be for the dinner crowd, but requested a patio table anyway, because it never hurts to ask. Hank’s column this morning about Paris didn’t help. I’d thought of nothing but Paris and Provence cafes since reading his piece. Thanks, Hank. We were more than welcome to sit outside on the patio. It was a welcome change from the blast of air conditioning. (I’…