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By Jeanne O’Brien Coffey

Grove in Rowley Opens

Grove’s mission seems to be to bring the outdoors inside. Even the name evokes a summertime forest, and both the food and the space thrive on the restaurant’s ...

Homer at the Beach

The enchanting power of the ocean and one artist who mined its possibilities shapes the theme of Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880 at t...

Top Lobster Rolls on the North Shore

With so many delectable options on the North Shore, we may just take lobster rolls a little bit for granted. After all, we have places that have been making th...

Found Art in the Garden

The current chapter of this Newbury garden is dramatic and full of colorful characters For Beth Welch and Chuck Christensen, it was literally love at first ...

Visit And Explore Rockport

Even if you’ve never been to Rockport, you’ve seen Motif #1. The buoy-decked red fishing shack sits on a granite pier jutting into Rockport Harbor, practically...

Chefs’ Gardens on the North Shore

Whether you’re a home cook or a restaurant chef, when it comes to summer food, the tastiest dishes include locally grown fruits and vegetables. Squeaky green z...

Pasta Proud

The recipe for the marinara sauce at Teresa’s Italian Kitchen in Middleton is a closely guarded family secret. It was passed from executive chef Nick Yebba Jr....

At the Riverbend

Donna Roy moved to Essex with her family when she was 11 years old. As an adult, she stayed in town to raise her own three children. Now her grown children hav...

Empowering Boutique

What if we told you there’s a beautiful little boutique where can you find like-new Prada leopard print pumps or a gorgeous silk Emilio Pucci Firenze scarf for...