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“Tiny Beautiful Things” opens MRT’s season
September 11, 2019
“Tiny Beautiful Things” opens MRT’s season

#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week: 2019-20 season opens with “Tiny Beautiful Things” Where: Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 E. Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852 When: From Sept 11 – Oct 6, shows run Wed-Sun. Website: http://www.mrt.org/show/tiny-beautiful-things What: Writer Cheryl Strayed answered hundreds of letters for two years with surprising candor and an often bruising, brutal honesty […]

Discover the small-town charm at Courtyard in Andover
September 10, 2019
Discover the small-town charm at Courtyard in Andover

#GMVstays accommodation of the week: Courtyard by Marriott Boston Andover 10 Campanelli Drive, Andover, MA 01810 Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mhtch-courtyard-boston-andover/ Location: At this premier location in New England near the Merrimack River, you have easy access to popular landmarks such as Merrimack College, Andover Country Club and Canobie Lake Park. Description: Spend a day exploring Den Rock […]

Lowell’s go-to and take-out at Mandarin Asian Bistro
September 9, 2019
Lowell’s go-to and take-out at Mandarin Asian Bistro

#GMVeats restaurant of the week: Mandarin Asian Bistro 24 Market St, Lowell, MA 01852 Website: https://www.mandarinasianbistro.com/ Location: This restaurant is conveniently in downtown Lowell and offers Chinese and Japanese fare is located. It also provides delivery and take-out. Description: The menu offers a full menu of Chinese specialties and a Japanese sushi bar, as well […]

Apple Pie Contest at Verrill Farm this Saturday
September 4, 2019
Apple Pie Contest at Verrill Farm this Saturday

#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week: Farm Day and Pie Eating Contest Where: Verrill Farm, 11 Wheeler Road, Concord, MA 01742 When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 Website: https://verrillfarm.com/ What: A fun day of farm tours, activities and visits with 4H’ers and their animals.  4H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, is a program of the Cooperative […]

Springhill Suites: A New England charm in Andover
September 3, 2019
Springhill Suites: A New England charm in Andover

#GMVstays accommodation of the week: Springhill Suites by Marriott Boston Andover 550 Minuteman Road, Andover, MA 01810 Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosav-springhill-suites-boston-andover/ Location: A short walk from the Merrimack River, Springhill Suites Boston Andover is in close proximity to local attractions such as Merrimack College and Andover Country Club. Description: While in town, enjoy dining in downtown Andover […]

Sweet Lydia’s: Built on the idea of getting s’more
September 2, 2019
Sweet Lydia’s: Built on the idea of getting s’more

#GMVeats establishment of the week: Sweet Lydia’s 160 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852 Website: https://sweetlydias.com/ Location: Sweet Lydia’s shop is located in downtown Lowell for easy access to any visitors of the area, including those to the Canalways Cultural District and Lowell National Historical Park. Description: Sweet Lydia’s is popular when it comes to providing packages […]

Louisa May Alcott’s House: Visit the inspiration for “Little Women”
August 28, 2019
Louisa May Alcott’s House: Visit the inspiration for “Little Women”

#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House 399 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742 Website: https://louisamayalcott.org/ Location: Orchard House (c. 1650) is most noted for being where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set Little Women in 1868. This noble home also has a rich history stretching back two centuries beforehand, as well as […]

Fairfield Inn: conveniently located for the business traveler
August 27, 2019
Fairfield Inn: conveniently located for the business traveler

#GMVstays accommodation of the week: Fairfield Inn Boston Tewksbury/Andover 1695 Andover Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876 Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosft-fairfield-inn-boston-tewksbury-andover/ Location: The Fairfield Inn by Marriott Boston Tewksbury-Andover is perfectly located for the business traveler visiting Raytheon, CISCO Systems, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Corning Life Sciences and more. Description: Whether you’re in town, taking in a play at the […]

Throw me some Fishbones, please!
August 26, 2019
Throw me some Fishbones, please!

#GMVeats of the week: Fishbones of Chelmsford 34 Central Square, Chelmsfod, MA 01824 Website: http://fishbonesofchelmsford.com/wp/ Location: Located in downtown Chelmsford, you feel right at home the minute you walk into Fishbones with Nantucket-style architecture that evokes New England charm. Description: Fishbones was established in 2006 and founded on the culinary values of fresh, simple, and […]

Lowell NHP commemorates the Women’s Suffrage Movement
August 21, 2019
Lowell NHP commemorates the Women’s Suffrage Movement

#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week: Connect with Stories of the Women’s Suffrage Movement This August, Lowell National Historical Park is offering a series of free programs based around the women’s suffrage movement and women’s history. Women’s History Hike Saturday, August 24th, 10 a.m. South Common, Corner of Thorndike and Summer Streets Visit unique locations in […]

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