Saturday, November 10, 2012
This is the fourth year Julie King has visited the Advent School to talk about Dia de Los Muertos.
For the fourth year in a row, Villa Mexico Cafe owner Julie King has helped children at the Advent School celebrate a real Mexican Dia de Los Muertos. Last Friday, Nov. 2, King talked to Polly Pfau's kindergarten class about how the meaning of Day of the Dead and helped them the traditional create arts and crafts. As in years past, Pfau's class will thank King walking to Villa Mexico Cafe, in Grampy's gas station on Cambridge Street, and presenting her with a special collage of the day.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Do you spend the bulk of your holiday gift budget while visiting small businesses, chain stores, or websites?
Thanksgiving isn't just a day of giving thanks, it's also the last day before the holiday shopping season starts with a bang on with early openings and one-day-only deals on Black Friday. In addition, this year is the second Small Business Saturday, a day, according to the organizers, "dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year," and this year's Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, is expected to draw an additional ten million shoppers to their screens over last years' total. Patch wants to know where the chips fall for you. Are you saving your money for internet sales, or did you complete the bulk of your shopping on November 25th? Is Small Business Saturday the day you'll be …
Saturday, November 27, 2010
This Saturday: Shop local!
Welcome to "5 Things To Do This Weekend," a new Patch column where we give you essential weekend information at a glance. Check back each every Saturday and Sunday for more, and let us know what you think of this new feature in the comments. 1. Head to Downtown Crossing for the opening day of the Downtown Crossing Holiday Market. The market will be on daily until Dec. 24. Today it runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and features 32 local vendors selling a wide range of items including jewelry, pottery, clothing, holiday items and speciality foods. The market takes place in a tent set up on the Summer St. Mall. 2. And just in case you don't find what you're looking for at the Downtown Crossing Holiday Market, check out the Boston Handmade …