Sunday, February 3, 2013
After a lengthy hiatus, the Tewksbury Patch food columnist returns.
Hello again my old friends. It's been awhile. I certainly appreciate the niceties and such that I have been receiving during my hiatus. Some family matters, as well as another project and of course the ever expanding Tewksbury Country Club have kept me sooooo busy. I ran into editor extrordinaire Bill Gilman the other day and well here I am. It actually came at a good time because I have something important to say, " WHAT THE HELL'S GOING ON WITH CHICKEN WINGS!". Back in the 80's, chicken wings were a byproduct of the huge demand for chicken breasts. As science became more dissecting, the health benefits of this lean protein became immensely popular. Well in order to get a breast you gotta grow the rest of the parts too! Wings where …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Super Bowl Sunday is also a favorite day for a group of dogs up for adoption. The annual Puppy Bowl will air at 3 p.m. on Animal Planet.
Super Bowl XLVII may be coming this Sunday, Feb. 3, but for those families with pets who aren't as interested in watching the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens go head-to-head, there's another sporting event to enjoy. Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl IX will also take place on Sunday, featuring more than 30 dogs, each available for adoption. New this year, too, will be a group of hedgehogs to cheer on the pups. The Puppy Bowl begins at 3 p.m. Eastern Time, and in celebration of the animal-themed event, we're asking Tewksbury Patch readers to submit photos of their pets. Photos do not need to be Super Bowl (or Puppy Bowl) themed. How to Submit: Please add photos to this gallery by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. Only …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Here's some additional facts about Sunday's big game we bet you didn't know, and some more useful information including kickoff time and where to watch the game in Reading or North Reading.
Thursday, January 31
Watching the Super Bowl with friends can leave a lot of us feeling like information haves and have-nots. While some of us have been following the teams, their players, strategy, and statistics since the day we were born, others at least know who the quarterbacks are and that they are the ones who throw the ball. Whether you're looking to impress the sports nerds in the room with a few of your own facts, or you're simply a true connoisseur of arguably useless knowledge, here's some fun trivia for you about Super Bowl 2013. Five Fun Facts About the Super Bowl So who will come out with the title? Finally, here's some actual useful knowledge to have heading into Sunday. Who: The Ravens vs. The 49ers Kickoff Time: Sunday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Our food columnist outdoes himself with a succulent selection of delights and shares a recipe for out-of-this-world wings.
- Bob Leo
Friday, February 3, 2012
Ok,I don't know about you but I've had it up to the proverbial HERE with all this Super Bowl hype! Brady vs. Manning , Bellicheck vs. Coughlin, yada yada yada. Let the games begin!!! I've got a nice venison roast (Thanks Stan Folta), I've got some jumbo homemade Italian sausages (Thanks Frank Cardilli) and I'm picking up my premium Perdue chicken wings on Saturday. Meat, beer and football, what more could a guy ask for (watch yourself). As a rule I generally keep my favorite recipes to myself and certainly I am bound by honor not to reveal any TCC secrets, but in light of the upcoming Patriots victory, I am about to break my own rule and let you in on a little trick I've been using for about 25 years or so. Rendering, rendering is …
Whether you are a football fan or not, you'll find plenty to do this weekend.
Here are some of the local activities going on this weekend. When/Where: We have to start with the big one. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5. But remember, the pre-game buildup goes on for several hours. Looking for someplace local to watch the game with a couple hundred of your closes friends? Consider these locations: TJ Callahan's, 1475 Main St. Jon Ryan's Pubs, 1795 Main St. Maverick's, 2212 Main St. Applebee's The Sky Box, 553 Main St. The Ninety-Nine, 401 Main St. Why Go: Staying home is nice but a huge Super Bowl bash is better! Pricing: The price of food and drinks When/Where: Satursday, Feb. 4, 10:00 am, Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St. Tewksbury Why Go: Make your own bookmark Saturday to celebrate Take …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Will the Patriots fulfill their destiny or will the G-men sink New England's Duck Boat plans?
OK, Patriots' fans, the time is now. We want to know your predictions for Super Bowl XLVI. Do the Patriots fulfill their destiny, making Tom Brady one of just three quarterbacks (Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw) with four Super Bowl championships? Or will New York once again play spoilers and run New England's plans for another Duck Boat celebration? Tell us your prediction and feel free show off your Patriots' spirit by uploading your fan photos. Pictured with this article is 7th grader Adam Deveau, who got this amazing Patriots' "fade" from barber Mike Saki at Roy's Barber Shop on Shawsheen Street.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Sure the snow is falling but that doesn't mean you have to be stuck at home this weekend.
When/Where: Saturday, Jan. 21, 8:30 am to 2 p.m., Tewksbury Memorial High School, 320 Pleasant St. Why Go: Well, if you have a daughter who is looking to play softball in the spring then you will want to get her signed up. Pricing: According to information provided by the league, no money is needed on Saturday. When/Where: Saturday, Jan. 21, 10:30 am, at the Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St. Why Go: This is a great program for dads and the little ones. Dancing, singing, story-telling and, of course, donuts! Pricing: Free When/Where: Saturday, Jan. 21, 7:00 pm at Tewksbury Congregational Church, 10 East St, Why Go: The Merrimack Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America is a non-profit organization chartered to further …
Tell us what the score of Sunday's AFC Championship game will be and upload a photo of you or your friends and family in your fan gear!
This is it. A trip to the Super Bowl is on the line when the Patriots and Ravens meet at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on Sunday afternoon. Will Tom Brady and co. take care of business or will Ray Lewis and his evil horde spoil the Pats' travel plans to Indianapolis? You tell us. We want to know your prediction for the final score of the game. Post your guess in the comments section. And feel free to post a photo of you, your family, friends (or even pet) all geared up for the big game. And remember, if you aren't heading to a party at someone's house on Sunday, there are plenty of local restaurants and clubs where you can watch. Check out local restaurants by clicking here.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Super Bowl loss did nothing to take away from the accomplishments of a remarkable season.
There are times in life when you'd give anything to be able to be in two places at the same time, and this past weekend was one of those times for me. I was fortunate enough to be able to travel to Tampa to watch my daughter's club soccer team compete in the Super-Y National Championships, but at the same time my heart was in Foxboro, rooting for the Tewksbury High football team to pull off yet another monumental upset in the Division 2 Super Bowl. That upset never happened, and even though Saturday evening's final score was not what folks around here had hoped for, I'm still hoping that the players and coaches on the TMHS football team will recognize what they accomplished this fall, and walk around with their heads held high for the rest…
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Here are the stories that Tewksbury has been reading and talking about over the past seven days.
Here are the Top 5 stories, based on readership and comments. 5. Alleged Drunk Driver Blamed For Closing Main Street 4. Break-in Investigated; Accident Sends Woman To The Hospital 3. Selectmen Won't Schedule Special Town Meeting On Charter Changes ... Yet 2.Redmen Are Super Bowl Bound! [video] Live Blog Info And 8 More Things You Need To Know About The Super Bowl Dragons Live Up To Hype, Scorch Redmen, 35-0 1. Teens Use "Sweet 16" Party To Help Others