Monday, May 6, 2013
A cozy spot for breakfast and lunch.
The Common Cafe and Patisserie, 637 Washington St. in Norwood, is a perfect spot for breakfast or lunch. The mismatched tables, brick walls lined with art work by local artisans and the smell of fresh baked goods will make you feel right at home. The Common Cafe is open for breakfast at 7 a.m. and closes after lunch at 3 p.m. Patch sat down with one of the owners Paul Avramidis to find out about the house specialties and what the cafe has to offer it's customers. Patch: What are some of your specialties? Avramidis: On our breakfast menu we have egg sandwiches on assorted homemade breads, omeletes of your choice, muffins and pastries that we bake on the premises. For lunch we have homemade soup, specialty wraps and sandwiches.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The unique mediterranean taste kitchen in Norwood also features a collage featuring personal pictures taken by owner Lahcen Abaichi.
Cafe Paprika Restaurant lies in the heart of Norwood, offering a unique Mediterranean Taste Kitchen with an eat-in and take-out menu, as well as a catering menu that can be customized. Norwood Patch sat down with Lahcen Abaichi to find out about the special menu and how to get our couscous on? Norwood Patch: How long have you been in business in Norwood? Lahcen Abaichi: We opened in Norwood in 2007 and feature a very unique cuisine which is reflective of the North African (Moorish) and the southern part of the Mediterranean (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese) which should not to be confused with Middle Eastern cuisine. Everything we make is made to order. You wait on your food, not our food waits on you. And we do respect all dietary …
Monday, April 22, 2013
After the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was captured, many felt relieved, especially residents in Watertown. But Patch wanted to know how Norwood felt about the capture. We asked residents around the Norwood Common how they felt when the suspect was finally in custody. How did you feel when police captured the Boston Marathon bomber? Let us know in the comments below!
It's One Hot Piece of Glass and a real find in Norwood!
Luke Adams Glass located at 416 Lenox Street is a destination place in Norwood. You walk right into this live artist studio with several glass makers standing in front of the roaring ovens where they mold and make these beautiful objects of art made from glass. Time is of the essence as the glass has to be perfectly heated to bend and stretch. Patch sat down with the man himself, Luke Adams, to discuss glass, classes and jewelry. Patch: How long have you had your glass studio? Adams: I began my business in 2001 as soon as I graduated. It was important to get involved in glass right away as a profession and not get sidetracked by pursuing some other career. I started by renting time at other glass studios until I built up a consistent …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The Photothon will take place on the Norwood Common on Thursday, April 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Dan Busler Photography is hosting a Photothon on the Norwood Town Common on Thursday, April 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The organizers are asking participants to wear your Boston sports team logos, colors, and racing bib numbers. Busler will take your picture and then you'll receive a digital copy to download. There is a suggested donation of $5 for each photo and 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the One Fund, which has been set up to benefit those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. Click here to receive updates on this event.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Charlotte Walsh, owner of Charles River Running crossed the finish line two minutes after the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon. Walsh then decided to create a 3-mile run as a vigil for the victims and as a way for runners to heal.
After the Boston Marathon bombings Charlotte Walsh, owner of Charles River Running in Norwood, wanted to do something for the community. And within two hours she decided to have a 3-mile run and 2-mile walk as a vigil for the victims and as a way to heal from the attacks. Walsh was a runner for Boston Marathon and crossed the finish line two minutes before the explosions. But she wants to use the walking vigil as a way to remind everyone to stay strong. Thanks to social media dozens came out wearing blue and yellow to remember the victims of the attack and mourn those who died. Karen Clemons brought her two sons to the event. "I came out to show our support as a family," Clemons said. For Kim Dugdale, she felt grateful that she found …
Monday, April 15, 2013
This restaurant has traditional American food and a bar lined with televisions.
Jake n Joe's Sports Grille at 475 Providence Hwy. (Rt. 1 South) opened their doors in 2010 and has established itself as the place to go to watch your favorite sports teams on television. The menu features American burgers, pizza and sandwiches along with daily specials. Televisions line the bar and your favorite sports photographs and memorabilia line the walls. Patch sat down with Adam Costain, Director of Marketing and Special Events, to talk about Jake n Joe's. Patch: Is Jake n Joe's part of a restaurant group and if so, who owns Jake n Joe's? Costain: Jake n Joe's is owned and operated by the Nocera Family, owners of the Chateau Restaurant. The Chateau Restaurant is known for quality food and that same principal is carried over here…
Monday, April 8, 2013
This restaurant, which once housed fire trucks, features unsurpassed cuisine with impeccable service.
The Olde Colonial Restaurant located at 171 Nahatan St. is a landmark in downtown Norwood. This beautiful structure was once home to the Norwood Fire Department. Owners Paul and Martha Angelo have owned and operated the restaurant for over 40 years. Patch sat down with manager Bill Conley who gave us some old and new facts about the Colonial Cafe Restaurant. Patch: Is this building a Norwood landmark? Conley: Yes, it is a very well known building in the town of Norwood with a lot of history. It was the old Norwood Firehouse for several years. Patch: How long has the restaurant been here? Conley: The OCC has been at our downtown location at 171 Nahatan St. for 13 years. Proprietors Paul and Martha Angelo have owned and run the business …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
All districts have reported in and the seats have been filled for 2013.
The votes have been counted, and the contested race for Norwood's Constable have been decided. The one available seat on the Constable will be filled by current member James A. Perry. Perry received 70.93 percent of the votes in town with 688. Opponent Brian J. Graziano received 281 votes. Only 6.09 percent of Norwood voters turned out to vote in Monday's election.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Norwood town elections are today, check here to find out where to cast your vote.
The Vote The Norwood town elections (April 1, 2013) include votes on several positions in town, including Planning Board, and Constable. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. On the Ballot There are currently two candidates running for one position for Constable, James A. Perry and Brian J. Graziano. Where Do I Vote? Here in Norwood there are several polling places. To find out where you can vote Tuesday, refer to the table below or enter your address here. District 1 Oldham School Prospect Street District 2 Oldham School Prospect Street District 3 Civic Center Nahatan Street District 4 Cleveland School Nichols Street District 5 Civic Center Nahatan Street District 6 Balch School Washington St. S. Norwood District…