‘Zines’ reminiscent of Gardner collection: Finding parallels between past & present

By Deborah Brancic

On the first Saturday in October, guests of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum were invited to take part in a studio event, run by artist Anna Mudd, to learn about the similarities between ‘zines’ — a mini-magazine, similar to a word/picture diary, about a particular subject found interesting to the author — and albums in the Garder collection. People trickled into the studio throughout the day, and were encouraged to create a page for a compilation collection the museum plans to display in-house. Continue reading

Local Sunshine Farm offers fresh fruit, ice cream

By Deborah Brancic/Daily News correspondent

Posted Aug 22, 2012 @ 02:03 PM
Last update Aug 23, 2012 @ 01:36 PM

SHERBORN — Jim Geoghegan strode through the strawberry field, instructing his crew how to place the irrigation lines. After shouting out a few orders, Geoghegan and his helpers, mostly college students from the area, were well on their way to setting up the field to resist the heat and dryness the summer months produce in New England.

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Adventure in the Tree Canopy Walkway at Worcester’s EcoTarium

By Deborah Brancic/Daily News correspondent

Posted Jul 17, 2012 @ 12:07 PM
Last update Jul 17, 2012 @ 12:34 PM

WORCESTER — Editor’s note: This is the second in an occasional series looking at fun things to do in and around MetroWest this summer.

Fitchburg residents Elisa French and her daughters, Teresa and Katrina, were excited to check out the Tree Canopy Walkway at the EcoTarium this month.

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Art in action at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

By Deborah Brancic/Daily News correspondent

Posted Jun 26, 2012 @ 01:38 PM
Last update Jul 17, 2012 @ 11:29 AM

LINCOLN — Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series looking at fun things to do in and around MetroWest this summer.

When Sarah Lemaire’s friend, Kathleen Killian, came to visit from Denver, CO for her 35th Wellesley College reunion this month, they decided to visit the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln.

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