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Blue Heron Brewery’s new mother of all Bloody Marys pulls back the curtain on the fall season

The mother of all Bloody Marys has signaled the opening of the Blue Heron Brewery’s new fall season of brunches, day parties and other exhilarating patio events. “We wanted to create the biggest and boldest Bloody Mary in town,” said General Manager Khadar Soussou, explaining the origin of the Hail Mary Bloody Mary brunch feast in a mug...

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Now is the time to stop cleaning your gutters

Early in Lerner and Loewe’s hit musical Camelot, when King Arthur is describing the absolute perfection of his kingdom to Guinevere, the future queen asks, “And I suppose the autumn leaves fall into neat little piles?” And the king answers, “Oh no, my lady. They blow away completely...at night, of course.” Unfortunately, Northeast...

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The Backyard is more than just a place to grab a libation and relax

Just like in your own home, The Backyard is the perfect place to hang out, eat a burger, have a beer or play a game. But at this local bar and eatery, the staff is ready to serve you so you can relax and soak up the neighborhood ambiance. “Since opening this spring, our focus has been on providing superb customer service,” says Jay Saleh,...

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Home maintenance: Protecting your concrete

If freezing temperatures arrived politely on December 21 and left all at once before St. Patrick’s Day, you probably wouldn’t need to clean and seal your driveway. But that’s not how Jack Frost works. He’s constantly coming and going—freezing and thawing—all winter long, a process that causes our concrete driveways to chip,...

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Local designer Kate Weaver needed a change in her bathroom, so she naturally turned to Guhde Flooring America

Much like the shoemaker’s children who have no shoes, local artist and design guru Kate Weaver found herself in a rut this summer. Though she’s well-known for transforming everyday homes into magazine-cover-worthy interiors with her color consults, majestic murals and custom mirrors, her own master bathroom was stuck in the past decade...

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