Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Which Danvers restaurant do you think is most romantic?
Happy Valentine's Day, Danvers! In the spirit of romance and love, we want to know where the best spot to go for a dinner-for-two is in town. Maybe it's the atmosphere, perhaps the food, or the overall ambiance that sets one restaurant apart. Be sure to vote in our poll and let us know in the comments why your favorite spot is the best. If your pick for the most romantic Danvers restaurant isn't on our list, tell us your favorite spot in the comments.
Your daily guide to the community events and happenings in Danvers.
Welcome to 5 Things, your daily resource for community events, happenings in town, and little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know today, Feb. 14, in Danvers: 1. A very happy Valentine's Day to everyone in Danvers. We hope you have a wonderful day celebrating and appreciating your loved ones! For all things Valentine's, check out our Valentine's Day Guide. 2. If you're celebrating Valentine's Day in single fashion, here are some of our suggestions for things to do around town today. 3. Tonight the Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The agenda, including a request to expand at Texas Roadhouse, can be found here. 4. We just learned Salem Five Bank has introduced On The Job Military Checking, offering active…
Monday, February 13, 2012
How to keep your spirits up on 'Singles Awareness Day.'
Valentine's Day can be a pain when you're not in a relationship. We've been mentioning spots to go out for a romantic dinner, sweet treats to bake, and Valentine's Day-inspired cocktails. But what about those who are celebrating the day alone? Here are our suggestions for things to do around town if you don't have a Valentine: 1. Have a date with a single friend (or friends!): Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, and it doesn't necessarily have to be the lovey-dovey type. Rather than spending the night alone, invite your best single friends over for a nice dinner at home (going out and seeing couples may make you a little sad.) Play some games, chat about work and friends, and try not to gossip about your friends in relationships. 2. …
Check out these sweet pups available now at Northeast Animal Shelter.
Still looking for a Valentine? We're guessing these two Great Pyrenees mixes would love to be the newest addition (or additions) to your home. Northeast Animal Shelter Communications Director Steve Oakes said these pups would be a good match for a family, but their eventual size should be considered. To learn more, watch our video. If these puppies are adopted by the time you make it to the shelter, there are plenty of other animals in need of loving homes. Call Northeast Animal Shelter at 978-745-9888 or visit northeastanimalshelter.org for more information.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's dinner, look no further than at these fine dining restaurants right in your own backyard!
Perhaps at no time is romance more alive than on Valentines Day, when couples and families celebrate the simple act of loving one another. A day of romantic cards and notions, cupids and kisses; couples typically observe this holiday with an exchange of flowers, candy and gifts. Many others will venture out on Valentine's evening for a romantic dining experience. As Valentine's Day approaches Sweetheart Specials are popping up at fine restaurants all over Danvers. Although the holiday falls on a Tuesday this year, some of these deals are running for consecutive days beginning this weekend, so patrons have more of an option to choose which night to celebrate. However folks choose to honor their loved ones, one thing is for certain, on …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Try out these simple but delicious Valentines Day dessert recipes; loving fun for the whole family!
Valentine’s Day: The Day of Love. Love of spouse and significant other, love of children and family, love of friends. No matter who the object of your affection is on February 14, one thing is certain: Cupid’s arrow is sure to strike on Valentine’s Day. Many couples will head out to observe the holiday with a romantic dinner on the town, while others will opt to stay in and celebrate their togetherness. Satin heart-shaped boxes of assorted chocolates will fly off the shelves, florists will work overtime filling bouquet orders of red roses and Hallmark will have a banner day as those smitten by the love bug exchange their sentiments. Let’s face it: demonstrating our feelings of affection just feels good. But Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Try one of these romance-inspired cocktail on Valentine's Day.
Passion, spice, and love: key ingredients to Valentine's Day, and these romance-inspired cocktails. Whether you're going out on a hot date, staying in for a single-girls night at home, or want to make a love potion: each of these cocktails has the flair of Valentine's Day. Try one (preferably do not try them all in the same night!) and let us know which was your favorite in the comments. Passion Ruby Red Lemonade Juliet's Flirtini and Romeo's Honey Rye Reader's Pick: Love Potion Number 9 Reader's Pick: Snuggler For the Family: Valentine's Day Fruit Punch (non-alcoholic) Upload your favorite sweet cocktail recipes in the comments.
Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are our picks.
It's the weekend, Danvers! Not sure how you're going to spend it? Here are our picks for community events to check out. Fiddler on the Roof Meet and Greet, Friends of Beverly Animals Valentine's Day Workshop at re-opening of Danvers Art Association Third Annual Bi-Peds Trail Lovers Stroll Seventh Avenue Grand Opening Celebration For a complete list of events happening this weekend, head over to our events calendar. Know of something else happening this weekend? Add it to our calendar and let us know in the comments.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Not sure what to get the lady in your life? Here are our picks.
Not sure what to get the woman in your life? We looked around Danvers and came up with five local gift ideas. If you have any suggestions you'd like to add, let us know in the comments. She likes:
Not sure what to get the man in your life? Here are our picks.
Not sure what to get the man in your life? We looked around Danvers and came up with five local gift ideas. If you have any suggestions you'd like to add, let us know in the comments. He likes: