Thursday, March 24, 2011
The Peabody area offers many day spas where people can get massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and many other services.
As many people work to get through their busy, hectic lives, they sometimes need to take time out and find ways to unwind, relax and recharge their bodies, minds and spirits. Fortunately, the Peabody area has many day spas that specialize in making people feel better by offering everything from specialized massages to facials, pedicures and manicures. This week, we have compiled five of Peabody's day spas for Patch Picks that are sure to relieve any stress. 1. Classic Faces Day Spa 2. Gentiana Salon, Spa and Boutique 3. Maria Francesco Salon & Spa 4. Pure Beauty 5. Bella Salon & Day Spa
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Peabody and surrounding area have plenty of bars, restaurants and groups that celebrate Ireland's most important holiday.
It's St. Patrick's Day and you want to be in the company of other like-minded people of Irish heritage or you want to sport your green sweater and celebrate one of Ireland's most beloved holidays. Fortunately, Peabody and the surrounding area offers plenty of places where you can do just that. Here are five options to help you and your family celebrate St. Patrick's Da. Erin Go Bragh! 1. Brodie's Pub 2. Paddy Kelly's Pub 3. Sylvan Street Grille. 4. Ancient Order of the Hiberians lodge. 5. O'Neill's Irish Pub and Restaurant.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Summer may be a few months away, but there is not time like the present to book a camp program.
Summer still seem like a ways off given the fact that we haven't entered spring yet, but there is no time like the present for parents to start thinking about summer camp programs for their kids when school ends in June. This week Patch Picks lists five summer camp programs located in Peabody and the surrounding area that will provide your child with plenty of fun and enrichment opportunities. 1. Camp Eastman, Torigian Family YMCA 2. Camp Evergreen Day Camp, Andover 3. Essex Enrichment Center, North Andover 4. Stiles Pond Day Camp, Danvers YMCA 5. The Schooner Fame Schooner Summer Camp
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Titles penned by local authors, bestsellers and kids' books are all good bets to get through the last month of winter.
Now that the ides of March are upon us, the warmth and light of Spring is technically just a few weeks away. But those last few weeks can still go by pretty slow which is why picking up a good book is a great way for adults and kids to escape the cold and broaden their horizons. This week, Peabody Patch Picks offers suggested titles that can be purchased in area bookstores like Barnes and Noble and Borders Books and Music. They are also available at Peabody Institute Library: 1. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," by Jeff Kinney; 2. "The Kite Runner," by Khaled Hosseini; 3. "Peabody Then and Now," by William R. Power; 4. "Peabody In Vintage Postcards," by William R. Power; 5. "Against All Odds," by U.S. Sen. Scott Brown.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Several locally-owned stores and some chains offer great Spring fashions.
Spring may still be a month away, but there is no time like the present to start hunting for some new clothes and accessories. Fortunately, Peabody offers many interesting choices from locally owned boutiques downtown to more well known stores at the the Northshore Mall. Get out and shop: 1. Nordstrom 2. Gia Ventola 3. The Ultimate 4. D'raiza Boutique 5. Rio Brazilian Fashion
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Peabody has many groups that help those less fortunate and improve quality of life.
Peabody Patch asked readers what they believe are the five best nonprofit groups in the city and they suggested the following five organizations so they could get the recognition they deserve for the work they do to help those less fortunate and make the city a better place to live. 1. Healthy Peabody Collaborative: Well, certainly, Healthy Peabody Collaborative (HPC) is in the top five Peabody non-profits. Formed under Mayor (Michael) Bonfanti in 2008 to address substance abuse issues in the City of Peabody, HPC members are working to reduce underage substance abuse while creating a healthier community for all who live, work and play in Peabody. Membership is open and the HPC encouarages involvement of all members of the community. The …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Treat your sweetheart, spouse or significant other to an intimate dining experience.
Peabody offers many intimate, romantic restaurants for couples who want to enjoy an evening of fine dining on Valentine's Day. Here five such eateries to consider: Petrillo's Italian Kitchen Sugar Cane Su Changs Cheesecake Factory Wardhurst Grill
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Peabody is blessed with several great sports bars and taverns to watch the big game.
Every Thursday, Peabody Patch will provide Patch Picks, which will include five suggestions that could include the five best places in Peabody to buy coffee, go sledding, shopping or any number of different things that are interesting to our readers. Each week Peabody Patch will give readers the opportunity to weigh in on what they feel are the best options for different things posted on Peabody.Patch.com at the beginning of week. In honor of Super Bowl Sunday this weekend, our first Patch Picks includes five sports bars and restaurants in the city that are great places to watch the big game. 1. Sylvan Street Grille 2. Champions Pub 3. Brodie's Pub 4. Capone's 5. Fire Bull restaurant