“The poster? That’s the answer. There it is,” Ethel Weiss says. At 100 years old, Weiss remains the sole owner of Irving’s Toy and Card Shop in Brookline. She continues to run the petite store almost every day about 76 years after she and her husband Irving Kravetz founded it.
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day during which she admitted, “money stresses me out.” This wasn’t the first time I sensed a friend’s aversion to understanding and dealing with money. And with the current financial climate where an overwhelming amount of intelligent, college-educated, ambitious young adults and millenials find themselves drowning in student debt, unable to muster any semblance of a savings, let alone make intelligent investments with their money, I realized that I too have a similar fear regarding personal finances. More
Today is the glorious day when we all resolve to make better of ourselves in the new year and inevitably end up joining a gym — for about a week. Instead, let’s make some resolutions for our neighborhoods and residents. In the spirit of painting with the broadest of brushes, here’s our list for the people of Greater Boston, lovingly suggested by several BDCwire writers who call these neighborhoods home. Tell us your neighborhood resolution by tweeting @BDCwire with the hashtag #BDCHoodResolution. More
On Friday, Dec. 13, Paul Driscoll and the RadioBDC crew are taking over The Publick House on Beacon St. in Brookline for our first annual RadioBDC Holiday Hang. We’re collecting donations for The Greater Boston Food Bank and giving away enough tickets to stuff a decent-sized stocking. More
In the 20+ years I’ve been hosting Henry in the Grub, I’ve never had a deli as a guest. That all changed this morning when one of the greats, Michael’s Deli in Brookline, stopped by with an amazing spread. Take a look and have a listen. More