Favorite places

Posts encouraging people to share their favorite places to go in Southborough, or nearby, on specific themes. Also sharing my tips on favorite local spots.

Get your pumpkins ready: Light Up Southborough (Updated)

October 7, 2014 09:29:00 AM
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Sunday night is Southborough Rotary Club’s annual Light Up Southborough. For those of you unfamiliar, it’s a display of lit pumpkins that line the stone wall running around the Old Burial Ground.

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Your favorite places: Apple picking (fall 2014)

September 18, 2014 02:30:00 PM
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It’s that time of year when playgroups meet at orchards and families look for a good weekend to go apple picking.

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Favorite Places: Staying active and cycling in the area

August 6, 2014 09:30:43 AM
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Southborough has every other trial imaginable, but no bike trails. Check out these rail trails in the area.

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Favorite Places: A roundup of the best summer college road trips

July 23, 2014 03:00:30 PM
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‘Tis the season for college road trips. A roundup of not-so-far area colleges that could be treated as “mini-vacations.”

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Favorite places: Running trails, routes in town, and places nearby

July 18, 2014 07:30:43 AM
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Runners seek a shady refuge from the summer heat with these favorite places.

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Favorite places: Walking trails in Southborough and just next door

July 8, 2014 07:30:00 AM
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Take advantage of the parks in area – you won’t have to break the bank for a simple day trip.

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Favorite Places: 4th of July

July 2, 2014 02:17:00 PM
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Many residents evacuate Southborough the week of July 4th. For those who remain, what is there to do around town?

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Favorite Places: Where kids can splash around

June 27, 2014 01:00:00 PM
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Where are the best local places to have fun with kids who love water play?

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Area museum and theme park discounts and free events this summer

June 25, 2014 07:30:34 AM
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Yesterday, I pointed out town camp programs to get the kids off your hands for a bit. But what if you actually want to enjoy time with your kids?

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How are you celebrating New Year’s Eve and Day?

December 31, 2013 01:00:00 PM
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Share your plans for a festive New Year’s Eve. Or tell us about your New Year’s Day traditions.

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Favorite Places: Christmas lights in Southborough

December 11, 2013 04:30:00 PM
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Before the storm hits this weekend, it’s a good time to drive around and see all the great Christmas lights.

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Where will you get your pumpkin for the wall?

October 9, 2013 02:28:38 PM
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The 15th Annual Light Up Southborough takes place this Sunday night, October 13. If you plan to contribute, where do you buy your pumpkins?

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Where do you lunch (locally)? (Updated)

October 7, 2013 11:30:00 AM
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Assabet Valley is opening a new restaurant to the public this Wednesday for lunch three days a week. This got me thinking, “Where do people like to grab lunch in and around Southborough?”

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Favorite Places: Where do you cool off indoors?

July 19, 2013 07:37:28 AM
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Where are the best local places to escape this brutal heat?

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