Valentine Tea

Bring someone special to Alden House for tea! Enjoy 18th-century themed tea refreshments and a holiday craft while learning about the customs and etiquette of taking tea with the Alden family in Colonial New England. The tea is suitable for adults and children ages 6 and up. Guests are invited to bring a favorite tea … Read more

Dining Delights

Winter is a great time to visit the South Shore’s hottest new restaurants. We recently checked out 10 new dining spots you won’t want to miss. Written by Kellie Speed The Winsor House at Island Creek Oyster Farm  390 Washington St., Duxbury  781-934-0991  winsorhouse.islandcreekoysters.com TEAM: Island Creek Oysters owner Skip Bennett made Duxbury synonymous with … Read more

Rediscovering the Art Complex Museum

ARt Complex museum

10 Reasons to visit Duxbury’s newly renovated cultural gem. Written by Judy Fosdick Photography by Jack Foley Looking for an enriching fall excursion?  Consider a trip to the Art Complex Museum (ACM). Nestled in the woods of Duxbury, this museum recently reopened following a two-year closure for renovations of its elegant building and surrounding grounds. … Read more

Alden Haunted House

Ride your broomstick over to the Alden House Historic Site for a spooktacular night of family fun. This year’s Haunted House will include (mildly) frightfully haunted tours of the historic house, a haunted maze and trail walk and a scavenger hunt for younger ghosts and goblins. Costumes are encouraged. Advance registration is is required as … Read more

Alden Haunted House

Ride your broomstick over to the Alden House Historic Site for a spooktacular night of family fun. This year’s Haunted House will include (mildly) frightfully haunted tours of the historic house, a haunted maze and trail walk and a scavenger hunt for younger ghosts and goblins. Costumes are encouraged. Advance registration is is required as … Read more

A Duxbury Home With Award-Winning Design

A distinctive contemporary home blends seamlessly with the Duxbury landscape. By Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Michael J Lee Photography Nestled into a sloping hillside along the tidal salt marshes of Duxbury’s Back River, the street-side façade of this newly constructed custom home appears like a single-story residence. Upon further inspection, however, the house reveals … Read more

Healing Horsepower

Harnessing the power of equine-assisted therapy, three inspiring women open Stable Ground Wellness in Duxbury. By Jennifer H. McInerney, Photography by Jack Foley Though Tupelo Hollow Farm in Duxbury has been in existence for four centuries, the 30-acre property has recently become a haven for people seeking creative solutions to their mental health concerns. Visitors … Read more

2021 Empowering Women In Business: Elaine Haffey

Elaine Haffey Owner of Valise Travel Concierge ​​valisetravelconcierge.com Fueled by wanderlust and a desire to design one-of-a-kind vacations for her clients, Elaine Haffey makes exploring the world an unforgettable experience. The owner of Valise Travel Concierge, she specializes in crafting unique getaways to exotic locales for families, groups of friends and honeymooners, and she also … Read more

2021 Empowering Women In Business: Danielle Costello

Danielle Costello Owner of Sugarplum Nannies sugarplumnannies.com Sometimes necessity is the mother of invention. Such was the case for Danielle Costello, a Duxbury resident who spent 25 years working in the biotech industry before having children and subsequently establishing Sugarplum Nannies, a boutique childcare placement agency. Back in the spring of 2020, Costello found herself … Read more

Entertaining With Elegance

Duxbury interior designer Jessica Rogan shares simple ways to outfit your home for an unforgettable summertime brunch. Story and Photography by Kate Rogan Florals by Consider the Lilies  Glassware and decor accessories from Darilynn’s Longing to live near the ocean and be closer to family, Jessica Rogan and her husband James made the decision to … Read more

Strand, the Boutique

East Coast classics meet West Coast bohemian styles at this Duxbury clothing store. Text and Photography by By Kate Rogan Caroline Widman aspired to create a peaceful, happy escape for women—a luxury boutique where shoppers could find special pieces that made them feel beautiful. Her dream came to fruition in the fall 2020 with the … Read more

Dining Alfresco

When the temperatures start to climb, nothing beats kicking back with a delicious meal or refreshing cocktail on a picturesque patio or waterfront deck. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor dining spots on the South Shore. By Kellie Speed Bay Pointe Waterfront Restaurant Alma Nove There are heat lamps and fire pits on … Read more