Archive for April 28, 2016

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Meet the Farmer: McDonough Scanlon

Spring is in the air, and CSA season is upon us.  Today we chat with a local farmer, McDonough Scanlon, about her experience working on Middle Earth Farm in Amesbury. All photos in this post are taken by McDonough herself! ND:…

14 Seats Newburyport’s Underground Dinner Club

The Poynt may have one of the most interesting dining experiences you have never heard of, a monthly underground dinner club called 14 seats. The club works something like this: you pay a small annual fee to become either a prime (guaranteed a spot…

Burgers of The North Shore

The Grog Burger When Greg Bates, creator of Burger Master of the North Shore facebook group, agreed to chat with us about the ins and outs of local burgers, I was truly excited.  Any time a new restaurant opens in town, my…

Go Fly a Kite

This weekend I had the pleasure of visiting Cogswell’s Grant, a colonial era farmhouse formerly owned by folk art collectors Bertram and Nina Fletcher Little. Learn more about the house and its collection of art here. The setting is beautiful;…

My Tips for Traveling with Small Children

"Changing your location doesn’t necessarily mean losing your problems. They’ll show up wherever you are." -K.K. Hendrin. This quote reminds me of traveling with small children—just substitute the word problems for toddlers. Going on a long trip with your family…

Newburyport Literary Festival

Have you been to the Newburyport Literary Festival?  Why not reserve an hour or two and attend one of the events on April 29 or 30th? Read on for our Q & A with Vicki Henderickson, co-chair of the festival.  You might…

Liz Harris: Floating Kitchen

Perhaps the most enjoyable part of writing this blog is learning about all the amazing people we have living in our small community. I stumbled upon the Floating Kitchen Instagram a few months ago, and didn't realize that the talent behind…

Tipsy Tourist: The Magic Mojito

Today's post comes from the Tipsy Tourist who travels all around the globe and always returns with the most fantastic cocktail recipes.  This cocktail comes from Los Angeles, but you can add a little local flair by using Privateer Rum made in Ipswich. This recipe…