Category Archives: Architecture

Road Trip Brattleboro VT

Last weekend I took a little road trip to Brattleboro VT for dinner and a tour of their downtown area.

If you haven’t been to Brattleboro in a while things have changed. It had been at least 30 years for me.

It reminded me of Portland Oregon with it’s quirky look and feel.

First stop was a quick coffee at Mocha Joe’s then a stroll down Main Street.

When you are there check out the classic white New England Centre Congregational Church, Brooks House and the art deco Latchis Hotel.

For the arts I spent a little time at the Vermont Center for Photography Gallery and met with Greg Worden at the Vermont Artisan Designs.

We ended our visit with dinner at Peter Havens Restaurant with chef and owner Zack Corbin a second cousin to my wife Janet.

Dinner was excellent with mussels, salad and a delicious ginger glazed pork chop. I plan a trip back in the spring.

Also posted in Food, Personal

Holiday Chef with Burtons

Another Holiday Chef view for the article “Tradition in the Kitchen” by writer/editor Doug Sparks for Merrimack Valley Magazine.

I made a trip to Burtons in Shrewsbury MA to meet with Corporate Chef Daniel Greenough for his family recipe.

Cider Braised Short Ribs with Cranberry Chestnut Stuffing and a Scallop Crudo with Grapefruit, Fennel and Vanilla. Check out his recipes in the Holiday issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Also posted in Editorial, Food, Portrait

Lowell Folk Festival 2017


A special Sunday blog post on this weekends Lowell Folk Festival 2017.

I enjoyed a great parade and some beautiful twilight views as the music played all around the city last night.

You still have an opportunity today to head back to Lowell and enjoy one of best free festivals and lot’s of ethnic food.

Also posted in Event, Personal, Portrait

Sunset Dinner at the Newburyport Range Lighthouse


Thanks to a friends gift, Janet and I spent a wonderful evening with dinner and a sunset at the Newburyport Range Light House at 61 1/2 Water St. Newburyport MA.

We were first met by Lighthouse Preservation Society proprietor Jay Highland. We then proceeded five flights of stairs to the top of the lighthouse. After a little history lesson Jay took our dinner orders and we explored the view for the next few hours.

Enjoying my coffee and dessert we made our entry into the log book and relished the quiet and serenity of the night.

Also posted in Editorial, Food, Landscape, Personal

Interior Views with Pentucket Bank

Pentucket Bank had me in for some interior views of their new corporate offices at Pentucket Bank Plaza in Haverhill MA.

Look for my views in this years annual report.


Also posted in Interiors

Favorite Views from the Past Year 2016

2016 is almost over and I’m looking forward to the New Year.

Some favorite views from blog postings from the past year and wishing you a Happy New Year 2017.

Also posted in Commerical, Editorial, Event, Fashion, Food, Interiors, Landscape, Personal, Portrait, Product, Uncategorized

Merrimack Valley Golf Club Honors Veterans

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Near the 17th hole at Merrimack Valley Golf Club a new Veterans Memorial stands.

It provides a beautiful panoramic view and sunset was the perfect time to capture it’s elegance.

The Katter family who owns the club wanted to commemorate the service and sacrifice of veterans.

Check out the article “Shots for Soldiers” by writer Scott Shurtleff in the Nov/Dec 2016 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Also posted in Editorial, Landscape, Portrait, Uncategorized

Horseshoe Grille North Reading MA

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Shooting at the Horseshoe Grille in North Reading MA for one of their ads with Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Lots of favorites with steak, ribs and some seared tuna while you enjoy some of their specialty  drinks of Sangria and a Raspberry Martini.

Also posted in Commerical, Food, Interiors, Uncategorized

Grazie Italian Restaurant at Four Oaks Country Club

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Shooting at the new bar at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut MA at the Grazie Italian Restaurant.

Look for their latest ad in the current issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine and enjoy a night out overlooking the golf course.

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Great Road Kitchen Oyster Bar and Grill at the Point

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Shooting at The Point  the new business and retail center in Littleton MA at Great Road Kitchen with chef Chris Frothingham.

Enjoy the seafood raw bar, pesto rubbed cod and shaved cauliflower bowl.

Check out the review by writer Dean Johnson in the September/October issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Also posted in Editorial, Food, Interiors, Portrait, Uncategorized