Category Archives: Editorial

El Taller Cafe and Bookstore with Mary Guerreo

Another bookstore visit for the article “The Fine Art of Browsing” for Merrimack Valley Magazine.

 I met with co-owner Mary Guerrero in Lawrence MA at El Taller Cafe & Bookstore. 

Mary a former teacher and writing coach brings a special reading place to a culturally diverse area.

“El Taller” means “The Workshop” in Spanish.

Check out the article in the latest issue by writer Bonnie W. Mason.

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Portrait Susan Little at Jabberwocky Bookshop Newburyport MA

The article “The Fine Art of Browsing” brought me to the Jabberwocky Bookshop in Newburyport MA to photograph owner Susan Little.

Susan was great to photograph and her store is a delightful way to enjoy finding books in an atmosphere with other like minded readers.

Look for the article by Bonnie W. Mason in the latest issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

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Spirit Books with Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord

In the studio with Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord with her Spirit Books for the article “In the absence of words” by writer Michelle Xiarhos Curran for the Jan/Feb 2018 Merrimack Valley Magazine article.

Susan’s books are all hand made and have the look of part book, part sculpture.

You can see an exhibition of her books going on now.

The Spirit Books exhibition at the McCoy Gallery, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA
January 23–February 25, 2018.

 

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Martin Weinkle at Buddenbrooks Bookstore Newburyport MA

Working on the story “The Fine Art of Browsing” by writer Bonnie W. Mason for Merrimack Valley Magazine I met with Martin Weinkle at Bruddenbrooks a rare books and manuscripts bookstore in Newburyport MA.

Learn more about the collection as you stroll through and check out the one of kind value of this bookstore brings to the area.

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Cover View with Business NH Magazine and Convenient MD

Looking forward to the new year and catching up on some images from last year.

Cover view last month with Business NH Magazine on the fastest growing private 100 companies.

I did a shoot at ConvenientMD with Max Puyanic and Gareth Dickens, co-founders and co-CEO’s at their Portsmouth NH Medical Office.

 

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Christmas Tree in the Carriage House, Merry Christmas 2017

I was in North Andover to photograph the Lenihan  family Christmas tree for Merrimack Valley Magazine last year.

A beautiful setting and a great way to get in the spirit of the season.

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday this weekend and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Holiday Chef “Beni” at Grazie

I end this years Holiday Chef views with a portrait with Arben “Beni” Kurti Executive Chef at Grazie Italian Restaurant at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut MA.

He served up a Pumpkin Ravioli dish with Shaved Parmesan and Amaretto Crumble. Next time try out the “Tiramisu” while you are there.

Check out the article “Tradition in the Kitchen” by writer/editor Doug Sparks in the Holiday issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

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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.

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Holiday Chefs with the Horseshoe Grille North Reading MA

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Another holiday chef view this time at the Horseshoe Grille in North Reading MA.

I met with General Manager Brian Shue with his beef short loin and a hearty fireside chili.

Check out his chili recipe in the article “Tradition in the Kitchen” in the Holiday issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine by writer/editor Doug Sparks.

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Holiday Chefs with CR’s Restaurant

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I always enjoy a trip to Hampton NH to CR’s Restaurant and this year was a great one.

I met with Owner Chuck Rolecek and Executive Chef Tom Gegani for the Holiday Chef’s article in this months issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Check out the article “Tradition in the Kitchen” by write/editor Doug Sparks and find some of their recipes for Mushroom Bruschetta and especially the Fresh Fried Doughnuts with Pumpkin Cream Filling.

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