The Wellesley Wine Press

20% Off Yellow Dot Sale at Yankee Spirits [MA Only]

Massachusetts wine retailer Yankee Spirits is running a 20% off sale on "Yellow Dot" bottles of wine.  With locations in Attleboro, Swansea, and Sturbridge they're a retailer I've heard good things about but have never personally visited.I noticed the Yellow Dot sale on their e-commerce site while poking around Wine-Searcher looking for a great price on Casanova di Neri Tenuta Nuova. After being blown away by the 2006 Tenuta Nuova and then visiting them this past summer I was interested in picking up some more of that specific bottling. But I didn't want to the ~$80 release price the wine comes with.So I was thrilled to see the 2008 Casanova di Neri Tenuta Nuova for just $49.98 (with no tax ...
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Wellesley Square White Mountain Creamery: We plan to re-open after renovations

White Mountain Creamery in Wellesley Square remains closed, and now there’s a sign on the door saying it’s because of a renovation. As we mentioned last week, an earlier window sign said that the shop was closed due to a family emergency. We did inquire at the store to find out when White Mountain might […]
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The Sanatorium of Horror coming to Wellesley

A classic neighborhood haunted house returns to Wellesley this year at 67 Whittier Rd., where the theme will be “The Sanatorium of Horror.” (Wellesley, by the way, once was home to a real sanitarium.) The Thames family last year didn’t host a haunted house due to some major construction. Previously, they had creeped out the […]
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Wellesley Sleepwalker sculpture lives on as multimedia project

I’m really not quite sure how to describe this project from artdesigncafe.com, other than to say it combines media coverage of the Wellesley College/Tony Matelli “Sleepwalker” sculpture and music. Who knows, maybe it will wind up in the Wellesley College Davis Museum. Sleepwalker media coverage: The remixes Reflecting on the Sleepwalker media frenzy at Wellesley […]
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Shake Shack Coming to Legacy Place

Exciting news Boston burger fans! Shake Shack will be opening another location in Massachusetts - this time at Legacy Place in Dedham.We visited the location at Chestnut Hill when it first opened (review) and several times since. It's still pretty crowded and a bit hectic when you go but the product is good and the wine & beer options are a cut above.I'll look forward to this new addition to the already-good Legacy Place.From the press release:Shake Shack will join the eclectic blend of fine dining, high fashion and state of the art entertainment at Legacy Place in Spring 2015.Known for its New York style burgers, Chicago style hot dogs and unforgettable frozen custard concretes, spun fresh daily; Shake Shack will ...
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