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Lots Going on in Andover
The BUZZ on Andover is there’s Lots Going on! So, we’ve divided The BUZZ by geography (Andover Street, Downtown Andover, West Andover & General Andover Community) to help you keep track of all the September Andover Happenings!
Andover Street BUZZ 🐝
LuLu’s Lunchbox ☕
LuLu’s Lunchbox is located at 195 Andover Street, where the Ballardvale Cafe use to be. And the Family-Owned Coffee Shop is quickly becoming a local hot spot. With its Freshly Brewed Coffee. Authentic Mediterranean Pastries (see above☝️ & below 👇). And its Creamy, Indulgent Gelato. Like the Mango 🥭Sorbet. And a must-try is the Halawat El Jibin — a delectable Arabic dessert that is hard to find locally.
Mediterrean Pastries at LuLu’s Lunchbox
Gelato at LuLu’s Lunchbox
Get your Morning Pumpkin Fix at Somebody’s Place at 38 Andover Street. Where you can Feast on 3 Fall Sweet Treats. Pumpkin Donut with Cream Cheese Icing & Coffee Cake Streusel. Honey-Dipped Pumpkin Donut. And Pumpkin Donut Whoopie Pie.
Fall Sweet Treats at Somebody’s Place
DiSH Andover September Menu🍁
Check out the DiSH Andover September Menu. Which features Lots of Family Favorites. Like General Tso’s Chicken 👇. Taco 🌮 Pie. And Perfect-for-Fall, Cider 🍎 Glazed Pork Chops.
General Tso’s Chicken 🥡 at DiSH Andover
Downtown Andover BUZZ 🐝
OTTO Andover 🍕
OTTO Andover wants you to know that their Summer Special Pizza is sticking around all year. Because locals ❤️ the Roasted Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella & Red Onion topping.
Summer Special Pizza at OTTO Andover
Learning Express Returns🧸
Everyone is thrilled that Learning Express has returned to Downtown Andover. So, be sure to visit the Grand Opening of their 34 Park Street Store. Featuring Meet & Greets with Bluey🐶, Spiderman🕷️, Barbie🛼 & Elsa❄️. Plus, Pipedream 🧁 Truck. Giveaways, Discounts & Activies all Weekend. Bonus Points, they still offer Gift 🎁 Wrapping!
LEGO® Wall at Downtown Andover’s Learning Express
Helen Thomas Simply Smashing 🪟🍁🍎
Locals ❤️ the window dressing at Helen Thomas Simply Smashing. The Gateway to Downtown Andover Gift Shop keeps the street view beautiful all year round. So, be sure to stop in & check out the Autumn Windows soon.
Fall Window Dressing Happening Now!
Start your morning off right with a Gentle Flow Yoga Class at Downtown Andover’s Prism Wheel. Insert a slice of tranquility into your midweek schedule & visit the Chestnut Street Yoga Studio this Wednesday.
Gentle Flow Yoga Class
Downtown Andover newcomer Nueva Liquors (where Driscoll Liquors was) has the perfect Pumpkin Pie 🥧 Cream Liqueur to add to your wet bar. So, pick some up today. Then invite friends over for Pumpkin Pie Martinis🍸 when the weather cools.
Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur
Grand 🍷 Tasting/Birthday 🎂 Party
Taste the latest Fall Arrivals at wine-sense tomorrow. When the North Main Street wine shop hosts its Grand Tasting/Birthday Party. Weather permitting 🤞, the event will be held outside. Otherwise, inside the shop. Celebrate another fruitful year with a collection of exceptional offerings. And Toast 🥂 to More Years of Fantastic Wine with Neighbors!
Grand Tasting Birthday Party
Oak & Iron Brewery🍻
Wacko Jacko is back at Andover’s Hometown Brewery. This Dark Pumpkin 🎃 Ale is made with 50+ POUNDS of Canned Pumpkin, Cinnamon, Allspice, Ginger, Clove, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Molasses, Maple Syrup & other Top Secret Ingredients. Watch the Pour with Spooky 😱 Music.
Wacko Jacko Dark-Pumpkin Ale
Reimagine Old Town Hall
The Survey Results are Here! Join the Andover Planning team & Lagrasse, Yanowitz & Feyl to Review the Findings & Learn Next Steps.
September 14th Meeting
West Andover BUZZ 🐝
Chance to Win $5,000🚁⛳
The Pink Golf Ball Drop happens this Sunday at Sarkisian Farms Driving Range! Buy a $20 Pink Golf Ball for a Chance to Win $5,000. If the helicopter drops your balls in the designated hole, or closest to the hole, you win! And it’s all for a great cause. The Colleen Ritzer Memorial Fund.
Pink Golf Ball Drop at Sarkisian Farms
Frosty Fall Treat 🍎🍦
While you’re waiting for your Golf Ball to Drop at Sarkisian Farms⛳ , be sure to try the Apple Crisp Ice Cream. It’s delish!
Apple Crisp Ice Cream at Sarkisian Farms
Greek Food Festival Tomorrow
The annual Greek Food Festival at West Andover’s Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church starts tomorrow. Enjoy Live Music, Gyros, Souvlaki, Baklava & More!
Gyros Available at Greek Food Festival in West Andover
Andover Community BUZZ 🐝
Hot Zip Code 01810
Linda Lecomte, REALTOR® is thrilled to share that Andover Ranked #4 on the realtor.com® Hottest 2023 Zip Codes List. Which comes as no surprise to the Andover ❤️ based agent. Linda is affiliated with the Downtown Andover Coldwell Banker office. And she has seen growing interest in our beautiful town. Because it offers amazing amenties. Like a Thriving Downtown. Great Private & Public Schools. As well as more space, at a discount, compared to the higher-priced Boston & Metro West suburbs. Have a question about Andover real estate, contact Linda today at 978.886.4852.
Andover Makes Hottest 2023 Zip Codes List
Andover MBTA Communities Focus Groups
The Andover MBTA Communities Working Group is actively seeking residents to participate in Andover MBTA Focus Groups. If you are interested, email Coldwell Banker Realty Andover’s Linda Lecomte, who is Clerk for the Working Group at li***********@an*******.us. To learn more about the New Multi-Family Housing Law to be discussed in the Focus Groups, click here.
Residents who have responded will be contacted next week.
Andover MBTA Communities Focus Groups Forming
Walk🚶to End Alzheimer’s
AlZ Around Andover culminates in the 2023 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Northeastern MA. Where you can do a 1-Mile or 3-Mile Loop from Brickstone Square. And help Raise Funds to End Alzheimer’s. More details on Local Teams in our next post.