Almost Turkey 🦃 Time
Lots going on Locally in Andover & North Andover. And this post has the scoop on a New North Andover Bookshop. Plus, November Dining BUZZ. As well as Local Races & Shopping. And Honoring Our Veterans.
North Andover Bookshop Opens
Purple Couch 🛋️ Bookshop
North Andover Resident Kate Keisling invites you to Sink into a Good Book at her new bookshop — Purple Couch 🛋️Bookshop. Which is located at the North Andover Mall. Just 2 Doors 🚪Down from T.J. Maxx. Where a Purple Couch greets you at the doors. And behind it is a Wide Selection of Books for All Ages.
Children’s Books at the Purple Couch Bookshop
November Dining BUZZ
New Name for Town Market Andover
Town Market Andover has a New Name. And it’s Tavern on 28. And it’s all Part of the Restaurant’s Transformation. New Look. New Menu. New Name.
Tavern on 28
Andover’s Somebody’s Place need help Naming these Yummy Treats. Yeast-Raised Dough, Mixed with Cinnamon & Tossed in Cinnamon Sugar. Plus, Caramel Dipping Sauce. Help them out.
What Would You Call Them?
Local ❤️ for Boston Barbecue
Where to Get the Best Authentic Southern Barbecue Locally. Well the answer is to visit North Andover’s Rolf’s Restaurant. When Boston Barbecue is at the Grill.
Authentic Southern Barbecuee at North Andover’s Rolf’s Restaurant
Downtown Andover’s Palmers Restaurant & Tavern rebooted its Half-Priced Burger 🍔 Special! But it’s on a New Night — Tuesdays!
Half-Priced Burgers🍔at Palmers
Late Night 🌙 Menu at 34 Park
Downtown Andover’s 34 Park is Now Open till 11pm on Friday & Saturdays. And the Inspired Italian Eatery offers a Late Night Menu. Which includes Appetizers. Like Tots 👇 with Parmesan 🧀 Butter & Roasted Garlic 🧄 Mayo.
Late Night Tots at 34 Park
BIG 🍕 Award for Spinners
Ballardvale’s Spinners Pizza Parlor Wins Best Pizza for 11th Time!
Spinners Pepperoni Pizza
Local Thanksgiving 🦃 Options
Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts
Shop Downtown Andover’s Helen Thomas Simply Smashing Gift Shop for Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts. Where you can choose from Turkey 🦃Candles to Jellycat 🥧Pies. Plus, Simmer Pots. Charcuterie Boards & Cheese 🧀 Knives.
Shop Helen Thomas Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts
Local 🦃 Turkeys
Thanksgiving Turkey Ordering is available at North Andover’s Smolak Farms. And they are sourced locally from Plainville Farms.
Thanksgiving Turkeys at Smolak Farms
Prepared Thanksgiving 🍗Feast
DiSH Andover released their Thanksgiving Menu! With Delicious Options. Like, Seasoned & Cooked Turkey 🦃 Breast. Homestyle Turkey Gravy. Maple 🍁Butter & Cranberry Relish. Order Today!
Cranberry Relish with Cranberries, Raisins, Oranges & Spices
Sides, Salads & Pies 🥧
Lowell’s Dragon Fly Cafe serves Organic, Locally Sourced Food. And their Thanksgiving Menu lets you Serve their Delicious Food this Thanksgiving. With options like Vegan, Gluten-Free Pies 🥧. Roasted Garlic 🧄Mashed Potatoes. And Harvest Salad 👇. Spring-Mix, Roasted Butternut Squash, Dried Cranberries, Goat Cheese, Sliced Pear, Glazed Walnuts & Cranberry Vinaigrette.
Harvest Salad from Dragonfly Cafe
Thanksgiving Ice Cream Cake 🎂
Give Thanks with a Slice of Perfection. And be sure to Order Your Mad Maggie’s Thanksgiving Ice Cream Cake by November 19th!
North Andover’s Mad Maggies Thanksgiving Ice Cream Cake
Holiday Hosting Help
Haverhill-Based Mary Rees Gould Event Assisting offers Holiday Hosting Help. Which includes things like Creating Charcuterie Trays 👇. As well as, Cooking Dishes, Plating Meals, Dessert 🍰 Bars & More!
Charcuterie Tray by Mary Rees Gould Event Assisting
Andover Home under $700K
Buyers’ Cold🥶 Feet 👣 gives You a 2nd Chance to Scoop up this 3-Bed, 3 Full Bath Andover Home for Under $700K! Listed by Linda Lecomte, REALTOR® of Coldwell Banker Realty Andover. Stop by the Open House Today – Saturday, November 11th, noon to 2pm. For full listing info, Click Here.
550 Mount Vernon Street with Free 1-Year Home 🏠 Warranty
Tour the First Floor at 550 Mount Vernon Street, Andover
Local Runs 🏃
Run for the Troops
Sunday, November 12th, Andover
Run for Pie🥧
Run for Pie 🥧! Join the Feaster 🦃Five Race in Andover on Thankgsiving Morning! Because you get an Apple 🍎 Pie when you finish. And Feaster 🦃Five Proceeds Benefit Local Organizations. Like the Sidney Mae Olson Rainbow 🌈 Fund.
Largest Thanksgiving 🦃 Road Race in Massachusetts
Run for Sidney’s 🌈
Sidney’s Rainbow 🌈 Run debuts at the Feaster 🦃 Five. Sidney Olson, 5, was killed by a vehicle in Elm Square this year. And the Feaster 🦃 Five is Naming Its Popular Kids Race in Her Memory. The goal is to Celebrate Sidney’s Joyous Spirit & Introduce More Kids to Running. The Sweet Girl memorably asked for a Rainbow 🌈 Birthday Party. Because It’s Everyone’s Favorite Colors. And her family set up the Sidney Mae Olson Rainbow Scholarship Fund at SHED Children’s Campus. Which Sidney attended.
Sidney Olson wanted a Rainbow 🌈 Birthday Party
Andover-based Sweet South Sewing Co. offers a Wide Selection of Beautiful Aprons on Etsy. They Make a Great Gift 🎁. And you can Order Custom Designs!
Beach-Theme Apron by Sweet South Sewing Co.
Locals ❤️the Iconic Lowell Signs Christmas 🎄 Ornaments! by Gary Destramp Illustration. And they are Available Now on Etsy. Along with his Signs of Andover.
Lowell Sun Sign Christmas 🎄Ornament
Winter ❄️ Wear for Boys
Keep your Little Guy Warm this Winter ☃️. With Coats, Snowsuits, Hats👇, Gloves🧤 & Mittens from Reading’s Goodhearts Childrens Shop.
Warm & Fuzzy with Rosy Cheeks🥰
Cardinal 🐦 Gifts
For those Missing a Loved ❤️ One this Holiday Season, North Andover’s The Village Studio Gifts & More! is your Go-To Shop. Because they carry a Wide Selection of Cardinal🐦 Gifts. So Shop Now. Because they Go Fast.
Cardinal Wine Glasses at The Village Studio Gifts & More!
Visit North Andover’s Share the ❤️Consignment for some Cold Weather Outfit Inspiration. Because you can get an Entire Outfit — Sweater, Jeans, Booties, Hoops & Bracelet — For Less at the Voted Best of the Andovers 2023 Consignment Shop.
Fab Fashion for Less at Share ❤️ the Consignment
Andover Holiday Market
Andover Holiday Market 2023
Holiday Pop-up Market
Honor Those Who Served 🪖
❤️ Where You Live
Home of the Free. Because of the Brave 🎖️.