Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Everything you need to know about these noisy bugs before they awaken from their 17-year hibernation.
Within the next few weeks, hordes of insects will awaken from a 17-year slumber, crawl out of the earth, shed their skins, and set [almost] the entire East Coast abuzz in a plague-like event enthusiasts have dubbed the “Cicadapocalypse” after the bugs' name, cicadas. But Watertown, and the rest of Massachusetts, could be spared. Known as the East Coast II brood, these cicadas will emerge between April and June, across North Carolina and several other states up through, at least, Connecticut. When the ground temperature hits 64 degrees Fahrenheit, the bugs will come out, spend roughly one week on the ground molting, and then hit the skies. The result? A 7 kHz buzz will fill the region as the cicadas try to attract mates. Male cicadas woo …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The restaurant has made a name for itself, in part for it's hot and spicy dishes on its menu.
Boston Magazine honored Watertown's Strip T's restaurant by naming it one of the Top 50 restaurants in and around The Hub. The restaurant, run by chef Tim Maslow, has caught the attention of diners and critics from around Boston. Boston Magazine noted some of the spicy offerings on the Strip T's menu: Watertown’s own Strip-T’s was included in this year’s list. This storefront restaurant has made a name for itself as one of the hottest restaurants around, literally! Try their spicy charred romaine salad topped with oxtail and chili vinaigrette or the wings with moxie sauce that has everyone buzzing. There’s no better choice if you want exceptional service and ingenious dishes. See more about the Boston Magazine Top 50 on the magazine's …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The magazine used a variety of statistics to compile its list. See how WHS fared in a variety of categories.
Boston Magazine recently released its list of the top 50 Boston area high schools, after comparing 222 local public and charter high schools, and Watertown High School found itself out of the top 50 and in the middle of the pack in a variety of categories. Topping the list was Weston High School followed by Lexington High, Dover-Sherborn Regional High, Concord-Carlisle High and Wellesley Senior High. Schools in neighboring communities that made the list include Newton South at No. 7, Newton North at No. 11, Belmont at No. 12 and Cambridge Ringe and Latin at No. 35. According to the sortable list in the article, Watertown was in the middle of the pack in categories such as percent of graduation, percent going to college, MCAS scores and SAT…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The magazine named Tim Maslow the Best Up and Coming Chef in its Best of Boston Issue
Many Watertown residents have enjoyed the fine food at Strip T's, and now others are discovering the restaurant on School Street. Boston Magazine took note of the food being served by Chef Tim Maslow and his staff, naming Maslow the Best Up and Coming Chef in its Best of Boston Issue. In the blurb about Maslow and Strip T's, the magazine writes, "Watertown has the most exciting cuisine in town? At a place called, for better or worse, Strip-T’s? Actually, it’s true." Maslow returned home to work with his father after working at Momofuku Ssam Bar under chef David Chang. Strip T's serves a variety of dishes, but the buttermilk-fried chicken has become a favorite for many.
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Vows and Russo's made the list of winners in the annual awards issue, which was published this week.
Boston magazine's Best of Boston issue hit the newsstands this week and two Watertown businesses made the list of winners. The Best of Boston award for Best Affordable Wedding Gowns went to Vows. The bridal store is located on Galen Street. A. Russo & Sons won for Best Grocery Store west of the city. Russo's, which also has a large garden department, is located on Pleasant Street. The magazine gives awards in a variety of categories, including people, restaurants, and shops.