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Sophy Tuttle at Curation 250

432 native plant and animal species are protected under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA), which turns 31 this year. In celebration of this milestone, Curation 250 gallery has teamed up with local artist Sophy Tuttle, and will showcase 4-6 pieces of her work highlighting

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Nallie Pastures

This May has been colder than last. This fact might be lost on city dwellers and suburbanites, but it is not lost on Steve Hall of Nallie Pastures. Like all farmers, Steve depends upon the land, and his livelihood–his very survival– is in the hands

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RSD AT VD

By Dave Perry On Record Store Day… Just as in 2020, this year’s Record Store Day is pandemic-altered into “drops.”Last year, it was divided into a day each in August, September and October. In 2021, we will celebrate Record Store Day on June 12 and

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Dainty Dots

Continuing our series on historic and salvaged pieces around Mill No. 5, we would like to draw your attention to the doors of the fourth floor bathrooms and the Pizzuti Photography Studio door. These glass doors are distinctive from other doors in the building because

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The Farmers and Makers Behind TFM

If you have not yet visited the Farm Market on Sundays, it is time to go! The Farm Market vendors are made up of food and food related products providing staple items to create your weekly meals such as fruit, veggies, bread, meat and eggs

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Making Impressions

May and June is the time to celebrate the mother and father figures in your life, and to recognize recent graduates. Sending a card in the mail is a time-honored tradition. Plus, who doesn’t love to receive a beautiful card in the mail? Sweet Pig

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Old is New

You’ve ventured the hallways and shops of Mill No. 5, but did you know that the beauty and magic of the indoor streetscape was created from salvaged storefronts, vintage signs, and ornaments from Lowell’s rich architectural history? One of our favorite things to witness is

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Urban Farming Goes Medicinal

Red Antler Apothecary is announcing an exciting new project starting this spring: The Apothecary Farm at Mill No. 5. Continuing to be stewards of health, the community and the Earth, the shop will expand into The Urban Farm at Mill No. 5. This will allow

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Laszlo Family Farm

When Clarke and Ginger Laszlo bought their farm twenty years ago, they made a commitment to raise rare livestock and heritage seeds to feed their family. Today, sons Sam and Joseph share that commitment of using rare breeds to control bloodlines and create an environment

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Dave’s Turn II

By Dave Perry We have our favorites at Vinyl Destination. You do too, right? Of course. We’re talking here about a record, or an artist that sets your receptors firing. Maybe it reaches an old spot in you that nothing has in a while, or

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New Exhibit at Curation 250

Curation 250 is showcasing artwork by Adam O’Day throughout April and May at its gallery on the 5th floor of Mill No. 5. The solo show, entitled The Valley Below, is a collection of cityscapes and interiors painted during quarantine, and the promise of an

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One Urban Tribe

One Urban Tribe has been open on the 4th floor of Mill No. 5 since 2017 with owner, artist and curator, Fox creating a shop that is constantly evolving, as seen by her recent expansion into a larger space. Adding to this growth is the

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