Post Tagged with: "Northampton"

Photo by Yuka Oiwa '16 | Northampton has many shops that sell unique holiday gifts for friends and family.

Holiday Gifts from NoHo

Features December 10, 2015 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

  Hira Himayun ’17 Features Editor As the holiday season approaches, many Smithies are making plans to go back home and visit family, friends and loved ones over the month-long break. Keeping in mind that holiday gatherings and celebrations may await you when you get home, here are some ideasRead More

Photo by Yuka Oiwa '16 | Local Burger offers classic burgers and fries as well as a variety of sides and milkshakes.

NoHo Nibbles: Local Burger

Features December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

  Janan Fugel ’19 Staff Writer Rating:  ★★★★ (out of five) Price: $$ (out of three) This week, I decided to try another Northampton staple, Local Burger. This burger joint has a bit of a vintage but casual feel. There is limited seating inside, so if you are planning on eatingRead More

Photo by Lena Wilson '16 | Woodstar provides a cozy atmosphere to study or enjoy a cup of coffee.

NoHo Nibbles: Woodstar Café

Features November 19, 2015 at 9:04 am 0 comments

  Janan Fugel ’19 Staff Writer Rating: ★★★★★ (out of five) Price: $$ (out of three) I trekked down to downtown Northampton one afternoon this week to have lunch at Woodstar Café. I went with a few friends, so I was able to try a variety of menu items. The menuRead More

Photo by Anya Gruber '16 | LimeRed offers a wide variety of bubble tea flavors with different toppings and add-ins.

NoHo Nibbles: LimeRed Teahouse

Features November 5, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Janan Fugel ’19 Staff Writer Rating: ★★★★★ (out of five) Price: $$ (out of three) LimeRed is one of my favorite places to go in downtown NoHo. The space is pretty small, but the atmosphere is very fun. Bubble tea in and of itself is fun. There are sweetRead More

Northampton to Adopt Pilot Program

News October 22, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Laura Sheedy ’17 Contributing Writer Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz proposed a pilot program, in which voluntary payment is requested in lieu of taxes. This new initiative requests that the city’s largest tax-exempt institutions, including Smith College, pay 25 percent of the amount that would be paid if the institution wereRead More

Smith Poetry Series: Thomas Lux

Smith Poetry Series: Thomas Lux

Arts October 1, 2015 at 9:06 am 0 comments

Juliana Lillehei ’19 Contributing Writer How do poets choose their subjects? According to Thomas Lux, who kicked off the Smith Fall 2015 Poetry Series on Sept. 22, they do not. “Our subjects pick us,” Lux said. “Something strikes us as having metaphorical possibility. A poem has to find its thought.”Read More

NoHo Nibbles: The Best Independent Coffee Spots

NoHo Nibbles: The Best Independent Coffee Spots

Features October 1, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Elizabeth Amador ’16 Contributing Writer With daily schedules jam-packed with numerous classes, events, study sessions, interviews and club meetings, it is no wonder Smithies sometimes need an extra energy boost to get them through the day. Smithies are lucky to live close to large coffee chains like Starbucks and Dunkin’Read More

Northampton Print & Book Fair to Showcase Local Art

Arts October 1, 2015 at 8:58 am 0 comments

Veronica Brown ’16 Associate Editor On Oct. 4, the A.P.E. Gallery will house the first Northampton Print and Book Fair from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The fair, which is free and open to the public, will feature over 40 artists and small publishers. The exhibit includes serial publications suchRead More

Haymarket Café to Increase Starting Wage  in Hopes of Beginning a Town Movement

Haymarket Café to Increase Starting Wage in Hopes of Beginning a Town Movement

News September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Marie Wilken ’18 Copy Editor Haymarket Café owner Peter Simpson founded the restaurant to create “an alternative to the status quo in the service industry,” and revive that goal. After witnessing the spread of the $15 minimum wage movement, Simpson renewed his interest in challenging service industry standards — andRead More

A Smithie’s Ultimate Guide to Downtown NoHo

A Smithie’s Ultimate Guide to Downtown NoHo

Features September 17, 2015 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

Natalia Kreciglowa ’18 Assistant Sports Editor Smithies have the privilege of living in undoubtedly one of the coolest towns in New England: Northampton, Mass. Northampton is a cultural hub filled with artists, musicians, baristas – people from nearly all walks of life. Living in this town, it’s time that weRead More