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Come "Drink Local" at the Melrose Craft Beer & Cider Festival!

Come “Drink Local” this Saturday evening at the Melrose Memorial Hall from 6-9PM, when Drink Local hosts a Craft Beer & Cider Festival! It is sure to be a blast! Enjoy unlimited pours from dozens of local New England Breweries including: Merrimack Ales, Jack’s Abby, Ipswich Ales, 3 Beards Beer, Downeast Cider, New City Brewery, Bent Water Brewery, Far from the Tree Cider, Peak Organic, Harpoon and Capt'n Eli's Soda. There will also be live music and food available to purchase from local restaurants and shops. Be sure to also check out the silent auction to benefit the Melrose Rotary Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting community initiatives. For more event details, and to buy your tickets today, click HERE.

Still hungry? After the festivities, sit down for a bite to eat (and possibly another drink) at one of Melrose's amazing downtown restaurants.

For Italian- Giacomo's Ristorante

For Seafood- Turner's Seafood 

For Mexican- Mexico Lindo

For a little bit of everything- Stearns & Hill's Bistro 

For Pizza- Wood + Fire

If you are not familiar with Melrose already, you should be! It is a classic New England town with tons of character and charm. I personally moved here almost 4 years ago with my Fiance, and we have every intention of living here for many years to come. With it's quaint, yet vibrant, downtown filled with unique boutiques, coffee shops, and amazing restaurants, it's hard not to fall in love. What about the commute, you ask? Melrose is home to Oak Grove station on the Orange line, and three, yes THREE, commuter rail stations. With so many options, it makes commuting to work a breeze. Perhaps my favorite part of Melrose, though, is its rich sense of community. With Main Street being the focal point of the city, you often see the same smiling faces getting their morning coffee, or shopping at the local supermarket. Next time you visit, strike up a conversation with a local and the sense of pride and happiness people have who live here will be apparent.

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