Harkins Photo Blog

Dream Diner Tyngsboro MA 20th Anniversary

Posted in Event, Food by harkinsphoto on August 14, 2017

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Had a great time in Tyngsboro Ma with the Dream Diner for their 20th Anniversary celebration yesterday.

Lots of classic cars, live music and the best breakfast in town.

Check out their new expanded seating and enjoy a step back in time.

Lowell Folk Festival 2017

Posted in Architecture, Event, Personal, Portrait by harkinsphoto on July 30, 2017

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A special Sunday blog post on this weekends Lowell Folk Festival 2017.

I enjoyed a great parade and some beautiful twilight views as the music played all around the city last night.

You still have an opportunity today to head back to Lowell and enjoy one of best free festivals and lot’s of ethnic food.

Heritage Farms Ice Cream Lowell MA

Posted in Editorial, Event, Food, Portrait by harkinsphoto on July 13, 2017

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National ice cream day is coming up this weekend and it was just in time for my views from the article “Beyond the Cones and the Cows” by writer Dean Johnson in the latest issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

I started the tour of ice cream locations in the valley with Heritage Farm Ice Cream in Lowell MA on the banks of the Merrimack River. I met with owner  Bob Howard on a Monday night for their weekly car show run by Mike Robinson.

The staff tells me that the flavor Smore’s is the local ice cream favorite and I enjoyed a great night with live music, muscle cars and beautiful weather.

Middlesex Community College Celebrity Forum 2017 with “Big Papi” David Ortiz

Posted in Event, Portrait by harkinsphoto on June 9, 2017

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This event season comes to a big finale for me at the Middlesex Community College Celebrity Forum 2017 with Red Sox Designated Hitter David Ortiz “Big Papi”.

I got Big Papi to give me a quick portrait in the green room just before all the action on stage. He was then interviewed to a full house at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium by Dan Roche, award-winning sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News.

Later that night we did our usual hundreds of guest shaking hands with him before he dashed away into the night.

RARA Spring Formal 2017

Posted in Event by harkinsphoto on June 7, 2017

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The event season is in high gear but I always have time for the RARA Spring Formal.

RARA (Recreational Adult Resource Association) at  Harkins House is a favorite each year.

 

A special thanks for all the volunteers and I am grateful to be in attendance with them for some fun photos and group shots.

Lowell Girls Inc Celebration of Today’s Women 2017 with Judy Burke

Posted in Event by harkinsphoto on June 6, 2017

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This years presentation of Lowell Girls Inc  “Celebration of Today’s Woman Award” with recipient Judy Burke.

It was a beautiful night out with Girls Inc presenting several scholarships while listening to an inspiring story by Judy who herself was an alumni of Girls Inc.

You can see all the views at my events page at this link.

Portrait Jamie Clarke Mountain Climber

Posted in Event, Portrait by harkinsphoto on May 10, 2017

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Working this week for my client SIAA for the SAN Group Convention at the Worcester MA DCU Center.

Their guest speaker was the amazing and dynamic Jamie Clarke renowned Everest adventurer, successful entrepreneur and best selling author.

His amazing story and accomplishment of what it took to pursue Everest and the life he leads even now was captivating.

Open House with Stibler Associates

Posted in Event by harkinsphoto on April 17, 2017

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Hanging out with my favorite Interior Designers for their Open House at their new location in Bedford NH.

Congratulations Stibler Associates for 35 years and still growing.

Greek Independence Day with Vintage Views of Lowell Ma

Posted in Event, Personal, Portrait by harkinsphoto on March 24, 2017

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Bringing out the archives to celebrate Greek Independence Day March 25th.

I originally shot these views for the Lowell Historic Preservation Commission with then executive director Fred Faust in May of 1980.

This display of young dancers were from the Hellenic American School in Lowell MA. Do you recognize anyone?

Enterprise Bank COS 2017

Posted in Event by harkinsphoto on March 16, 2017

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Last nights Enterprise Bank “Celebration of Success 2017” at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium with this years theme of the 70’s vs 80’s. Great food and music with their traditional awards presentation for some well deserved accolades for their hardworking employees.