Route One, 101

A trip back in time

Route One, 101

Lisn up!

Adam Khafif has a message worth hearing

Lisn up!

Dream boats

Sons, dad helm Lynn-based Cape Codder

Dream boats

One of the season’s biggest trends in women’s fashion is simple to spot: Leopard. Whether it’s sprinkled in as a subtle trim or a purr-fectly bold statement piece, leopard print is a sassy classic that makes a comeback every couple of years (just beware of going full-on jungle cat or it can get tacky). Take a walk on the wild side with these leopard picks we spotted.

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By Tracy Miller Geary

We checked in with Tracy Miller Geary, Academic Principal of Enrollment Edge International, to ask her advice on crafting effective and compelling college essays. Tracy guides high school seniors from around the country through the college application essay process and offers the following tips on how to write an essay that will help you stand out from the crowded college application pool.

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One, 2.
Three things come to the fore for me in this, the second edition of One: high school football, big personalities, and cheeseburgers.
From upscale places and down, cheeseburgers lead our menu. One stands out as my favorite, but, in fairness, I think I need to try them all again to be sure. You do the same and let’s talk.

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Herb Levine, interim superintendent of Peabody Public Schools, stands outside the new Higgins Middle School, which opened this fall. | Photo: Reba Saldanha

By Cyrus Moulton

He retired in 2005 after more than three decades in education, culminating as superintendent of Salem Public Schools, where he built four schools and rehabilitated the high school. Then he retired again. And again, and…

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Tom Demakes, president of Old Neighborhood Foods, and his sons (from L to R) Tim, Elias and Andrew together run the 102-year old business located on Waterhill Street in Lynn. 

By Bill Brotherton

Old Neighborhood Foods has been in business on the same Lynn street for 102 years.

“But people who live down the street don’t know who we are,” says Elias Demakes, vice president of Sales and Marketing. He admits it drives him a little crazy.

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By Stacey Marcus

When Keisha Whitaker, wife of Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker, visits the North Shore she sometimes takes a nostalgic ride along Route 1. Anyone with roots on the North Shore is familiar with the iconic highway whose revolving restaurant and entertainment scene has hosted family favorites (think Hilltop Steak House, The Continental Restaurant, Augustine’s, Kowloon Restaurant, Diamond Head and Prince Pizzeria) and famous fruits (imagine Green Apple, Golden Banana) to provide a kaleidoscope of colorful memories throughout the years.

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By Meaghan Casey

Jimmy Buffet enjoys his cheeseburger in paradise. Bob Kraft likes his topped with four onion rings (one for each of the Patriots’ Super Bowl wins). Greg Bates, the self-named “burger master” of the North Shore,” prefers his in Lynn.

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Attorney Tom Demakis in his Downtown Lynn law office.  

By Paul Halloran

Attorneys who practice business and real estate law typically do so in relative anonymity, operating about as far out of the legal spotlight as you can get.

That wasn’t always the case for Tom Demakis, a Lynn attorney who has worked the last 35 years at the family firm in Lynn founded by his father, Charles, in 1942. While Demakis is recognized as a go-to lawyer in his field, you’re probably not aware that he once played a leading role in the busiest and most prominent district attorney’s office in the country.

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By Bill Abramson

As a player, an offensive lineman, Bill Adams was “that faceless piece of the puzzle.” As a football coach at Lynnfield High School, he was far from faceless. He was out front and was everything that a coach should be.

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