1) Sunny, with a high near 37 today. North wind between 9 and 11 mph. Tonight, increasing clouds, with a low around 25. West wind between 6 and 9 mph.
2) The YMCA Gymnastics Center open gym night is tonight at 6 p.m., free for members and $10 for non-member families. Take the whole family to tumble and practice balance and coordination.
3) Worst cell reception spot in Melrose? No comments yet on this poll—although a previous discussion on our Facbeook page exploded. Remember you can sign into Melrose Patch with your Facebook account, so head on over, vote in the poll and tell us your cell service provider in the comments.
4) Today's specials around Melrose:
- Busy Bee Bakery: Soup—Lentil; Lunch—Eggplant Panini w/ Roasted Red Peppers, Pesto, & Provolone [Note: menu subject to change.]
- Do you own a Melrose eatery? E-mail your daily specials to email@example.com by 6 p.m. and we'll include them in next morning's 5 Things You Need to Know Today.
5) Here's today's lineup of weekly columns that run each Friday on Melrose Patch:
- House Hunt: Our roundup of open houses for the upcoming weekend runs at noon. Realtors, you can add photos and videos of any open houses you're hosting to the gallery!
- Whiz Kids of the Week: Each week, we highlight a Melrose kid (or kids) who has been nominated for some recognition.
As always, check our calendar for the full slate of events—and add your own!