Bruce gives Needham two paws up. Of course, there are plenty of dog parks, but more than that, there’s the amazing Needham Community Farm which offers farm-based education and provides organic food to the Needham Community Council Food Pantry and to the Needham Housing Authority for low-income individuals and families. If you love bowling as much as we do, there’s the Needham Bowlaway for good candlepin fun. A personal favorite of ours is Little Pink Houses, LLC, whose mission is to preserve classic New England architecture and save homes from tear-down. There’s also a lot of buzz around newly opened Architrave in Needham Center which is a play space for kids, a coffee shop, and a flower store wrapped into one. It’s an organic space envisioned to provide a comfortable environment for families to hang out, eat, get creative, and collaborate. Whether you like street festivals, 5ks, scenic parks like the Charles River Peninsula, farm to table restaurants like The Farmhouse, or the arts, you’ll love Needham.