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Chefs cooking up storm during Portsmouth N.H. Restaurant Week

Settled in the early 1600s, Portsmouth and surrounding towns make up a vibrant, New England coastal destination with a stellar arts and culture scene, unique locally owned shops and restaurants.

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New and adventurous ways to enjoy fall foliage

Jill and Bill Kelly oooh and aaah at the scenery passing below the hot air balloon in which they’re sailing gently above the treetops. Mark and Marylee Sutherland help steer a rubber raft through a stretch of rock-strewn river and over a 12-foot-high waterfall.

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New York City comes to life through offbeat haunts

Standing on a half-acre of bog land and heather that encircles a dilapidated 19th century stone cottage, my mind wandered back to a recent visit to Ireland.

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Gaar Mansion offers glimpse of history in Richmond

By Louise Ronald RICHMOND, Ind. — Tour guide Margaret Wotherspoon is saddened whenever she hears Richmond residents say they’ve never been inside the Gaar Mansion — especially if they’ve lived here for a long time. “The history is just so important,” Wotherspoon said. So is the beauty of the architecture. The imposing three-story home topped […]

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‘Whistler’s Mother’ on display at Massachusetts museum

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — An iconic image of motherhood is making a visit to Massachusetts. The painting known as Whistler’s Mother is on display at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, part of an exhibition featuring the works of James McNeill Whistler. The 1871 painting is one of the most renowned works of art by an […]

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Vintage and Vine Participating Restaurants

Agave Mexican Bistro Anju Blue Mermaid Island Grill Byrne & Carlson Cure, The Demeters Steakhouse Figtree Kitchen at Strawbery Banke Henrys’ Market Cafe Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc. Louie’s/Gigi’s Misto Cafe Bistro Mizuna Pink Bamboo Portsmouth Gas Light Company Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center/ Great American Grill Ristorante Massimo Robert’s Maine Grill The Rosa Seacoast […]

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