Space for creativity

Space for creativity

Last February, Making Matters NH opened its doors in Concord, aiming to be a makerspace “for the community, by the community,” according to its president Jared Reynolds.The coronavirus pandemic set them back somewhat; barely a month after opening, the makerspace had...
Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever

Good friends once told us“When you move,It’s over.” Like watching ice cream meltWhen you carry itToo far. I thought it harsh.But they faded away,Leaving empty cones. Friendships are different now.Digital hugsWith alligator arms. Everyone is a BFF.“Forever” becoming A...

The word ‘Silver’

The word silver reachesbeyond simple shimmering past predictable fingersof moon reflected on darkriver, to a place where everythingis unexpected and nothing is whatI had hoped for myself, or for youor for the bright color itself, or for anyonewho ever...
After the storm, new paths emerge

After the storm, new paths emerge

This photo may stand as a stark reminder of the looming cold, and the potential economic challenge ahead for  Concord, its downtown and many of the small economic hubs that dot New Hampshire’s landscape. But these streets will once again fill with dog walkers, outdoor...
Destination DOWNTOWN

Destination DOWNTOWN

Downtown Concord pulls off the trick of being both timeless and timely. Main Street mixes the nostalgia of old facades and familiar landmarks with glowing neon from new theaters and aromas from boutique coffee shops.Shopping on Concord’s central thoroughfare offers a...