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...
Steady path toward change

Steady path toward change

Concord’s history of charitable and philanthropic organizations can be traced to the colonial period. By the beginning of the twentieth century, causes ranged from creating parks and libraries to ensuring that the intellectual, physical and artistic needs of the city...
Once idyllic, now divided

Once idyllic, now divided

How the small town of Grafton became a Libertarian strongholdThe ultimate goal of the Free Towners is described in Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, in which a hidden valley of industrialists form Galt’s Gulch, a rogue society ruled by a pure free market. Their...
Get lost in the season

Get lost in the season

We’re all looking for ways to hang onto our traditions during the most untraditional of years. Among your best options could be to throw yourself into one of the area’s corn mazes. Plenty of fresh air and built-in social distancing make for a 2020-style excursion....
2020 Cappies – Best of Concord

2020 Cappies – Best of Concord

ANNUAL READER SURVEY OF TOP PLACES IN AND AROUND THE CITYBEST RESTAURANT1. The Red Blazer Restaurant & Pub72 Manchester St., Concord224-4101theredblazer.com2. The Barley House132 N. Main St., Concord228-6363thebarleyhouse.com3. Angelina’s Ristorante Italiano11...