For the love of cheese at Brookford Farm in Canterbury

This semi-hard cheese teases the palate with the sweet taste of gouda but its smooth and creamy texture takes it up a notch. Just when it feels familiar, recognizable even, this favorite Brookford Farm cheese surprises with a balanced yet sharp finish. “Dudley’s...

Take a ride, win a watch!

Find four wheels of a Concord Coach Hidden in the winter 2019 issue and be entered into a drawing to win a New Hampshire Watch Company wristwatch valued at up to $400.

Q&A with Red River Theatre’s Angie Lane

Q&A with Red River Theatre’s Angie Lane

Angie Lane is the executive director of Red River Theatres, a nonprofit independent cinema in downtown Concord. She’s active in city and regional organizations, including having chaired the Concord Young Professionals Network throughout October 2019. Around Concord...

The Most Haunted Place In Concord?

The Most Haunted Place In Concord?

By ERNESTO BURDENThe Concord Public Library may be the most haunted building in the city.“Personally, I don’t like to be in this building alone late at night after we close,” Concord Public Library Director Todd Fabian told a tour group last year. “I feel like at 7...

Wine Time in N.H.: Coffin Cellars in Webster

Wine Time in N.H.: Coffin Cellars in Webster

By LEAH WILLINGHAMJamie Austin remembers spending summer afternoons as a child at his family home in Webster with his brother and sister stomping on blackberries in a 40-gallon bucket, his father watching with a careful eye nearby.Austin’s father, Peter Coffin Austin,...

Jeanne Gerulskis has her eye in the sky

Jeanne Gerulskis has her eye in the sky

There’s a whooshing sensation to entering the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center – the darkened entranceway, the solemn, close-quarter hallway, and then, all at once, the massive bright atrium with aircraft and space artifacts aplenty. The effect is not unlike taking...

Wine Time in N.H.: A listing of state wineries

The number of New Hampshire  winemakers continues to grow, each with their own niche. Here’s a full listing across the state. More details can be found at aroundconcord.com. Allen Brothers Cider: Dover Ancient Fire Mead & Cider:  Manchester, ancientfirewines.com...

Wine Time in N.H.: Contoocook Cider Company

Wine Time in N.H.: Contoocook Cider Company

By JONATHAN VAN FLEETThe effort to preserve Gould Hill orchard in Hopkinton is now served in a bottle, keg or can.High up on the hill with views of nearby Mount Kearsarge and the White Mountains beyond, one of the newest offerings at the orchard is hard cider.Rows of...

Wine Time in N.H.: Mermaid Hill in Concord

Wine Time in N.H.: Mermaid Hill in Concord

By CAITLIN ANDREWSThe road to Mermaid Hill Vineyard winds off Currier Road in Concord like a vine up a trellis.Your first payoff for making the trek is visual. The driveway rolls past thousands of vines marching up the hill veiled in protective netting like it’s their...

It’s pumpkin season: Take your pick

It’s pumpkin season: Take your pick

This is prime season for the pickiest among us. Around these parts, apples usually dominate the calendar, and for good reason. But as the season turns, there will be all types of gourds awaiting your discerning eye. A sampling:Applecrest Farm Orchards: 133 Exeter...

History Lane: Lindbergh’s landing

History Lane: Lindbergh’s landing

The Lone Eagle was lost – again.It was the afternoon of July 25, 1927, and Charles A. Lindbergh was in the air somewhere over Concord. On his history-making flight from New York to Paris in May of 1927, some mariners say they saw his Spirit of St. Louis overhead and...

Fast Faves with Luke Bonner

Fast Faves with Luke Bonner

Luke Bonner is hard to miss. At about 7 feet tall, he’s easily spotted wandering the streets of Concord. Sometimes, he’s out grabbing lunch, other times it may be a coffee. And once a year, he’s running the show downtown at the Rock On Fest, which combines his love of...

In Style: A fall fashion show

In Style: A fall fashion show

The Cesarini family – Caitlin, Tony and Stella, 11 months – helped us display Concord-themed outfits during a recent photoshoot in Bicentennial Square.Clothing came from Gondwana, L.L. Bean, Joe King’s, Simply Birkenstock, Bona Fide Green Goods, Fabulous Looks...

Fall recipe: Braised short ribs pair well with a red

Fall recipe: Braised short ribs pair well with a red

Red wine braised short ribs with  brown butter sweet potato puree, wilted garlic spinach and braise reductionFor the braised short ribs2 pounds of short ribs portioned out into       8-ounce pieces, lightly salted and left out of       refrigeration for a half hourTwo...