Concord Museum Announces Year-Long Celebration of Thoreau Bicentennial

“I am convinced, both by faith and by experience, that to maintain one’s self on this earth is not a hardship but a pastime, if we will live simply and wisely.”  – Henry David Thoreau, Walden One of the world’s most original writers and thinkers (1817-1862), Thoreau is best remembered for living in a 10… Read More

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Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 2/2/17

ONE: It’s the single most popular cheese in the world! …And yet, you may not know all the uses and nuances of this wildly popular dairy product. Thankfully, it’s Port Plums & Newburyport Olive Oil to the rescue with a super-informative Cheese Academy: Cheddar 101 class on Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Get your… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 1/26/17

ONE: Bring the kids on a magical journey through their favorite Disney worlds by attending Disney On Ice: Passport To Adventure, which is running for seven shows at the SNHU Arena from Thursday to Sunday (times vary; click the link for a complete listing). If your little ones can’t get enough of Mickey, Elsa, Simba… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

When Rock Ruled Lowell: Remembering the Commodore

It’s now a parking garage at the Mill City’s Gallagher Transit Terminal. But that same Thorndike Street property was once the site of the Commodore Ballroom, the epicenter of the Merrimack Valley’s rock ‘n’ roll universe. During its famous (and sometimes infamous) heyday, a jaw-dropping variety of acts performed on its stage, including the Doors,… Read More

Dean Johnson
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