Nathaniel Currier in Amesbury

It might be the classic carol “Sleigh Ride” that reminds us of the famed prints and engravings created by Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives — famously known as Currier & Ives — but it is their work that explains why these men earned a place in history. Their timeless images of horses, landscapes, historic… Read More

Going to See the Kid

The Merrimack Repertory Theatre solidifies its Reputation as a Leader in New Play Production with a Holiday Play Premier by Steven Drukman What do the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams, a pair of traveling journalists and the December holidays have in common? All four will converge in “Going To See The Kid,” a heartwarming new play by New… Read More

Oh Christmas Stack, Oh Christmas Stack

The season of light is upon us, and our cities will soon join in the twinkling. While you might not think of mill edifices as festive, a pair of local companies prove that even smokestacks can become symbols of light and hope. Lowell’s Wannalancit Mills serves as a conference center and houses UMass Lowell research… Read More


A Day at the Museum

Local Museum Stores are a Good Resource for Holiday Shopping. “Exit through the gift shop” is a phrase familiar to all travelers. Whether you’re visiting a national landmark, a small local attraction, or an interesting museum, these shops offer souvenirs and merchandise that can further the mission of the institution while also reminding guests of… Read More

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