Herzog in Newburyport

I was certain that Werner Herzog, madman German filmmaker par excellence, once said that part of the reason he makes films is that he does not dream at night as all other humans do, but an internet search for the comment came up short. Now, I’m convinced that I must have dreamed it. My confusion… Read More

Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – Thanksgiving Weekend Edition

ONE: Ring in the holidays in Lowell with this year’s City of Lights Parade and Holiday Celebration! Spend Saturday afternoon strolling the city streets, enjoying live performances, holiday shopping, photos with Santa and the annual Hot Chocolate Competition. TWO: Saturday marks the largest community event in Southern New Hampshire: Nashua’s Winter Holiday Stroll! The evening… Read More

Methuen’s Festival of Trees and Historic Preservation

Methuen’s Festival of Trees is a celebrated tradition in the Merrimack Valley, and photos of the beautifully-designed trees and wreaths have regularly graced the pages of mvm. But while kindling the holiday spirits may be the main draw for the more than 27,000 visitors who come to enjoy Methuen’s holiday celebration, it’s important to remember… Read More


From the Kitchen – Of Crack and Magic

This issue’s exclusive “view” was to be about a recent trip taken with friends named Finn, Wholey, Carney and Moynihan. (Can you guess where we went?) It was to focus on copious seafood, perfect salmon, brilliant fish ’n’ chips — oh, those chips — and lamb stew, and how mussels in Ireland are always local,… Read More

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