As the summer draws to a close, the days remain warm but nights grow colder. Fresh green summer produce makes way for squash, apples, and of course…pumpkins! New England is well-known for its full experience of the four seasons. As locals know especially well, autumn draws in scores of leaf-peepers, Halloween enthusiasts, and festival-goers. The
Skiing in the Monadnock region just gets better and better. Of course people have been coming up here to ski for generations, but improvements in snow making technology and trail maintenance have really made a difference. At the end of the day there is no shortage of options for a great meal and a cozy
5 Things to Do in Hillsborough, NH Hillsborough is small town located in southern New Hampshire. The town of Hillsborough is most known for having such a rich history. Founded in 1736 by Colonel John Hill, the town was home to the fourteenth President of the United States Franklin Pierce. While history is an integral
Coffeehouses have been part of the American scene since the 1950’s, serving up music, beverages and light fare, conversation, and a welcoming place to meet up with friends and neighbors. Coffeehouses are part of the music scene in the Monadnock region as well – some with open mic format; others with scheduled acts. Here are
By Sarah Lennon No matter where you are in the world, every community has one thing in common: live music. Arguably the most universally appreciated art form, music isn’t just for professionals. Local musicians are everywhere, including our very own Monadnock region! For anyone with a few bucks to spare, the best places to start
By Lynn Merlone There is lots of music to be heard this month, and Valentine’s weekend covers a wide range of genres and venues. Here are four from around the region; guaranteed to meet your style and your budget. Friday, February 12 7:00 Zombie Beatdown and Friends at the Back Room at Good Fortune Jewelry
From Abbot Thayer to Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, the dramatic views of Mount Monadnock in southwest New Hampshire have captivated people for centuries. The “Mountain That Stands Alone” continues to hold rank as the second most climbed mountain in the world behind Mt. Fuji, drawing an estimated 80,000 to 100,000
Listening to acapella by candle light in Keene. Watching the Nutcracker stream live from Moscow at Peterborough Players. Cutting your own christmas tree at Carabee Tree Farm in Greenfield. Finding fresh local winter greens at Farmer John’s Plot in Dublin. Treating your loved ones to a gourmet 5-course holiday luncheon at Pickity Place in Mason.