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Prescott Park Crabapples D.W. Roberts

ABOVE: "Prescott Park Crabapples" by D.W. Roberts

photos for the 2015 Spring Photo Contest. Three winners will receive gift certificates totaling $150 good for dining at a fine Seacoast restaurant. ALL PHOTOS. Contest rules.


Calendar of Events

Children's Museum Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend

Mon Children's Museum Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend
Mon Book Group: Amory Lovins: Reinventing Fire
Mon USS Albacore Children's Booksigning
Tue Medicinal Herbs for the Permaculture Garden
Tue Victoria Budson: Women in Public Policy
Tue Extraordinary Cinema: '3 Hearts'

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Portsmouth Parking Shuttle

Visitors and downtown employees can take a shuttle between free parking on Market Street and the downtown.

Three days a week through the end of the year, the shuttle will run every 10 minutes for at least 11 hours a day:Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 1:30 a.m. and Sundays from noon to 11 p.m. Also, starting in June and continuing through the end of August, the shuttle will run Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. There is no charge to use the shuttle.

The shuttle circulates between the 120-space parking lot at the Connect Community Church on Market Street and the Hanover Street bus stop adjacent to the High/Hanover Parking Garage.

For more information, including where the shuttle is now (during operating hours), see shuttle web page.

May Movie Pass Winners

Four people have won movie passes for writing a movie review last month at PortsmouthNH.com! Passes are good at The Music Hall in Portsmouth or Fox Run Stadium in Newington. To be eligible to win next month, write a comment in the PortsmouthNH.com movie poll.

• 7 from Durham about Furious 7 ("Super fun");
• Carina from Portsmouth about Home ("Great Family movie");
• K. from Rochester about Ex Machina ("Interesting");
• movielovernh from Kingston about Danny Collins ("Really liked it");

Things to Do

The Firehouse Center for the Arts
The Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport MA. Theater, concerts, dance, film, an art gallery and a great restaurant, The Firehouse Center for the Arts has it all.

West End Guide

Portsmouth's West End, aka Islington Street, has seen a explosion of business activity over the past couple years. Once the area was known for Hannaford's supermarket, The Button Factor and few businesses like Tony's Radio and TV. Nowadays it houses more than 100 retail stores, service businesses and small offices, from beer sellers to yoga studios. Recognizing the change, PortsmouthNH.com has added a guide to the neighborhood. See www.portsmouthnh.com/west_end/.


Portsmouth Harbor Cam

Portsmouth Harbor Web CamPortsmouthNH.com's Harbor WebCam overlooks the tugs and Piscataqua River in Portsmouth Harbor.

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Portsmouth NH - Downtown

Aerial View of Portsmouth NHThis section of PortsmouthNH.com focuses on the Portsmouth's city center with information about many shops, restaurants, accommodations, and historical sites, as well as an interactive map.

Portsmouth Downtown Shopping
Portsmouth NH Interactive Map
Downtown Portsmouth Restaurants
Downtown Accommodations
Getting to Portsmouth NH

Going Out of Town?

If you're headed out of town for the holidays or for someplace warm, you can book through PortsmouthNH.com. Hotel rates are comparable to any site online.

Tours: Walking, Driving, Floating

A directory of Seacoast tours has been added to PortsmouthNH.com's Things to Do. Guided and unguided. By foot, motor vehicle or boat. Fom Portsmouth to Dover and York. The dozen or so tour companies and organizations listed can give you a unique view of the Seacoast. Things to Do: Tours. (Single site tours are often available at historic homes, breweries and other attractions.)

Seacoast MLS Search
Voted 'Best Website For NH Real Estate' by NH.com

Portsmouth's Local Bank
Great Rates. Outstanding Service.

Buyer Brokers of the Seacoast
Last year we saved buyer clients an average of $30,000 on each purchase. View homes in NH and ME.

Taste of the Seacoast
Dine at 30+ Seacoast restaurants @ Half OFF tonight!

Hampton Inn Portsmouth
Hampton Inn. Complimentary shuttle, hot breakfast, high-speed. Click here to book with a discount.

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Portsmouth Youth Football
Portsmouth Youth Football and Cheerleading. Home of the Little Clippers and Junior Clippers.

Seacoast Ski Club
A four-season outdoor activities club.

Seacoast Rugby Club
A group of male & female athletes committed to playing, developing and fostering the sport of rugby within the Seacoast.

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