Top five things to do

Lifestyle

There’s a lot going on this weekend. Lots of art, lots of chowder, lots of shopping, and a couple of temporary farewells. Check out some of the weekend highlights here.

Port Watch: Week of May 29

News, Outdoor

The LPG tanker Polar set sail on Memorial Day, while the tug Coho and barge Penn 92 arrived that night. A couple of other ships are expected later in the week. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

A range of emotions will swell across the Seacoast over Memorial Day weekend. There will be sadness and laughter, running and revelry, mad men and dark arts. Learn about some of the highlights here.

Now Hear This

Music

Reviews of new albums by Seacoast bands The Green Bullets, Skee, and Wellfleet.

Port Watch: Week of May 22

News, Outdoor

The tanker Chem Norma is due to arrive in the Port of New Hampshire today, and a couple of other ships are expected later in the week. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

With summer-like conditions emerging this week, we’ve got a range of indoor and outdoor activities coming up for the weekend, featuring music, food, art, storytelling, farm festivities, and more. Check out a handful of the highlights here.

Now Hear This

Music

Reviews of the latest albums by Seacoast acts Guy Capecelatro III, Charles, and Heavy Pockets.

Port Watch: Week of May 15

News, Outdoor

It’s a slow week at the Port of New Hampshire, but things are expected to pick up early next week, when two large tankers arrive. Get the details in the latest installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

Mother’s Day weekend brings a range of unique events to the Seacoast, including theater, art, all manners of music, and a kitchen stroll. Check out some of the highlights.

Open Doors: Raymond Goulet

Lifestyle

Editor’s note: Open Doors is a series in which photographer Anna Solo visits the homes and workspaces of fascinating Seacoast people. Portsmouth resident Raymond Goulet...

Port Watch: Week of May 8

News, Outdoor

Two separate tugs — including one that’s nearly 180 meters long — are scheduled to arrive at the Port of New Hampshire later this week. Get the details in Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

The arts are blooming around the region on this first weekend of May, with numerous galleries and studios holding special receptions. Also coming up is the first Portsmouth Farmers Market of the year, some great live music, and more. See some of the highlights here.

Now Read This: May

Books

May brings some impressive new works, including novels, memoirs, a graphic novel, and the English premiere of a Chinese classic. Here are some of the top titles coming out this month.

Grace under fire

Books

A health issue forced Anita Shreve to cancel the book tour that would have brought her to Portsmouth in early May, but you can read a Q&A with the author about her new novel here.

PPAF Concert Series unveiled

Music

The Prescott Park Arts Festival announced the lineup for its 2017 River House Restaurant Concert Series on Tuesday afternoon. Find out who's coming to the park here.

Port Watch: Week of May 1

News, Outdoor

The cable ship Dependable, a frequent visitor to Portsmouth Harbor, returns to port tomorrow. Other than that, it’s a quiet week on the water. Get the details in this week's installment of Port Watch.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

Owls, ghosts, and at least one Fox will visit the Seacoast during a weekend full of music, comedy, the outdoors, and the paranormal. Learn about some of the most anticipated highlights here.

A Feel Good story

Music

Dover ska band The Feel Goods' debut album got a boost from Less Than Jake member Roger Lima. The band will play a CD release show in May.

Port Watch: Week of April 24

News, Outdoor

Residents of Portsmouth, Rye, and New Castle may be disturbed by the sound of gunfire just outside the mouth of the Piscataqua River this week. But don’t be alarmed; it’s just U.S. patrol boats conducting a regularly scheduled exercise.

Top five things to do

Lifestyle

It’s spring, it’s almost Earth Day, and there are loads of things to do this weekend indoors and outdoors. Here are a few of the highlights.

Now Hear This

Music

Reviews of the latest albums by Seacoast bands Waco Sparkler, Samuel E. Carpenter, and Slow Coyote.

Port Watch: Week of April 17

News, Outdoor

The tanker Torm Saone arrived this morning and sets sail tonight, when the tanker Palanca Luanda takes its place. Get the details on these and other ships in this week's installment of Port Watch.