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Calendar of Events

Writers in the Loft: Hampton Sides

Wed Rochester Fair
Wed The Witches of Eastwick - A Musical
Wed Writers in the Loft: Hampton Sides
Thu Intimately Yours: Aaron Neville
Thu Take a Walk on the West Side
Thu 'The Fault in Our Stars'

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September 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.

• inthebox from portsmouth about Boyhood ("Good Story");
• LuckyLu from Eliot about Guardians of the Galaxy ("Awesome! Something for Everyone");
• joeindover from Dover about Boyhood ("It's About Life");
• JB from Rollinsford about Guardians of the Galaxy ("Good Family movie for kids 10+");

Islington Street Guide

Islington Street in Portsmouth, aka the West End, 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/.

Things to Do

Albacore Museum
Albacore Museum, Portsmouth NH. The USS Albacore, the prototype for modern submarines, was built in Portsmouth and has been converted into a museum.

Parking Shuttle Extended

PortsmouthNH's free downtown parking shuttle will continue to operate thru Nov. 2, city officials have announced. The shuttle, which was started on a trial basis in May, has since transported approximately 13,000 one-way riders between the Connect Community Church parking lot near on Market Street (near I-95's Exit 7) and the Hanover Parking Garage. This fall the shuttle will continue to run afternoons and evenings Thursday thru Sunday. For details, see www.parkportsmouth.com. For a map of parking locations, both free and paid, click here.

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.)

 

Portsmouth Harbor Cam

Portsmouth Harbor Web CamPortsmouthNH.com's Harbor WebCam overlooks the tugs and Piscataqua River in Portsmouth Harbor. Check out the new high-resolution camera!

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Buy Movie Tickets

Movie listings for the Fox Run Stadium 15 theater in Newington now include links to Fandango for those who want to purchase tickets in advance. To buy tickets, click on a show time and you'll be taken directly to the ticket purchase page. Fandango will add a "convenience fee" to the ticket price. Online ticketing for other theaters will be added as it becomes available.

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.

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

Going Out of Town?

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Enjoy the new & free Downtown Portsmouth Parking Shuttle

Taste of the Seacoast
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Buyer Brokers of the Seacoast
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Hampton Inn Portsmouth
Hampton Inn. Complimentary shuttle, hot breakfast, high-speed. Click here to book with a discount.

East-West Express
Hourly shuttle service. Go East, Go West  for just $19 or less. Reservations: 1-800-245-2525 www.eastwestnh.com

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