Top five things to do


Don’t let the cold stop you from having a good time. We are New Englanders. We put on long johns and we endure. And whether you crave music, poetry, theater, comedy, film, or some combination thereof, the Seacoast has something to offer this weekend. Here are a few of the highlights.

Holiday gift guide


Sustainable style writer Jennifer Moore compiles a list of fun and unique holiday gift items that can be purchased on the Seacoast.

Shop local for the holidays


There are all kinds of craft fairs and other holiday sales events happening between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Here are a few of the highlights coming up this long weekend, offering unique gifts from local businesses and artisans.

Holiday food safety


Whether it’s turkey or ham, veggies or sweets, it’s important to understand and follow good food-safety practices at your Thanksgiving potluck. The UNH Cooperative Extension has some tips to help avoid holiday illnesses.

Grand Marshals Billy Butler

Ghosts of Halloween past


With the 22nd annual Portsmouth Halloween Parade drawing nigh, Grand Marshals past and present share the stories behind their costumes and reminisce about the revelry of their years at the helm.

Ten deadly events


In the Portsmouth area, Halloween dominates the entire month of October, offering events related to music, theater, film, literature, visual arts, and more. Here's our top-10 roundup of pre-Halloween events happening on the Seacoast over the next two weeks.

Top-five things to do

Film, Lifestyle

We’re unveiling our top-five weekend events a day early this week, as the 16th annual New Hampshire Film Festival gets underway tonight in Portsmouth. We’ve also got local options for theater, art, music, food, and beer. Lots of beer.

Top-five things to do

Art, Books, Lifestyle, Music

The weekend is mere hours away. You can make it. And when you do, you’ll have numerous options for entertainment, including great music, theater, and art events. Here’s a roundup of highlights.

Top-five things to do

Art, Lifestyle, Music, Stage

A motorcycle show, a punk-rock show, a cabaret show. Artwork and apples. These are among the diverse options for entertainment coming up this weekend. Prepare your itinerary now.

Moto madness in P-town

Lifestyle, Outdoor

In advance of the third annual Welcome East Motorcycle Show in Portsmouth, area motorcyclists share tales of heroic restoration efforts, glorious cross-country trips, and other experiences.

Top-five things to do

Lifestyle, Music, Stage

The first weekend of fall brings options for live music, theater, food, and more to the Seacoast. Here's our weekly roundup of entertainment highlights coming to a venue near you.

TBJ: Brew masters

The Beer Journal, Lifestyle

Since launching in 2008, the Cicerone Certification Program has churned out servers trained in best beer-service practices and cherry picked a handful of top beer professionals that are being compared with the Master Sommeliers of the wine world.