Category Archives: Local Events

Pearl Harbor Day December 7th 2018 |Portsmouth NH

“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” Those words began US President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech to Congress as he asked for a Declaration of War against Japan.   77 years ago today, Portsmouth […]


Market Square Downtown Portsmouth Christmas Parade & Vintage Christmas

Downtown Market Square in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is beginning to look a lot like Vintage Christmas ! The wreaths are beautifully and meticulously displayed on the lampposts and the town tree is standing with all of her Christmas magic ! All ages love and adore downtown Portsmouth this time of year. Full of small bakeries […]


Christmas in Portsmouth, NH A Magical Time of Year For Kids of All Ages

Portsmouth NH christmas wreaths

Thanksgiving is almost here and after all the turkey and trimmings have been enjoyed it then become the start of the Christmas season. I noticed the traditional Christmas wreaths are now hanging on the lamp posts downtown and December 1st is the lighting of the  official Portsmouth Christmas tree at the climax of the annual Christmas […]


Fall In Love With Portsmouth New Hampshire

Fall in love with Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Literally. Happy Fall Ya’ll ! It’s fall here in New Hampshire. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp and the scent of pumpkin is in the air. The beauty is captivating along this charming coastal destination. Come and enjoy fall with us and visit all of our […]


3 Over-the-Top Home Improvement Projects that Just Aren’t Worth It

If you’re planning on selling your home within the next year or so, you’ve probably already started thinking about the best ways to increase its value. But if you’re not an experienced home flipper or contractor, it can be tricky to know which projects are worth it and which simply aren’t. To save you time […]


Prescott Park — Our Favorite Summer Pastimes

Prescott Park is one of Portsmouth’s most famous landmarks with its ideal location on the Piscataqua River. While the waterfront is what draws many people to the area every year, there is so much more to this park than the river view. The next time you find yourself in Prescott Park, try one of our favorite […]


Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth, NH

This is the newly opened Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth, NH reflected in the north mill pond. The new bridge replaces one built in 1940. Portsmouth has 3 bridges across the Piscataqua River and harbor; the I-95 or High Bridge, this one, and the Memorial Bridge downtown. The Sarah Long bridge is locally know […]


Portsmouth Farmers’ Market – Mark Your Calendars

Portsmouth Farmers’ Market, It’s springtime on the New Hampshire and Maine Seacoast, and you know what that means: the local farmers’ markets are now open for the season! We have all the details about this local Portsmouth farmer’s market tradition so you won’t miss any of the fun. Upcoming Dates for the Portsmouth Farmers’ Market […]


Saint John’s Church, Chapel Street, Portsmouth NH

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First Day of Spring in Portsmouth New Hampshire

Spring in Portsmouth, New Hampshire : Looking past the cold of 29 degree’s and seeing the beauty of Portsmouth, New Hampshire on this vernal equinox or first day of Spring. It is that time when the day and night are exactly the same number of hours with 12 light hours and 12 dark hours. The […]


Market Square In Downtown Portsmouth, NH

When a snowstorm meets the already beautiful downtown Portsmouth, NH at Market Square. Graced by the magnificent historic North Church the perfectly snow capped buildings bring a mesmerizing touch that you just cannot look away from. Right in front, someone built a snowman and it makes you smile. It’s such a peaceful sight that many […]


Two Portsmouth NH “supermoons” are on the way

Moon over Portsmouth NH

Two Portsmouth NH “supermoons” are on the way This moon over Portsmouth will be full on December 3rd and also on December 31st making two full moons in December of 2017. When there are two full moons in one calendar month the second one is called a “Blue moon”. Because two full months in one […]


The Portsmouth New Hampshire Farmer’s Market has something for everyone. | Portsmouth NH

Ann and I love going to our nearby Portsmouth Farmer’s Market. Each Saturday from May 7th through November 5th starting at 8:00 until 1:00 pm the parking lot at Portsmouth NH City Hall becomes a huge outdoor market with locally grown and processed foods of all types from vegetables, to meat and cheeses along with […]


Nothing Like The Sunsets In Portsmouth NH

                        Welcome to The New Year of 2015. We want to wish you a safe, prosperous and joyful New Year. As you leave 2014 behind and embark on new journeys in 2015, we wanted to give you some words of wisdom from some of […]


Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth NH

Even in the dead of winter, the views along Portsmouth NH are mesmerizing. Covered boats, weathered docks and steel bridges make for picturesque scenery along the seacoast. With buildings in the distance adding dimension and appeal, it’s hard to remember the briskness of winter. This is our beautiful Memorial Bridge crossing over the Piscataqua River. How […]