Category Archives: Local Events

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 […]


Pearl Harbor Day December 7th 2017 |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.   76 years ago today, Portsmouth […]


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 […]


Colorful Fishing Shacks in New Hampshire

Fishing shacks like this one are familiar sights along the coast of New Hampshire and Maine.  Love the brightly painted lobster buoys hanging on this little shack! Sometimes it’s just the simple things that bring more into your life. Here along the seacoast, these tiny buildings bring more color to your life. Come visit, relocate […]


Portsmouth NH Waterfront Views

Portsmouth NH has a beautiful park, Prescott Park, that runs along the Piscataqua River in the downtown area.  It’s a lovely area to sit and enjoy the gorgeous scenery, people watch, take in a concert or a festival, or just enjoy the beauty of nature. Come and enjoy the beauty we have all around us […]


Christmas in Portsmouth NH

Portsmouth New Hampshire is such a pretty seaside town, and the downtown area, known as Market Square, is even lovelier during the Christmas season.  We have a beautiful 4-story tall Christmas tree right in the very center of town, nicely decorated and lit at night.  All of our street lights downtown are encircled with wreaths […]


Fire Boats, Docks and Real Estate Oh My !

Living right here on the water in Portsmouth NH means we have lots of water and boating activities, and sometimes that means we have need for the Portsmouth Fire Boat….  it’s always reassuring to know that emergency help is readily available on land and on sea!  Hopefully all we have need for this fire boat […]