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Do, See, Taste

CBS says Colbert keeping CBS’ ‘Late Show’ in NYC

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman’s footsteps, he’ll be doing it on the same stage. CBS said Wednesday that Colbert, who is replacing Letterman as the Late Show host next year, will keep the show in New York City’s Ed Sullivan Theatre. Colbert’s debut date is still uncertain, dependent on when Letterman officially retires from late-night … 0

PHOTOS: Pierce Manse celebrates 40 years with a summer concert

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Pierce Manse in Concord celebrated 40 years of being open to public with an open house and a performance by the New Hampshire Army … 0

Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love – after navigating crowds and waiting in line. The lineups began … 0

PHOTOS: Picking flowers at Apple Hill Farm in Concord

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

With the sun high overhead, three workers with bare feet plucked bright splotches of color from rows of plants at Apple Hill Farm in Concord on Wednesday, dropping stems in buckets of water to keep them fresh amid … 0

Ray Duckler: Wright knew what was right when it came to fire fighting

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Dick Wright, modest and gentle, is 81 years old and lives alone in Loudon. His house, though, is filled with muffled voices, high-pitched beeps and static that crackles, just as it has for decades. The sounds are from … 0

The Insiders: It’s an anniversary party and you’re invited

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It’s been 40 years since the Pierce Brigade officially saved the Pierce Manse from demolition and opened the estate to the public. And what better way to mark the milestone then with a good ol’ celebration. For those of you who may not know, Franklin Pierce has a … 0

Ex-Creed frontman Scott Stapp wants to share with SoulFest crowd

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Ten years after Creed disbanded and former frontman Scott Stapp launched his solo career, the singer-songwriter looks back on the past decade of his life and describes himself as “a prodigal son.” “I’m far from having arrived, I’m … 0

Do this: A reading, doo-wop and theater

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Beat the heat this week with a little doo-wop, a reading by a New Hampshire author or a theater performance or two: Harvey Robbins’s Legends of Doo-Wop will take the stage at the Flying Monkey Performance Center in … 0

SoulFest uses music as fuel for service, social justice

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

When SoulFest Christian music festival started more than 15 years ago, founder Dan Russell saw it as “the answer to a whole lot of different questions” and “a return to the basics of belief.” “Back in 1998, I … 0

Adapted from “Vibrant Food: Celebrating the Ingredients, Recipes, and Colors of Each Season,” by Kimberley Hasselbrink (Ten Speed Press, 2014).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

This is a noodly tangle you can feel good about serving. Zucchini and yellow squash yield nicely after a salt session. Then they’re dressed with a yogurt-based riff on a 90-year-old French recipe. Serve with avocado slices and … 0

Make a note of that: Two apps help oenophiles keep track of what they drink

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Wine lovers are notorious note takers. When a wine excites us, we want to record it before the next glass or a new conversation takes us to another thought. What we do with those notes depends on our organizational skills. Mine lie in a jumble of Moleskine notebooks … 0

Lay’s newest flavor: Cappuccino?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay’s? Frito-Lay, the snack division of PepsiCo Inc., has announced the coffee-flavored chips as one of the four finalists for its second annual … 0

Stay cool

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A month before the planned grand opening, Victoria Lai stands in the middle of her D.C. scoop shop, Ice Cream Jubilee. It is, ahem, a work in progress. Appliances are still shrink-wrapped. The wall murals aren’t finished. The … 0