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Do, See, Taste

The Insiders: Listen to some old music without the use of a time machine

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Can you hear that? Those groovin’ sounds filling your ear canals are the very first practice of the newly formed Insiders, a classic rock band that consists of Keith on the keytar and kazoo, and Tim rocking out on the sarrusophone and trongos. And in the case that you actually can hear it, which would be incredible since we practice … 0

Review: ‘Love Is Strange’ shines

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A common adage about great screen acting is that it’s less about doing than being. Alfred Molina and John Lithgow provide a master class in … 0

Dylan’s restored basement tapes set for release

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Bob Dylan’s famous recording from 1967 with the group that became The Band will be released in a newly restored CD set in November. Bob … 0

Hampton Beach marks 10th talent competition

Monday, August 25, 2014

A New York woman has won the adult division of the 10th annual Hampton Beach Talent Competition with her rendition of “And I am Telling You” from the musical Dreamgirls. Cavelle-Nell Romeo from Queens, who once sang at the Apollo Theater, came in first place at the competition … 0

PHOTOS: Zip-lining at Gunstock

Monday, August 25, 2014

Gunstock Mountain Resort, known mostly for being a ski and snowboard destination, has plenty to do in the summer, too. Zip line tours and the aerial obstacle course are popular attractions. … 0

Lake Escapes: On Lake Winnisquam, the sandbar is where it’s at

Monday, August 25, 2014

Temperatures hovered in the mid-70s Saturday afternoon, with some cloud cover and no breeze. Sure, it could have been a bit sunnier on Lake Winnisquam, but those who had dropped anchor in the shallow waters of the Winnisquam … 0

And the Emmy winners are...? We’re happy to guess!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Truth be told, we’re both perplexed about which Emmy nominees will carry trophies home from today’s ceremony. Allow us to explain. There was so much great TV last season that standout prime-time shows including The Good Wife and … 0

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors. Since the ALS Association began tracking the campaign’s progress July 29, it has raised more than $53.3 million from 1.1 million new donors in what is … 0

Go For the Food: Yes, you can do brunch in Rome

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Rome is a sightseer’s dream, and for many visitors, indulging in authentic Italian cuisine is one of the biggest draws. But for non-locals, the first meal of the day can be a bit of a letdown. Breakfast in … 0

Deciding to downsize: Some keys to making a decision

Sunday, August 24, 2014

How do you and your spouse make milestone decisions? We’re all different – and very little of it is easy, but these elements can help smooth the way. Talk: Often life gets in the way of meaningful conversations. Take the time to sit down and really talk things … 0

Kids’ brains reorganize when learning math skills

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Kids’ brains reorganize when learning math skills Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain … 0

Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who’ve already gotten the drops boosted … 0

Pet-friendly dating sites match up people

Sunday, August 24, 2014

On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smart phones to find relationships, … 0