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Downtown: A chorale concert in Capitol Commons parking garage?

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Cars could be replaced with a chorale in the Capital Commons parking garage for one night next summer. The New Hampshire Master Chorale has asked the city for permission to hold a concert in the garage June 21. Members of the chorale thought of the garage as a venue as they were walking through during a visit downtown. “I think we were walking through the garage being silly and singing …

Downtown: Concord’s New Front Door unveils ideas

Monday, November 25, 2013

Lights and landscaping on the Loudon Road bridge leading to Main Street. Sculptures resembling Concord’s skyline along Interstate 93. A mosaic on the highway underpass at Exit 14. Those ideas, shared last week, are the latest developments in the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s effort to improve the view of Concord from the …

Downtown: Freight Farms shipping container brings local lettuce to Concord

Sunday, November 10, 2013

As the farming season ends, one Concord farm is just getting started. A shipping container outside the Grappone Conference Center will become home to a hyrdoponic garden, growing plants year-round – even during snowstorms. “Doesn’t look like a garden, does it?” said Steve Duprey as he watched a truck deliver the green-and-white shipping container Friday morning. Duprey, whose company owns the conference center …