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The Insiders: Get rested and hydrated, it’s time for Market Days, day two

Thursday, June 25, 2015

We’re sure you spent all Thursday taking in the wonders that Market Days has to offer (because we assume you’re not against having fun), and we hope you drank plenty of fluids and got a good night’s sleep, because we’re sending you back out there again Friday to dive into the funkiest street festival our city rolls out every year. …

The Insiders: It’s the start of Market Days, need we say more?

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

If you plan on taking a cruise down Main Street this afternoon, you might want to reconsider. You’ll probably be stuck in traffic for a while – like until late Saturday night. Instead, we urge you to go for a walk downtown cause that’s what everyone else will be doing for the opening …

The Insiders: It’s dad’s day, so get out there and do something with the fam

Sunday, June 21, 2015

It’s a big day for all you dads out there. This might be the one 24-hour block of time all year where whatever you says go. Use the power wisely. And even though there’s a chance of Mother Nature raining on your parade there’s still no reason to alter your plans – this is your day and no one is going to take …

The Insiders: Need a vacation from school vacation? Check out this Buskers Night at the Audi

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It’s school vacation week, as parents out there no doubt know well, which means the rugrats have been running around untethered for a few days already. So maybe it’s time to leave them home by themselves for a …

The Insiders: Today we invent Netflix spinoffs, tomorrow you watch this screening at Red River

Saturday, April 25, 2015

So apparently Vetflix is a thing. It’s an organization teaming up with Red River Theatres to bring you a free showing of Last Days in Vietnam tomorrow. More on that in a minute. But first we thought it would be fun to riff on the Vetflix thing and …

The Insiders: Watch Keith get bit by a dog in a very safe way

Friday, April 24, 2015

So one of us is going to be attacked by a dog today. And in the interest of full disclosure, it’s Keith. But don’t worry, Keith will be fine cause he’s going to have one those big puffy bite suits. Keith, along with Nazzy and Mark Hayward from …

The Insiders: Make it the Fullest House by coming to see Dave Coulier at NHTI tonight

Friday, April 24, 2015

There was big news the other day for fans of super cheesy ’90s sitcoms (which is everyone): one of the most memorable of them all is getting a reboot. Full House will be back as Fuller House, which, …

The Insiders: How do woodcocks find a mate? Go to the Audubon tonight and see for yourself.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Some in the birding community insist that spring has not arrived until you see the woodcock do its annual courtship flight. Or at least they say something along those lines. Well, we say get ready for spring to …

The Insiders: Do a little signing and catch a flick at the library

Saturday, April 18, 2015

If there’s one thing that just doesn’t translate well in our writing, it’s got to be our singing ability. When it comes to belting out the latest and greatest tunes, we’re somewhere on the scale between bad and average. Our true bread and butter really lies in movie …

The Insiders: Don’t let the outdoors hit you on the way out this afternoon. But seriously, get outdoors today

Saturday, April 18, 2015

They always say, if you give a man a fish, you’ll feed him for a day; but teach a man to fish and he’ll come home with a million bug bites and a lobster-red sunburn and maybe a …

The Insiders: It’s not the weekend yet, but you can still avoid work by attending an enlightening book discussion

Thursday, April 16, 2015

We know how you feel on Thursday. The weekend is so close, and with it the promise of carting your kids around and having to entertain them all afternoon and finally doing the laundry and dishes and yard …

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Insiders: Remembering the Holocaust on screen

Saturday, April 11, 2015

In case you missed the memo, this is Holocaust Remembrance Week, and Red River Theatres is hosting a special viewing of Europa Europa tonight at 6. It’s based on the 1989 autobiography of Solomon Perel, a German Jewish boy who survived the Holocaust by posing as a non-Jew …

The Insiders: These local students are all about the drama – on stage, we mean

Thursday, April 9, 2015

If you get the urge to watch a child perform a drama, you probably just hide your kid’s iPhone . Or you can just wait 15 minutes – a kid blowing a gasket can be a lot like …

The Insiders: Can you really use an umbrella to fly? Go to Merrimack Valley to find out

Thursday, April 9, 2015

This might be a silly question, but have you ever thought of what it would be like to fly high above the clouds? We thought so, but to be clear, we’re talking about doing so without the use …