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Start a Newburyport Playground Crawl

You've done a pub crawl, but have you ever taken the kids for a playground crawl? There will be no beer or wine on this crawl. Gone are the days of stumbling from one Irish pub to the next. We … [Read More...]

Students Will Savor the Summer in Newburyport and Beyond

Now that the seniors have graduated and the weather has warmed up, the entirety of Newburyport High School is getting antsy for summer vacation to begin. Throughout the school windows are opened … [Read More...]

Local Stories

Jabberwocky Book Shop Brings Authors to Life in Newburyport

Authors.  They are often behind the scenes creating the stories and historic accounts that move us to see the world differently. To meet your favorite author in person is like receiving an old … [Read More...]

Newburyport Doc Film Festival Selections Look Amazing for 2016

The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival will take place from September 16 – 18, 2016. A local and region favorite for documentary film buffs, the weekend takes place in scenic Newburyport, MA at … [Read More...]

August and September Events at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Discover Plum Island, Newburyport Parker River National Wildlife Refuge - Behind the Scenes Tour Although the beaches are still closed most of the summer for our feathery friends the Plovers, … [Read More...]

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See an American in Paris at the Wang in Boston This Fall

Plan a babysitter.  Dress to the nines and get yourselves to the Wang/CitiCenter in Boston. (Some of us will always call it the Wang.) The effervescent - An American in Paris - is rightly regarded … [Read More...]

Boston Museum of Science Presents NASA Film

Who did not enjoy the Martian with Matt D? Take your budding little astronauts to the Museum of Science's showing of the film that sparked a million dreams. Through April, star gazers can see what … [Read More...]

Road trip: Newburyport to the Berkshires Mass MOCA Embodies Cool

The spectacularly located and formerly overlooked city of North Adams has been revitalized through ART—cutting edge, large scale, contemporary art.  It speaks to some of us in a BIG way. MASS MoCA … [Read More...]

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Visiting Our New World Trade Center

If you visit Manhattan this year be sure to stop at One World Trade Center (also 1 WTC) and the Freedom Memorial. It is important to both remember and educate future generations on the horrors of war … [Read More...]

Breaking the Last Glass Ceiling

"Just pray to God. She will help you." Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, 1916, President of the National Women's Party and the founder of the Political Equality League. After working as a key player in the … [Read More...]

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