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Famous Boston Rivalries – Newburyport vs. Portsmouth

There are many famous rivalries which stir vigorous and heated public debate; the Red Sox vs. the Yankees, Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi, Hampton or Crane's, cake vs. pie, Celtics vs. Lakers, the North Shore vs. the South Shore, and yes, Newburyport vs. Portsmouth. Of course, I think Newburyport wins … [Read more...]

2018 Yankee Homecoming Brings Community Spirit and Temporal Unity

The theme for this year’s Yankee Homecoming is “Celebrate  Seaport  Pride” ~ It is the committee's hope to encompass the rich maritime history, charm, and recreational offerings of Newburyport, while also shining a light on the community pride and commitment so many Newburyport residents … [Read more...]

2018 Castle Hill Picnic Concerts Highlight Summer on the North Shore

The schedule is out for the magical Castle Hill Picnic Concert series in 2018. There is no more beautiful venue for the mixed sounds of the Atlantic and the area's top musicians.  Trustee members pay $20 per car.  Food and beverages are available at the venue.  Some restrictions on beverages - … [Read more...]

2018 Newburyport Garden Tour Will Stir and Surprise

"We must cultivate our own garden..." Voltaire The 39th annual Newburyport Garden Tour will be held on June 9 and 10, from 10-4pm. The Museum of Old Newbury's annual tour marks the beginning of summer in Newburyport. Spend the weekend exploring some of the area's loveliest private gardens, … [Read more...]

Museum of Science in Boston Presents Nasa Exhibit this Summer

At the Museum of Science in Boston see the exhibit: Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience. The member preview is June 23, and the temporary exhibit will be open through the summer. The Museum's newest temporary exhibition, takes you as close to space as you can get without leaving Earth! This … [Read more...]

Firehouse in Newburyport Presents the Graceful Work of Lawrence Young

Lawrence Young graces the Firehouse Art Gallery May 23 - June 17! Prior to Laurence Young’s 28-year career as a painter He grew up in Newton Massachusetts. Young graduated with honors from the University of Hartford with a BFA in art education in 74’ After 3 year as an art teacher in Bloomfield, … [Read more...]

Plum Island Lighthouse Offers Summer Tours

Friends of PI Light are offering tours of the small but sturdy lighthouse at the north end of Plum Island this summer.  They will be held monthly will guides. Learn all about the history of Plum Island lighthouses which have guarded the Merrimack River entrance to the sea since 1788. Tours and … [Read more...]

Best Date Night? Dinner and a Movie at the Screening Room in Newburyport

The Screening Room, on State Street in Newburyport, has a wonderful intimate quality seating under one hundred people, and often staffed by the owners themselves. Some amazing restaurants are only two minutes away, and range from the vegan Mandarava, to a true local diner (Angies), and the more … [Read more...]

Newburyport Spring Festival Marks Memorial Day Weekend

A Newburyport tradition for over 30 years. Visit us Sunday & Monday of Memorial Day Weekend. Great live music, art, fine crafts, activities for kids, shopping in Newburyport's finest stores and food from Newburyport's best restaurants. Vendors will be on State Street and Pleasant Street … [Read more...]

Great Pairings April Showers and Screening Room Indie Films

There are few better date nights in the world than dinner in beautiful Newburyport, and a short walk to the historic Screening Room movie theater. The Screening Room on State Street finds the best independent films to appeal to those who like to stimulate new ideas and new conversations about the … [Read more...]

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