Humor

humor: |ˈ(h)yoōmər| ( Brit. humour)

noun
1 the quality of being amusing or comic, esp. as expressed in literature or speech : his tales are full of humor. See note.
• the ability to perceive or express humor or to appreciate a joke : their inimitable brand of humor | she has a great sense of humor.

2 a mood or state of mind : her good humor vanished | the clash hadn’t improved his humor.
• archaic an inclination or whim.

3 (also cardinal humor) historical each of the four chief fluids of the body (blood, phlegm, yellow bile [choler], and black bile [melancholy]) that were thought to determine a person’s physical and mental qualities by the relative proportions in which they were present.

December Romance at the Firehouse in Newburyport

On Saturday, December 28 at 3pm, enjoy a special production by Acting Out productions at the Firehouse theater. "First Night" takes place on New Year’s Eve in 1985.  Danny Fleming, mid-thirties, is about to close up his neighborhood video store for the evening when into the store pops a woman he … [Read more...]

Interlocks Salon Seasonal Pedi Is a Must Try in Newburyport

Pedicures.  Necessary,  luxury or both.  We won't debate that now.  But if you are in need of a little TLC, there are few better choices. Award winning Interlocks Salon on the waterfront in Newburyport offers a special treat for tired feet each season. The "Seasonal Pedicure" is a 75 minute … [Read more...]

Newburyport Delivers Movies on the Waterfront in August

Happy feet - happy in Newburyport.  Join the community for family friendly movies in front of the Firehouse theater. What's better than watching an outdoor movie in Waterfront Park on a warm, summer night?  Grab a blanket, family, friends, pizza, popcorn, and join in on the fun! Feel free to … [Read more...]

Summer Day-Tripping In and Around Newburyport

You’ve asked for it, and it’s finally arrived. Summer has come to Newburyport! As such, here’s a quick cheat sheet for how to make the best of summer in and around town.  It simply does not get much better than....   Summer In Newburyport: EATS: Go to David's Fish or Tendercrop, then to … [Read more...]

Book an Exciting Summer Tour of the National Refuge in Newburyport

We have taken this tour a few times and it is always informative and great fun. Bring your camera and sense of humor! Join a refuge ranger for a behind the scenes tour of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Tour will beconducted via refuge van, with several brief “drive by” stops along the … [Read more...]

Puppy Love and Rebooting the Senses in Newburyport

It’s easy to walk around with our heads down, shut off from the world. We shelter ourselves with earbuds and cell phones. We believe we participate in everyday reality but let’s face it – the majority of us immerse ourselves in manmade media that is the source of incredible angst. When was the … [Read more...]

Firehouse Presents Importance of Being Earnest

November 9 through November 18, be sure to see the Firehouse version of this famous play directed by Anne Easter Smith. First performed in 1895, at the St. James theater in London it has become one of Oscar Wilde's most beloved plays.  Wilde uses high farce and witty dialogue to explore characters … [Read more...]

Flirting on the Newburyport Boardwalk 2018

You NEVER KNOW who you will run into on the Newburyport Boardwalk ! … [Read more...]

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...]

Successful Newburyport Literary Festival Celebrates Thirteenth Year

They often say no one reads anymore.  Actually, that couldn't be further from the truth for many.  Friday April 27th, the Newburyport Literary Festival will begin the much loved event at the The Old South Church on Federal Street. Leaders, activists, CEOs, and top level executives out read most … [Read more...]

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