Concord has all kinds of fun running groups
Apr26

Concord has all kinds of fun running groups

If you’ve been outside at all in the past few weeks, chances are you’ve probably seen some people running. Nice weather tends to bring everybody out of the woodwork. Running tends to be a fairly individual endeavor – it’s hard to really have a conversation or concentrate hard on something while you’re exerting so much physical energy. Plus, if you want to run with somebody else, you kind of both need to be at about the same level so...

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CRTC culinary is taking its meal to nationals
Apr26

CRTC culinary is taking its meal to nationals

Just take a look at this menu. The starter is called White Mountain Filet and includes braised bistro filet, exotic mushrooms and shallots, atop a gorgonzola and basil potato pancake with a Merlot sauce. The entree is Salmon Shoals Style, with a three cheese couscous and quinoa, butternut squash, cranberry sauteed Swiss chard, a New Hampshire maple mustard sauce and fried leeks. And for dessert, it’s a white chocolate, strawberry and...

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What makes a good running shoe, anyway?
Apr26

What makes a good running shoe, anyway?

Running is more than just a mode of transportation or a hobby these days – it’s a science. Gone are the days when serious runners put on Converse All-Stars and knee-high tube socks before heading out for a 5-mile jog. Nope, it’s all about engineered, high-tech, custom-fit, super-lightweight, shock-absorbing, moisture-wicking materials nowadays. Who knew running could be so technical? Well, Sean Gray, for one. He’s the store manager at...

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Now, that is how you do a portrait
Apr26

Now, that is how you do a portrait

Artist Michael Lemire has put together a portrait series of Native American Indians, and it’s currently on display inside 2 Pillsbury St. The exhibit features detailed pencil drawings, done by Lemire, and will be hanging through June. These drawings are so life like, it’s like they are just going to strike up a conversation with you.

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Boston Marathon catchup
Apr26

Boston Marathon catchup

Sometimes we write about people who are working toward a goal or doing something really awesome that isn’t complete. And it probably leaves all of you wondering how the story ends. Well, if you can remember all the way back to about six weeks ago, we told you about these two friends, Marshall Crane and Jeremy Woodward. They both live in Concord and both just so happened to be training to run the Boston Marathon. Woodward, who was...

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We caught up with pro athlete Amber Ferreira
Apr26

We caught up with pro athlete Amber Ferreira

In need of some running know-how, we checked in with Concord’s Amber Ferreira, a professional triathlete, local coach and physical therapist at the Center For Sports Medicine, to learn all about the sport. Since becoming a professional athlete in 2011, Ferreira has competed in 14 full Ironmans and 20 half Ironmans, along with a bunch of marathons, too. And she plans on doing four more Ironmans this year. What are the first things you...

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