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Art from Dos Amigos, painted by Gordon Moore. 0

July 16, 2013
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We don’t know what this rusting piece of metal is, but it’s very intriguing! 0

July 16, 2013
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Recessed concrete and groundwater lead to this creepy ground eyes effect. Somebody’s watching us! 0

July 16, 2013
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Some inspirational graffiti from a downtown (Downton?) alley. 0

July 16, 2013

Pat and the Hats to make Market Days debut

Market Days participants Pat and the Hats have a sound that is somewhat difficult to categorize. Even band member Brenden Harisiades had a hard time getting too specific. “We always get asked that, and I guess the blanket phrase would be original rock and roll,” Harisiades said. “But we touch… 0

July 16, 2013

The Insider’s Market Days preview

One of Concord’s most anticipated annual events is back again! Market Days takes over downtown July 18-20 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. All your favorite events and activities are back, and there are a host of new things to do this year, too! How about multiple stages with live music going almost nonstop? Top that!… 0

July 16, 2013
It’s actually not super hard being green

The Jordan Institute brings the heat to buildings in Concord and beyond

Hall of Fame football coach Bill Parcells infamously lamented his lack of input in personnel decisions when departing the New England Patriots by saying, “They want you to cook the dinner; at least they ought to let you shop for some of the groceries.” The Jordan Institute, a nonprofit energy reduction think tank… 0

July 16, 2013
Hot dog vendor of the week

John Whartenby tells us what’s on the menu at Poison Pete’s (it’s not poison)

Name: John WhartenbyOwner, Poison Pete’s hot dog stand outside the Everett Arena (The name honors a hot dog vendor that folks used to patronize in Whartenby’s neighborhood in New York City when he was growing up.) Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. What’s the most… 0

July 16, 2013
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John Whartenby serves up dogs at Poison Pete’s. Don’t let the name fool you – it’s an homage to the best hot dog stand in Whartenby’s childhood neighborhood. 0

July 16, 2013

This Week In Concord History

July 16, 1864: A year after the Legislature announced that “any city or town” might bid to build a new State House, legislators vote to keep Concord as state capital. The price: The city must build a street on the south side of State House grounds (Capitol Street) and rebuild the cramped 44-year-old State House. It will do so by the following year at a staggering cost… 0

July 16, 2013