Love

Feb 08, 2011
2:54 PM

Young love

Little kids are hysterical. They're even funnier when they talk about love. Last week, the Insider ventured down to Kimball-Walker school to ask a crop of third-graders what they thought about L-O-V-E. Here are their responses. Sophie Brandt, age 9 Do you have a boyfriend? "Some people in our school like to date. Some people in third grade do but I’m not one of them." How do you tell someone you love them? "They…

Feb 08, 2011
12:00 AM
this week in concord history

The city gets its first movie, complete with watermelon

Feb. 8, 1897 - Concord's first movie plays at White's Opera House. The show includes bathers at Rahway, N.J., a watermelon-eating contest, a mounted policeman stopping a runaway horse and a three-minute boxing match featuring Gentleman Jim Corbett. "There is nothing fake about it," the Monitor reviewer reports, adding that the pictures are "vivid and truthful."Feb. 8, 1943 - The crew of…

Feb 08, 2011
12:00 AM
straight outta concord

SIG brings his signature style back to NHTI

The Crocker Center at New Hampshire Technical Institute was taken over by some hardcore hip-hop last week. Artists from Manchester's Frunt Runnaz Productions banded together with rising star and NHTI alumnus Ahntwan Harris, better known in the rap community as SIG, to put on what they called the first in the "SIG Concert Series."About 100 fans and NHTI students piled into the tiny concert area to hear…

Feb 08, 2011
12:00 AM

Free love advice from a lawyer!

Maybe it's because we didn't get enough love as little Insiders, but if you're anything like us, you know Valentine's Day is less about romance and more about mocking those out on romantic dates with their fancy-shmancy chocolates and overpriced champagne.And, since misery loves company, who better than to speak to this time of year than a divorce attorney? Concord lawyer Heather Krans was happy to…

Feb 08, 2011
12:00 AM
Letter

No naan for you, Food Snob

Dear Insiders,Read with interest, as always, the Food Snob's "Culinary Journey through Egypt."Think about your suggestion regarding the serving of pita bread. It's from the Middle East, as is Egypt (poor, distressed country in upheaval), so it is entirely correct and why it was served.Naan, delicious as it might be, is from India which is some distance away, actually…

Feb 08, 2011
12:00 AM
the grammarnator

Get your Zambonis straight

The Grammarnator has recently had difficulty sending e-mail to The Insider, but the problem was solved last week. Here are a few belated items for which his fans have no doubt been waiting.One devoted reader submits this quandary: A salesperson says, "You get a rebate for free with that." Is this correct? Shouldn't it simply be "You get a rebate free with that" or even "You get a free…

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