The Market Days 2014 Issue

Jul 15, 2014
2:55 PM

This Market Days preview is so good, you’ll want to kiss us

Memorial Day may be the unofficial kickoff to summer, but the season doesn’t hit full swing in Concord until everyone’s favorite summertime festival returns to Main Street. Well, it’s time – Market Days is back this Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. There’s something for everyone at Market Days – well, except people who hate having fun – and this…

Jul 15, 2014
10:45 AM
Red Mamba

Hangin’ with the Bonners – oh, and the Larry O’Brien trophy

As you all know, Matt Bonner is a bit of a legend around these parts. And it’d be hard to find someone who thought otherwise. In the late 1990s, Bonner led Concord High School to three straight Class L boys basketball championships and went on to a successful four-year career at the University of Florida. And in case you forgot, Bonner just won his second NBA championship last month with the San Antonio Spurs,…

Jul 15, 2014
2:42 PM
Is that a metal robot selfie?

An outdoor adventure at Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden

Need something to spruce up the yard this summer? Well look no further than Mill Brook Gallery’s 17th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit. From bronze to steel, and granite to wood, there’s just about any type of art your little heart could desire. And you can go see it all. Mill Brook is open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment, and the exhibit will be on display through Oct. 26.

Jul 15, 2014
11:51 AM
Flying high

Nothing like a good ol’ story of Revolutionary War capture the flag

Usually, a game of capture the flag results in one side holding on to the aforementioned piece of fabric for only a short amount of time. And that’s because typically it means the start of a new battle. Although the same cannot be said about the Revolutionary War (or any war for that fact.) So when the 9th Regiment of Foot, British Army commanded by Lt. Col. John Hill captured two flags belonging to the…

Jul 15, 2014
11:36 AM

Adventure Shopping

Since Ocean State Job Lots’ slogan is ‘Adventure Shopping,’ we headed down to find the most adventurous items in the store. It’s like a safari you take right here in Concord!

Jul 15, 2014
11:03 AM
Just sit back and listen

Montblanc String Quartet to perform concert at music school

So we have a question for you: What do Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joaquín Turina and Felix Mendelssohn have in common? Well, if you’re like us, the fact that Mozart is one of the three clues says that it has something to do with classical music. If not for his inclusion, the other two names would have flown right over our heads, too. (Insert hand gesture.) And in case you didn’t know, all three are in fact famous classical composers, so that’s one thing they share and another is that each one will have a piece of theirs performed at the Concord Community Music School on Friday. “The music…

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