Bluegrass duo Green Heron
Fans of old-time music have a few opportunities to partake of one of the region’s best in the next few weeks, as Green Heron has performances ahead in Boscawen, Barrington and Laconia. Betsy Green and Scott Heron’s deft, delicate instrumental interplay and inspired harmonies make the Continue reading “Harmony united”
Local music news & events
• Groovy time: Among the many configurations keeping her busy, Mica’s Groove Train is the one that solidified Yamica Peterson as a top purveyor of soulful, danceable funk. Featuring Peterson on keys and lead vocals, with guitar, bass, drums and backup singer Suzanne Nicholas, the Continue reading “The Music Roundup 23/01/05”
The Fabelmans (PG-13)
Steven Spielberg directs and co-writes this movie adaptation of what appears to be his childhood in The Fabelmans, a very sweet story of a boy and his camera.
Look, I’m going to use words like “sweet” and “cute” and I mean all of them sincerely even Continue reading “The Fabelmans (PG-13)”
Great Short Books: A Year of Reading — Briefly, by Kenneth C. Davis (Scribner, 448 pages)
In the early stages of the pandemic, Kenneth Davis grew tired of doomscrolling, but he wasn’t up for reading long books. As a compromise, he began to read a collection of tales set Continue reading “Great Short Books: A Year of Reading — Briefly, by Kenneth C. Davis”
Winery Dogs, III (Three Dog Music)
On Feb. 26, 2023, The Winery Dogs will be at Tupelo Music Hall in Derry, New Hampshire. They’re something of a rebirth of the hard rock superband Mr. Big, which older people will remember as an act whose main spotlight was on former Talas Continue reading “Album Reviews 23/01/05”
“I’m an attractive person,” you might say. And you’d be right.
“And,” you might add, “I tip well. I don’t ask for anything complicated when we go out — a gin and tonic, or a sea breeze — something fast and easy to make. So why aren’t the drinks I Continue reading “Gin sour”
Jake Norris of Nashua runs the Wicked Tasty Food Truck (wickedtastytrucks.com, and on Facebook and Instagram) with his business partner, Oliver Beauchemin. Originally from Salem, Norris got his start in the industry working as a line cook for Murphy’s Taproom in Manchester about 15 years ago, eventually working his way Continue reading “In the kitchen with Jake Norris”
LaBelle Winery owner releases debut book
Winemaker Amy LaBelle of LaBelle Winery in Amherst and Derry has opened full-service restaurants, launched her own line of culinary products and enjoyed recognition on the national stage as an entrepreneur — and just as 2022 came to an end, she’s also now a Continue reading “A wine wonderland”
News from the local food scene
• Chilling out: New England’s Tap House Grille of Hooksett is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a special three-day Ice Fest, happening on Thursday, Jan. 12; Friday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 10 p.m. each evening at the Tap Continue reading “The Weekly Dish 23/01/03”
Dog treat baker
Brooke Tilton is the owner of Buff Cake Barkery, a Nashua-based all-natural dog treat business.
Explain your job and what it entails.
I’m the owner and baker for Buff Cake Barkery, which is a gourmet, all-natural treat and custom cookie barkery for dogs. It’s predominantly an online Continue reading “On The Job – Brooke Tilton”