Canada's capital goes from old to bold with Ottawa 2017

By ALAN SOLOMON Chicago Tribune

Dec 2, 2016

Ottawa is about to launch Ottawa 2017, projected as a world-class party celebrating the country's 150th birthday as a nation, a shindig that could...

Continue reading

Example blog post alt

Rob Burbank's Outdoors with the AMC: Build winter skills in guided outdoor programs


Dec 2, 2016

AMC provides training to help outdoors enthusiasts learn and hone a variety of skills, from map and compass use to snowshoeing to snow-shelter...

Continue reading

Example blog post alt

Cheryl LeBlanc's Nature Vision: Mushrooms


Dec 3, 2016

Most northeastern varieties of mushrooms are found in late summer to fall in many colors. They can be hard to identify from their highly toxic...

Continue reading

Example blog post alt

NH actor George Piehl on past, present, future of Christmas curmudgeon

By DOUG ALDEN New Hampshire Union Leader

Dec 1, 2016

No matter how familiar the character has become, Ebenezer Scrooge's popularity never seems to diminish this time of year.

Continue reading

Food and Dining

Example blog post alt Our Gourmet: Balkan flavors grilling at Crazy Goat Tavern
Example blog post alt Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Gifts from your kitchen
Example blog post alt Tasting Notes with Jim Beauregard: Plan your holiday menu, plan your wine pairings
Example blog post alt Granite Kitchen -- Turkey technique: A day-before rubdown yields a crispier skin

Lifestyles and People

Example blog post alt Gail MarksJarvis' Money Matters: When holiday shopping, be wary of zero percent interest deals
In Brief: High school teams aim for 'Granite State Challenge'
UNH study: More whites are dying in NH than being born
Example blog post alt Susan Nolan's The Journey: Sometimes, you just want to go home
Example blog post alt Milford's Morgan Andrews: A good sport
Example blog post alt Mall of America welcomes its first black Santa
Example blog post alt NH Club Notes: NH Audubon’s open house book sale, craft fair Dec. 10
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed
Union Leader app for Apple iPad or Android *
Click to download from Apple Apps StoreClick to download from Android Marketplace
* e-Edition subscription required

Weekend Top 10

Plan a New Hampshire adventure with our picks for the Top 10 things to do this weekend.

Entertainment and Nightlife


Northeastern Ballet Theatre unwraps trio of ‘Nutcracker’ performances

Northeastern Ballet Theatre (NBT) presents “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Oyster River High School in Durham...