The Red Oak Life Blog

Local Shopping Gems in Manchester, NH

Manchester NH is a great place to call home for many reasons.  One of the best things we like about this city, the largest in New Hampshire, are the great opportunities for shopping in the downtown.

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5 Favorite Lunch Spots in Manchester

The Queen City has lots of fun activities for people to enjoy.  Some of our favorites are visiting the Palace Theater, the SEE Science Center, the Currier Art Museum or creating our own art at MUSE Paintbar.  All of these activities get your appetite going!  Here are some popular lunch spots in Manchester for you to enjoy when you are out and about.

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Fall and Halloween Events in Manchester and New England

New England and New Hampshire are known for many things, but one of the biggest draws to the area is the Fall Foliage during September, October and early November. You could search the world, but the best place to see the leaves changing color is right here in your backyard.  Here are some ideas for places you could go to enjoy the Fall Foliage and Halloween.

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The Lowdown on Popular Coffee Shops in Manchester, NH

Coffee is popular.  Did you know that 64% of American adults drink coffee?  There are many varieties of specialty coffee drinks that you can enjoy in your local coffee shop.  Many offer free Wi-Fi, lunch and breakfast items as well as entertainment on special occasions. Here are some of our favorites in Manchester, NH

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The Lowdown on Manchester Pet Services

The bond between humans and dogs is extremely close and is founded on loyalty. Dogs crave human affection and humans love the companionship. As adult life gets increasingly busy and full of events and work, it is important that pets get the attention that they need. Luckily here in Manchester, there are many businesses that focus on the needs of pets and the importance of social interaction. From walking and pet care, to training and dog supplies, there are many ways to keep dogs from feeling lonely while their owners are off at work or vacation. Here are just a few of the businesses around the city that offer these services. 

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Location Lowdown:  Farmer’s Markets around Manchester, NH

In New Hampshire, the opening of the local farmer’s market is a sure sign that summer is here and the growing season is producing fresh foods, fruits and veggies.  Visiting a farmer’s market is fun because you can speak directly to the person who is growing the food you will buy and eat.

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