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Time to Play Ball: Fisher Cats Baseball is a Hit!

Spring is here and so is Baseball. Join the NH Fisher Cats for their official Opening Day on April 14th at 6:35pm. The sun is shining, the grass is green, the team is ready to play, and the front office staff is gearing up for the season.

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Behind the Scenes with the Manchester Monarchs

Manchester is a sports loving city! The Manchester Monarchs bring the thrill of hockey to the Queen City throughout the fall and winter months. Recently, Red Oak was invited for a behind the scenes tour of the Verizon Arena to find out about the inner workings of the team and the amazing facility that they call home.          

We were greeted at the rear of the arena by Matt Johnson, the Coordinator of Public Relations for the Monarchs, to begin our Insider Tour! Matt led us through a labyrinth of hallways under the stands to reach the Monarch’s Locker room. The hallways were lined with framed newspaper articles about the many Monarch victories and noteworthy accomplishments.  

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Dining at Portland Pie

Dining out is fun, delicious and social. It is one of the best parts of The Red Oak Life!  There are many great options in Manchester, NH and one of our favorites is the Portland Pie Company on Elm Street. 

This Maine based pizzeria is much more than dough and sauce. The menu carries a wide variety of classic sandwiches, wraps, salads and pastas too.

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Meet Your Friends from Red Oak for Happy Hour in Manchester

New Englander’s are proud folk.  Everyone thinks their state is superior.  And sure, our nearby neighbors have things to be proud of.  Maine has lobsters and lighthouses, Vermont has cheese and Ben and Jerry’s, and I’ve been told Massachusetts probably has something nice (Science Museum maybe?)…  However, there is one thing we have in New Hampshire that raises us above our border bros:  Happy Hour! 

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Best Restaurants in Manchester NH

We all love to dine out.  There are so many great restaurants in the Manchester NH region that it is overwhelming at times to make a good choice.  From fine dining to take out, there is something for every taste and type of food.  We are often asked to recommend a place to our new residents and associates.
Here are our recommendations for the Top 5 Restaurants in the Manchester, New Hampshire area.

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How to Talk to Your Butcher

In Southern New Hampshire it is a luxury to visit a butcher shop.  The norm is to get all our meats from the chain supermarkets where everything is wrapped in plastic and appears on Styrofoam trays.  This trend has made many of think about the benefits of knowing the source of our food and having a say in the freshness of it. 

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