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City Council Meeting Tonight!
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City Council Meeting Tonight!

Have you heard about the meeting tonight about form based zoning? Portsmouth City Council meets tonight to discuss the proposed addition of a new article that will “encourage new buildings that fit in well with the surrounding context.” The revised ordinance includes more requirements for future builders to maintain the historical image of downtown and the … Continue reading

Wholefoods, Conference Center & Parking Garage head to HDC; CUP repealed
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Wholefoods, Conference Center & Parking Garage head to HDC; CUP repealed

Last night, people for and against the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) came out to speak in City Hall. After two and a half hours of public comment City Councilors strategically worked together to reach a solution that they felt best represented the needs of the City and its citizens. Councilors first voted unanimously on an amendment to the Mayor’s repeal … Continue reading

Portsmouth Sidewalk Service
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Portsmouth Sidewalk Service

Have you seen this article in the Patch? Several local businesses are applying for approval to serve alcohol as part of their sidewalk dining services this summer. Restaurants included in this application are: Popovers on the Square Rí Rá Portsmouth State Street Saloon Surf The District British Beer Company BRGR Bar Tonight’s City Council meeting … Continue reading