April 2014

Articles

New and Noteworthy Design Trends

Always stick with your personal style, but here are a few of the latest trends to offer inspiration.

Poets Rule

Plato’s utopia was ruled by philosopher kings. We could do worse. In fact, with the current state of politics, it might behoove us to require a philosophy degree for anyone seeking high office.

How Scott Brown Changes Our Ideas About NH Politics

Former Senator Scott Brown's potential run in NH has taught us quite a bit about politics in the Granite State.

What Gets Granite Staters Excited? The Sox

New Hampshire natives are not an excitable bunch, unless they're watching the Red Sox.

The Organic Year by Photographer Karrah Kwasnik

A local photographer’s unique book follows a family’s relationship with the land on Tuckaway and Sheltering Rock Farm in Lee.

Winter Magic in Candia and Raymond

A romantic sleigh ride followed by dinner at a Best of NH award-winning restaurant make for an unexpected adventure in Candia and Raymond.

Classic Cakes by Becky Johnson

Becky Johnson of Laconia compiled a lovely book full of vintage cake recipes that were popular in the '50s.

White Whiskey From Nashua's Djinn Spirits

Try this white whiskey that's produced with little to no aging in traditional charred whiskey barrels.

NH Textile Artist Laura Morrison

All of Concord, NH textile artist Laura Morrison's work is done by hand from crocheted forms to appliquéd layers to embroidery embellishment and rows of tiny beads.

Goat Milk Products You'll Love

Goat's milk has many benefits, including the fact that it rarely causes lactose intolerance. Here are five great NH products to try.

The Basics of Birding

Springtime in New Hampshire is the perfect time for bird watching and it doesn't take much to get started.

Shopping in Peterborough, New Hampshire

Visit the many shops of Peterborough to find springtime color and warmth.

A New Hampshire Chinook Wins at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Five-year-old Birr won Best of Breed honors for the Chinook at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Interview with NH Beekeeper Barbara Lawler

Lawler is the president of the NH Beekeepers Association and vice president of the Capital Area Beekeepers Association.

Your Letters From the April 2014 Issue

New Hampshire Strong

After the Boston Marathon bombing songwriting duo Ernest Thompson and Joe Deleault worked together to create a song inspired by "Boston Strong."

April 10 is Opening Day on the Decks of Portsmouth

There still may be snow on the ground, but the decks of Portsmouth restaurants are ready for opening day in April.

Welcome Spring in Chesterfield, NH

As the snow melts away, it’s time to get outdoors and watch the flowers bloom in Chesterfield.

Treating Varicose Veins

It's not just about wanting to look good. Varicose vein treatments can help you get a leg up on health.

The Benefits of Therapeutic Animals for Seniors

For both kids and adults, pets can provide comfort, confidence and healing.

Appraisal of a Luigi Lucioni Etching

An etching by preeminent American etcher Luigi Lucioni is appraised.

Grandmother’s Guest: The Blue Lady of Wilton

A grandmother uses storytelling to explain the unexplainable to her granddaughter.

NH's Amanda McCann Runs for Those Who Can't

She was a volunteer in the medical tent at the 2013 Boston Marathon - One year after the bombing she'll return as a runner. She'll also be joining the One Run For Boston, a nonstop 24/7 cross-country relay.

Affordable (and Delicious) Dining at SNHU's The Quill

Affordable gourmet food is offered at Southern New Hampshire University's teaching restaurant The Quill.

Synchronized Swimming in New Hampshire

Behind the scenes (and under the water) with a New Hampshire synchronized swimming team.

Finding Treasure at NH's Transfer Stations

NH’s recycling centers and transfer stations are hotbeds of creativity, providing raw materials for artists, inspiration for teachers and even settings for the occasional birthday party.

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Featured Events

  • League of NH Craftsmen's Fair

    08.02.14

    The League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair is now 81 years old, and this year there’s more to see and do than ever before. The fair showcases...

  • Festival of Fireworks

    08.16.14

    Atlas PyroVision Productions is pleased to announce that after a two year hiatus, the annual Festival of Fireworks has found a new home at...

  • Nashua Restaurant Week Farmers Dinner

    09.21.14

    The first annual Restaurant Week Farmers Dinner will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014, in downtown Nashua. This farm-to-table event is a...

  • Barry Camp Wild Game Culinary Adventure

    09.26.14

    Participants get hands-on instruction and practice dressing wild game, cutting meat and planning game menus in a rustic weekend setting. Contact...


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