August 2016

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Secret Swimming Spots

So maybe "secret" is a stretch, but if you're looking to escape the summer crowds, then here are our suggestions for beaches other than Hampton, swimming holes and serene lake spots.

The Cottage Industry Art of Snackerty Hollow

Patricia Woodbridge of Barnstead creates intricate miniature houses you can use to decorate your full-sized version.

Local Yoke Jerry Courser

Old-fashioned friendly farmer Jerry Courser talks ox

Hang Gliding in New Hampshire

Want to be a bird? Try a little flying.

Get Cooking with a Kitchen Remodel

A team of New Hampshire designers offers advice on how to get the most out of a kitchen redo.

The Best Events on the Water This August

Check out our favorite lake and oceanfront events.

Adventurous Travel for the Senior Set

From glamping to academic excursions, the options for adventurous travel aimed at voyagers 60+ are more extensive than ever.

Shopping Trend: Paper Craft

From papier mache to adult coloring books, paper is in — and we have all the intel on where to shop for this trendy craft in the Granite State.

Small Bites: August Food News

Cuisine editor Susan Laughlin breaks down the latest food news from around New Hampshire.

Lemon Zucchini Tea Time Cake with Roasted Hazelnuts

If you have an over-abundant zucchini crop then we have the perfect (and delicious) recipe for you

The Grand at Bedford Village Inn Opens in Style

The new project at Jack Carnevale's Bedford establishment boasts bucolic chic and an on-trend color palette that's very "50 Shades" — of greige.

All in the Cards

Politics shouldn't get lost in the shuffle.

Mixed Message

The curious condition of the local Libertarian Party

Manchester Project Turns Utility into Art

The city's latest public art project, Think Outside the Box, uses traffic signal boxes as an unorthodox canvas.

New Hampshire's Mini Golf Courses

The retro sport of mini golf thrives in the Granite State. When it comes to courses, we say, the kitschier, the better!

The Famous NH Family You've Never Heard Of (Probably)

Do you know about the Hutchinson Family Singers? We're guessing the answer is "no." It's time you learned about this once-famous Milford family that used song to advocate for emancipation in the years leading up to the Civil War.

Debunking Food Allergy Myths

Get the facts on some commonly held beliefs about food allergies.

Step Back in Time in New London

Enjoy a weekend getaway to a town with quite the knack for preserving the past.

Learning to Fly Fish

One newcomer to the Granite State spent a weekend in May learning how to fly fish. See what she learned and perhaps embark on your own fishing adventure.

The New Hampshire Vacation Quiz

A test you can't fail (probably)

Your Letters From the August 2016 Issue

Summer Sonnet

Yo. New Hampshire. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and temperate.
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