December 2013

Articles

Seacoast Winter Brew Fest

The Seacoast Winter Brew Fest, happening Feb. 22, 2014, kicks off Portsmouth Beer Week.

Maine's Baxter Brewing Co. Coming to New Hampshire

Maine's all-cans Baxter Brewing Co., based in Lewiston, just announced that they'll be distributing in New Hampshire starting in January 2014.

Schilling Beer Co. Opens in Littleton

There’s craft beer happening north of the Notch! Schilling Beer Co. is located in Littleton, New Hampshire.

Jason Sanderson - The Most Interesting (Wolfman) in New Hampshire

This wrestler-turned-novelist might be the 
only bishop with a beer named after him.

December 2013 Letters to the Editor

Your letters from the December 2013 issue.

An Appraisal of a Vintage Colander

Though it doesn't have great monetary value, this inherited colander is a great example of ingenuity.

Do You Need Long-term Care Insurance?

To buy or not to buy — this is a hard decision as costs for long-term care insurance trend upward.

Skip the Plastic and Get a Real Christmas Tree

Moving to New Hampshire taught author Mark Marony the value of an actual Christmas tree versus the fake plastic kind.

Growing Holly in New Hampshire

Holly has been used to mark the winter solstice (and Christmas more recently) since the Iron Age.

Local NH Food for the Holidays

Fill your table and holiday parties with local food and drink all made right here in New Hampshire.

The Distance

There’s one thing certain about the Christmas season: it’s a time that we go all out.

Concord's Midnight Merriment

Unwrap Concord during this special holiday shopping event, Midnight Merriment on December 6.

Renaissance Glassworks Inc.

Put the joy back in winter with the simple beauty of cut glass.

Heating with Wood Stoves

Wood stoves create a warm and cozy atmosphere — while helping you save on the oil bill.

Q&A With "Santa" Konrad Kayne

Did you know there were real reindeer in the state? Not domesticated ones, but straight from the wild. They live at Charmingfare Farm in Candia and are looked after by Santa, also known as Konrad Kayne.

Q&A With Beard Master Justin Kelcourse

Portsmouth's Justin Kelcourse competes in the World Beard and Moustache Championships.

Learn About Mushing

Mushing is a great way to enjoy the winter woods. Learn about the basics with expert advice from Neil Beaulieu.

Trending Political Topics in New Hampshire

Author James Pindell looks back on the year in politics and discovers a few trends.

A Romantic B&B Stay in Deerfield

Spend a cozy night at the Wild Orchard Guest Farm in Deefield, New Hampshire

Review of "Cotton Cocktails" by Chef Jeffrey Paige

"Cotton Cocktails" makes a great gift, plus find an idea on how to spice up the book's eggnog recipe with Red Stag by Jim Beam.

Aissa Sweets

Food writer Barbara Lauterbach finds her new favorite pastries at Aissa Sweets in Concord, NH.

Entertain with Good Coffee and Cookies

Good, quality coffee and tasty cookies are the perfect holiday entertaining finishing touches.

Review of Mike Morin's Fifty Shades of Radio

A popular NH radio personality, WZID's Mike Morin, "tears away the tinsel" of his job

Food Gift Baskets

Have a foodie on your list? Any one of these gift baskets is sure to please.

Tips for Fighting the Flu

Getting a flu shot is step one, but here are some other things you can do to fight the flu.

New Hampshire Holiday Greeting Cards

Put actual pen to actual paper this holiday season with these local greeting cards.

Christmas Getaway to Bethlehem

For a pre-Christmas getaway, how can we resist a town named Bethlehem? Especially when we heard about a new B&B in a log house.

La Marca Prosecco

Consider Prosecco as an alternative to Champagne for your holiday celebrations.

New Hampshire Gift Ideas

Stay out of the malls and the big box stores with these local gift ideas from music to cozy sweaters.

2013 It List

These 19 Granite Staters have influenced, shaped and put NH on the map with their contributions to philanthropy, athletics, political action, performing arts, business success and more. Find out who’s “It” for 2013.

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Featured Events

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    Celebrate family, community and autumn's approach with Bavarian-inspired Schilling beers and local foods at Schilling Beer Co.'s...

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    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...

  • NH Humanities Council’s Annual Dinner

    09.30.14

    This year’s dinner features keynote speaker Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon. The event gathers the state’s corporate,...

  • Barrel Tasting Weekend in the Lakes Region

    10.04.14

    The six participating wineries include Coffin Cellars, Gilmanton Winery, Sap House Meadery, Haunting Whisper Vineyards, Newfound Lake Vineyards...

  • Center for Wildlife's “Whooo’s There Series Kick Off: Adult Autumn Owl Prowl”

    10.10.14

    Join Center for Wildlife to learn all about our feathered fliers of the night, owls! We'll share information about native species, natural...

  • Technology Forum

    10.23.14

    IMSYS-Integrated Mobile Systems is bringing together some of the best minds and products in safety, access control and surveillance security to...

  • NHBEA 90th Conference

    10.24.14

    The New Hampshire Business Education Association [NHBEA], the premier business educator organization in New Hampshire, announces their 90th NHBEA...

  • NH Brewfest

    10.25.14

    Held on the grounds of Redhook Ale Brewery, this event is a special fundraiser for the Prescott Park Arts Festival in...


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