December 2014

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Guide to the best sledding hills in NH

We have tips on finding the best hills, great sleds from the plastic to the high-tech, tubing parks and more.

More and more seniors are going mobile

You can take it with you after all, just as long as your recreational vehicle is your house

Could food as medicine be the cure?

The cure for what ails you might be as close as your kitchen

The history of Portsmouth's Christmas fires

Three devastating blazes in 11 years transformed Portsmouth into the city it is today

The Cooper Door Restaurant in Bedford

Haven't visited this finer dining restaurant yet? Here's why you need to go

The decline of local press and reporters is bad news for the public

2014 is the year the bottom dropped out on the local press.

The bygone craft of ice harvesting

Josh Cline is the executive director at the Stonewall Farm in Keene, NH

Your perfect bedroom design

Tips and ideas on how to create a dream-worthy space

Life for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles began in Dover

Did you know that the idea fierce fighters was born in the Granite State?

The Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery

Check out this now-landmark restaurant and full-service butcher shop in Raymond.

Nordic skating in the North East

Nordic skating is an invigorating way to experience winter

"Rocks" by Aerosmith's Joe Perry

It's seems to be a matter of perspective regarding the Aerosmith phenomenon

Racing lawnmowers on NH's frozen lakes and ponds

A cutting-edge way to race

Where to do your holiday shopping in the Port City

Charming Portsmouth and its array of shops is an excellent place to get in the holiday spirit.

Recipe for French Canadian Meat Pie

Regional variations abound, but here's one version of this holiday tradition.

Five Local Tea Shops

Find quality varieties at these New Hampshire tea blenders.

Your Letters from the December 2014 Issue

Coffee Clutch

We’re all entitled to one addiction, assuming it’s legal and not terribly self-destructive.

Getting a new aortic valve (from a cow)

The stress test is just the beginning of the stress

Give Your Holiday Cards an Extra Special Touch

Give your Christmas cards a touch of the time with a stamp from Bethlehem

Celebrate Life with Kathie Lee Gifford

Sampling GIFFT Red Blend and GIFTT Chardonnay 2012

Kicking off the winter season in Lincoln

We start with a mid-December family weekend at Loon mountain, whose north-facing slopes catch winter’s first snow

Our favorite cafés in New Hampshire

Coffee shops build communities with a warm welcome and a creative jolt. Here’s the “crema” the crop.

2014 It List

These influential Granite Staters represent the arts, philanthropy, business, the local food movement, sports, science, education and more. Get to know this year’s who’s who of New Hampshire and how they are helping shape our state.

Bracelets and bangles by Anne Behrsing

A monadnock artist creates jewelry with a light touch

Picking up the tab for local guardswomen lands Sarah Hoidahl internet fame

An appearance on the “Ellen” show is the ticket to Fame for some, but Sarah Hoidahl, pictured here at her day job, says it won’t go to her head
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  • The League of NH Craftsmen presents Celebrating 85 – The Stevens Collection

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    The League of NH Craftsmen presents Celebrating 85 – The Stevens Collection, a fine craft exhibition to honor Norman Stevens' 85th...

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    The 9th Annual Run Your Buns Off 4.2 mile race will take place on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the start of Labor Day Weekend. Individual...

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  • 11th Annual Auction of Historic Proportions

    09.28.18

    The Auction of Historical Proportions will be held on Friday, September 28th at the Historical Society of County, 246 Main Street, Keene, NH from 6...

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