February 2014

Articles

Loon Mountain's Ice Castle

A winter wonderland made of ice awaits at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire.

Winter Hiking In New Hampshire: The Basics

Summer and fall aren’t the only seasons for hiking - winter hikes offer a whole new view.

A Night Out in Bedford, NH

Bedford, which is enjoying a recent growth spurt, has more to offer than you might think.

Ideas for Creating A Home Spa

Find relaxation and rejuvenation right in the comforts of your own home by creating a personal spa.

Fine Jewelry by Lia Gormley

Lia Gormley's creations feature touches of nature in gold and silver.

Q&A With Skylar Burke

Skylar Burke’s on-camera experience consisted mostly of self-made youtube videos until last year when she was picked to play alongside Russell Crowe in Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah."

Q&A With Bill Warren

In recent years Bill Warren has hiked NH’s 48 4,000-foot mountains and all of New England’s 100 highest.

Gourmet Chocolates

Five gourmet chocolate makers from around the state offer some of the very best sweets.

Exploring Concord, NH

A winter weekend in the state’s capital begins with an art lesson and ends in outer space.

The Christmas Farm Inn

Headed to Jackson, NH, for a romantic winter weekend? We recommend staying at the Christmas Farm Inn.

Seniors and Sleep Problems

Sleep problems are common for seniors but there are some remedies.

Scherenschnitte Valentines

The German art of paper-cutting created some beautiful — and now valuable — valentines.

Scavenged Metal Sculptor Wendy Klemperer

Check out the scavenged metal animals bursting from the walls of the UNH Museum of Art at the Paul Creative Arts Center in Durham, NH.

Famous Products Made in New Hampshire

There are many things to love about New Hampshire besides the beauty of the landscape and our rugged independent spirit.

Parking Down Memory Lane

Winter in New Hampshire is an opportune time to examine how memory works. Nothing suits our shut-in cabin fever chills better than pondering the imponderable.

New Advancements in Cardiac Health

New tools and procedures may bring about a revolution in cardiac care.

Manhattan Recipe from David Mastromatteo of LoMo

Bartender David Mastromatteo of LoMo in Portsmouth, NH, lets you in on the secret to making a perfect Manhattan.

The Common Man Country Store

The Common Man Country Store in Ashland, NH, is an uncommonly great place to shop and linger.

Great Cake Decorating by Erin Gardner

Sweet Genius. That's what the food network named her — Now Erin Gardner has taken another step into sweet stardom.

Grading Gov. Hassan's First Year

Looking back and assessing New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan's first year in office.

Restaurants With a Local Focus in Portsmouth, NH

Our Cuisine Editor Susan Laughlin hit the road to find three Portsmouth restaurants with local sources - all in one day.

One Man's Vintage Valentine Collection

Dover photographer and photo historian Thom Hindle has a collection of more than 150 vintage valentines that feature cameras.

Your Letters From the February 2014 Issue

Reader letters to the Editor from the February, 2014 issue.

Star Power

I was a newlywed at the time, so my romantic instincts were perhaps a little addled, but to me it sure seemed like a great valentine’s day gift when I bought my wife a star from the international star registry.

Photos by NH Astrophotographer Christopher Georgia

Photos of the New Hampshire sky by astrophotographer Christopher Georgia.

New Hampshire's Classic Diners

Come for the food but stay for the warm sense of community, history and tradition at New Hampshire’s classic diners.

Live Juice in Concord, NH

If you are feeling a bit sluggish and over-indulged after the holidays, then a visit to LIVE JUICE should be on your to-do list.

NH Astrophotographer Christopher Georgia

This NH photographer shares some of his stunning work plus a few tips on capturing your own night sky images. We also list some prime places for sky viewing.

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