February 2015

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Practically In Love

With apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

The Seasonally Inspired Local Eatery in Laconia

The Local Eatery offers exactly what the name implies - local food from New Hampshire that changes with the seasons. Plus, Chef Kevin Halligan shares his recipe for chocolate goat cheesecake.

Chocolate Desserts to Die For

The month of love is a great time to indulge in some of the state's best chocolate desserts.

Vicuna Chocolate Factory & Café

Peterborough's Vicuna Chocolate Factory & Café has fresh chocolates, pastries, cocoa husk tea, sipping chocolate and more.

Music 100 Years Ago

An appraisal of a Victor-Victrola, made by the Victor Talking Machine Company.

Fulchino Vineyard

Find something sweet for your sweetheart at Fulchino Vineyards in Hollis.

Unlucky 13

The New Hampshire Statehouse is a lot of things. It is the oldest continuously used statehouse in the country. The building houses the third-largest legislature in the English-speaking world. But did you know it is also a place for superstition?

"What Color is Monday?” by Carrie Cariello

A beautifully written true book about a family's experiences with Jack, a young boy with autism.

Romance and Retail in North Conway

North Conway has many winter outdoor activities to offer but we think you should stay warm and check out the shops.

Jeweler Tanya Cherepova of Merrimack

Jeweler Tanya Cherepova's style varies from delicate flowers to geometric combinations to abstract curvilinear shapes.

Ski Jumping

What does it take to fly fearlessly through the air? Learn a little more about ski jumping and its place in New Hampshire's winter sports scene.

The Old Man Lives (On a T-shirt)

A T-shirt competition for New Hampshire students commemorates the iconic granite profile.

When It's More Than Just Snoring

If you snore, you might have a serious condition called sleep apnea. Here's how to recognize this sleep disorder.

Your Letters from the February 2015 Issue

Great Skiing and Food Await in Lyme

A February snowstorm suggests a weekend of village pleasures and skiing at the uncrowded Dartmouth Skiway.

The Man Who Mapped NH's White Mountains

Bradford Washburn — renowned explorer, pioneering cartographer and mountain photographer — lived through nearly all of the 20th century. He was born when aircraft was in its infancy and died when GPS instantly mapped every corner of the globe. Washburn was a man ahead of his time and, when he died in 2007 at the age of 96, the last of his kind.

UNH A Cappella Group Appeared on NBC’s “Today” Show

At Christmas, Jack Gilman president of UNH a cappella group Not Too Sharp, got to accompany his friends on a trip to New York city for a special appearance on NBC’s “Today” show.

New Recommendations for Giving CPR

New guidelines support focusing on compressions rather than the breathing part of CPR.

Simply Great

Just as 2014 was coming to a close, NH’s theatre family lost a dear friend named Kevin Riley. He was a friend of mine too. Not a close one, but a guy I was glad to know. I never heard him speak an unkind word about anyone — and in the ego-driven world of theatre, that’s rare.

Q&A with Surprise Speaker Shawn Jasper

In December one of the biggest surprises in years occurred when the state’s House of Representatives picked 11-term Hudson Republican Shawn Jasper to be that body’s leader.

Chef James Haller Reflects on the Blue Strawbery

The Portsmouth food scene today is well respected, but credit for its first bright light belongs to Chef James Haller and the Blue Strawbery.

Arts in the North Country

Head up north and you might expect wilderness and solitude in lieu of culture and community. However, when you emerge north of the Notch, you may be surprised to find a thriving, exciting and vibrant art scene that calls Littleton and the surrounding area its home.

Where to Find Music and Theatre in the North this Winter

These great venues - including Opera North, the Weathervane Theatre and more - don't turn off the lights when the snow starts to fly.
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