February 2016

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Navigating cholesterol

What works, from the tried-and-true to the new

When you’re a parent...again

Your child can no longer care for her child, so you’ve stepped up and stepped back into the role of parent

How to make the perfect croissant

Recipe from Rich Tango-Lowy of Dancing Lion Chocolate

Dancing Lion Chocolates

Exotic chocolates and pastries in the Queen City

A Passion for Pastry

The old-fashioned American bake shop gives way to a more diverse sweet universe. The bakery café is the new place to "do lunch."

Flood this Earth's Randy Wilson

Randy Wilson, 36, is a soft-spoken man. By trade he’s a nuclear pipe fitter at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He is also the frontman and “death growl” vocalist for his metal band Flood This Earth.

A Chilly Campaign Season

Not even a constitutional amendment could reform this political mess.

Collecting Political Buttons, Swag and Bling

Collecting NH primary paraphernalia turns 100.

Hockey is great for all ages

Even hockey moms are taking up hockey

Shopping Keene's Main Street

What’s not to love about the Elm City’s Main Street?

A Portrait of Franklin Pierce

Franklin Pierce, the only president from New Hampshire, led a rather grim life.

Presidential Longshot Vermin Surpreme

Perennial longshot (to say the least) candidate Vermin Supreme is back with his promise to give a pony to every American, fight zombies and rebuild the Old Man of the Mountain

Woven and Lace Bobbin Jewelry by Lauran Sundin

Taking inspiration and technique from the past to create beautiful contemporary jewelry.

Blizzard in a Sphere

Did you know that some vintage snow globes can bring hundreds of dollars?

Graphic Tales

Joel Christian Gill reveals uncelebrated but important pieces of black history in his graphic novel "Strange Fruit, Volume 1."

Sweet Rides and the Rockers Who Love Them

In the month when we celebrate Valentine’s Day, learn about a different kind of love affair — the type that exists between local musicians (and one local superstar) and their sweet rides.

Eating With the Presidential Candidates

It’s a familiar scene here in the Granite State — presidential candidates trying to win your vote over pancakes and pie. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first-in-the-nation primary, the path to the White House still must go through our diners and restaurants.

Primary Considerations

The Donald has a plan B — it’s called New Trumpshire

Franconia Notch in the Winter

We’ve enjoyed the many attractions of Franconia Notch in the summer and fall, but never stopped to really explore it in the winter — This month we do.

Gloria Norris’ Journey From Nowheresville to “Kookooland”

Don't miss this life-is-stranger-than-fiction memoir from a New Hampshire filmmaker who now calls LA (aka Kookooland) home.

Rescue Mission

There are dozens of non-profit animal shelters, farms and facilities, breed rescue groups and pet adoption agencies across the state. Here are rescue stories with happy endings and information on how you can help.

Your Letters From the February 2016 Issue

Dog Years

Family pets are more than just furry, drooling, hair-shedding, furniture-scratching consumers of costly veterinary services.
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  • Fairy Tales & Fantasies – A Fine Craft Exhibition

    04.06.18

    "Fairy Tales & Fantasies," a fine craft exhibition presented by the League of NH Craftsmen showcases surprising new work from...

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    Slow Living Summit 2018: The Future of Food Entrepreneurship. Strolling of the Heifers and Windham Grows present the Slow Living Summit in...

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    This event is loved by all plant enthusiasts! It features specially cultivated perennial plants and small shrubs, carefully dug from the gardens of...

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    Join us Saturday, June 2nd from 12-5 p.m. here at the brewery in Henniker, NH for our 5th Annual Kickoff to Summer! The event will feature brewery...

  • Family Clay Workshop: Father's Day Mugs

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    Join us June 2nd for an afternoon of creativity and relaxation!  Students will create a customized mug by using stamps, carving designs,...

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    Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities welcome! The race will start near the outdoor amphitheater on Innovative Way for a 2-mile loop on the...

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    Join Spiritual Medium Raylene Sousa as she delivers messages of love, light and healing. As a Conduit for Spirit, Raylene conveys communication...

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    "Art In Bloom" – The Mountain Garden Club’s Annual Gift to the Valley – is a Walking Tour of Jackson Village for Floral...

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      The Opechee Garden Club's 2018 self guided garden tour will be on July 14 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, rain or shine. Tickets are $25.00 and...

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    Seek the Peak welcomes hikers of all ages and abilities to Mount Washington and its neighboring peaks and places of interest in the beautiful White...

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  • Covered Bridge Dance

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    Dance the night away under the stars and the Jackson Covered Bridge on Sunday August 4, 2018 starting at 6 p.m., Featuring... Jon Sarty and the...

  • 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...

  • Great New England Fall Craft & Artisan Show

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    Acclaimed The Best Fairs in the Region!  More than 200 artisans displaying, demonstrating and offering their handmade products of...

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    Acclaimed the Best Fairs in the Region!!  This Holiday event is an evening of Holiday cocktails, Holiday music, free parking, raffles, fine...


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