January 2016

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Swimming in Freezing Winter Water

Gary Sredzienski was the first person to swim from Portsmouth to the Isles of Shoals in the winter.

Find Skiing, Great Food, Local Art and More in Henniker

The weekend promised to be typically cold for January, so we went to the town Henniker to ski on some of the state’s sunniest slopes.

Ocean Liner Memorabilia Can Be Worth a Boatload

This International Silver Company ice bucket is worth a surprising amount.

It's All About the Pancakes at Polly's

Thanks to recent renovations, local favorite Polly’s Pancake Parlor is now open during the winter.

Healthy Cafés

It’s the New Year and a new you. Start on your path to healthier eating by choosing to visit health-oriented cafés for lunch when you dine out.

Warm Up With Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese lovers will be delighted with Mr. Mac's in Manchester and Portsmouth. Plus, make your own at home with the recipe for the restaurant's Swiss mac and cheese.

Losing Your Home

Ignoring unpaid taxes can lead to big trouble — fast. Here's what to do (and what not to do) if you find yourself fighting to keep your home.

ADHD in Adults

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can - and does - affect adults as well as children.

NHPR Host Brady Carlson

NHPR host Brady Carlson publishes a whirlwind gravesite tour of deceased US presidents.

Reasons For Going Vegan

Whether you just want to try something new and healthy or want to ditch meat and animal products for good, here are some great vegan places in New Hampshire.

The 2016 Presidential Candidates as You've Never Seen Them

In the fall and winter of 2015, photographer Mark Ostow made it his quest to capture a fresh, unfiltered look at nearly every presidential candidate (that’s more than 20). He filed those images with just two publications: New Hampshire Magazine and The Atlantic.

Artist and Sculptor Boyan Moskov

Why an artist turns from creating functional pottery to sculpture.

Yes, We Don’t

While our votes show that we like to shake things up in Washington, Granite Staters seem to like the status quo in NH.

Shopping in Downtown Manchester

You might be surprised that downtown Manchester offers sophisticated shopping within walking distance.

Using Whimsy to Teach About Dinosaurs

“We Thought You’d Never Ask” by Adele Maurier with illustrations by Peter Noonan uses humor and whimsy to teach children about life in the period that extends from the Triassic through the Cretaceous eras.

Diary of a Power Outage

It starts with the dreaded flicker.

How NH Defied the Feds, Mob and Church to Create the First State Lottery

In 1964 we hosted the first state-run lottery at Rockingham Park in Salem, a horse race that sparked a national sensation and scandal and put us in the crosshairs of the mob, media and the church.

In Their Own Words: Neil Levesque

Meet Neil Levesque, the executive director of the NH Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College, and let him tell you about his role in celebrating the 100th anniversary of our first-in-the-nation primary.

Speakeasy Bars

Get a taste of the bootlegging days at these bars in New Hampshire.

Bottling Time

Who doesn’t want to give the future a piece of their mind?

New Hampshire Is Ski Country

From the best mountain for families and beginners to challenges for seasoned pros, New Hampshire's ski country has something for all skiing abilities.

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