August 2016

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Secret Swimming Spots

So maybe "secret" is a stretch, but if you're looking to escape the summer crowds, then here are our suggestions for beaches other than Hampton, swimming holes and serene lake spots.

The Cottage Industry Art of Snackerty Hollow

Patricia Woodbridge of Barnstead creates intricate miniature houses you can use to decorate your full-sized version.

Local Yoke Jerry Courser

Old-fashioned friendly farmer Jerry Courser talks ox

Hang Gliding in New Hampshire

Want to be a bird? Try a little flying.

Something to Smile About

A local organization brings dental care to those in need

Get Cooking with a Kitchen Remodel

A team of New Hampshire designers offers advice on how to get the most out of a kitchen redo.

The Best Events on the Water This August

Check out our favorite lake and oceanfront events.

Adventurous Travel for the Senior Set

From glamping to academic excursions, the options for adventurous travel aimed at voyagers 60+ are more extensive than ever.

Shopping Trend: Paper Craft

From papier mache to adult coloring books, paper is in — and we have all the intel on where to shop for this trendy craft in the Granite State.

Small Bites: August Food News

Cuisine editor Susan Laughlin breaks down the latest food news from around New Hampshire.

Lemon Zucchini Tea Time Cake with Roasted Hazelnuts

If you have an over-abundant zucchini crop then we have the perfect (and delicious) recipe for you

The Grand at Bedford Village Inn Opens in Style

The new project at Jack Carnevale's Bedford establishment boasts bucolic chic and an on-trend color palette that's very "50 Shades" — of greige.

All in the Cards

Politics shouldn't get lost in the shuffle.

Mixed Message

The curious condition of the local Libertarian Party

Manchester Project Turns Utility into Art

The city's latest public art project, Think Outside the Box, uses traffic signal boxes as an unorthodox canvas.

New Hampshire's Mini Golf Courses

The retro sport of mini golf thrives in the Granite State. When it comes to courses, we say, the kitschier, the better!

The Famous NH Family You've Never Heard Of (Probably)

Do you know about the Hutchinson Family Singers? We're guessing the answer is "no." It's time you learned about this once-famous Milford family that used song to advocate for emancipation in the years leading up to the Civil War.

Debunking Food Allergy Myths

Get the facts on some commonly held beliefs about food allergies.

Step Back in Time in New London

Enjoy a weekend getaway to a town with quite the knack for preserving the past.

Learning to Fly Fish

One newcomer to the Granite State spent a weekend in May learning how to fly fish. See what she learned and perhaps embark on your own fishing adventure.

The New Hampshire Vacation Quiz

A test you can't fail (probably)

Your Letters From the August 2016 Issue

Summer Sonnet

Yo. New Hampshire. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and temperate.
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Our Favorite Upcoming Events

  • Pop-Up Red Carpet Holiday Show

    12.11.18

    This exhibition features a collection of fine studio furniture made by members of the NH Furniture Masters. This is a special opportunity to...

  • Apple Hill Master Class

    12.13.18

    You are invited to join our Master Class with Apple Hill Director Lenny Matczynski and Apple Hill String Quartet violinist Elise Kuder while...

  • "Catching the Light" Guest Artist Show

    11.17.18

    This is an important collection from local artist and photographer, Peter A. Jeschke, and glassblower, Eric Trulson, that have captured the essence...

  • Unwrapping the Past: Book Reading

    01.11.19

    Author Mary Kocinski will read from her new book "Unwrapping the Past, Letters from the Dorothea Dix Hall Association" at the Book...

  • WildQuest Winter Vacation Camp

    02.25.19

    Come join us for a week in the snow! The forest becomes a wintry wonderland in February, and there is so much to do, see and learn. Many animals...

  • On Tap for CASA

    03.23.19

    Think of this as a marathon for people who hate running. Or walking. Or really any kind of race that involves moving. On Tap For CASA, happening...

  • 25th Annual Seacoast Home Show

    04.06.19

    The Seacoast Home Show draws over 2,000 qualified attendees and over 200 exhibitors displaying the latest products and services for homes including...


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