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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    The NH Furniture Masters are proud to present Rising Stars: New Work in Furniture, a collection of work by six talented young designer makers from...

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    Come make some Fall and Thanksgiving food crafts: acorn donut holes, pilgrim hats and turkey place card holders.

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    Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, delivers the 2018 Holden Lecture. In Antisocial Media, Siva...

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    This year, “Face of Winter,” the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment presented by Volkswagen, will bring new and veteran...

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