June 2013

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Loudon and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Feel the thrills of driving over 100 mph at the Exotic Racing Experience at the NH Motor Speedway in Loudon.

Where to Eat BBQ in New Hampshire

Five spots in New Hampshire that serve up BBQ so good you'll swear you've traveled out of New England.

June 2013 Letters to the Editor

Your letters from the June 2013 issue.

Road Stories

Author Bill Bryson, who I met when he lived in Hanover, told me he accepted the title “travel writer” mostly as a convenience for bookstore shelves. He did write about rides in the family car and hiking the A.T. but he also summed up pretty much the entire known universe in his “A Short History of Nearly Everything.”

Appraisal of An Early 20th Century Sailor’s Valentine

Sailor’s valentines vary in price and some can sell for more than $10,000. Intricacy, color, pattern, condition and age are all important in determining value.

Review of Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment by Katrina Kenison

If there is a book that might change your life for the better, “Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment” by Katrina Kenison might be the one.

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga on the Water

Moondala Yoga Studio and Full Moon Paddleboard in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, offer Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga.

How Sweet Shopping is in Walpole, NH

Walpole offers great shopping destinations to go along with its famous chocolatier, L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates.

Hiking, Art and Fine Cuisine in Eaton and Snowville, NH

A June weekend is the perfect time to slide the kayaks into Crystal Lake and to savor Eaton and Snowville’s lively dining and arts scene.

Zipline Adventures in New Hampshire

View the New Hampshire landscape from a new perspective - while you zip through the trees!

Interview With Alfred Thomas Catalfo

Alfred Thomas Catalfo leads two intertwined lives — he’s a successful Dover personal injury attorney and he’s also an up-and-coming filmmaker. He says the skills needed for both are similar and he doesn’t feel the need to choose between the two.

Interview With Food Writer J.M. Hirsch

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but for most people, lunch is certainly the most boring. J.M. Hirsch sets out to change that and uses his daily lunch prep for his son as a teachable moment for America.

Simple City Dress by Katy Brown Solsky

The woman behind the summer Arts Markets happening in Concord, Claremont and Dover will begin selling her own colorful clothing.

The Palace Theatre Kitchen Tour Benefit

The annual Palace Theatre Kitchen Tour showcases some of the best kitchen designs in Bedford and Amherst.

Defining NH Politicians With One Phrase

What is placed in between the commas after a name is probably the most important words in any story about any person in any walk of life.

The Sap House Meadery's Dry Hopped Blueberry Mead

The Sap House Meadery in Center Ossipee offers a variety of meads for sipping and recently won an award for their Sugar Maple. Give their Dry Hopped Bluebrry mead a try!

Review of MacDaddy’s Rollin’ Smoke BBQ

Want award-winning Kansas City-style barbeque in NH? Pulled pork sliders, Carolina-style coleslaw, smoked mac and cheese with Andouille sausage or deep-dish smoked chicken enchiladas ring your bell? Well, then you may already know about mobile caterers MacDaddy’s Rollin’ Smoke BBQ.

Where to Find the Best Cocktails for Summer in NH

Our Food Editor discovered the best and most refreshing cocktails perfect for a warm New Hampshire summer evening.

Review of The Woodshed Restaurant in Moultonborough

The Woodshed restaurant in Moultonborough is under new ownership. Located in a bucolic setting on Lee Road, this venerable Lakes Region institution has polished up its 19th-century farmhouse setting and is ready for the season.

Minimizing Your Skin Cancer Risk

Enjoy the warm weather this summer but remember to protect your skin. Here are some tips plus warning signs you should know.

Elderly Drivers and Safety in New Hampshire

Aging doesn’t equal loss of skill behind the wheel. Sweeping generalizations about elderly drivers' abilities are not the answer.

Guide to Exploring the Back Roads of New Hampshire

Life is a journey, not a destination, right? So unplug your GPS, meander and take a bypass around the heart of the city. We also offer a few offbeat attractions along the way.

Guide to the Saint-Gaudens Estate in Cornish New Hampshire

The Saint-Gaudens estate in Cornish is New Hampshire’s only national park and carries the dubious distinction of being the least-visited park in the country. But the nation’s ignorance is our gain, since this unspoiled and stunningly beautiful spot is also uncrowded and accessible.

Growing Wiser: Improving NH Communities With Sustainability, Organic Farming and More

Meet a few environmentally conscious Granite Staters who bring wisdom to the community table with gardening, art, organic farming and more.

Suggestions for Improving the NH State Flag

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