September 2014

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Interview With Blues Legend John Mayall

John Mayall is a legend. His iconic band, the Bluesbreakers, also happens to be the launching pad for some of the world’s most famous music makers.

How to Watch the Fall Raptor Migration

Come September, the raptors — birds of prey like hawks, eagles and falcons — start to migrate. Thanks to NH Audubon, you can have the amazing experience of seeing them up close.

The Prized Highboy

A desk with a documented provenance back to 1863 was likely once a highboy, a prized possession in 18th century homes.

"Leaving Time" The Latest Novel from Jodi Picoult

NH author Jodi Picoult's newest novel tackles the controversies of mental illness, with the theories of elephant cognition and the powers of a psychic thrown into the mix.

Local Food at Graze Sustainable Table

The beef, pork and chicken served at Graze come from the owners' nearby 3J Farm. It doesn't get more local than that.

Footing the Campaign Bill

This could be the most expensive year in New Hampshire campaign history. So who pays for it?

Basket Weaver Sharon Dugan

Sharon Dugan's signature work is made with black ash found locally in wet areas.

The Appeals Process

Appealing a case is far more involved than you might think. It's not simply a trial do-over.

The Many Benefits of Neurological Rehab

Neurological rehab helps patients regain function and a sense of normalcy.

Designing Rooms for Children

Coming up with a design for a room from scratch can be overwhelming. Here are a few trends, tips and ideas to help you make a plan for your child’s room.

ATV Fun in the North Country

The North Country in New Hampshire offers the best places to go ATVing including Ride the Wilds and Jericho Mountain State Park.

Get Inspired With 10 Stories of Fitness and Weight Loss

In the quest for health, weight loss or physical transformation, half the battle is getting there. The other half is simply beginning. Here are 10 journeys to fitness by people who became experts in the process and the most important lessons they learned.

Your Letters from the September 2014 Issue

Fair Tales

I suppose most people have a story about something that happened at the fair. Usually it has to do with the consequences of eating too much fried dough and then riding something called “The Scrambler.”

Farnum Hill Cider

Cocktail recipe from PINE at the Hanover Inn using local cider from Farnum Hill.

Between Seasons Trip to Sandwich, NH

We catch Sandwich between summer and leaf peepers, for a weekend split between the arts and the out-of-doors.

Brave Hurt: How NOT to Win the New Hampshire Highland Games

Ever wanted to try your hand at tossing a caber or hurling a haggis? Our man on the scene Kevin (Mac)Flynn shows how not to do it.

The Best Places to Find Grass-Fed Beef in NH

Grass-fed beef is leaner, has no hormones or antibiotics, fewer calories, more vitamins and many more healthy benefits. Here are five spots in NH to find it.

The Cuisine Scene Along I-89 in NH

Susan Laughlin takes a cuisine tour along I-89 stopping in Orford, Warner, Grantham and Hanover.

"French Comfort Food" the Latest Cookbook by Hillary Davis

Monadnock area resident Hillary Davis has collected the best French comfort food recipes in her latest book. Get a taste with the recipe for Spirals au Pistou.

Rediscovering the Shops of Manchester, NH

Skipping and shopping through the Queen City.

Organic and Then Some

Who says Styrofoam isn't good for plants?

Winning a Blue Ribbon at the Deerfield Fair

We asked Mike Morin to win a blue ribbon at the Deerfield Fair. To our surprise, he did. Here's how he did it and how you can too!
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