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So Much to Show Us

A N.H. naturalist reveals a world few know about After growing up on a farm in Peterborough, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas thought she knew what there was to know about deer - they were "essentially loners who got into your garden…

Featured Designer: Krista Larso

N.H. Designer to the Stars — Under the RadarKrista Larson is an internationally-known fashion designer who flies below the radar. Raised in Salem, N.H., Larson went to school in Rhode Island, dabbled around in New York and then gravitated back…

Spice Up Your Thanksgiving

Sweet and spicy! In a blind taste test, our staff compared three N.H. chutneys from around the state. Here's what they thought.Fennelly FarmsThis mildly spicy cranberry chutney will fit right in next to your slice of Thanksgiving turkey. With its…

Turning Stone Into Vessels

Alabaster and ebony, together in perfect harmony.Ainsley Bodman always enjoyed the intrinsic beauty of rocks, but focused her artistic endeavors on sculpting wood - beautifully simple forms, both human and animal.While touring in Tennessee, she found renewed passion for minerals…

A Glass Dance

As glassblower Trish Dalto says, “Glass is like nothing else; it is difficult and takes real commitment to do well, but it never gets boring. There is so much you can do with the colors.”The new Kalish/Dalto “shard” vases are…

Saving Green By Buying Green

Featured Shop ReStore • DoverImagine a one-stop store that might actually allow you to move forward with remodeling plans while saving you money. ReStore, 15 Fourth St., Dover, is an 11,000-square-foot public warehouse full of donated new and reusable building…

Applying the Susan Boyle Lesson

Featured Shop Mill Brook Gallery . Concord Britain's singing sensation Susan Boyle has taught the world you can't tell a book by its cover. Nor should one judge an art gallery and sculpture garden by location. For more than a…

Drive On, P.J., Drive On

America's favorite rich, conservative satirist revisits his reckless youth and finds much to like.Reviewing a book by P.J. O'Rourke is always a challenge, because the temptation is not to comment on it so much as simply excerpt from it. For…

We’ve Got the Goods

Every truly GOOD gift has a story to tell and says something about the giver. Gifts that are made in New Hampshire reflect the spirit of the state and support the GOOD artists and craftspeople who have made it their…

Googling over Doodling The New Zentangle Craze

Featured Shop -- Wingdoodle • Warner Artists are springing up this fall in Warner. Stroll in to Wingdoodle, 19 East Main St., Warner, and feel your imagination take flight. Wingdoodle is a studio, a gift gallery and a magical place…