Arts & Shopping

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…

Time-Honored Tradition

Jon Gibson learned his craft at his father's knee. And not much has changed about the pewtering process since Raymond Gibson opened Gibson Pewter in 1966 in Hillsborough Center. Continuing the craft alone, son Jon turns out traditional pieces like…

Inside Multicultural Manchester

If you have international tastes and a domestic budget, a Queen City daycation has a lot to offer. Manchester’s federal status as New Hampshire’s refugee resettlement area has attracted ethnic groups from around the world. More than 80 languages are…

Seasons “Greetings” — Naturally Decorating

Featured Shop – Apotheca in GoffstownApotheca, 24 Main St., Goffstown, is more than a flower shop, it’s a gathering place for people who savor fresh flowers, art and a good cup of coffee or gently-brewed tea. After business hours, the…

Atop the Rockpile

Wild weather, wondrous views and spring thaw soupIf you think a book about the Mount Washington Observatory is likely to be a real snooze, think again. Eric Pinder’s “Life at the Top” [Hobblebush Books, 2009, $16.95] is a great read…

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…

Get Exercised Outdoors

Couch potatoes, arise! Stephen Priest sees his torn Achilles tendon as "good fortune." Without the injury (now years ago) he wouldn't have become an outdoor enthusiast nor written a book about it. When Priest's doctors told him that there was…

Photogenic Florals

Capturing the transient beauty of the garden. Judy Stalus would like you to stop and see the roses, or maybe the tulips or delphiniums. "People don't take the time to see the beauty around them," says Stalus, who has been…

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…