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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…

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…

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…

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…

Fatal Feud

It's a well-known incident -- the traffic stop in Franconia that ended with two men, the police officer and driver of the car, dead. The sensational story was widely reported on when it happened back in May 2007. Now, two…

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…

Serious Strangeness

Some unbelievable tales with “just enough truth” It’s one weird tale after the other — 279 pages of them. The events took place (we think) all over New England, but “Weird New England” [Sterling Publishing Co., $19.95] has plenty of…