New Hampshire Magazine - August 2010

Not Quite a Queen

Or "How I swallowed my bohemian pride and begged for donations."When I was 18 I was a Hospital Day Queen candidate.Most of the businesses in New London offered up some hapless damsel to run for queen and I was it…

Jazz Man - Sonny Rollins

The world of jazz has its share of giants, and among those still alive and kicking no one looms larger than improvisational saxaphonist and composer Sonny Rollins. He and his horn will be in New Hampshire later this month when…

An Interactive Fairy Tale

Seen through a camera lens.Generations of New Englanders haven't needed to trek to Florida to check out Cinderella's glass slippers. Predating Disney Land by a year (1954), Glen's Story Land still charms little princes and princesses with scenic rides in…

Sphere of Influence

Concord may be a tiny planet, but just try to escape its gravity.A few years ago the planet most of us grew up calling Pluto got in trouble with the international scientific community. Some argued rather forcefully that Pluto, the…

Promises Promises

Here's the word on delivering the goods.Ever been to a restaurant that let you down? They made grand implied promises, but didn't deliver - whether it was a specific menu item that was less glorious than its poetic description or…

The Past Underfoot

Chances are, history was not your favorite subject in high school. Even if you had a teacher who dressed up as Vasco Núñez de Balboa in an attempt to bring to life the crossing of the Isthmus of Panama, you,…

Letters to the Editor

Need A Good Reason to Spot the Newt? This month's lucky (and fearless) newt spotter will receive a case of refreshing Nh20 Real NH Spring Water with assorted seasonal labels and two four-pocket totes from Chamberlain Springs: www.ChamberlainSpringsNh2o.comChamberlain Springs is…

Showing the Love

Great for horse fans of all ages. A love affair with a horse can start at an early age. But having a horse in your life is a big responsibility even if you are just taking beginner horseback riding lessons.…

Ice House

Wow! Try the onion nuggets - light and crispy with a soft heart! This is where I come to get my onion fix. Located a stone's throw from Wentworth by the Sea, this local eatery is now in its 31st…

Coe House Restaurant

Upon walking into the Coe House entrance hall in Center Harbor, you are immediately aware of a deep sense of history. Built in the early 19th century as a home for John Coe and his bride Lavinia Senter (hence Center…

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