New Hampshire Magazine - August 2011

The Alchemy of Glass

For Philip Jacobs, love of art was instilled at an early age. Growing up in Washington, D.C., he was a frequent visitor to its many galleries and museums. When he went to the School for American Crafts at the Rochester…

Top Celebrity Pets

If only they could speak ... This is what New Hampshire's famous pets would say ... er, maybe.There isn't an animal lover who doesn't consider his or her pet a celebrity. But in New Hampshire we have more than our…

Older, Yes, But Active

Today's seniors are sitting on bikes, not rocking chairs.When Theresa Bean, 66, was first diagnosed with fibromyalgia close to a decade ago, the only prescription doctors gave to alleviate it came in the form of antidepressants. "They made me sleep…

What Goes Up...

Mt. Washington Auto Road celebrates its 150th anniversary and radio personality Mike Morin is on hand to honor the spirit of stunt man Alton Weagle...On October 24, 1901, schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor became the first person to tumble over Niagara…

Destination Ice Cream

Here's something to scream about: a collection of scoop shops and farms that serve ice cream made onsite with fresh, local ingredients. Go to nhdairypromo.org for an ice cream trail of more shops using milk or cream from Granite State…

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