New Hampshire Magazine - February 2009

Duet Avi & Celia February 12th

Using a washboard, steel guitar and their voices, Avi & Celia have mastered a sound of their own in mixing the music of the "old" with the pop and rock sounds of today. This Boston-based duet combines the cultural music…

Chocolate Challenge 2009

We asked two bakery cafés to present us with a chocolate dessert that was beautiful, wonderfully chocolate and incorporated a “secret” ingredient of ginger. We impaneled four judges with serious food backgrounds to taste, comment and proclaim a winner. Jennifer…

Interview with actor Nick Purcell

Most aspiring actors based in the boondocks of New Hampshire know they've got a snowball's chance in heck of making it to the big time in TV or movies. Still, Nicholas Purcell has seen his own career, starting with a…

February Bookshelf: Something Sinister

Pure evil — that’s what they call the acts of Sheila LaBarre. And, indeed, what went on at LaBarre’s farm in Epping a few years back — a brutal murder of two men and possibly more — can surely be…

The Outsider February: Snowshoeing

If winter has you climbing the walls, try this ...It really is true. "If you can walk, you can snowshoe," says Jackson's Lorraine Tilney, a volunteer snowshoe tour leader at the pristine Jackson Ski Touring Foundation.First-timers might find snowshoes a…

February Shop Talk

A guide to retail therapy from Main Street storefronts to backroad boutiques.So What's NewMake a Date AblazeWhy not go on a date and undress together? Ablaze, apparel for men and women, 115 Water St., is the hot new place for…

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