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…

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…

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…

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