New Hampshire Magazine - February 2010

True or False?

Some things you've heard about breast cancer are myths The discomfort we feel when grappling with something that is beyond our control or understanding can prompt us to insert logic where none exists, or gratefully accept an unproven explanation because…

Boy Blue (Chris) Romanski (Romano)

He goes by “Romanski,” but his friends back at Nashua High School will remember him as Chris Romano (or “Big Cheese”). Attending Emerson College in Boston, Romano met Eric Falconer and a writing partnership began that led through the comedy…

Catch the Colors

Begin in Groveton, north of Lancaster on Route 3, and follow Route 110 east to Stark Covered Bridge, one of the state's most perfectly set, beside a white church. Walk through the bridge to look back at a view that…

A Nice Place to Visit

When Mary met Adam, they quickly found they shared a passion for the past. In fact, Adam courted Mary the way men courted in the 18th century, and two years ago they married in an 18th-century ceremony. The Spencers --…

Get Ready to Pucker Up

In a blind test, our staff compared four N.H. lip balms from around the state. Here’s what they thought.And the Winner Is...Jenness FarmA rare feat, but it happens — the staff members chose a unanimous favorite. Jenness Farm may be…

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…

Get Fleeced

You won't get into trouble with the fur police with these fleece and faux hats and jackets by Leslie Kane of Intervale. Kane, who works under the label Leslie David, designs and stitches women's skirts and jackets — some tailored…

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…

The Born Identity

New Hampshire outsiders v. natives A recent Nashua Telegraph story reported how a Brookline selectman was resigning his seat and moving five miles to the neighboring town of Hollis. The sentiments of those quoted were almost as if the selectman…

Freedom Fried

The real Hanukkah miracle? That there aren’t more clogged arteries Of all the tricks that God has performed for the Jewish people over the years — the Burning Bush, the Parting of the Red Sea, the Birth of Modern Israel…

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