New Hampshire Magazine - February 2010

Redefining Rich

While the economists debate when the recession officially began or whether we are on the cusp of a so-called jobless recovery, much of their financial babble is meaningless to those who have lost their jobs.For better or worse, many of…

Labor of Love

It’s not easy work, but hooking rugs is how one master of the craft preserves cherished places.When Ann Winterling was a child she watched her Aunt Helen hooking rugs and got, well, hooked on the craft herself. “I always wanted…

Enjoying Pomegranates

Take advantage of National Pomegranate Month -- November. Starting to show up in New England grocery stores this time of year, the under-utilized, mostly decorative, ancient pomegranate. The pomegranate season runs from late September to mid-January. The variety you'll probably…

The Light Fantastic

Lamps and lamp shades made by artisans are a great way to add light and beauty while supporting the local arts community.Many things come together to set the mood in a room. Paint choices, furniture styles, carpeting versus hardwood, drapes,…

Imaginative New Year

The 21st century may have gotten off to a bad start, but there’s always reason for optimism, especially if you’ve got a good imagination. For example, in John Irving’s “The World According to Garp,” the title character is house shopping…

Seacoast Green Home and Living Show

From practical solutions for reducing your home energy bills, to the hottest green gifts and natural health products and services, you'll find all this and more at The Seacoast Green Home Living Show.Green Home & Living Show is the only…

A Medal of Every Color for Bode Miller

Update: Bode Miller adds both a silver and his first gold medal to his impressive awards collection. On Sunday Miller won the Super-Combined, giving him a record-tying three medals in these Olympics. The silver came from Friday's Super-G event. Miller…

Getting Pumped

How Can Granite State Republicans Breathe New Life into the Grand Old Party?The political winds blow hard in a presidential election year, but for New Hampshire Republicans 2008 was a like a political twister, taking the roof off the historically…

ScrapArts Music

ScrapArts Music excites the senses with intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and inventive reuse of materials. Fashioned from industrial scrap and offbeat materials ranging from accordion parts to artillery shells, ScrapArts Music’s one-of-a-kind instruments are as visually striking as…

Compaq Big Band Valentine's Day Dance

Come dance the night away with your Valentine to the music of the Compaq Big Band at C.R. Sparks in Bedford.February 12, Bedford. The 20-piece Compaq Big Band is hosting its 8th annual Valentine’s Dance. New Hampshire’s largest Valentine’s dance…