New Hampshire Magazine - February 2011

Pochito's Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

The former location of the Commercial Street Fishery is now the home of the new Pochito's Mexican Restaurant. Tucked away in one of the mill buildings on South Commercial Street in Manchester (on the way to merchantsauto.com stadium, where the…

Got It Covered?

Insurance needs change as you get older - some tips from the experts.Sex. Drugs. Rock & roll. Insurance. Did I lose you on that last one? Yeah, I know - reading about insurance is usually a Snoozefest. But while the…

Get Thee to Thy Bedroom

Featured Shop - Company C, Concord.When it comes to seduction, Company C has pure luxury to offer all cuddling cupids. The shimmer quilt in wine and copper is reversible and fast replacing traditional down comforters. The Acanthus bed sheets are…

In Living Color

Pools of glass contained in silver.It may have been a retirement plan, but Lynn Adams is certainly not retired. After living in the UK for 40 years and working in the business sector, she settled in Lyme with her husband…

Winter Whiteout

A fine example of painting in a tonalist style.Thank you for sending me an image of your winter landscape painting by the American artist Gilbert Riswold (1911-2001). It is an appropriate painting for this time of year as it depicts…

Why Not?

That's the question artist Richard Haynes is asking.He grew up in the deep South in the 1950s, a tough time for African-American children like him - segregated schools, restaurants, water fountains and all the other implements of discrimination profoundly shaped…

Winter Warm Up

Keep the icy winter weather away with a steaming, hearty bowl of chili.And the Winner Is...1. Suddenly Soupy'sNearly everyone who tried the chili from Suddenly Soupy's said, "This is just what Mom used to make." It's a classic chili with…

Build Your Own Home

Think of it as a DIY project on a grand scale. A local New Hampshire company has everything you need to start building your own house, garage, barn, shed or cabin. Put on your tool belt and get ready to…

A Change of Heart

Are skipped heartbeats something that could trip you up?Valentine's Day might set some Granite State hearts aflutter, but if love isn't the reason for changes in your pulse, racing or missed beats can be scary. Like many body parts, our…

Bargains Galore

We're frugal. What was once a hobby has become a survival skill in these tough economic times. The old Yankee art of the deal is alive and well in the 21st century, and we're more than happy to share some…