New Hampshire Magazine - January 2011

When Worlds Collide

Settling in and setting a new standard.Boyan Moskov had it made in Bulgaria. After training at the Sofia Art Academy and a stint in Sweden he was running a successful pottery business, and then, love struck. Moskov met his wife…

Fit for a Queen

A rare bill of sale dates the parlor set to the Civil War.Thank you for sending me an image of your Victorian parlor set. It is a great example of its type and is unusual in that it is a…

Mirrors of the Times

Quilts were made for more than warmth - they were a means of self-expression and a reflection of the makers' experiences.Perhaps it was a woman alone working by lamplight. Perhaps it was a group of women or a family working…

Mac & Cheese To Go, Please!

Macaroni and cheese is the quintessential winter comfort food. Here are four great places you can get it quickly and on the go. And the winner is...Mr. Mac's Macaroni and CheeseWe tried the Classic All American with cheddar cheese that…

The House of the Future is Here

Two New Hampshire companies are pioneers in robotic and home automation technology. New Hampshire may be a small state, but two businesses, HomeSeer Technologies and Vgo Communications, can be credited with big innovations. With a robotic eye or a cell…

Keeping Your Wits About You

How to prevent cognitive decline. Bette Davis had it right when she said, "Old age is no place for sissies." As the years accumulate, we are besieged by an onslaught of aches, gray hair and wrinkles, not to mention the…

Re-thinking Winter

Skiing and skating are fine ways to make the most of the season, but this year, resolve to try something new. We offer here alternative ways to embrace the cold and cheer on the next snowstorm.Dog SleddingTake the road less…

Invented Here

An ode to Granite State tinkerers, innovators and visionaries.Levi Hutchins had a problem.The 26-year-old Concord clockmaker wanted to begin his workday at 4 a.m., well before dawn broke, when even an insomniac rooster wasn't quite ready to crow.So Hutchins did…

Fresh Start?

What you need to know before you file for bankruptcy.If you're on the brink of drawing down your retirement savings to pay your credit card bills, New Hampshire attorneys have a nearly unanimous word of advice for you:"Don't," says Sandra…

Salads to Fill You Up

Since many of you are attempting to watch your waistlines after gorging throughout the holidays, here are five different salad options from around the state to help lighten your load.PLACE ITEMDESCRIPTIONINSIDER TIP IN A WORDIgnite Bar & Grill100 Hanover St.Manchester(603)…