New Hampshire Magazine - July 2011

Feeling a Presence

An Atkinson photographer evokes our Colonial past.A metal hook on a meetinghouse door that shows more than two centuries of use - it's one of the photographs in Paul Wainwright's "A Space for Faith" [Jetty House/Peter E. Randall, $35] that…

Letters to the Editor

Need a good reason for spotting the newt? How about two good reasons?This month's lucky (and fearless) newt spotters will receive this handcrafted and locally designed silk floral door décor from Ideas In Bloom LLC, planned with spring in mind…

Community Impact

Words are a bit like sponges. They can soak up all kinds of meaning and significance from the world around them or they can get squeezed dry from overuse. Take "community," a word that once meant a group of people…

Steeped in Tradition

The tea-stained Betsy Ross flag is a favorite for the Fourth. A few years back, action star and conservative activist Chuck Norris called on tea partiers to stop using the modern American flag as a way to protest big government.…

Bronto Size Me

Even 11-year-olds know the new foodspeak.Recently a friend asked me to join her for a cup of coffee. We were catching up while moving with the line at the counter when suddenly, mid-conversation, she turned to the coffee-loompa and rambled…

American Restaurants & Seafood

Whether you're looking the best ribs, fine dining at one of the state's oldest grand hotels or the freshest seafood, these American and seafood restaurants are a great place to start. Editor's Picks are noted with an asterisk and red…

Bakeries, Desserts and Ice Cream

Best of NH has plenty of winners to satisfy your sweet tooth. 2011 Readers' Poll Winners and Editor's Picks range from homemade marshmallows to decadent cakes and pastries. Editor's Picks are noted with an asterisk and red text, while your…

Super Sam - Sam Fuld

Just a year ago hardly anyone in Major League Baseball had heard of Sam Fuld. Now the 29-year-old Durham native and graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy is roaming left field for the Tampa Bay Rays and is the hottest player…

A Brother's Lament

Dean Smart offers a unique perspective on a murder that rocked the world.The police officer blocked his entrance and tried to block his view but Dean Smart, standing on the doorstep, saw the body through the screen door. His brother,…

Political Science?

The Granite State isn't eager to serve as a national lab rat.States, in theory, are supposed to be the "laboratories of democracy." The challenge of how to solve some of the nation's biggest problems is supposed to be undertaken by…

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