New Hampshire Magazine - March 2011

Building on Hope

Whether you set out to change the whole world, rebuild a community or just improve one person’s life, the first thing you need is hope.A house is not a home, and in the world of social services, a group home…

Mission Swiftly Accomplished

Want to reach a country star? Ask a country DJ.It's an epic tale, but to make it short, when Taylor Swift was still a lanky pre-teen, she just happened to appear on stage at the 2004 New Hampshire Magazine's Best…

Taste of the Nation

Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry. Each spring and summer, the nation's hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at nearly…

Taste of the Nation

Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry. Each spring and summer, the nation's hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at nearly…

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…

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…

Take it from P.J.

In time for the mid-term elections, O'Rourke ruminates anew on exactly why and just how badly politics stink.Politics is a familiar beat for Peterborough's P.J. O'Rourke, whose book titles alone ("Parliament of Whores," "Give War a Chance," "Age and Guile…

It's a Small World

New England in miniature.Milford artist MaryLyn Yonika gets all the details right in her stoneware candle houses - all just inches tall. Shutters, clapboards, chimney bricks and the weathered barn boards of classic Yankee barns are studied and reproduced in…

Fresh Impressionism

Wool and silk in a colorful marriage.Inspired by her Hopkinton garden, fiber artist Annette Frye translates fresh-picked blooms into wearable art. Frye, a master gardener, understands the botany of calla lilies, dahlias and other gorgeous flowers that she redefines with…

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