New Hampshire Magazine - May 2011

A New Food Manifesto

Have a stake in the local food dynamic by owning a piece of the action.Our state is well studded with beautiful supermarkets. They are simply gorgeous, chock full of colorful fruits and vegetables, meats glowing red under special lights and…

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…

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 d├ęcor from Ideas In Bloom LLC, planned with spring in mind…

Ready to Race?

Put on your running shoes and hit the starting line.With its warmer weather and longer daylight hours, May is an excellent time to begin a new exercise regimen. There are numerous sports and outdoor activities to partake of here in…

Self-Made Man

Harold J. Brooks is living the good life - splitting his time between New Hampshire and Florida, and between business and pleasure. After a long and successful career - he is owner and commercial developer of Brooks Properties in Salem…

Discover New London

A look inside the Lemon TwistCool ClothingPucker up and give a big smooch to Lemon Twist Store Manager Michelle Lutz who knows color, design and fashion for all sizes and budgets. Known for Lilly Pulitzer and other high-end sportswear, you'd…

Romancing the Stones

Making simple rocks into precious memories.Jeweler Blair LaBella's job description includes trips to the beach. Through her travels up and down the seacoast, from the Bay of Fundy to Kitttery Point she has amassed a collection of beach tumbled stones…

Monkey Business

A French sculptor makes a political statement in bronze.Every month I start off this article by writing, "Thank you so much for sending me an image of your ...," but sometimes an item is delivered to our shop for an…

Dinner Anyone?

It's May - time for some Granite Staters to stalk the wild dandelion.They're lo-cal (35 per serving), lo-carb (7 grams), lo-fat (1 gram) and full of vitamins A and C. Iron, too.All that goodness and there are, at the moment,…

Pampering Mom

We asked four N.H. companies to create a Mother's Day gift basket filled with items to help Mom kick back and relax. See something you like? Each basket is $120 or under and available for purchase.WinnerChalifour's Flowers, Gifts & GourmetThe…

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