New Hampshire Magazine - November 2010

1836 "Nutcracker"

The 1836 "Nutcracker" is returning to Portsmouth during the Music Hall and Strawbery Banke Museum's month-long Vintage Christmas celebration.The Great Bay Academy of Dance will perform the ballet, now in its 21st season, at the Music Hall. With a unique…

17th Annual Winter Holiday Stroll

Since 1993, the Stroll has served as Nashua's official kick-off to the holiday season. Each year, close to 30,000 people from across New England visit downtown Nashua to enjoy this holiday event. The evening kicks off with a candlelit walk…

SNOB Film Festival

The SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival is a grassroots effort to showcase and support independent filmmaking. It strives to bring films to the area that local audiences might not otherwise get a chance to see. Proceeds from the…

Thanks For Giving Benefit

Help make a difference for the New Horizons Food Pantry and those in need this Thanksgiving and Christmas by attending its upcoming fundraiser - Thanks For Giving - at Milly's Tavern in Manchester on November 14. The evening starts at…

Five "What if" Scenarios

Editor's note: The following appeared in our October issue alongside the annual Best Lawyers in America list. Each year the polling firm Woodward-White performs an exhaustive search for the country's best attorneys and publishes those names in its "Best Lawyers…

Think Small

New Hampshire has perfected the art of penny-pinching.Recently New Hampshire was ranked as the least politically corrupt state in the nation. It is a nice distinction to have, but it also begs the question as to why. We can talk…

We All Scream for Ice Cream

Cold and creamy!In a blind taste test our staff compared three N.H. farmstead ice creams from around the state. Here's what they thought.Connolly Brothers Dairy Farm Creamy and flavorful, it's no wonder that Connolly Brothers ice cream has won the…

An Ancient Battle

What evil lurks in New Hampshire’s Lake Loon? Move over, Stephen King” — that’s what one reviewers said about Walt Schnabel’s recently released book, “Blood Club” [Surry Cottage Books, $14.99]. High praise, especially since the book is his first. Indeed,…

He's Still Game

When “Granite State Challenge” — N.H. Public Television’s quiz show for high school students — went on the air in 1983, Tom Bergeron of “Dancing With the Stars” fame was the host. But a year later Bergeron was off to…

July Jaunt

A drive to Freedom and back.Although there’s no ignoring the blue swath that Lake Winnipesaukee paints across the map of New Hampshire, we have a lot of other “lakes regions” in the state. Just south of the White Mountains is…

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