New Hampshire Magazine - November 2010

Utility and Art

Marking moments in N.H. history with glass.It wasn't easy making glass back in the late 1700s in New Hampshire. Wood for the fire - hundreds of cords of it - had to be cut. Stone and sand for the glass…

N.H. Open Doors

N.H. Open Doors is a free statewide touring and shopping event for all ages. It's a great opportunity to visit the studios of New Hampshire (as well as farms, orchards, breweries and vineyards) where you can see artists and craftspeople…

Patient, Heal Thyself

Harnessing the regenerative power of stem cells. When you think of stem cells, do you think of embryos? Stem cell-related breakthroughs that make the news often focus on embryonic stem cells and prompt a maelstrom of ethical concerns about the…

Ms. Showbiz – Leslie Taylor

If you’ve seen a woman toting around a camera crew on the streets of New Hampshire lately, chances are you saw Leslie Taylor and her crew working on an episode of her new, self-titled show. “The Leslie Taylor Show” is…

Socks for Sam

The following story is about Laconia surgeon Sam Aldridge, the doctor featured in Rick Broussard's April Editor's Note. In mid-January, LRGHealthcare vascular surgeon Dr. Sam Aldridge left for a four-month deployment to serve with a medical unit in Afghanistan. Before…

Weathered or Not

Nina Fox Herlihy of Rye works at bringing life to dead wood.Her creatures are derived from the twists of old limbs or the decay of weathered wood. As she says, “The form of the wood determines what I do with…

A Whole New Tour

The annual Palace Theatre Kitchen Tour (June 6) is getting a brand-new look — this year sample food and wine at a historic inn and take a look inside the first-ever Building on Hope renovation project.The annual Palace Theatre Kitchen…

True Blue Makeover

A room makeover doesn’t always entail major renovations — or a big price tag. A simple color change, a piece or two of new furniture and fresh way of looking at things can all make big changes. There are many…

Taxing Matters

The dreaded time of year is here — N.H. experts offer some adviceGood riddance, 2009. The year saw the real estate market implode, financial markets melt down, returns on investments nearly disappear, and entire industries dangling by the lifeline of…

Not Quite a Queen

Or "How I swallowed my bohemian pride and begged for donations."When I was 18 I was a Hospital Day Queen candidate.Most of the businesses in New London offered up some hapless damsel to run for queen and I was it…