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Hippo’s 20th anniversary

Hippo’s 20th anniversary
We take a look back at the Hippo’s two most challenging years — the first one (because starting a brand new paper is hard), and the most recent one (because global pandemic) — and we talk to some of the biggest proponents of the downtowns of Manchester, Concord and Nashua to see how far they’ve come in the past 20 years.

Also on the cover, Milford has a new spot for Texas-style barbecue, p. 24. Whip up a caramelized onion dip that won’t ruin your New Year’s eat-better resolution, p.27. And, yes, there is still live music, all week long, p. 34.

Twenty years ago Hippo published its first print issue — that’s about 1,040 issues ago. At the time, we had ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of December 28As of January 4Total cases statewide41,67047,328Total current infections statewide5,5086,200Total deaths statewide715781New cases4,282 (Dec. 22 to Dec ...
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Jessica Martin joins Intown Concord Jessica Martin is the new executive director of Intown Concord, a nonprofit organization that promotes ...
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It’s Jan. 7 and the Patriots are already on vacation. But that’s a problem to discuss another day. Instead we’ll ...
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More turkeys, or just more people noticing turkeys? The New Hampshire Fish & Game Department recently released the results of ...
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A look at Hippo’s beginnings in 2001 and at Hippo in 2020 December 27, 2001 Once we committed to publishing ...
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Two decades of revitalization in Manchester, Concord and Nashua’s downtowns When the Hippo started in 2001 with the intention of ...
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Robinson decries white supremacy, pays homage to the ’80s in Exo-Hunter Science fiction, sociopolitical satire and 1980s nostalgia are the ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities Art by Chris Reid, featured in “The View Through My Eyes” ...
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What worked last year and what didn’t This past year was a tough one for many of us: isolation due ...
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Family fun for the weekend Math discoveries Have “Phun With Math,” a virtual program from the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (2 ...
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Dear Donna, For years I’ve been meaning to contact you regarding my curiosity about a basket that was found in ...
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News from the local food scene • Salem market moves indoors: The Salem Farmers Market will move indoors for the ...
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Texas-style BBQ food truck opens restaurant space in Milford Regina and Jeremy Davison gained a devoted following after the launch ...
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Trio’s Cafe & Cantina to open in Salem A new eatery coming to Salem later this month will offer family-sized ...
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Meredith Touma of Derry is the owner of Sal Terrae Seasonings (salterraeseasonings.com, and on Facebook and Instagram @salterraeseasonings), a company ...
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Laraaji, Moon Piano (self-released) In news from the weird, we present this New York pianist, an 80-year-old cult artist whose ...
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Exercised, by Daniel Lieberman(Pantheon, 464 pages) Your resolution is to exercise. Hasn’t it always been? Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman, however, ...
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Soul (PG) A middle-aged man hangs between life and “the Great Beyond” just as his dreams of being a working ...
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Wolfwalkers (PG) Voices of Sean Bean, Maria Doyle Kennedy. In 1650, young girl Robin Goodfellowe (voice of Honor Kneafsey) and ...
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• Twang: Enjoy country music from singer and guitarist Jackie Lee, who borrows nicely from Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn and ...
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Lakes Region brewery hosts Charlie Chronopoulos Amidst the challenges of 2020, Twin Barns Brewing Co. in Meredith continued to offer ...
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