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Hike Happy

Climbing toward a summit can be great for your mind and body. Find out why, and how to do it safely, plus check out a few southern New Hampshire hikes that are just the right amount of challenging.

Also on the cover, the Currier Museum of Art exhibits work from the “ghetto potter,” p. 14. You can’t go wrong with a day of bacon and brews, p. 24, And Andrew North & the Rangers play Stone Church, p. 34.

Our first three kids went off to college pre-pandemic, so my husband and I were pretty well practiced in that ...
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Covid-19 update As of August 23 As of August 30Total cases statewide 105,302 107,474Total current infections statewide 2,324 2,927Total deaths ...
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Meet NHAA gallery manager Amanda Kidd Schall The New Hampshire Art Association welcomes a new gallery manager, Amanda Kidd Schall, ...
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We have begun one of the most interesting months on the sports calendar. I love September because it’s where the ...
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Free ride, finally Manchester public high school students can now ride a school bus to school free of charge. According ...
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Big Events September 2-8, 2021 and beyond Thursday, Sept. 2 The New Hampshire Fisher Cats continue their run of home ...
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Heading into fall is the perfect time to go for a hike, with less heat and humidity, fewer bugs, and ...
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Currier exhibition features street-inspired ceramics An artist who calls himself the “ghetto potter,” Roberto Lugo has brought a new vibe ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Last chance for these exhibits: Don’t miss the first group ...
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How to start wildflowers from seed I recently visited the Nasami Farm in Whately, Mass. This is the plant production ...
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Dear Donna, I have this antique railroad lantern and was wondering if you could give me an idea on what ...
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Family fun for the weekend Family fun ideas Looking for some entertainment ideas for the whole gang this weekend? Check ...
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Angelina McGlashan Photo manager Angelina McGlashan is a certified photo manager and the owner and founder of Preserving Memories, based ...
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News from the local food scene • PoutineFest is back: Save the date for the NH PoutineFest, returning for the ...
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BaNH Bacon & Beer Festival returns As the event’s name suggests, crispy, savory bacon and chilled brews are the stars ...
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SOHO Bistro & Lounge opens in Manchester Chef Steve Shoemaker had already worked for some of the biggest names in ...
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Inspired by made-to-order tableside guacamole at his favorite Mexican restaurants, Gabriel “Gabe” Alpuerto of LKristen Mader of Pelham is the ...
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September is here, which means two things in New Hampshire. First, it’s back to school time. Second, it’s apple season ...
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A look at two lesser-known Italian wine styles This week we will explore two Italian wines, both from the north ...
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Editor’s note: Sometimes the essence of a drink can be summed up in short story. ‘Tis thus with this week’s ...
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Kazemde George, I Insist (Greenleaf Music) There’s something of a precedent for this album, at least in an inspirational sense ...
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Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light, Essays by Helen Ellis (Doubleday, 176 pages) Resist the temptation to dismiss Helen ...
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CODA (PG-13) High school senior Ruby discovers her talent for singing but she is conflicted about leaving her family to ...
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Local music news & events • Songbird: With a set list of covers ranging from Lulu to Sara Bareiles, Marlena ...
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Concord band celebrates debut album For Andrew North, the stage and the studio are two distinct places, with the latter ...
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