Past Issues

Prost! – 09/23/21

What does Oktoberfest look like in New Hampshire? Find out how local pubs celebrate, plus why and how the tradition started and what kinds of brews and bites you can expect to see on an Oktoberfest menu.

Also on the cover, head to Concord this weekend for Capital Arts Fest and all the live music, theater, hands-on activities, dance performances, fine art and crafts and more that it has to offer, both downtown and beyond, p. 10. And follow the Great New Hampshire Autumn Tour with the Hippo’s exclusive pull-out map, p. 24 & 25.

An interesting change has been taking place in New Hampshire politics. Towns that were once solidly Republican have either switched ...
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Covid-19 update As of Sept. 13 As of Sept. 20Total cases statewide 112,326 115,401Total current infections statewide 3,437 3,769Total deaths ...
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New school district position prioritizes diversity initiatives Andres Mejia has been named the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice ...
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Baseball is in the final two weeks of the regular season. And while it’s not quite 1967 or 1978, with ...
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New Hampshire represents! The Big E might be in Massachusetts, but New Hampshire has its own day and its own ...
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Big Events September 24, 2021 and beyond Friday, Sept. 24 The Capital Arts Fest runs today through Sunday, Sept. 26, ...
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Concord arts scene on display at Capital Arts Fest Concord’s arts scene will be bustling this weekend, both downtown and ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Urban pottery: There’s still time to see some urban art ...
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How to build hedges and fences While vacationing recently on the Maine coast I admired many nice gardens. Many of ...
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Family fun for the weekend Another fair weekend • The Granite State Fair, which kicked off last weekend, continues Thursday, ...
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Dear Donna, I came across this bag of old clothespins. I believe they were my mother’s. I have no use ...
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Dan Segal Skateboard coach Dan Segal is a Manchester-based skateboard coach and owner of Evolution Skateboard Academy, which offers skateboarding ...
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Celebrate Oktoberfest with German eats and brews On Saturday, clad in lederhosen, To Share Brewing Co. co-owner Aaron Share and ...
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News from the local food scene • Crushing it: Join Black Bear Vineyard & Winery (289 New Road, Salisbury) for ...
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Cheri Coco of Londonderry is the owner of Feed Your Fitness (feedyourfit.com, and on Facebook @feedyourfitnessofficial), a meal prep business ...
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It’s fall in New Hampshire, which likely means you’ve been apple picking or at least stopped by an orchard. You ...
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Why these seasonal brews are hard not to like I know I get all indignant about pumpkin beers, specifically that ...
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Chet Doxas, You Can’t Take It With You (Whirlwind Recordings) Minimally accessible but solid jazz album, a straightforward mixture of ...
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Mellencamp, by Paul Rees (Atria, 320 pages) John Mellencamp hasn’t been a reliable hitmaker since the 1980s, back when he ...
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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (PG-13) A teenager living in Sheffield, England, and dreaming of a future of fabulousness pursues his ...
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Nightbooks (TV-PG) Krysten Ritter, Winslow Fegley. Upset after nobody comes to his horror-themed birthday party, 11-ish-year-old Alex (Winslow) runs off ...
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Local music news & events • It takes two: The romantic country pop of married couple Thompson Square has produced ...
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Sons pay tribute in Ricky Nelson Remembered Matthew and Gunnar Nelson formed their duo Nelson as the MTV era crested ...
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