Old Threads, New Looks — 12/01/22

Cover of the Hippo, featuring a woman ironing cloth in her studio

From upcycling discarded materials to shopping secondhand stores for vintage or high-end finds, learn about how local businesses are giving clothing and jewelry a second fashion moment.

Also on the cover Find out where kids can visit with Santa Claus this weekend and other holiday fun in this week’s Kiddie Pool (page 18). Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the Made in New England Expo, a two-day event returning to Manchester this weekend (page 25). Find live music at area restaurants and breweries for the weekend and beyond in our Music This Week listing, which starts on page 35.

by Jeff Rapsis In London, visitors to St. Paul’s Cathedral who approach the tomb of architect Sir Christopher Wren are ...
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Ray Wieczorek Former Manchester mayor Raymond J. Wieczorek died on Nov. 22 at Catholic Medical Center at the age of ...
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Families in Transition has revamped its food pantry Families in Transition, in partnership with Hannaford Supermarkets, launched a newly remodeled ...
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With the Thanksgiving Day extravaganza in the books, the stretch run for the 2022 NFL season has begun. It offers ...
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Spreading holiday cheer The New Hampshire Federal Credit Union’s Santa for Seniors holiday donation drive is now underway, according to ...
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Big Events December 1, 2022 and beyond Thursday, Dec. 1 The American Independence Museum will host a Holiday Tavern Open ...
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How upcycled pieces and secondhand finds give clothes and jewelry their next fashion moment Out with the old, in with ...
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Concord Chorale honors founder of Concord Community Music School with scholarship By Katelyn Sahagian ksahagian@hippopress.com The first Peggy Senter Scholarship ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Joy of the season: The Nashua Choral Society will present ...
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Pruning makes them pretty Living in New England is a joy, but we gardeners do have some challenges: cold winter ...
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Dear Donna, I Enjoy reading your articles in The Hippo. Can you give me some advice? I just started collecting ...
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Family fun for the weekend Book fun • Toadstool Bookshop (Somerset Plaza, 375 Amherst St. in Nashua; 673-1734, toadbooks.com) will ...
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Music therapist Sarah Smith is a licensed mental health counselor and board-certified music therapist at C.R.E.A.T.E., the Center for Expressive ...
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News from the local food scene • Food and brews for a cause: Join The Common Man Roadside Millyard (451 ...
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Smokin’ Spank’s food trailer rolls into Litchfield Kevin Anctil of Litchfield grew up on family-owned farmland in Lewiston, Maine, where ...
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Made in New England Expo returns New England-based businesses will gather at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown’s Expo Center ...
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Christina Wormell of Hillsborough is the owner of Queen of Tarts Pâtisserie (find her on Facebook and Instagram @queenoftartspatisserie), specializing ...
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Over the next month, odds are likely that you will be hosting or attending a gathering where you are requested ...
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Monster Magnet, Test Patterns: Vol. 1 (God Unknown Records) Holy cats, a new Monster Magnet album, folks — there’s a ...
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Our Missing Hearts, by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press, 352 pages) Celeste Ng’s latest novel is a depressing dive into a ...
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The Menu (R) Diners at an exclusive, multi-thousand-dollar-per-diner restaurant realize their evening is about more than foams and locally sourced ...
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Tár (R) Cate Blanchett, Noémie Merlant. Lydia Tár (Blanchett) is the conductor of a symphony in Berlin. She has professional ...
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Local music news & events • Song Circle: A series focused on singer-songwriters, Come On Up To The House has ...
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Amanda McCarthy duos for hometown show On a Thursday afternoon in late October, Amanda McCarthy played a set at Bobby’s ...
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