New hobbies Looking to try something new? We’ve got 39 ideas for ways to break out of your routine, from arts and crafts to outdoor activities and more.
Also on the cover Katelyn Sahagian catches up with Mosaic Art Collective about its ongoing January show, “Conversations of home and heART” Continue reading “39 ideas for fun new hobbies — 01/12/23”
Is starting (restarting?) the habit of going for a run part of your plan for the new year? We find race series and running groups to help you get motivated to hit the streets. Like a little competition? We also round up some upcoming races. And, for those who just Continue reading “Start the year with a run — 01/05/23”
As 2022 comes to an end, we look back on the year and consider what’s to come in 2023. Katelyn Sahagian talks to people in the worlds of art, theater and classical music (page 12). Matt Ingersoll looks back at the year in food (page 24). Amy Diaz considers the Continue reading “2022 Year in review — 12/29/22”
With Christmas just days away, food writer Matt Ingersoll takes a deep dive into one of the holiday’s most iconic sweet treats: the candy cane. Find out what goes into making candy canes by hand and where you can get them locally, from traditional red and white peppermint canes to Continue reading “Sugar & Stripes — 12/22/22”
With heat and electric bills taking a bigger bite out of household budgets, we talk to local energy professionals about why and what to expect this winter. They also discuss how you can pay less now and in the long run, and detail steps you can take to seek out Continue reading “Power to the People — 12/15/22”
It’s a season of gifts and giving. Looking for gift ideas? Find suggestions for theater and concert goers (page 12), kids (page 16), gardeners (page 18), foodies (page 22), wine-lovers (page 30) and music fans (page 36). And we get some advice from a United Way of Greater Nashua official Continue reading “Gift Guide — 12/08/22”
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 Continue reading “Old Threads, New Looks — 12/01/22”
From town parades and tree lightings to Nutcracker and Christmas Carol productions, arts markets, comedy events and more, find holiday events to pack your seaonal calendar.
Also on the cover Katelyn Sahagian talks to three members of the same Nashua area family who currently have their art on display as Continue reading “Bringing the Holiday Fun — 11/24/22”
Apple pie or pumpkin pie? Mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes? We tackle some of the tastier debates of Thanksgiving with local livestock farmers, butchers, restaurateurs, chefs and bakers who offer tips and recipes for getting the feast you want.
Also on the cover Hippo gardening columnist Henry Homeyer tells you Continue reading “Thanksgiving Showdown — 11/17/22”
Retro Cocktails Style revivals aren’t just for clothes. With drinks like the espresso martini having a moment once again, Hippo’s cocktail columnist John Fladd takes a look at some of the iconic drinks of the 1990s. Can those classic -tinis be improved?
Also on the cover Mya Blanchard talks to Continue reading “Retro Cocktails — 11/10/22”