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Brianna’s Internship Experience

It honestly feels like I just started working at Stay Work Play yesterday. I have really enjoyed my time here and I can’t believe it flew by as fast as it did! With summer coming to an end, so does this internship, but I definitely won’t forget about Stay Work Play. This organization has exposed […]

Local Foods

Dig in and Celebrate New Hampshire Eat Local Month

August is a time to dig in and celebrate the bounty of locally grown (and brewed!) food and drink that our farmers, producers, chefs and markets serve up to us. New Hampshire Eat Local Month happens each August and our state is ripe with events and promotions to mark the month. NH Eat Local Month […]


Supporting Art with Purpose

On Saturday, Sept. 8, join WZID, Hannaford Supermarkets and a variety of local businesses at Art Jam Riverside in Arms Park to spend a day living your life in full color. Last year, over 3,000 people showed up to participate in Art Jam Bridgefest, a day full of family fun, artistic exposure and community awareness. […]

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Hot Historical Hiking

Slapping my perspiration-laden forearm out of reaction to a pinching sensation commonly associated with mosquitos, I lifted my hand from my arm to reveal a sickly collage of blood, sweat, and bug guts on my body. This wasn’t a new occurrence. There were many pests on the South Manchester rail trail — mostly black flies […]

The view from my first - technically second - plane ride.

Exploring Your Own Backyard (NH Bucket List)

Four-years ago, a friend of mine proposed we go skydiving. Jump out of a plane on purpose? It was summer, and we were bored, so I said, “sure”. I don’t think I’d do it again, but it was fun. The best part was that when we were in the plane, I suddenly realized I had […]


Portsmouth from Day to Nightclub

Across the board, Portsmouth is a delightful city. Its waterfront locale, gorgeous parks, striking church steeples, historic homes, and constant events and shows make it an idea destination from anywhere in the state or region. It’s also filled with dozens of amazing restaurants, including several favorites I’ve written about: The Green Elephant, The Friendly Toast, and […]

​Exploring our pastures-in-progress with our new horse Hazel​

700 Square Feet to Fifty-Two Acres

Smog hung heavy, obscuring the Manhattan skyline in the distance as I sat unmoving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, thousands of New Yorkers honking away their frustration at spending a muggy summer afternoon in traffic. I was on the way back to my Brooklyn apartment from a 30-minute horseback-riding lesson at a barn on Long Island. […]

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How to Grow Your Business (in a not-so-busy state) 

Finding opportunities to branch out your business are challenging, when you live in a smaller, not-so-busy state it feels impossible. I’ve grown up in New Hampshire all my life and I love living here, I just didn’t see many opportunities for young professionals to grow and have support. I left New Hampshire and went to […]

Popping Up Around New Hampshire

Popping Up Around New Hampshire

The coolest things pop up when you least expect them to, right? This feature is no exception to the rule! Alison Murphy runs Concord Handmade, a pop-up holiday shop. During the holiday season, Concord Handmade is a pop-up shop located in downtown Concord. Alison sets up in a different location each year, and features handmade […]