Your Local Indie Cinema: Red River Theatres

From homemade movies to the silver screen, films shape us more than we know as individuals and as a culture. I was discussing this topic in a recent interview for Creative Guts, with Angie Lane, the Executive Director of Red River Theatres in Concord. We had an awesome discussion about independent movie theaters and why […]


Visiting Hobbs Should be a Hobby

Perhaps it’s a repressed memory now, but did anyone else spend the July 4th weekend in the rain? Every day? At 50 degrees? Outside? For the July 4th weekend every year, I go camping at White Lake State Park in Tamworth with my best friends and my fiancé.  We usually spend a day at the […]

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Doing Good New Hampshire with Nathan Pelletier

This week I had the opportunity to speak with Nate Pelletier of Franklin. Nate is from Watseka, Illinois and after he graduated from college he took a three month internship in Hill. After his internship finished up, Nate realized he had fallen in love with the people, the beautiful scenery, the seasons, and opportunities that […]

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3 Ways To Reach The Summit Of Mount Washington

The infamous Mount Washington sits at 6,288 feet above sea level in the Presidential Range of the White Mountain National Forest, making it the tallest peak in not only the state of New Hampshire, but the tallest peak in all of New England. On a clear day, you will be rewarded with sweeping views that […]


Meet Local Leader Molly Lunn Owen of Manchester

Here on the Stay Work Play blog, we’re celebrating young leaders across the state who have stepped up to participate in the political process! “Meet Local Leader…” is a series highlighting the people under forty who are leading their communities at the local level. Age: 31 Elected Position Held: Manchester Planning Board alternate Occupation and […]


Convenient Nutrition For Your Healthiest Summer Yet!

For many, summer in New Hampshire tends to be the most active time of the year. We’re spending time hiking in the White Mountains, swimming in our beautiful lakes, or enjoying various activities at the beach. It seems like there are endless amounts of opportunities to celebrate and indulge.  Hey, no judgment. If spending time […]


Composting 101

A lot of us have heard the three pillars of living sustainably – Reduce, Re-use, and Recycle. What some of us may not know is the fourth pillar … Rot! Composting, baby. Ah yes, that sweet sweet dirt. So what is composting and why should we do it? Instead of tossing organic materials into the […]


A Ros(ie) Experience

If you’re ever looking for a quintessential diner experience, Rosie’s Restaurant is a local diner right out of a storybook. A relaxing place for a weekend breakfast or lunch, Rosie’s offers a sense of community, comfort, and of course, delicious food. Located in Tamworth on Route 16, it’s hard to miss if you’re traveling north […]

Doing Good New Hampshire with Courtney Murphy

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Courtney Murphy of Dover.  Courtney was raised in Dover, and after graduating from the University of NH with a degree in finance, she decided to buy her own home in the town she was raised! Today she is a Senior Treasury Analyst at Liberty Mutual and […]