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Upcoming Multicultural Happenings

Differences Make Us Better It isn’t a secret that New Hampshire’s makeup is a predominantly white population, so I think it is especially important to embrace and celebrate the cultural diversity that we do have. We need to cherish this diversity and nurture it to grow. Because our cultures are what shape us as humans, […]


NH’s Best Hikes For Fall Foliage

1. Bald Mountain + Artist’s Bluff This easy 1.5 mile round-trip hike is the perfect family outing in the mountains to enjoy the fall foliage colors and crisp autumn air. Take the trail that loops back to Artist’s Bluff for incredible views of the foliage reflected on Echo Lake in Franconia Notch State Park. 2. […]

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How to Get Young People to Join a Board or Committee

There are a lot of reasons why young people don’t join town boards or committees or run for local office. Young people are often raising children and/or working full-time, and board and committee meetings typically take place either in the evening (which is not family-friendly) or during the work day. As a result, it isn’t […]


The Elevated Staycation

It’s not very often that you find a dining gem in the middle of a rural town that no one in your neighborhood has heard of. Add the fact that it’s only 17 miles from your house and you’ll show up to your dinner reservation dumbfounded. “How does nobody know about this?!” is frequently muttered […]

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20 of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies Call NH Home

Every year Inc. releases a guide featuring the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in America. This year 20 of them call New Hampshire home. In this blog post, I wanted to put a spotlight on the heights of entrepreneurial endeavor being climbed around the Granite State: Akumina – #153 – Sells bespoke software that helps […]

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From the Page to the Stage…

The brand new Union Leader Headliners Series will officially kick off on Thursday, August 22. Headliners will feature one on one conversations with compelling guests from the region. You’ll get to know the history behind well-known individuals and stories from the area and the audience will be able to engage with our guest(s). The first […]

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Weekends in Waterville Valley

Looking for a fun summer weekend get-a-way? Look no further the Waterville Valley. Most known as a ski destination, Waterville offers plenty of family friendly activities in the warmer months. Town Square is the center of it all with restaurants, shops, bike rentals and an Escape Room. Live entertainment livens up the square all summer […]


Home Happens Beyond the Front Door

Do you love where you live? More than a year ago, I wrote about how New Hampshire has grown to be part of my identity and how I’ve finally found a sense of belonging in a town that surprised me. Since then, Durham has continued to grow on me. Today, I feel invested in the […]


5 White Mountain Hikes Under 5 Miles

1. Black Cap Mountain Elevation: 2,356′ Trail: Black Cap Trail Distance: 2.3 miles (Out & Back) Difficulty: Easy Black Cap Mountain is the perfect option for those looking for a shorter, less demanding hike without sacrificing incredible views. The trail begins off Hurricane Mountain Road in Conway, a seasonal, rugged and steep road that closes before […]

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The Juicery

My husband has been hobbling around on borrowed crutches for the past few weeks. Thanks to a knee injury, his ultimate frisbee season has been sidelined for the time being, but that doesn’t stop him from shuffling down to The Juicery. With only four locations in New Hampshire, we consider ourselves very lucky to have […]