Tuesday, March 10, is the last official day Girl Scouts will be out selling their ubiquitous cookies before hanging up their commerce sashes for the season, so you better hurry if you haven’t yet gotten your fix of Thin Mints and Caramel deLites. Or should I say Tagalongs? You’ve always heard rumors of “other” Girl Scout Cookies, some slightly altered cookies sold somewhere else in the US under different names. But you only need venture as far as Central Mass — or across the New Hampshire border — to find these oddities. And these “oddities” might be better than the Girl Scout Cookies you’ve always eaten. More
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After spending the better part of the winter passing by Lincoln, NH en route to RadioBDC Drafters events in the White Mountains, I finally stopped with my family this weekend to check out the Ice Castles. More
It’s a real-life Frozen.
What’s more American than a love of money and bacon? Technically there’s Canadian versions of both, but neither taste as good. Enter the New Hampshire “I Heart Bacon” scratch (and sniff) lottery ticket. More
I grew up north of Boston, so you can take Cape Cod and your summer-long traffic jam and cram it: the Granite State is where it’s at for summertime fun as far as I’m concerned. Maine is fantastic, too, and will probably get some love later this summer, but right now we’re focusing on the great NH. Here’s a short list of fun trips to take. More
When New Hampshire-born Will Sheff, frontman of veteran folk rockers Okkervil River, returns to Boston to play The Sinclair on Saturday, he’ll once again be performing in a mid-size venue to fans, relatives and old friends. This time, though, he’s returning to New England in support of an album inspired by his hometown, Meriden, New Hampshire, and his youth. “The Silver Gymnasium,” a nostalgic autobiography of a ten year-old Sheff in 1986, continues Okkervil River’s legacy as introspective, niche, career musicians. If Okkervil River don’t ever break mainstream — and if Sheff has a say, they may not want to — this album does put the frontman’s small town on the map. More