Monthly Archives: March 2011

New Hampshire’s Haruspices of Spring

I hear the sound of people diving for their dictionary…I'll make it easy for you– March 21st, the … Continue reading

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A New Hampshirite’s Irish Surprise

The Irish people walk among you. They carry leprechauns in their pockets. A few of them remember wee bits of the ancient language. Sadly some descendants today are not aware of their Celtic ancestry… Continue reading

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New Hampshire and the Birth of the Cocktail

New Hampshire is thought of as the birth place of many innovations, from tupperware to the motorcycle. But was it … Continue reading

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Imbibing a New Hampshire Cocktail

Engraving above from:  page 3; “How to mix drinks: or, The bon-vivant’s companion,” by Jerry Thomas, New York, Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, No. 18 Ann Street; 1862, page 49.  SEE article: New Hampshire and the Birth of the Cocktail.

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Manchester New Hampshire Restaurant Innovators: Richard "Dick" and Maurice "Mac" McDonald

There is no doubt that much credit should be given to Ray Krok for the idea of franchising McDonalds. 

However, … Continue reading

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