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Isn’t it romantic?
Tales of love at first sight, proposal stories and how roast beef, motorcycles and Star Wars bring people together
Gathered by Heidi Masek, Jeff Mucciarone, Karen Plumley, Bridgette Springer, Linda A. Thompson-Odum and Michael Witthausf news@hippopress.com

What is the most romantic song?

How did you woo your sweetheart?

How did you propose?

Around Valentine’s Day, you can try to fight against the tide of pink hearts and red flowers or you can dive in. This year, we dove in. We asked dozens of people throughout southern New Hampshire for tales of romance — romantic stories that happened to them, romantic stories they witnessed, general ruminations on what makes something romantic.

THEATER: Growing up
Actorsingers win big at the New Hampshire Theatre Awards

By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

In its eighth year, the New Hampshire Theatre Awards demonstrated continued maturity, with a smoothly run awards show at the Palace Theatre in Manchester Feb. 5.

LONGSHOTS: This and that as the curtain comes down on football
by Dave Long

With football out of the way, I’m free to get to some unvarnished, unsolicited opinions and observations on a variety of football topics to close out the year. 

FOOD: A whole lotta love
This year, celebrate Valentine’s Day three nights in a row

By Linda A. Thompson-Odum food@hippopress.com

This year, you’ve got a whole weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

TECHIE: Process this
How to choose a CPU
By John “jaQ” Andrews  jandrews@hippopress.com.

Picking a computer processor is never easy. Intel and AMD seem to do everything they can to name their CPUs as meaninglessly as possible, while publishing complicated guides to help us understand their marketing.

PEOPLE: Concord culture & commerce
Chamber of Commerce president sees opportunity

Home to New Hampshire’s state government and a vibrant health care industry, Concord has remained a bit more economically stable than the rest of the state and the country. Timothy Sink, president of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, says the cultural community in Concord is helping to create growth. Still, businesses have been forced into some extra creativity in the current economic downturn.

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