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Hippo’s Best of 2010
Readers’ Poll Results

You voted; now here’s what you have to say…

Once again, we asked you, the Hippo readers, to tell us what you love about living here in southern New Hampshire and once again thousands of you responded with your very strong opinions. All caps, exclamation points and more let us know that you really really care about who offers the best cup of coffee, the best hair cut and the best yoga instruction.

ART: Emerging art
Law firm’s gallery reopens with recent NHIA talent

By Heidi Masek

Law firm Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC, opened the Robert M. Larsen Gallery in 1992. Maxfield Parrish illustrations, work by League of New Hampshire Craftsmen members and work by noted artists such as James Aponovich has been exhibited there.

LONGSHOTS: Mail bags talks of Pats, Celts and the Olympics
by Dave Long

Mixed bag on Nomar’s Red Sox retirement

I don’t know about you, but I had mixed feelings over Nomar Garciaparra’s signing for one day so he could retire as a Red Sox last week. On one hand, given his acrimony toward the team that led to his trade at the deadline in 2004, it seemed weird. On the other side, I do recall how good he was with and for the Red Sox when he was here and how beloved he was by Red Sox Nation. 

FOOD: Coffee and creativity
New Manchester café offers art & music

By Linda A. Thompson-Odum

What is a coffeehouse? Most people would describe it as a gathering place where coffee-lovers and artists can share their talents and ideas. Lazy Nick’s Coffee House and Bakery in Manchester is such a place.

TECHIE: Better netbooks afoot
ION makes a positive charge
By John “jaQ” Andrews

Don’t buy that netbook!

Not this month, at least. Wait until April. That’s when new machines based on nVidia’s Next Generation ION graphics are scheduled to start hitting the market.

PEOPLE: NH Sen. David Boutin
Gatsas’ seat stays in Republican hands

Republican state Sen. David Boutin defeated state Rep. Jeff Goley last month to take over the Senate seat formerly held by Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas. Boutin, who was a state representative before the election, represents District 16, comprising Bow, Candia, Dunbarton, Hooksett and Wards 1, 2 and 12 in Manchester. Boutin is serving on the Capital Budget Committee, the Transportation and Interstate Cooperation Committee and the Wildlife, Fish and Game and Agriculture Committee.

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