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Brew Hampshire
Beer-lovers have many pints to choose from
By Jeff Mucciarone jmucciarone@hippopress.com

Three years ago, Peter Telge, who owns Milly’s Tavern in Manchester, got rid of all of the bottled domestic beer he sold.

Milly’s has always brewed its own beer, but eliminating staples like Budweiser and Miller altogether seemed risky, or at least that’s what distributors told Telge. Those distributors told him he’d soon be losing all kinds of money and would find himself out of business. Distributors threatened that he’d lose all the Bud drinkers or the Miller drinkers. Maybe he did lose some, but others, presumably many others, opted to instead try out one of Milly’s other beers.

PEOPLE: Touchdown!
USA Women’s National team takes world title in Sweden
By Jeff Mucciarone jmucciarone@hippopress.com

Julie Carignan of Manchester and Jen Pirog of Derry recently represented USA Football’s 2010 Women’s National Team during the World Championship tournament in Sweden from June 27 to July 3. Carignan and Pirog play on the Manchester Freedom and were two of 45 players selected for the national team, which won the tournament. Carignan plays linebacker and has been doing some assistant coaching for the Freedom. Pirog plays defensive back and receiver.

LONGSHOTS: The rule of King George in Yankeeland ends after 37 years
by Dave Long

The rule of King George in Yankeeland ends after 37 years

Since we’re in New England, the best place to start when the subject is George Steinbrenner is — no one, not Carlton Fisk, Thurman Munson, Reggie Jackson, A-Rod, Billy Martin, 1978, 2003, Pedro Martinez or Don Zimmer is as responsible for the passion, bitterness, downright hatred at times or duration of the Red Sox–Yankees rivalry as George.

FOOD: Food for folks
Ethnic eats are the culinary focus at the Lowell Folk Fest
By Madeleine Staub food@hippopress.com

Listening to music from more than a dozen different cultures is great. Listening to ethnic music while eating the accompanying ethnic food is even better.

THEATER: Waking up the theater
NH actress directs Derryfield production
Adam Coughlin acoughlin@hippopress.com.

Lindsay Devino is no stranger to acting success. As a high school student she won two NH Theatre Awards and she later attended the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City. Most recently she completed the NETworks National Tour of The Drowsy Chaperone and starred in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of the same show. Now she is stepping off the stage and will see if all her skill can be passed on to young actors.

TECHIE: Where you @?
How Twitter is killing a symbol
By John “jaQ” Andrews  jandrews@hippopress.com

The following is about tech, but it’s more about language. It’s about how sometimes changes can expand and enhance the way we communicate with each other, but other times they muddy the waters and make interaction just a little more confusing.

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