New brew taps the sea


With a little help from aquaculture researchers at the University of New Hampshire, the Portsmouth Brewery has introduced Selkie, a beer brewed with locally harvested sugar kelp. It's one of many ways sustainably raised seaweed could soon find its way into our diets.

From the magazine: Finding the Lost Coast

Style Queue

Tiffany Landry and Jonathan Lessard are the couple behind Lost Coast, a delightfully weird junk shop in Kittery. Actually, it’s more like a meticulously curated mix of vintage fad toys, granny-chic kitchenware, hip used clothing, and dope records, among other things.

From the magazine: Perfect fit

Style Queue

Based in Brentwood, Krista Larson Designs is an internationally distributed name in women’s fashion, specializing in flattering, comfortable clothing that fits a variety of sizes.

From the magazine: An eye for detail

Style Queue

Seventeen-year-old Phillips Exeter Academy student Rachel Luo is a style hunter armed with a camera and a keen eye. The Texas native is the mind behind “The Exeter Issue,” a fashion-centered Instagram and Facebook page that is quietly gaining a big audience.

From the magazine: One of a kind

Style Queue

Mrs. Janet Y. Larose knows fashion, and she puts her knowledge to use for a variety of causes. A resident of both Portsmouth and New York, Janet talked to Style Queue editor Jennifer Moore about her glamorous style, including the one-of-a-kind, vintage Chanel ensemble she wore for the interview.

A week of fashion & fun in the Big Apple


Elias Matso and Molly Stites, two incoming freshman at Traip Academy in Kittery, Maine, recently attended a four-day, pre-college course at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Elias and Molly shared their experiences in the Big Apple with a blog-style, day-by-day chronicle.

Portsmouth Pride to shine again

News, Lifestyle

The second annual Portsmouth Pride event takes place Saturday, June 25, in downtown Portsmouth. The parade and celebration occurs at a time when gay rights have made tremendous strides, and yet the recent mass shooting in Orlando demonstrates the immense challenges the LGBT community still faces.

Food drive aims for 10 tons


Last year, the Fill the Hall Food Drive collected five tons of food donations for the Seacoast Family Food Pantry. With requests for food aid rising, organizers are hoping to double that total this year.

PHS students graduate in unity


A 2015 graduate of Portsmouth High School shares his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the unisex gowns that students will wear in this evening's graduation ceremony.

Dover’s Popzup gets popping


The goal of Dover-based company Popzup Popcorn is to provide a healthier and more environmentally conscious method of popping popcorn while maintaining fresh taste and the convenience of the microwave.

Ice cream of the Seacoast


With temperatures rising in New England, it's always good to know where to find your nearest cooling station. Here's a town-by-town roundup of ice cream shops around the Seacoast, complete with links to their websites, contact info, and spring hours.

Getting the scoop from Rococo


Rococo Artisan Ice Cream's flavors include Nutella Cranberry, Strawberry Basil, and Goat Cheese & Blackberry Chambord Swirl. The Maine-based ice cream shop is expanding, with new scoop windows in Kittery and Ogunquit, a new retail location in Ogunquit, and a new production facility in Wells.

Seacoast artist takes on how we dress

Art, Lifestyle

Seacoast photographer Nancy Grace Horton's new solo show, That's What She Said, opens on Friday, May 27, at Engine in Biddeford, Maine. The show is focused on gender roles and includes photos of local drag persona Bunny Wonderland.

Dumpster diving in Durham


The Post-Landfill Action Network, or PLAN, invited area artists to dive in and dig a treasure out of the trash on Wednesday. PLAN hosted an Artist Dumpster Dive on the University of New Hampshire campus in Durham during the final week of classes.

Slow Food Seacoast turns 10


It was in 2006 that the Seacoast launched its own chapter of the international Slow Food movement. Ten years later, the local organization has done a great deal to promote good, clean, fair food across the region, but much remains to be done.

The purple bus is calling us

Lifestyle, Music

If you live in the Seacoast, you’ve probably seen the purple bus. It belongs to Eli Elkus, singer and guitarist for local band People Like You. In the spring and summer, the bus has become a mobile landmark, seen frequently navigating downtown Portsmouth, cruising along the coast, or parked on the roadside.