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.
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.
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.
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.
A Southwestern bohemian look inspires a warmer weather feel that New Englanders can enjoy in the summertime, and the fashion can be found on the Seacoast at many local boutique shops.
For 32-year-old Kittery Point resident Olivia Korpi, fashion is about joy. She shares her skill and passion for fashion through her style consulting business, O.Style.
The first-ever Seacoast Digital Fast, taking place Aug. 5-7, challenges people to put down their digital devices and go screen-free for 48 hours.
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.
The Wild Vibes festival features yoga, music, art, and more. The third annual festival, taking place on Sunday, July 17, is expanding and moving to Rye Harbor State Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A roundup of Memorial Day parades and observances occurring around the Seacoast, as well as a list of other notable events taking place across the region this weekend.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Portsmouth’s first “escape room” is now open for mystery and adventure, following a growing national trend.
Seacoast hosts are taking to the digital airwaves in a plethora of podcasts covering a wide range of topics, including local history, giant monsters, jazz lessons, craft beer, Shakespeare, fishing, and more.
Craft beer is big business in New Hampshire, and UNH has announced a slate of new beer-related programs.
A roundup of recent dining developments and farming news.