Season extension greens

Lifestyle, Outdoor

For many vegetable gardeners, peak harvest season has passed. Luckily there is still time to try seeding some cool-season crops that can handle colder temperatures and actually taste better once cool weather arrives.

Gardening tips: early harvest

Lifestyle, Outdoor

Are your pumpkins already fully orange? Farmers and gardening enthusiasts have been reporting very early ripening in both pumpkins and winter squash. The UNH Cooperative Extension Education Center explains how to handle your early harvest.

Get your local satire

Lifestyle

Since The Tug launched its fake news site over the weekend, its humorous bits have been making the rounds on social media, confusing some viewers and leaving them to wonder whose side they're on, if there even are sides. We caught up with the anonymous crew for an email Q&A.

New brew taps the sea

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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.