Archive for August, 2011

Hanover Talks with Marc Milowsky

If the restaurant business is like show business, Marc Milowsky is one of the region’s leading directors and producers. “You get to create a set, pick the actors, and put on a show every night,” says the owner of Upper Valley dining institutions Jesse’s, Molly’s, and Lui Lui.

Mardi Gras History

Although I have not attended Mardi Gras, I have a good friend who would not think of ever missing it, so I recommend you try it for yourself!

A Fascinating Exhibit – An Interactive Display Of Katrina’s Destruction

Five years after the most devastating hurricane ever to hit the United States and the massive destruction that followed, a permanent exhibition opened at the Louisiana State Museum. “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond.”

Spa Secrets

Camping trips. Dirt deeply embedded in your fingernails from gardening. Dried-out skin from excessive sun exposure. You’ve relished the short but sweet season of summer, but it’s beginning to show its effects on your skin. This fall, rejuvenate by spending a day at the spa and treat yourself to what you deserve: relaxation and pampering. At The Garden Spa in New London.

Get Your Beauty Sleep

You’re on coffee number three, fighting the weight of your eyelids—which feel ten pounds heavy—and dreaming about your pillow while hoping that the caffeine kicks in soon. Your body feels sluggish and you notice your lack of energy. Besides making you feel like the walking dead, sleep deprivation has some serious consequences that can hinder your day-to-day performance, as well as more long-term effects on your mental and physical health.

The Best New Jeans

Look around. Jean fashion is changing. Flipping the channel, you’ll notice the infomercial on this strange new phenomenon—pajama jeans. It isn’t about Levi’s anymore ladies, it’s about the skinny stretch.