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Tamworth Distilling’s Adventurous Spirits

Distiller Matt Power forages for natural ingredients that will go into the scratch-made, artisanal spirits at Tamworth Distilling. Photo by Quaker City Mercantile Flavored spirits aren’t new. Distillers who fancy themselves inventive have come up with concoctions like jalapeño and mango tequilas, and sippers that are flavored with grapefruit, blood orange and even whipped cream. …

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Retirement Communities Are Back

Illustration by Gloria Dillanin The development and widespread availability of the COVID-19 vaccine proved to be a shot in the arm for the senior housing industry. The yearlong-plus pandemic broke the business model for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), also known as life plan communities (LPCs), which is a long-term care option delivering independent living …

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Exclusive Excerpt From Howard Mansfield’s Newest Book

“View in the White Mountains” by Thomas Cole, 1827 This is an excerpt from “Chasing Eden,” the latest book by Hancock’s Howard Mansfield — an author who “sifts through the commonplace and the forgotten to discover stories that tell us about ourselves and our place in the world,” ( In this chapter, the author sifts …

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