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Swimming Holes | New England Summer Tradition

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Children come of age in the cold,deep swimming holes of summer. I grew up in the village of... Read More »

Swindle in Swanton, VT

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Farther down Route 7, there’s a natural spring near the old Bullard’s Tavern (now a private home), where... Read More »

Takes the Gravy

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Of course, no holiday table is complete without a vessel with which to serve the gravy. Woodbury Pewter’s... Read More »

Tasha Tudor | Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator

6 votes, 4.17 avg. rating (82% score)

Tasha Tudor and Family. House and garden tours, Tasha Tudor books and gifts. Marlboro, VT. 802-257-4444; tashatudorandfamily.com Tasha... Read More »

Ted’s Restaurant

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In Meriden, the folks at Ted’s have been doing their share of burgering for more than five decades,... Read More »

Tee Off

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Did you know that most pro golfers wear shoes made in Brockton, Massachusetts? FootJoy-brand golf shoes are the... Read More »

Temple Town Band, Music Makers, Temple, New Hampshire

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We start arriving at dusk, setting out lawn chairs and blankets in front of the bandstand. We may... Read More »

Thanksgiving Tips and Recipes

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New England Numbers: The Pilgrims For the home: Decorating for the Holidays For dinner: No-Fuss Thanksgiving Side dishes:... Read More »

The Single Soldier Monument | Civil War Memorial

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

After all, war memorials don’t work, do they? Memorials in general don’t work. Can’t be helped, the soldier... Read More »

The 2011 Biathlon World Cup in Aroostook County | How New England Can Save the World

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Aspiring athletes from around the country began to converge on the area, attracted by the offer of great... Read More »

The 25 Best Beach Towns in New England from Yankee Magazine

The 25 Best Beach Towns in New England from Yankee Magazine

52 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)

Few towns transform in summer like hyperactive Hampton Beach. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a day (or an... Read More »

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

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Tim Gallagher, editor-in-chief of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Living Bird magazine and author of numerous books, including... Read More »

The 5 Best Things to See on U.S. Route 6

The 5 Best Things to See on U.S. Route 6

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Connecticut-based travel journalist Malerie Yolen-Cohen became obsessed with what was once the longest transcontinental highway in America—U.S. Route... Read More »

The 54th Massachusetts | New England’s Gifts

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On July 18, 1863, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment found itself in front of Fort Wagner—one of... Read More »

The Art of the Trades | Mary’s Farm

3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When pipes freeze and other calamities occur, a hero is someone with a wrench and knowhow. Last New... Read More »

The Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

The Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Theaters are in Garen Daly’s blood: His grandparents were vaudeville performers. A former theater manager, he also produces... Read More »

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers

14 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Tovah Martin, author of more than a dozen gardening books, including The New Terrarium (Clarkson Potter, 2009) and... Read More »

The Best 5: Quilt Museums & Workshops

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Quilts warm Connecticut writer Barbara Wysocki’s toes and delight her eyes. Founding editor of Layers, the New England... Read More »

The Best Chowder in New England

The Best Chowder in New England

12 votes, 3.92 avg. rating (78% score)

Love chowder? We scoured the region to find the best chowder in New England — one from each... Read More »

The Best Cross Country Ski Trails | We Pick the Best 5

The Best Cross Country Ski Trails | We Pick the Best 5

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When Vermont author David Goodman isn’t writing, he’s skiing or, even better, writing about skiing. His newest book... Read More »

The Best Flower Shows and Festivals in New England | Chasing Spring

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Which brings us to the Greenfield Hill Congregational Church’s Dogwood Festival in Fairfield, Connecticut (75 years and counting),... Read More »

The Best Hockey Team in the World

The Best Hockey Team in the World

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We Can Claim (Again and Finally) to Be Home to the Best Hockey Team in the World See... Read More »

The Big Q | Click and Clack from Car Talk

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Tom: [Laughs.] He was really funny. Ray: He told us this whole story about how he drove his... Read More »

The Big Question | Snowplow Driver Rusty Churchill

The Big Question | Snowplow Driver Rusty Churchill

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Ever wondered what it takes to drive a snowplow in New England? We asked seasoned snowplow operator Rusty... Read More »

The Big Question | What’s the Future of History?

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Biographer and Historian David McCullough approaches writing a bit like enrolling in college: “I know I’m going to... Read More »

The Big Question: “Buddy” Cianci

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Although Buddy Cianci is no longer mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, his presence there is palpable since his... Read More »

The Big Question: Can Food Heal?

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Adrienne Kane knows the power of cooking. In the spring of 2000, Kane, just 21, suffered a devastating... Read More »



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