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The 5 Best Cinemas in New England

The 5 Best Cinemas in New England

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

Want a unique movie-going experience? We asked movie critic Garen Daly to choose the 5 best cinemas in New... 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

The 54th Massachusetts | New England’s Gifts

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Why was the 54th Massachusetts unique? It was the first black regiment ever raised in the Northern states.... Read More »

The Allen Sisters | Timeless New England

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

The Allen sisters, Frances and Mary, found uncommon beauty in the people and landscape of Deerfield, Massachusetts. For three... 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 Beginning of Camelot and JFK | New England’s Gifts

The Beginning of Camelot and JFK | New England’s Gifts

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Throughout 1960, most of New England and all of Boston were caught up in Senator John F. Kennedy’s... Read More »

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers in New England

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers in New England

15 votes, 4.07 avg. rating (81% score)

The best nurseries and garden centers in New England, as chosen by gardening expert Tovah Martin. Tovah Martin,... 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

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

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

The Best Food Festivals in New England

The Best Food Festivals in New England

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

Both large and small, New England food festivals are celebrations of our native flavors, dedicated to the preservation... 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 Best Spring Festivals and Flower Spots in New England | Chasing Spring

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

“Obviously we’re not painters, but we’re getting the experience,” says Grace Astrove, a Connecticut College student sitting on... 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 »

The Big Question: How Do You Swim in Really Cold Water?

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Lynne Cox’s strange and wonderful relationship with the coldest waters on the planet began as a youngster turning... Read More »

The Big Question: How to be a Champion Figure Skater

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With his partner, Evgenia Shishkova (now his wife), Russian-born figure skater Vadim Naumov competed in two Winter Olympics,... Read More »

The Big Question: Opera Singer Lisa Saffer

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Lisa Saffer is a 47-year-old diva. She received her master’s degree from Boston’s New England Conservatory of Music... Read More »

The Big Question: What’s It Like To Fall Through Ice?

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

On December 19, 2010, Paul Cassidy, a 59-year-old software engineer from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, was ice skating on Lake... Read More »

The Big Questions: How Do You Keep Smiling for 50 Years?

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

We ask Judy Beck, longtime waitress at Maine’s famed Moody’s Diner, how she keeps smiling. Judy Beck began... Read More »

The Big Sleep | Mary’s Farm

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

Last spring when I was ill and confined to bed, a friend mailed me a little book called... Read More »

The Biggest Wind | New England’s Gifts

2 votes, 2.00 avg. rating (52% score)

In New England there’s cold and then there’s “braggin’ cold,” and those who live in the North Country... Read More »

The Bite

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Between the creamy chowder, stuffed with chopped quahogs and accented with sweet onions, and the sunset views over... Read More »

The Boston Pops at Christmas: How do you make it new?

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_______________________ View a video of Keith Lockhart talking about the Pops and other concerts from last summer. Read... Read More »

The Boy Who Didn’t Like Summer Camp

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Late that night, and well into the wee hours of the morning, many of us gathered around a... Read More »



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