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Andre the Seal | 25 Years with Andre

Andre the Seal | 25 Years with Andre

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Andre the seal — a world-renowned celebrity — may have been one of the longest-running, free, unadvertised attractions... Read More »

Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers

Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers

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One pair of puffins nesting in the U.S. in 1901 (on Matinicus Rock, Maine) 1,000 pairs (approx.) of... Read More »

Best Food in New England

Best Food in New England

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Certainly a list of 25 foods at 25 places doesn’t do justice to the scores of fabulous eateries... Read More »

Bristol, Rhode Island 4th of July Celebration | A Red, White & Blue Day

Bristol, Rhode Island 4th of July Celebration | A Red, White & Blue Day

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Judy Squires met with other members of the Patriotic Exercises committee outside the Colt School at 6:45 a.m.... Read More »

Common Crackers | New England’s Classic Cracker

Common Crackers | New England’s Classic Cracker

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If there’s one thing that we as New Englanders can agree on, it’s that when it comes to... Read More »

Cooking Lobster at Home | Our Best 5 Tips

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Summertime is synonymous with seafood in New England. Save some cash this year by cooking lobster at home... Read More »

Cote’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream | The Best Darned Ice Cream In the Whole State of Maine

Cote’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream | The Best Darned Ice Cream In the Whole State of Maine

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Three years ago, the Cote family, who own one of the largest dairies in southern Maine, had a... Read More »

Favorite Chowder Recipes

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With seafood and potatoes being so readily available in New England, anytime is a good time to whip... Read More »

How to Be a Pilgrim | Ask the Expert

How to Be a Pilgrim | Ask the Expert

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In 1995, Kate Moore, recently laid off from her restaurant job, responded to a newspaper ad soliciting “time... Read More »

How to Build a Bonfire in Winter

How to Build a Bonfire in Winter

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Deep snow, a rush pile, marshmallows, and patience are among the requirements to build a bonfire in winter.... Read More »

Humpty Dumpty Chips | Maine’s Potato Chip

Humpty Dumpty Chips | Maine’s Potato Chip

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A Maine favorite since 1947, Humpty Dumpty chips are a potato tradition and regional snack favorite thanks to... Read More »

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic

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While Maine coon cats are not actually a cross between a raccoon and a domestic cat, it is... Read More »

Maine Lobster Festival | Photographs of Rockland’s Crustacean Celebration

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Thinking about going to the 2014 Maine lobster festival? Find out what you can expect by viewing this... Read More »

Maine Tourmaline | Up Close

Maine Tourmaline | Up Close

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The word “tourmaline” comes from the Sinhalese tura mali, meaning “stone of mixed colors.” Shades of tourmaline cover... Read More »

Mark Twain Bed | Local Treasure

Mark Twain Bed | Local Treasure

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There are three things visitors notice upon entering the bedroom of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (better known as “Mark... Read More »

Moxie | Maine’s Classic Soda

Moxie | Maine’s Classic Soda

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If you’re “from away” you might not like the taste, but for many New Englanders, a  long, cold... Read More »

Mud Season | New England’s Fifth Season

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In northern New England there are really five seasons. Some would say Indian summer and January thaw, too,... Read More »

Muhammad Ali Vs. Sonny Liston | The Night Lewiston, Maine, Can Never Forget

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The rematch for the heavyweight championship of the world between Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) and former champ Sonny... Read More »

Nantucket Scrimshaw Collection | Memory Etched in Tooth and Bone

Nantucket Scrimshaw Collection | Memory Etched in Tooth and Bone

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From the mighty whale came a delicate art: Nantucket scrimshaw. Crafted by sailors on long and lonely voyages... Read More »

National Tennis Court in Newport, RI | Real Tennis, Anyone?

National Tennis Court in Newport, RI | Real Tennis, Anyone?

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Yankee Classic Article from March 2000: In which the author discovers an unexpected knack for a medieval game... Read More »

Necco Wafers | America’s Oldest Candy

Necco Wafers | America’s Oldest Candy

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If taste is linked to memory, then one of the easiest ways to jump back to childhood is... Read More »

New England Boiled Wool Mittens | Classic Yankee Article

New England Boiled Wool Mittens | Classic Yankee Article

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The art of knitting these rugged boiled wool mittens, the choice of fishermen for hundreds of years, was... Read More »

New England Dialect | How to Pronounce “Scallop”

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Real New Englanders know how to pronounce scallop and warn to be wary of people who say “skal-lup”.... Read More »

New England Landmarks | Only in New England

New England Landmarks | Only in New England

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CONNECTICUT 1. Boothe Memorial Park & Museum in Stratford is home to a strange collection of buildings, including... Read More »

Nuclear Fatality at Wood River Junction | Yankee Classic Article

Nuclear Fatality at Wood River Junction | Yankee Classic Article

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

An empty factory in Rhode Island. An angry widow. A radioactive wedding ring. These are pieces of a... Read More »

Pullman Car at Hildene | Long Journey Home

Pullman Car at Hildene | Long Journey Home

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  At the Lincoln family’s Vermont estate, now a museum, an important piece of American history pulls into... Read More »

Red Sox Win 2013 World Series!

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

There were generations of Boston Red Sox fans for whom October meant falling dreams and spirits along with... Read More »