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

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In the lobby cigar ashes tip into $928 worth of souvenir ashtrays, compliments of the Maine tourist office.... 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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More recently, the game lost one of its biggest supporters with the death of Clarence (Clary) Pell, father... Read More »

Necco Wafers | America’s Oldest Candy

Necco Wafers | America’s Oldest Candy

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

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

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

If you have a fisherman in the family, or if you spend much of the winter by the... Read More »

New England Coast Trivia | New England By the Numbers

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14 Maine communities boasting dog-friendly beaches: Bar Harbor, Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Saco,... Read More »

New England Cuisine | Only in New England

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Welcome to New England, home of culinary creativity … and more than a few oddities.      ... Read More »

New England Dialect | How to Pronounce “Scallop”

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Back on land, after a brisk encounter with a scraper to remove barnacles and other hangers-on, dozens of... Read More »

New England Landmarks | Only in New England

New England Landmarks | Only in New England

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Have you ever wanted to know more about the New England landmarks that pepper the six-state region? Our... Read More »

Nuclear Fatality at Wood River Junction | Yankee Classic Article

Nuclear Fatality at Wood River Junction | Yankee Classic Article

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

The result was a motley collection of containers, each holding an item or substance that was to some... Read More »

Pez | History and Trivia

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Manufactured in Orange, Connecticut, since 1974, some 3 billion PEZ candies are gobbled up annually—and that’s just the... Read More »

Pickle Day | Yankee Classic

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When I was a child, I would spend the month of August in Vermont at my grandparents’ tall,... 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 Snapper Hot Dogs | Maine’s Favorite Home-Grilled Hot Dog

Red Snapper Hot Dogs | Maine’s Favorite Home-Grilled Hot Dog

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Lined up and ready, a plate of Red Snapper hot dogs is a Maine summer supper at its... Read More »

Red Sox Win 2013 World Series!

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

Rented Summer Cottage Nightmare! | Humor

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A stay in a rented summer cottage always seems to start with a note from the owners that... Read More »

Rhode Island Jonnycakes | Thick South County Style

Rhode Island Jonnycakes | Thick South County Style

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

Diane says the batter should be sturdy but thin enough to easily slip off a spoon (think buttery... Read More »

Rufus Resurrected | Barn Cat Survival

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

He was a barn cat, half wild, half tame. When his life hung in the balance, which half... Read More »

Shad | Poor Man’s Salmon

Shad | Poor Man’s Salmon

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Activities in the month leading up to Derby Day are the selection of the queen of the shad... Read More »

Sky Bar | New England’s Classic Chocolate Candy Bar

Sky Bar | New England’s Classic Chocolate Candy Bar

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

Since June is National Candy Month, it seemed like the right time to celebrate another classic New England... Read More »

South Shore Bar Pizza | Lynwood Cafe in Randolph, MA

South Shore Bar Pizza | Lynwood Cafe in Randolph, MA

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Meat-eaters like John often go for toppings like linguica (a Portuguese smoke cured pork sausage) or salami, and for... Read More »

Stretching Exercises for Your Lobster Dinner

Stretching Exercises for Your Lobster Dinner

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Don’t be intimidated by the high cost of owning your own lobster. With the following recipes, one good-sized... Read More »

Submarine Sandwiches | What’s in a Name?

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

Everyone loves a title, everyone wants to be special, even entire communities. Take Groton and New London, Connecticut,... Read More »

Swamp Yankees | What’s in a Name?

Swamp Yankees | What’s in a Name?

5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

The British and even the hated Hessians might be expected to give quarter, but what could be hoped... Read More »

The Boston Terrier | Up Close

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In the 1860s a cross between a White English Terrier (now extinct) and an English Bulldog resulted in... Read More »

The Lure of the Lobster Shack

The Lure of the Lobster Shack

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There may be no meal more memorable than lobster enjoyed on a wharf piled high with traps and... Read More »

The Perfect Summer Vacation in New England

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Wondering where to go for the perfect summer vacation in New England this year? Use this handy guide... Read More »



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