March/April Issue on Newsstands March 3
Yankee Magazine, March/April Issue, on Newsstands March 3, 2009
DUBLIN, New Hampshire (February 2009)–Yankee Magazine’s March/April issue hits newsstands March 3. In it, contributing editor Edie Clark explores the northern reaches of New England along the U.S./Canadian journey when she examines what was once known as the “friendliest border in the world.” Through words and images, photographer Tim Llewellyn shares his intimate perspective as President Barack Obama’s personal campaign photographer in New Hampshire. Annie Graves discovers treasures in Connecticut’s “Last Green Valley” and Steve Kemper explores Vermont’s sleeping roads and the dormant laws concerning those roads that are awakening controversy. Plus, more articles on food, home and garden.
Inside the Issue
Feature stories: “History in the Making” — written and photographed by Tim Llewellyn (page 80): In his own words, photographer Tim Llewellyn shares his photos and his experiences as President Barack Obama’s personal campaign photographer in New Hampshire.
“Occasion: The Call of the Not-So-Wild” — by Carol Cambo, photographed by Erik Rank (page 76):Yankee Magazine’s camping expert discovers the perfect family getaway at Lake St. Catherine State Park in Poultney, Vermont.
“Along the Border” — written and photographed by contributing editor Edie Clark (page 92): Travelers crossing between the U.S. and Canada face an array of new checkpoints and tougher regulations. Contributing editor Edie Clark explores the area —
once known as the “friendliest border in the world” — meets the people who live and work there, and shows how it has changed since 9/11.
“The Big Question” — by editor at large Ian Aldrich, photographed by Jorg Meyer (page 86): *New York Times *bestselling author Cheryl Richardson offers tips on how to live the good life. She lives on Massachusetts’ North Shore and believes that Yankees have the tenacity and the commitment to make the types of changes she recommends.
“Marathon Mania” — by Mirel Ketchiff, illustrated by Albert Lorenz (page 88): Every April the Boston Marathon draws thousands of runners. Yankee Magazine names 10 more epic events for those who just can’t stop: from the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s 24-hour Annual Moby-Dick Read-a-thon in Massachusetts to Boston University’s Dancing in the Moonlight 18-hour event to benefit children with HIV/AIDS and their families.
The Guide: The Travel section explores northeast Connecticut’s Last Green Valley. According to the article, “Lost in the Last Green Valley,” the area is an unexpected oasis of peace and old-time nostalgia (page 40).
The Home section tours three New England gardens bursting with seasonal hues (page 50); recommends “Green” cleaning products from local producers (page 56); advises on affordable collectibles for baseball fans (page 60); and shows how to make the perfect spring gift for birdwatchers (page 58).
The Food section’s featured “Best Cook in Town” is Hawley Massachusetts’ own Queen of Pudding, Tinky Weisblatt (page 70); Six great New England chefs greet the new growing season with recipes that make the most of local produce (page 62); and we explain the virtues of sea salt in “Homegrown.”
Departments: “Here in New England” — by Steve Kemper(page 16): Vermont’s ancient roads laws divide 21st-century neighbors between those who want to use the old right-of-way laws to retain public use of private property and those who post their land to prohibit such use.
“5 Best Bookstores” — by Edgar Beem (page 33): 5 Best college art museums.