May/June 2010 Travel Guide Names 312 Best of New England - - Editors' Choice Winners
The Home section’s main feature, “The Ultimate Treasure Hunt,” by Annie Graves, takes readers on a tour of Brimfield, Massachusetts’ funky, sprawling antiques show, a thrice-yearly event (page 32). “New England’s Finest” showcases a selection of elegant and essential gear for summer travel (page 40). A mother and daughter team up to bring back the May basket tradition in “Inspired Ideas” (page 42). “Antiques & Collectibles” examines the work of John Brewster Jr.’s portraits, which helped to define the character of rural New England (page 44).
In the Food section, “Dinner With a View” (page 48) recommends 50 restaurants with stunning water vistas and tempting meals, located near New England’s Atlantic shores, pristine lakes, and tumbling rivers. Also in this issue, tender peas announce that spring is finally here in “Homegrown” (page 58).
“Here in New England,” by Edie Clark (page 14): The bear show at Clark’s Trading Post in Lincoln, New Hampshire, is not only entertainment but a way of life, especially for generations of the Clark Family who have been operating it for 60 years.
“First Light,” by Jim Collins (page 20): “Keeping a Classic Alive” examines the birth and longevity of wood-and-canvas canoes.
“Knowledge & Wisdom” (page 30): Tom Seymour, whose newest book and DVD, Wild Plants of Maine, were released this spring, explains how to find edible wild spring plants.
Online at YankeeMagazine.com/75, read favorite classic stories, including the best articles on adventure (Mondays), history (Tuesdays), food and recipes (Wednesdays), people and places (Thursdays), and “three-minute reads” (Fridays). 2010 marks Yankee Magazine’s 75th year as New England’s magazine, fulfilling founder Robb Sagendorph’s gut feeling that the six-state region should have a magazine of its own, “for Yankee readers, by Yankee writers, and about Yankeedom.” Other online exclusives celebrating Yankee Magazine’s milestone include mystery photo contests, New England trivia quizzes, a slide show of Yankee’s most beloved covers, a new blog about “what Yankee means to me,” and a video version of the monthly musings of editor-in-chief and New England icon Jud Hale.
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