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Best Sheep and Wool Festivals in New England

Best Sheep and Wool Festivals in New England

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

Late spring is the season when New England sheep get their hair cut, and celebrations have sprung up... Read More »

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England

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

Nothing says spring like the first blossoms of the season. The bright colors which sprout from every tree... Read More »

Best Public Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Public Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

From coastal to urban to historic, these 8 public gardens offer stunning views, vibrant color, and peaceful tranquility... Read More »

Best Flower & Vegetable Varieties | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

Looking for some help in planning a successful New England flower or vegetable garden? Here are the winners... Read More »

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

Want to accessorize your garden in one fell swoop? From antique birdbaths to terra-cotta pots, these shops have... Read More »

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

With your garden planted and blooming, it’s time to add the finishing touches! From colorful pots and picket... Read More »

Best Nurseries | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Nurseries | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

Whether it’s roses, peonies, perennials, houseplants, or shrubs you’re searching for, it’s the garden centers and nurseries that... Read More »

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

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

What could be better for a restaurant than an on-site garden? With menu ingredients just a few feet... Read More »

Best 5 Vintage Clothing Shops in New England

Best 5 Vintage Clothing Shops in New England

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Alexandra Hall writes about all things lifestyle in New England, but at the end of the day (and... Read More »

Best 5 Nurseries and Garden Centers in New England

Best 5 Nurseries and Garden Centers in New England

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Tovah Martin, author of more than a dozen gardening books, including The New Terrarium (Clarkson Potter, 2009) and... Read More »

Best 5 Local Breweries in New England

Best 5 Local Breweries in New England

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

New England’s beer culture is as rich and robust as a dark, toasty stout. Our region boasts more... Read More »

Best St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Celebrations in New England

Best St. Patrick’s Day Parades and Celebrations in New England

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Every March New England paints itself green to honor and celebrate its rich Irish past. Whether you mark... Read More »

Best Spots for Italian Food in New England

Best Spots for Italian Food in New England

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Wondering where to find the best Italian food in New England?  Whether its pizza, pasta, or cannoli –... Read More »

Best Town Meeting Tips

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Sixth-generation Vermonter Susan Clark, co-author of All Those in Favor, is the town meeting moderator for her hometown... Read More »

Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

Best 5 Cinemas and Theaters in New England

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Theaters are in Garen Daly’s blood: His grandparents were vaudeville performers. A former theater manager, he also produces... Read More »

Best Cross Country Ski Trails in New England

Best Cross Country Ski Trails in New England

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

When Vermont author David Goodman isn’t writing, he’s skiing or, even better, writing about skiing. His newest book... Read More »

Best Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in New England

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

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s time to plan something special! Whether you make a day of... Read More »

Best Chocolate Makers in New England

5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

Who are the best chocolate makers in New England? Annie B. Copps took on the sweet task of... Read More »

Best Used Bookstores in New England

Best Used Bookstores in New England

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Saving the rural New England bookstore is more than a pastime for Richard F. Wright; it’s a passion... Read More »

Best Ski Cruisers in New England

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

Ben Hewitt is a former Eastern editor at SKIING magazine and a devotee of winter sun, soft snow,... Read More »

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2013 Fan Favorites

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2013 Fan Favorites

8 votes, 3.88 avg. rating (77% score)

  Our weekly Classic Cover Challenge on the Yankee Magazine Facebook page has proven itself to be one... Read More »

Best Ways to Have Fun with Snow

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

With winter in full swing, it’s time to make the most of these snowy days! Snow isn’t just... Read More »

Best Outlet Shopping in New England

Best Outlet Shopping in New England

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

Whether your wardrobe needs a seasonal update or you’re trying to streamline your holiday shopping with single-parking-spot simplicity,... Read More »

Best New Year’s Eve Events in New England

Best New Year’s Eve Events in New England

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

The first “First Night” festival took place in Boston back in 1976, organized by a small group of... Read More »

Best Historic Christmas Celebrations in New England

5 votes, 3.60 avg. rating (73% score)

In a region as rich in history as New England, taking a trip to the Christmas past is... Read More »

Best Places to See Christmas Lights in New England

Best Places to See Christmas Lights in New England

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

Whether it’s piling into the car with a steaming travel mug of hot chocolate to cruise the holiday... Read More »

Best Holiday Craft Fairs in New England

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

Holiday craft fairs fill the weekends between Halloween and Christmas at churches, community centers, schools, and function halls... Read More »