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The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues... Read More »

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues... Read More »

The Liberation of Color

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In his classic A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas remembers “a painting book in which I could... Read More »

The Magic of the Magic People

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I am working on a new book, which will hopefully be published this spring. In Love with New... Read More »

The Making of a Wine List

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Do you feel as though your life has a soundtrack? How many times has a song popped into... Read More »

The Making of a Yankee Cover

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It all begins with a lineup: a roll call of story ideas that we “line up” for each... Read More »

The Many Types of Light in Winter

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On last week’s trip to Maine I experienced the full range of challenging winter photo situations. With that... Read More »

The Marshall Tucker Band

With hit singles like “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” “Can’t You See,” and... Read More »

The Mavericks

GRAMMY Award winners The Mavericks return to Indian Ranch on August 9 at 2PM. They will treat fans... Read More »

The MET: Live in HD: Cosi Fan Tutte at the Peterborough Players

The Peterborough Players present Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte $25 Admission $20 Students Music Director James Levine makes his... Read More »

The MET: Live in HD: La Cenerentola at the Peterborough Players

The Peterborough Players present Rossini’s La Cenerentola $25 Admission $20 Students A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins... Read More »

The Metropolitan Opera in the Pines

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I went to the opera on Saturday afternoon. The Met. Verdi’s Aida. Around noon, I put on a... Read More »

The Monuments of James Batterson

James G. Batterson, co-owner of New England Granite Works in Hartford, played a key role in the establishment... Read More »

The Music Man

An affectionate look at Smalltown USA is the story of a fast talking salesman as he cons the... Read More »

The Mystery of Marriage

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This summer, I was set to attend five weddings and the last of them was last weekend. Lori... Read More »

The North Pole Comes to Salem

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The North Pole is melting. Whether you embrace the scientific consensus that global warming is a man-made phenomenon... Read More »

The Old Volumes of Yankee Magazine

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In a small room on the second floor of Yankee are bookshelves lined with the old-timers—the bound volumes... Read More »

The Pleasures of Mid-Week Skiing and Riding

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I work Monday through Friday at a desk job. In fact, I have had my behind in a... Read More »

The Return of Rackstraw Downes

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The Maine art community, myself included, never really appreciated painter Rackstraw Downes when he was a seasonal resident... Read More »

The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez

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The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez Hartford’s Mayor on the Hot Seat I don’t know Eddie Perez,... Read More »

The Rise and Fall of October

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All this talk about the stock market and its fickle fortunes reminded me of this column I wrote... Read More »

The Shad Shack Lives!

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the woman who wrote to me to tell me of... Read More »

The Shelburne Pops a Wheelie

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Back in 1998, entrepreneurial museum director Thomas Krens created something of an art world sensation when he filled... Read More »

The Smells of New England

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You’ve probably heard that a week or so ago, one of the big news items coming from New... Read More »

The Strange Beauty of Linden Frederick’s Maine

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In the 20th century, skillful, exacting imitation of appearances tended to fall from artistic grace as photography displaced... Read More »

The Streets of Hartford 2

Patrick Haggerty is back to lead this tour about Cedar Hill residents for whom Hartford streets were named.... Read More »

The Sweet Smell of March

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I went off on a bit of a chase for spring on Friday, without really knowing that was... Read More »