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March/April 2008

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A Performing Elephant Never Forgets | Only in New England

A Performing Elephant Never Forgets | Only in New England
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Queenie came into my life in March 1953, when she was 9 months old and I was 8... Read More »

Book Reviews: Yankee authors

Book Reviews: Yankee authors
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These two books have three things in common: Both are by former Yankee writers from Massachusetts, both are... Read More »

Brownfield, ME: Stone Mountain Music

Brownfield, ME: Stone Mountain Music
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

  In the foothills of the White Mountains, some 20 miles east of North Conway, New Hampshire, lies... Read More »

Hatches Harbor

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

Take Route 6 all the way out through Provincetown, into Cape Cod National Seashore. Just past the parking... Read More »

Hidden Trails of Cape Cod

Hidden Trails of Cape Cod
4 votes, 2.00 avg. rating (47% score)

The trails shown here aren’t included in Cape Cod National Seashore literature, but it’s perfectly permissible to walk... Read More »

Holy Rummage Sale | Mary’s Farm

Holy Rummage Sale | Mary’s Farm
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Our church holds a rummage sale, spring and fall. I’ve come to think of it as my savior.... Read More »

Jodi Picoult Interview

Jodi Picoult Interview
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AUDIO: Jodi Picoult discusses her March 2007 book Nineteen Minutes Jodi Picoult’s newest book,”Change of Heart,” deals with... Read More »

Lake Champlain Bridge

Lake Champlain Bridge
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The opening of the Lake Champlain Bridge in 1929 inspired cheering crowds, marching bands, and grinning politicians. Everyone... Read More »

Life and Death of the Skinner Coffee House

Life and Death of the Skinner Coffee House
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

If you drive down Main Street in Holyoke, Massachusetts, you’ll see the old block-long storefronts, broken and gapped... Read More »

Mud Season Facts and Trivia

Mud Season Facts and Trivia
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Frozen in place. Worse than getting stuck in the mud is having the mud freeze solid around the... Read More »

Mud Season | New England’s Fifth Season

Mud Season | New England’s Fifth Season
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In northern New England there are really five seasons. Some would say Indian summer and January thaw, too,... Read More »

Nathan Clifford School

Nathan Clifford School
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This striking stone schoolhouse has been the keystone of its neighborhood for 100 years. Nathan Clifford is located... Read More »

New England Numbers: Spring

New England Numbers: Spring
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98.5 percentage of 20,646 starting runners who crossed the finish line at the 2007 Boston Marathon 414 pairs... Read More »

Notable New Englanders

Notable New Englanders
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Here are some New Englanders you should meet — Bill McKibben, activist and author of the first book... Read More »

Robert Frost Farm

Robert Frost Farm
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The verdant forests and rolling hills surrounding this old farmhouse were the inspiration for Robert Frost’s early career.... Read More »

Roxanne Quimby | Controversy in Maine’s North Woods

Roxanne Quimby | Controversy in Maine’s North Woods

Roxanne Quimby | Controversy in Maine’s North Woods
12 votes, 3.92 avg. rating (78% score)

Roxanne Quimby’s goal is to preserve the landscape of Maine’s North Woods forever, but controversy has been sparked... Read More »

Snail Road

Snail Road
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Take Route 6, heading toward Provincetown. You’ll come to an intersection, marked by a sign saying “To Route... Read More »

St. Ann’s Church in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

St. Ann’s Church in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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The intricate murals blanketing the walls and ceiling of St. Ann’s Church bring a taste of Renaissance Italy... Read More »

The Grumman-St. John House

The Grumman-St. John House
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The Grumman-St. John House has witnessed more than 265 years of Norwalk’s history and even survived the burning... Read More »

The Winterpills | Music Review

The Winterpills | Music Review
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The Winterpills blew onto the national music scene like a bitter wind with their hit single “Broken Arm.”... Read More »

University of Massachusetts Campus

University of Massachusetts Campus
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The UMass Amherst campus is a museum of American design, with 19th-century buildings juxtaposed with structures created by... Read More »

Food

1. Apple Pie

1. Apple Pie
9 votes, 3.81 avg. rating (76% score)

Freund’s Farm Market 324 Norfolk Rd. East Canaan, CT 860-824-0650; freundsfarmmarket.com Although the apples come from nearby New... Read More »

10. Apple Cider

10. Apple Cider
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Appleland Orchard 135 Smith Ave. (Rte. 116) Greenville, RI 401-949-3690 Since unpasteurized cider can legally be sold only... Read More »

11. Maple Creemies

11. Maple Creemies
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks 1168 County Rd. Montpelier, VT 800-242-2740; morsefarm.com Local lore has it that the more... Read More »

12. Jonnycakes

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

Jigger’s Diner 145 Main St. East Greenwich, RI 401-884-5388; quahog.org/cuisine The jonnycake wars between East Bay and West... Read More »

13. Fish Chowder

13. Fish Chowder
7 votes, 3.86 avg. rating (77% score)

The West Deck 1 Waites Wharf Newport, RI 401-847-3610 The “Bermuda” in The West Deck’s fish chowder is... Read More »

14. Clear Quahog Chowder

14. Clear Quahog Chowder
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

The Commons Lunch 48 Commons Way Little Compton, RI 401-635-4388; quahog.org/cuisine Most Rhode Islanders don’t want their chowder... Read More »

15. White Quahog Chowder

15. White Quahog Chowder
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The Bite 29 Basin Rd., Menemsha Martha’s Vineyard, MA 508-645-9239; thebitemenemsha.com Often thought of as the New England... Read More »

16. Fried Clams

16. Fried Clams
9 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (61% score)

J.T. Farnham’s 88 Eastern Ave. (Rte. 133) Essex, MA 978-768-6643 The “clam highway” on Boston’s North Shore and... Read More »

17. Boston-Style Baked Beans

17. Boston-Style Baked Beans
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Maine Made Products Center 461 Commercial St. Rockport, ME 800-762-8895; cheese-me.com Durgin-Park uses small pea or navy beans,... Read More »

18. Stuffed Clams

18. Stuffed Clams
3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)

Amaral’s Fish & Chips 4 Redmond St. Warren, RI 401-247-0675; amaralsfishandchips.com “Stuffies” are to clams casino what steak... Read More »

19. Codfish Cakes

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

Lindsey’s 3138 Cranberry Highway East Wareham, MA 508-759-5544; lindseysfamilyrestaurant.com A hefty croquette size, Lindsey’s cod cakes have plenty... Read More »

2. Cheddar Cheese

2. Cheddar Cheese
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Grafton Village Cheese 533 Townshend Rd.Grafton, VT 800-472-3866; graftonvillagecheese.com You know what they say: “Apple pie without cheese... Read More »

20. Baked Stuffed Lobster

20. Baked Stuffed Lobster
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Legal Sea Foods 5 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA (and 29 other East Coast locations) 617-864-3400; legalseafoods.com Although many... Read More »

21. Clam Cakes

21. Clam Cakes
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Flo’s Clam Shack 4 Wave Ave. Middletown, RI 401-847-8141; quahog.org/cuisine Ocean State tradition has it that the clams... Read More »

22. Lobster Pie

22. Lobster Pie
11 votes, 3.27 avg. rating (66% score)

Maine Diner 2265 Post Rd. (Rte. 1) Wells, ME 207-646-4441; mainediner.com You don’t need a shell or a... Read More »

23. Crab Cakes

23. Crab Cakes
1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Riverside Café 151 Main St., Ellsworth, ME 207-667-7220 Plenty of fresh rock crabmeat is generously mixed with herbs,... Read More »

24. Lobster Roll

24. Lobster Roll

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

Red’s Eats Main & Water Sts. Wiscasset, ME 207-882-6128; hollyeats.com/Reds.htm They pile on the lobster at Red’s. And... Read More »

25. Yankee Pot Roast

25. Yankee Pot Roast
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

The Griswold Inn 36 Main St. Essex, CT 860-767-1776; griswoldinn.com Even the phone number touts the Revolutionary heritage... Read More »

3. Pumpkin Pie

3. Pumpkin Pie
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Cottage Street Bakery 5 Cottage St. Orleans, MA 508-255-2821; cottagestreetbakery.com Drive down Cape Cod to pick up Marc... Read More »

4. Blueberry Pie

4. Blueberry Pie
4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

Wild Blueberry Land 1067 Rte. 1 Columbia Falls, ME 207-483-2583 This pie has that sweet crunch of small... Read More »

5. Indian Pudding

5. Indian Pudding
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Durgin-Park 340 Faneuil Hall Marketplace Boston, MA 617-227-2038; durgin-park.com This dessert, devised by early settlers and seamen, has... Read More »

6. Grape-Nut Pudding

6. Grape-Nut Pudding
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Moody’s Diner 1885 Atlantic Highway (Rte. 1) Waldoboro, ME 207-832-7785; moodysdiner.com Moody’s concession to Grape-Nuts purists is to... Read More »

7. Boston Cream Pie

7. Boston Cream Pie
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Omni Parker House 60 School St. Boston, MA 617-227-8600; omnihotels.com In addition to its famous Boston scrod and... Read More »

8. Doughnuts

8. Doughnuts
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Butler’s Colonial Donut House 459 Sanford Rd. Westport, MA 508-672-4600 Doughnuts are to New Englanders what bagels are... Read More »

9. Whoopie Pies

9. Whoopie Pies
13 votes, 4.38 avg. rating (87% score)

Just Like Mom’s Pastries 353 Riverdale Rd. Weare, NH 603-529-6667; justlikemomspastries.com Although Maine lays claim to this confection... Read More »

April Menu: Lemon and Lime for Spring

April Menu: Lemon and Lime for Spring
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Basic French Toast

Basic French Toast

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

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Basic Pizza Dough

Basic Pizza Dough
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Best 5 Maple Syrups | And the Winners Are…

Best 5 Maple Syrups | And the Winners Are…
5 votes, 3.40 avg. rating (69% score)

In March 2008, our panel sampled 19 bottles of maple syrup from all over New England. The names... Read More »

Best Cook: Memorable Leftovers

Best Cook: Memorable Leftovers
2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

When Courtney Hunter sees her friends toss out leftovers, she shudders. “This is the best part!” she cries.... Read More »

Best Food in New England

Best Food in New England

Best Food in New England
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Certainly a list of 25 foods at 25 places doesn’t do justice to the scores of fabulous eateries... Read More »

Best New England Food | Where to Go

Best New England Food | Where to Go
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Video: See Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps discuss some of these best food places on NECN’s “TV... Read More »

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie
4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

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Boston-Style Baked Beans

Boston-Style Baked Beans

Boston-Style Baked Beans
28 votes, 4.14 avg. rating (82% score)

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Cheese Crackers with Sage

Cheese Crackers with Sage
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Cosmopolitan Cocktails

Cosmopolitan Cocktails
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French Toast

French Toast

French Toast
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What could be simpler? A few eggs, some old bread, and maple syrup — voila! Yes, French toast.... Read More »

Giant Pot Roast Ravioli

Giant Pot Roast Ravioli

Giant Pot Roast Ravioli
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Gnocchi with Tomato-Rosemary Cream Sauce and Sausage

Gnocchi with Tomato-Rosemary Cream Sauce and Sausage
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Homegrown: Fresh Morels

Homegrown: Fresh Morels
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Although you can find dried morels year-round, their fresh counterparts have a very short growing season and are... Read More »

Hot Apple Cider

Hot Apple Cider
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Linda’s Pear Crostatas

Linda’s Pear Crostatas
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Lobster Roll Pizza

Lobster Roll Pizza
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Mango Vinaigrette

Mango Vinaigrette
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Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza
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Morel Frittata

Morel Frittata
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Olive Tartlets

Olive Tartlets
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Pizza Recipes for Grown-Ups

Pizza Recipes for Grown-Ups
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When Sonya Speranza was 7 years old, she took her first trip in an airplane. She traveled all... Read More »

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread
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Restaurant Review: Summer Winter, Burlington, MA

Restaurant Review: Summer Winter, Burlington, MA
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Mark and Clark (Gaier and Frasier, respectively) — the affable and elegant grow-it-yourself restaurateurs from Arrows and MC... Read More »

Rita’s Ensalata Mare E Terre

Rita’s Ensalata Mare E Terre
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Sand Tarts

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

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Steak and Gorgonzola Pizza

Steak and Gorgonzola Pizza
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Taffy Tarts

Taffy Tarts
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Yankee Pot Roast

Yankee Pot Roast

Yankee Pot Roast
16 votes, 4.13 avg. rating (82% score)

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Yankee Stracotto (Italian Pot Roast)

Yankee Stracotto (Italian Pot Roast)
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Home & Garden

A Splash of Summer

A Splash of Summer
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Artist Anne Bell Robb’s original paintings now inspire a wide selection of New England designs for the home.... Read More »

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project
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“In Maine, when the weather’s nice, everyone wants to be outside,” says Phil Kaplan, a successful Portland-based architect.... Read More »

Antiques: Creatures in Bronze

Antiques: Creatures in Bronze
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Before my husband and I adopted two children, we adopted three dogs, a cat, and finally, a wonderful... Read More »

Covered Bridge Driveway

Covered Bridge Driveway
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The lone covered bridge in Whitingham, Vermont, is on Ed and Diane Takorian’s hillside property. With gable ends,... Read More »

Do-It-Yourself Home Projects

Do-It-Yourself Home Projects
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Yankee ingenuity is alive and well. Here are five clever home projects to inspire the do-it-yourselfer in all... Read More »

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Everything’s Coming Up Roses
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Floral and plant motifs fill your home, thanks to Patricia Spratt’s fine table linens and accessories. Fabrics are... Read More »

Fleurs de Light

Fleurs de Light
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Adorn your favorite lamp with a wreath of pressed blooms. Jennifer Allen crafts these delicate-yet-sturdy fiberglass lampshades ($50-$100)... Read More »

Herbaceous Art

Herbaceous Art
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Maggie Lake wanders the Vermont woods collecting leaves, plant stems, and petals. At home in Putney, she crafts... Read More »

House For Sale: Sunderland, Vermont

House For Sale: Sunderland, Vermont
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(Read more about Ira and Ethan Allen in a Yankee Classic from 1981.) Vermont is different from the... Read More »

Mud Buddies: For Mud Season

Mud Buddies: For Mud Season
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More about mud: New England’s Fifth Season Mud Season Facts and Trivia Boots: These Timberland Earthkeepers for men... Read More »

New England Products: Glass

New England Products: Glass
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The showroom at Pepi Herrmann Crystal, in Gilford, New Hampshire, positively sparkles. In the studio, craftsmen carefully hand-cut... Read More »

Real Solutions: Spring Cleaning

Real Solutions: Spring Cleaning
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It’s time for spring cleaning, and I’ve learned that some of my favorite cleaning products can be toxic.... Read More »

Rooftop Pergola Home Projects

Rooftop Pergola Home Projects
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When Dan Thibeault moved into his second-floor condominium in a rehabbed 1830s-era mill building in Peterborough, New Hampshire,... Read More »

Sap Bucket Lid Roof

Sap Bucket Lid Roof
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Frieda Wimmelman likes to blend old and new. Her contemporary farmhouse in southern Vermont, for example, mixes modern... Read More »

Trellis Coat Rack

Trellis Coat Rack
1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Designer Matthew Mead has a flair for creating home ideas that recast familiar items in inventive ways. Consider... Read More »

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Last March my neighbor brought me a cut branch of a fragrant flower he called “witch hazel”; he... Read More »

Travel

Adventure: Indoor Skydiving

Adventure: Indoor Skydiving
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When I returned home with my son — Henry, age 11 — from an outing at SkyVenture New... Read More »

Biking: Massachusetts

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

We’re big fans of the 22-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail, especially when you take it in bits and... Read More »

Camping: Acadia National Park in Maine

Camping: Acadia National Park in Maine
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Most parents gauge the growth of their children by penciling their heights against the bedroom wall. My wife... Read More »

Canoeing: New Hampshire

Canoeing: New Hampshire
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At the junction of Routes 16 and 26 in Errol, Northern Waters Outfitters rents canoes. Grab one and... Read More »

Connecticut: The Nutmeg State

Connecticut: The Nutmeg State
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All rivers run to the sea, but few do it with such force and majesty as the Connecticut... Read More »

Family Biking, Kayaking, Canoeing

Family Biking, Kayaking, Canoeing
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Stephen Jermanok, travel writer and father of two young children, reveals his favorite family adventure spots. Get ready... Read More »

Maine: The Pine Tree State

Maine: The Pine Tree State
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By David Lyon and Patricia Harris Maine has more. Whatever you’re looking for in New England, Maine has... Read More »

Massachusetts: The Bay State

Massachusetts: The Bay State
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By David Lyon and Patricia Harris Massachusetts may have forgotten more history than most states can remember, but... Read More »

Mountain Biking: Vermont

Mountain Biking: Vermont
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We make an annual pilgrimage to the Northeast Kingdom to bike the 100-plus-mile web known as the Kingdom... Read More »

New Hampshire: The Granite State

New Hampshire: The Granite State
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By David Lyon and Patricia Harris New Hampshire is Yankee country, and our woodsy home town of Dublin... Read More »

Portsmouth Music Hall | Writers on a New England Stage

Portsmouth Music Hall | Writers on a New England Stage

Portsmouth Music Hall | Writers on a New England Stage
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The hum of the expectant crowd dies immediately as the lights go down in the packed auditorium. The... Read More »

Rafting: Massachusetts

Rafting: Massachusetts
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The Deerfield River surges in the Berkshire towns around Charlemont. Power company dam releases cause rapids to tumble... Read More »

Rhode Island: The Ocean State

Rhode Island: The Ocean State
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By David Lyon and Patricia Harris Whoever planned the boundaries of Rhode Island must have had the weekend... Read More »

Sea Kayaking: Rhode Island

Sea Kayaking: Rhode Island
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When our kids were younger, we rented double kayaks from The Kayak Centre in Wickford, on the western... Read More »

Shantok Ware Pot | Local Treasure

Shantok Ware Pot | Local Treasure
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Passing through the ultra-lifelike dioramas of Connecticut’s Mashantucket Pequot Museum, visitors speak in hushed tones as though they’re... Read More »

The Book Barn, Niantic, CT | Family Day-Trip

The Book Barn, Niantic, CT | Family Day-Trip
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Is The Book Barn in Niantic, Connecticut,  the most unusual bookstore in New England? Nestled in a wooded... Read More »

The Bridge to Monomoy | Predator Access

The Bridge to Monomoy | Predator Access
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Erosion may be a significant concern for beachfront homeowners, but other species of Cape Cod dwellers are also... Read More »

Vermont: The Green Mountain State

Vermont: The Green Mountain State
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By David Lyon and Patricia Harris Vermont is New England’s vertical state, where things are always looking up... Read More »

Weekend: Stowe Spas

Weekend: Stowe Spas
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Stowe, Vermont, is known for action: skiing in winter and biking, hiking, fishing, and horseback riding in summer... Read More »

When You Go

When You Go
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Topnotch Resort and Spa 4000 Mountain Rd., 800-451-8686, 802-253-8585 topnotchresort.com Rates: from $325 per night; call for spa... Read More »

When You Go

When You Go
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When You Go

When You Go
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More Great Stories

A Green Book and a Stowe Chef

A Green Book and a Stowe Chef
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Ever wish you had staff? Maybe you have staff — I don’t. I had dinner at a friend’s... Read More »

Best Art Blogs in New England

Best Art Blogs in New England
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My limited experience with news blogs has given me the impression that they’re wild and lawless places where... Read More »

Best Cook: Italian Pot Roast Recipe

Best Cook: Italian Pot Roast Recipe
5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Courtney Hunter of Jamestown, RI, Best Cook for March/April 2008, learned to cook in Italy and it shows... Read More »

Bound Brook Island

Bound Brook Island
14 votes, 3.04 avg. rating (62% score)

Looking for an easy walk? This one at Bound Brook Island is in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Turn off Route... Read More »

Classic: Ira and Ethan Allen and the Republic of Vermont

Classic: Ira and Ethan Allen and the Republic of Vermont
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

From Yankee Magazine October 1981 (Also, read about the Ira Allen House, Yankee‘s House for Sale this month.)... Read More »

Dear Yankee

Dear Yankee
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An Artist Among Us Thank you, Mel Allen, for the wonderful job you did with the Brendan Loughlin... Read More »

DeCordova Museum’s Presumed Innocence

DeCordova Museum’s Presumed Innocence
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The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts, is one of my favorite New England art museums... Read More »

Dinner with Guy and Mary Ann Esposito

Dinner with Guy and Mary Ann Esposito
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

I spent last Friday with Mary Ann and Guy Esposito. They are just loverly people. You probably know... Read More »

Editor’s Letter to Readers

Editor’s Letter to Readers
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This issue of Yankee is filled with answers to questions you may not have known you wanted to... Read More »

Favorite New England Farm Stands

Favorite New England Farm Stands
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Photo/Art by Brenda Darroch Seasons matter in New England, and the best harbinger is what’s available at your... Read More »

Learn Something New in Pizza-Making

Learn Something New in Pizza-Making
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A few years ago, I went through a pizza phase — a significant pizza phase. I was cooking... Read More »

Looking for Real New England Food?

Looking for Real New England Food?
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Eateries that offer old-fashioned New England foods can be as modest as a roadside diner or as fancy... Read More »

Manchester, NH: Grand Re-Opening for Currier

Manchester, NH: Grand Re-Opening for Currier
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The wind was blowing hard and cold through Manchester, New Hampshire, the first week of April when I... Read More »

Maverick Maine Painters on the Web

Maverick Maine Painters on the Web
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Over the years I’ve been fortunate enough to spend time with a great many artists, from the famous... Read More »

Pairings Hint — March/April

Pairings Hint — March/April
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Pairings for March/April

Pairings for March/April
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Photo Salon for the Exchange of Ideas

Photo Salon for the Exchange of Ideas
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Photography is the hottest medium in the art world at the moment and has been now for almost... Read More »

Prosciutto, Cheese, Honey Make the Day

Prosciutto, Cheese, Honey Make the Day
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Depending on where you live in New England, you got either a big hype about “many, many inches... Read More »

Six Maple Syrup Recipes

Six Maple Syrup Recipes
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If you thought maple syrup was just for pancakes, think again! Our maple syrup recipes run the gamut... Read More »

Skinner Coffee House | Holyoke, MA, Renovation Project

Skinner Coffee House | Holyoke, MA, Renovation Project
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Though I don’t own up to it in “The Life and Death of the Skinner Coffee House” (because... Read More »

Speaking My Mind

Speaking My Mind
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From “Classic Comforts,” Jan/Feb 2008 What’s your favorite winter comfort? Drinking hot chocolate with my 3-year-old son while... Read More »

Speaking My Mind: Should Maine’s North Woods be preserved as a national park?

Speaking My Mind: Should Maine’s North Woods be preserved as a national park?
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Welcome. Take a moment to register below and then add your comments. Read the story of Roxanne Quimby... Read More »

Spring Into These 3 Cookbooks

Spring Into These 3 Cookbooks
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I’m still feeling the drag of the Daylight Savings time jump, but less so as the real spring... Read More »

Strawberries in February?

Strawberries in February?
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This is no place for the horrifying details that led to 143 million pounds of beef being recalled... Read More »

The Art of Katahdin and Conservation

The Art of Katahdin and Conservation
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The Bates College Museum of Art is currently featuring two exhibitions of art in the form of environmental... Read More »

The Farnsworth at 60

The Farnsworth at 60
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The Farnsworth Art Museum is the engine that drives Rockland, Maine. For most of its 60 years, the... Read More »

We Were Right All Along

We Were Right All Along
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“There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.” –Susan B.... Read More »

Why I Read About Grilling in the Early Spring

Why I Read About Grilling in the Early Spring
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I love this time of year in New England, and I hate this time of year in New... Read More »



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