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May/June 2008

Feature Stories

A Helluva Feller

A Helluva Feller
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39 A Helluva Feller “Attention please, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to Fenway Park.” That was... Read More »

Beacon Hill | History’s Footsteps

Beacon Hill | History’s Footsteps
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Here’s a walking tour for your next trip to Boston. It’s full of brick buildings, cobble-stoned paths, and... Read More »

Blackfly Season in New England

Blackfly Season in New England

Blackfly Season in New England
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Is there any silver lining to the nuisance of blackfly season? New Englanders take a perverse pride in... Read More »

Book Review | The Classmates, by Geoffrey Douglas

Book Review | The Classmates, by Geoffrey Douglas
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The Classmates: Privilege, Chaos and the End of an Era (Hyperion, $23.95), by longtime Yankee contributor Geoffrey Douglas,... Read More »

Budget Travel and Dining Tips You Can Use Right Now

Budget Travel and Dining Tips You Can Use Right Now
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There are some things you can do to save money on your travel and food expenses and still... Read More »

Connecticut River Tidelands: A Last Great Place

Connecticut River Tidelands: A Last Great Place
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Fifteen years ago, The Nature Conservancy included a surprising entry on its list of the Western Hemisphere’s 40... Read More »

Curt Schilling | The Thrill of Schill

Curt Schilling | The Thrill of Schill

Curt Schilling | The Thrill of Schill
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4 The Thrill of Schill Curt Schilling’s sock was bloodied by the popping sutures in his right ankle... Read More »

Do You Know This About the Red Sox?

Do You Know This About the Red Sox?
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Few people know the history and lore of New England’s favorite team more than Nick Cafardo, the national... Read More »

Egg Deliveries from Local Farmer Bert Southwick | Here in New England

Egg Deliveries from Local Farmer Bert Southwick | Here in New England
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There can’t be many farmers in New England more well known or loved by neighbors than Bert Southwick,... Read More »

Eli Reed & the True Loves | Music Review

Eli Reed & the True Loves | Music Review
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When leading a revival of an all-but-dead genre, it’s not enough to be good — you have to... Read More »

Forever Young

Forever Young
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24 Forever Young You’ve got to admit, it’s pretty impressive that Boston once had the pitcher for whom... Read More »

Manny Being Manny

Manny Being Manny
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12 Manny Being Manny John Hart, the general manager of the Cleveland Indians when they drafted Manny Ramirez... Read More »

Memorial Day Means Many Things

Memorial Day Means Many Things
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In honor of Memorial Day, we share these stories from our archives of three New Englanders who are... Read More »

Out and About in the Tidelands

Out and About in the Tidelands
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Chester-Hadlyme Ferry Apr. 1-Nov. 30; $3 per vehicle, $1 pedestrians. Rte. 148, Hadlyme or Chester, CT 860-443-3856; ct.gov/dot... Read More »

Remdawg

Remdawg
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66 Remdawg Jerry Remy is the New England Sports Network (NESN) color commentator, and he is more popular... Read More »

Resources: CT Tidelands

Resources: CT Tidelands
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Connecticut River Estuary Regional Planning Agency/Tidewater Institute/Gateway Commission Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-3497; crerpa.org, ctrivergateway.org Connecticut River Watershed Council... Read More »

Songs of the Sox

Songs of the Sox
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57 The Songs of the Sox: “Sweet Caroline” and “Tessie” The ritual of playing “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway... Read More »

Summer in New England

Summer in New England
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So much to see, so little time — it’s summer in New England! Everyone wants to start at... Read More »

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

The Digs | Mary’s Farm
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On clear days, artists sometimes come up here to try to capture this view, a panorama of fields,... Read More »

The Fisk-Carlton

The Fisk-Carlton
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7 The Fisk-Carlton I owe a long-overdue apology to a college professor for an early morning class I... Read More »

The Kaddish Project by Lawrence Siegel

The Kaddish Project by Lawrence Siegel
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“Tikkun olam”: to heal the world. That’s the auspicious goal of the New Hampshire-based Kaddish Project, named for... Read More »

The Monster Seats

The Monster Seats
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62 The Monster Seats Architect Janet Marie Smith hit a grand slam with this idea. Sometime between now... Read More »

The Red Seat

The Red Seat
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29 The Red Seat Section 42, row 37, seat 21 — the Red Seat. Patrons thinking about sitting... Read More »

Tony C.

Tony C.
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43 Tony C. If you were a kid who loved the Red Sox in the 1960s, you likely... Read More »

Food

Asparagus Salad with Butter Poached Pullet Egg, Tempura Fiddleheads, and Smoked-Dulse Sabayon

Asparagus Salad with Butter Poached Pullet Egg, Tempura Fiddleheads, and Smoked-Dulse Sabayon
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Bacon-and-Cornbread-Stuffed Spring Chicken with Meyer Lemon and Rosemary

Bacon-and-Cornbread-Stuffed Spring Chicken with Meyer Lemon and Rosemary
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Balsamic Potato Salad

Balsamic Potato Salad
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Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Balsamic Vinegar Dressing
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Best Cook: One-Pan Jan

Best Cook: One-Pan Jan
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In her small, Alpine-style kitchen away from the busy streets of Center Conway, New Hampshire, Jan Duprey, a... Read More »

Budget Dining Tips While Traveling

Budget Dining Tips While Traveling
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Yankee‘s food editor Annie B. Copps has these 10 tips for travelers: 1. Bring a cooler with you... Read More »

Butter Right from the Farm

Butter Right from the Farm
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It’s been said that “everything’s better with a little bit of butter.” And a little bit of great... Read More »

Five Portland, Maine Chefs | Maine Course

Five Portland, Maine Chefs | Maine Course

Five Portland, Maine Chefs | Maine Course
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A visit with five Portland, Maine chefs, plus recipes! Although I’m a native New Englander, I confess that I... Read More »

Honey-Lavender Syrup

Honey-Lavender Syrup
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June Dinner Menu | Cheeseburgers, Macaroni Salad & Strawberry Pie

June Dinner Menu | Cheeseburgers, Macaroni Salad & Strawberry Pie

June Dinner Menu | Cheeseburgers, Macaroni Salad & Strawberry Pie
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Whip up an all-American meal using our June dinner menu. Serve cheeseburgers with dilly beans and macaroni salad.... Read More »

Krista Kern, Bresca | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Krista Kern, Bresca | Portland, Maine Restaurants
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Most of Krista Kern’s prior experience was in desserts, but this woman is a force to be reckoned... Read More »

Lee Skawinski, Cinque Terre and Vignola | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Lee Skawinski, Cinque Terre and Vignola | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Lee Skawinski, Cinque Terre and Vignola | Portland, Maine Restaurants
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Chef Lee Skawinski of Cinque Terre and Vignola, and his partner, Dan Kary, are so committed to local... Read More »

Molasses Ginger Cookies

Molasses Ginger Cookies

Molasses Ginger Cookies
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New England Honey | Homegrown

New England Honey | Homegrown
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New England honey ranges from light in color and softly fragrant to dark, rich, and intense. Maple syrup... Read More »

Pan-Roasted Mussels with Garlic and Almonds

Pan-Roasted Mussels with Garlic and Almonds
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Restaurant Review: Blue Sky, York, ME

Restaurant Review: Blue Sky, York, ME
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York Beach in southern Maine is more honky-tonk than exclusive coastal resort, so chef Lydia Shire’s exciting new... Read More »

Rhubarb Soup with Wild Strawberry Beignets and White Pepper Crème Fraîche

Rhubarb Soup with Wild Strawberry Beignets and White Pepper Crème Fraîche
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Risotto with Fiddleheads and Morels

Risotto with Fiddleheads and Morels
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Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic
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Rob Evans, Hugo’s | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Rob Evans, Hugo’s | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Rob Evans, Hugo’s | Portland, Maine Restaurants
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At Hugo’s in Portland, Maine, Rob Evans uses his French, Italian, and Japanese cooking skills on “foods within... Read More »

Sam Hayward, Fore Street | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Sam Hayward, Fore Street | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Sam Hayward, Fore Street | Portland, Maine Restaurants
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The plates that come from Sam Hayward’s Fore Street kitchen carry strong Mediterranean influences, but the ingredients and simplicity are... Read More »

Steve Corry, 555 | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Steve Corry, 555 | Portland, Maine Restaurants

Steve Corry, 555 | Portland, Maine Restaurants
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“We [the kitchen staff] poke around at the farmers’ markets and snag what inspires us, what looks good;... Read More »

Home & Garden

Concord, MA: Hawthorne Inn

Concord, MA: Hawthorne Inn
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If you’ve ever wondered what it’d take to convert your home to a great getaway, consider the experience... Read More »

Hints from the Hawthorne

Hints from the Hawthorne
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Beds: Top-of-the-line Stearns & Foster mattresses with pillowtops and high-quality duvets. Sheets are all-cotton with 300-400 thread count.... Read More »

Home Project: Outdoor Shower

Home Project: Outdoor Shower
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Project: OUTDOOR SHOWER Guests who get a chance to use the outdoor shower at the Block Island home... Read More »

House for Sale: East Haddam, Connecticut

House for Sale: East Haddam, Connecticut
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Within a few minutes after turning off Connecticut’s Route 9, which follows along the Connecticut River south of... Read More »

Organic Lawn Care | Gardening Solutions

Organic Lawn Care | Gardening Solutions
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Read more: Five tips for organic lawn care Richard Shasteen, retired from a long career as a project... Read More »

Organic Lawns | 5 Tips for Healthy Lawns

Organic Lawns | 5 Tips for Healthy Lawns
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Organic lawns aren’t just healthier; once established, they’re less expensive and less time-consuming to maintain. Whether you’re hiring... Read More »

Pruning Lilacs, Rhododendrons, and Gooseberry Bushes

Pruning Lilacs, Rhododendrons, and Gooseberry Bushes
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Every spring I remove the faded blossoms on our lilacs and rhododendrons after they’ve finished flowering, to help... Read More »

Resources

Resources
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Gregory and Marilyn refer prospective innkeepers to the Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII) for information on inn... Read More »

Resources for Natural Lawn Care

Resources for Natural Lawn Care
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NaturaLawn of America Frederick, MD 301-694-5440 Vermont Public Interest Research Group Montpelier, VT 802-223-8421 Federation of State PIRGs... Read More »

Season’s Must-Haves: Electric Bicycle

Season’s Must-Haves: Electric Bicycle
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The eGO Cycle is emissions-free, nearly silent, and easy to ride. (Remember how comfy the saddle seat of... Read More »

The Detail: Showcase Closets

The Detail: Showcase Closets
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Because Gregory and Marilyn didn’t want to keep their treasures hidden in a drawer, or collecting dust on... Read More »

Travel

5 Beaches and a Seaside Grand Hotel

5 Beaches and a Seaside Grand Hotel
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Connecticut Hammonasset Beach State Park Boasting 900 acres, Hammonasset is two miles of sandy beach with mild ocean... Read More »

6 Art Hits for the Summer

6 Art Hits for the Summer
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Connecticut Westport Country Playhouse In 2000, actress and Westport resident Joanne Woodward rescued the Country Playhouse from years... Read More »

B&Bs: Underground Railroad

B&Bs: Underground Railroad
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Ashley Manor, Barnstable, MA Behind a removable bookshelf, a secret ladder connects the first and second floors of... Read More »

Best New England Waterways

Best New England Waterways
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Looking for the perfect way to spend a summer day with your family? Here are our picks for... Read More »

Black Heritage Trail | Historical Walking Tour on Boston’s Beacon Hill

Black Heritage Trail | Historical Walking Tour on Boston’s Beacon Hill
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The National Park ranger clears his throat. Across from the State House at the Shaw Memorial, under the... Read More »

Connecticut Art Museums

Connecticut Art Museums
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Connecticut is the New England state least defined by its geography — a gentle green landscape of low,... Read More »

Cruise: The Isles of Shoals

Cruise: The Isles of Shoals
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The Isles of Shoals are a group of small islands six miles from shore in Portsmouth Harbor. A... Read More »

Dentzel Carousel | Local Treasure

Dentzel Carousel | Local Treasure
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Gripping the wild mane of a galloping, whirling carousel horse is a memory we all share from childhood.... Read More »

Don’t Miss These 6 New England Museums

Don’t Miss These 6 New England Museums
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Connecticut Mark Twain House & Museum. Although a son of Missouri, Samuel Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) made his... Read More »

Hiking and Biking: 6 destinations

Hiking and Biking: 6 destinations
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Connecticut Ten Mile Hill, Kent. In the Litchfield Hills, the Appalachian Trail weaves through deep forests. Start at... Read More »

Jamestown, Rhode Island | Village Profile

Jamestown, Rhode Island | Village Profile
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We’ve all experienced the euphoria that washes over you at the beginning of a vacation to somewhere new... Read More »

Lake Champlain Islands

Lake Champlain Islands

Lake Champlain Islands
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Twenty-eight miles long, barely four miles across at their widest point, the three bridge-linked Lake Champlain islands and... Read More »

Maine’s Moose Country

Maine’s Moose Country
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Coming upon a moose in the wilds of Maine requires that you pass through three stages of comprehension.... Read More »

Moose-Spotting Tips

Moose-Spotting Tips
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Bear in mind that during the September-October mating season, bull moose will behave more aggressively. And no matter... Read More »

New Hampshire Seacoast: 18-Mile Vacation

New Hampshire Seacoast: 18-Mile Vacation
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The New Hampshire seacoast is the Lichtenstein of New England–a small, generally overlooked principality much beloved by the... Read More »

New Hampshire’s Ocean Beaches

New Hampshire’s Ocean Beaches
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Hampton Beach Where most of the action is. Metered parking along Ocean Blvd. $1.50/hour. Route 1A, Hampton. Hampton... Read More »

Resources for Maine’s Moose Country | When You Go

Resources for Maine’s Moose Country | When You Go
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Moose Safaris Moosehead Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Moose facts, spotting tips, and a list of local outfitters... Read More »

Small Towns in New England

Small Towns in New England

Small Towns in New England
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Connecticut Kent. The first dilemma when visiting Kent is whether to look up to the Berkshire Hills or... Read More »

What the Locals Know

What the Locals Know
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New Haven friends tell us that the best Japanese restaurant in the U.S. is in their backyard. At... Read More »

What the Locals Know

What the Locals Know
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Jamestown residents, from the town doctor and the judge to fishermen and society folk, head to “the Ganny”... Read More »

What the Locals Know

What the Locals Know
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According to Vermont photographer Skye Chalmers, windsurfers and kitesurfers flock to Sandbar State Park, Milton, exit 17 off... Read More »

What the Locals Know

What the Locals Know
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For a great Portsmouth-area breakfast, skip the diner and grab a bite at Seacoast Farmers’ Market. Held each... Read More »

What the Locals Know | Where to Spot Moose

What the Locals Know | Where to Spot Moose
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The best viewing months are usually May, June, September, October, and December. Although group tours by car or... Read More »

What to Do in Jamestown

What to Do in Jamestown
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Beavertail State Park & Lighthouse Museum Park open year-round sunrise-sunset; free. Call for museum hours. Beavertail Road. 401-423-9941;... Read More »

When You Go

When You Go
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Florence Griswold Museum Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5; $8, seniors/students $7, ages 6-12 $4, under 6 free. 96 Lyme... Read More »

When You Go

When You Go
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What to Do Lake Champlain Islands Chamber of Commerce Route 2, North Hero. 800-262-5226, 802-372-8400; champlainislands.com Vermont State... Read More »

More Great Stories

1948 Broadcast That Launched Jimmy Fund

1948 Broadcast That Launched Jimmy Fund
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On a May evening in 1948, Ralph Edwards’ “Truth or Consequences” show brought its radio listeners into a... Read More »

A Letter to Our Readers

A Letter to Our Readers
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The gifts that travel brings us aren’t bounded by any season, but when the air softens, the promise... Read More »

A Toothy Tale From Nantucket

A Toothy Tale From Nantucket
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I started my week off in the dentist’s chair — not the best way to begin. I really... Read More »

A Veteran’s Sacrifice: Story of Michael Daly

A Veteran’s Sacrifice: Story of Michael Daly
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Excerpt from Yankee Magazine May 1983 On Memorial Day in Fairfield, Connecticut, when the parade and the speeches... Read More »

African American History Sites and Resources in New England

African American History Sites and Resources in New England
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In addition to sources named here, most New England college and university Africana studies departments offer online resource... Read More »

African Slaves in Portsmouth

African Slaves in Portsmouth
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Excerpt from Yankee Magazine February 1999 It is 1968, and in the dark back room of St. John’s... Read More »

Best Art Galleries in Maine

Best Art Galleries in Maine
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Here are 12 of our picks for the best art galleries in Maine. They’re sure to please any... Read More »

Best Cook: Trail Lunches

Best Cook: Trail Lunches
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New Hampshire hiker Jan Duprey makes trail lunches a treat with a trusty potato salad and balsamic vinaigrette... Read More »

Biking in the Champlain Islands

Biking in the Champlain Islands
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So I strap the bike on the back of the Subaru, reluctantly decide against one more cup of... Read More »

Bonus Recipes from Portland Chefs

Bonus Recipes from Portland Chefs
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Read about the five chefs in The Maine Course in May/June Yankee. Listen in as Annie B. Copps... Read More »

Bread is Up, Lobster is Down

Bread is Up, Lobster is Down
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A few weeks ago I was honored to be a judge at Mass NARAL’s annual “Chocolate Madness” event,... Read More »

California Comes to New Britain, Connecticut

California Comes to New Britain, Connecticut
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New Britain Museum of American Art is an easily overlooked jewel in the crown of New England culture.... Read More »

Camping under the Stars │ Best Camping in New England

Camping under the Stars │ Best Camping in New England
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Even attention-span-challenged teenagers admit to having a good time camping at these sites. Here are our picks for... Read More »

Dear Yankee

Dear Yankee
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Can Holyoke be Saved? Thank you for posing “Historic Preservation’s Biggest Question: What do we save?” and including... Read More »

Diners in New England: Top 5

Diners in New England: Top 5
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Nobody is more qualified to choose the best diners in New England than Richard Gutman, curator of the... Read More »

Ed Dahlgren of Aroostook County, Maine

Ed Dahlgren of Aroostook County, Maine
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From Yankee magazine September 1981 He grew up in Aroostook County, Maine, and when he came home in... Read More »

Father’s Day at the Office

Father’s Day at the Office
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A few days ago, a young woman and a young man, one a college senior, the other a... Read More »

Five Connecticut Art Trail Travel Packages

Five Connecticut Art Trail Travel Packages
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The Connecticut Art Trail is a nationally recognized partnership among 14 world-class museums and historic sites, created to... Read More »

Honey Recipes

Honey Recipes
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New England honey ranges from light and fragrant to dark and intense as the flower choices for bees... Read More »

Larry Joel of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Larry Joel of Bridgeport, Connecticut
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From Yankee magazine March 1982 The meeting was set for eight o’clock, but now it’s past nine. “It’s... Read More »

Local Maine Food Resources

Local Maine Food Resources
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Read about the five Portland chefs who use these resources in their food preparation. Listen in as Annie... Read More »

Mel Allen Talks About Frugal Travel

Mel Allen Talks About Frugal Travel
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Yankee editor Mel Allen describes ways to spend time, not gas money, in New England — visit small... Read More »

Memorial Day: Medal of Honor Recipients

Memorial Day: Medal of Honor Recipients
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In honor of Memorial Day, we share these Yankee stories of three New Englanders who are Medal of... Read More »

Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, MA | Audio Tour

Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, MA | Audio Tour
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Take a room-by-room tour of New England history with assistant editor Justin Shatwell as he visits Memorial Hall... Read More »

Minor League Stadiums

Minor League Stadiums
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Below, you’ll find our comprehensive list of the New England region’s minor-league ballparks, where you can save money... Read More »

Moose in Maine │ Where You Can Find Them

Moose in Maine │ Where You Can Find Them

Moose in Maine │ Where You Can Find Them
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Do you know where the best spots are to spot a moose? This driving tour gives you five... Read More »

New England Diners: 20 Classics

New England Diners: 20 Classics
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Richard Gutman, curator of the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI, chose these... Read More »

New England’s Prettiest Towns | A Sampler of Picture-Perfect Villages

New England’s Prettiest Towns | A Sampler of Picture-Perfect Villages
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For as long as I’ve been driving around looking for New England’s prettiest towns, I’ve never run out... Read More »

Obama and the Little Snowflake

Obama and the Little Snowflake
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Those of us who live in New Hampshire saw the just-concluded primary season unfold like nowhere else. Everyone... Read More »

Our Ten Favorite New England Trees

Our Ten Favorite New England Trees

Our Ten Favorite New England Trees
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Like the forest itself, these New England trees are diverse—some are unique for their role in history, others... Read More »

Pairings for May/June

Pairings for May/June
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&nbsp To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Fill in Pairings... Read More »

Pairings Hint — May/June

Pairings Hint — May/June
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&nbsp To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Fill in Pairings... Read More »

Paper Trails

Paper Trails
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I’m one of those people who keep things long after I’ve ceased to need them. For instance, my... Read More »

Phillips Academy’s Addison Gallery

Phillips Academy’s Addison Gallery
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An elite New England prep school might not be the place you’d expect to find one of the... Read More »

Simple Beauty of Lois Dodd

Simple Beauty of Lois Dodd
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In terms of a sustained vision of everyday beauty, painter Lois Dodd would be hard to beat. Since... Read More »

Ski Resorts in Summer

Ski Resorts in Summer
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Looking for scenery, endless activities, few crowds, and family fun? New England’s ski resorts may be the best... Read More »

So Much Food, So Little Time

So Much Food, So Little Time
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Pinch me. I just got back from Food & Wine magazine’s annual culinary extravaganza in Aspen. The official... Read More »

Speaking My Mind

Speaking My Mind
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Welcome. Take a moment to register below and then add your comments. Read More »

Thanksgiving in June

Thanksgiving in June
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Today, I’m experiencing what I refer to as “Yankee spin.” As a monthly magazine, we can’t turn information... Read More »

The Best Restaurants in Portland, Maine

The Best Restaurants in Portland, Maine

The Best Restaurants in Portland, Maine
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Where do you go to find the best food in Portland, Maine? Read our list of the best... Read More »

Things to Do: Connecticut River Tidelands

Things to Do: Connecticut River Tidelands
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Read Yankee‘s article about efforts to conserve the Connecticut River Tidelands. Outdoor Recreation Chimney Point Boat Rental 2... Read More »

Too-Close Encounter with Moose

Too-Close Encounter with Moose
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Late in the afternoon on June 29, 2000, I joined a club that’s not as exclusive as you... Read More »

TRAVEL BONUS: Moose in Maine, Black History Tours, More…

TRAVEL BONUS: Moose in Maine, Black History Tours, More…
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Enrich your travels with these “Yankee Classic” articles and additional information. Read More »

Where Did This Cheese Come From?

Where Did This Cheese Come From?
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Spring is becoming more real to me. I know, I know, I’ve been fighting it tooth and nail,... Read More »

Writing Workshop is About Telling Stories

Writing Workshop is About Telling Stories
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Over the weekend, I held a writing workshop here at the house. Writers gathered in my living room,... Read More »



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