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May/June 2009

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9/11 Started Here | Yankee Classic

9/11 Started Here | Yankee Classic
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After all those years working the dawn flights at Logan, and then for 16 more at Portland, Mike... Read More »

A Room Becomes Paradise | Mary’s Farm

A Room Becomes Paradise | Mary’s Farm
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It has been more than 11 years since I bought Mary’s farm. You, readers, have been patient listeners... Read More »

A Wedding Story | Here in New England

A Wedding Story | Here in New England
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This wedding story is for anyone getting married in this season of weddings. It begins 25 years ago.... Read More »

Best of New England 2009 Travel Tips

Best of New England 2009 Travel Tips
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View New England photos: Scenic New England Find more than 60 places to eat: Yankee‘s Best of New... Read More »

Block Island, RI: Snorkeling

Block Island, RI: Snorkeling
6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Here’s how you find snorkeling in the “garden” in the ocean near Block Island. It’s about 250 paces... Read More »

Book Review: Unpacking the Boxes

Book Review: Unpacking the Boxes
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Read an excerpt from Donald Hall’s book. “At fourteen I decided to spend my life writing poetry, which... Read More »

Boston, MA: Boston Public Library

Boston, MA: Boston Public Library
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Just about any destination you head to in Boston takes you past the Boston Public Library on Copley... Read More »

Bug Repellent Clothing

Bug Repellent Clothing
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If you’ve ever survived a serious encounter with mosquitoes or blackflies, you know that the experience can wreak... Read More »

Burlington, VT: Church Street

Burlington, VT: Church Street
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Get with gravity and walk downhill. Let your feet take you where you want to go; sometimes a... Read More »

Dad’s Day Gifts

Dad’s Day Gifts
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Here are some favorite New England products, and one from Canada, that make a hit as Dad’s Day... Read More »

Ellacoya State Park | Gilford, NH

Ellacoya State Park | Gilford, NH
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With my wife, Sally, three sons and, lately, their wives and children, I’ve spent summer weekends on Lake... Read More »

Exhibit Schedule

Exhibit Schedule
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May 8-25 Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT 802-985-8686; shelburnefarms.org June 1-15 National Arts Club, New York, NY 212-475-3424; nationalartsclub.org... Read More »

Grand Lake Stream, ME: Paddling

Grand Lake Stream, ME: Paddling
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Once a summer or so, I paddle my canoe to Leen’s Lodge for dinner. It’s about a half-mile... Read More »

Last of the Leominster Pink Flamingos | Lawn Icons

Last of the Leominster Pink Flamingos | Lawn Icons
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Editor’s Note: Don Featherstone, inventor of the pink plastic flamingo, passed away on June 22, 2015. In a... Read More »

Lindsay Mac | Music Review

Lindsay Mac | Music Review
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Lindsay Mac is proof that when you have a song in your heart, you just can’t help but... Read More »

Mount Mansfield, VT: Hiking

Mount Mansfield, VT: Hiking
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Sometimes, to get to where you really want to be, you have to pass through a needle’s eye.... Read More »

New Haven Pizza Wars | New Haven, CT

New Haven Pizza Wars | New Haven, CT
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For many, no visit to New Haven is complete without a stop at Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, Sally’s... Read More »

Norwalk, CT: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion

Norwalk, CT: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

See more photos So many people I know are always awestruck whenever they visit the mansions of Newport,... Read More »

Oak Bluffs, MA: Kayaking

Oak Bluffs, MA: Kayaking
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There’s a kayak outfit on Martha’s Vineyard that advertises, “You only know it’s an island from the water.”... Read More »

Painting Lake Champlain

Painting Lake Champlain
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This May, an extraordinary traveling art exhibit will begin its six-month celebration of Lake Champlain, the lake that... Read More »

Personal New England

Personal New England
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Some of our favorite writers from the pages of Yankee write about the places they love in New... Read More »

Portland, ME: Urban Park

Portland, ME: Urban Park
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I was with friends a couple of blocks off Portland‘s Back Cove, a little after 10 pm on... Read More »

Providence, RI | Wickenden Street

Providence, RI | Wickenden Street
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In an effort to persuade me to move back to Rhode Island, my future husband, Lorne, took me... Read More »

Reid State Park | Georgetown, ME

Reid State Park | Georgetown, ME
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Reid State Park is a natural wonder unto itself, containing not only rocky tidepools, beaches, dunes, and salt... Read More »

Rockport, MA | Paintings

Rockport, MA | Paintings
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I recently visited my father’s art studio in Rockport. He had a show with a Cape Ann theme... Read More »

Spring | New England Numbers

Spring | New England Numbers
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What are the numbers behind spring in New England? The ounces of blood a blackfly will draw, the... Read More »

The Press Room | Poetry in Portsmouth, NH

The Press Room | Poetry in Portsmouth, NH
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In Portsmouth, NH, the Press Room bar’s simple wooden tables are crowded with young and old, unified only... Read More »

Whales: Watching for Giants

Whales: Watching for Giants
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This is about how a small group of people has changed the way we look at some of... Read More »

Zealand Pond, NH: Prettiest Easy Hike

Zealand Pond, NH: Prettiest Easy Hike
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Zealand Pond is at a height of land, which is not where a pond is usually found. Hikers... Read More »

Food

Asian Spiced Stovetop Brisket

Asian Spiced Stovetop Brisket
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Best Ethnic Food in New England

Best Ethnic Food in New England
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Food is such a great entryway to any country or ethnic group that I sometimes joke about saving... Read More »

Blackberry Jelly | Jelly Recipe from the Best Cook

Blackberry Jelly | Jelly Recipe from the Best Cook
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

On a warm August day, Ruth Feeney’s kitchen is fragrant with fresh blackberries. She’s making jelly from the... Read More »

Classic Beef Brisket

Classic Beef Brisket
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Dandelion Pesto

Dandelion Pesto
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Grill Up a Great Father’s Day

Grill Up a Great Father’s Day
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Yankee gift ideas for Dad Moms and kids can make Father’s Day exciting this year by making Dad... Read More »

Grilled Swordfish with Tomato and Sweet Pepper Salsa

Grilled Swordfish with Tomato and Sweet Pepper Salsa
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June Menu: Pork Kabobs and Rhubarb Pie

June Menu: Pork Kabobs and Rhubarb Pie
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Photo/Art by Brenda Darroch This June menu features cold strawberry soup and pork kabobs. Save room for rhubarb... Read More »

Mock Margarita Bars for Cinco de Mayo

Mock Margarita Bars for Cinco de Mayo
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Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) is a day that commemorates the 1862 victory of a small Mexican... Read More »

Mother’s Sour Mustard Pickles

Mother’s Sour Mustard Pickles

Mother’s Sour Mustard Pickles
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Preserves: Suggested Reading

Preserves: Suggested Reading
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For more information, Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps recommends these books on preserving: The Beginner’s Guide to... Read More »

Restaurant Review: Fresh, Nantucket, MA

Restaurant Review: Fresh, Nantucket, MA
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Along the well-worn paths that lead from the Steamship Authority and Hy-Line ferry docks on the island of... Read More »

Ruth Feeney’s Blackberry Jelly

Ruth Feeney’s Blackberry Jelly

Ruth Feeney’s Blackberry Jelly
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The Basic Omelet

The Basic Omelet
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Home & Garden

1. Twig Band Rings

1. Twig Band Rings
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1. Diamonds set in 18-karat gold bezel refine the intentionally rough edges of these twig band rings, available... Read More »

2. Mother-of-Pearl Necklace

2. Mother-of-Pearl Necklace
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2. Rose Kauffman strings mother-of-pearl and tiny beads on simple cords to create her feather necklace (left; $47)... Read More »

3. Made-to-Order Rings and Cuffs

3. Made-to-Order Rings and Cuffs
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3. Made-to-order rings ($95-$125) and cuffs ($250-$350) are cast in sterling silver from collected birch bark. Twigs and... Read More »

4. Resin Cuff Bracelets

4. Resin Cuff Bracelets
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4. Paying homage to Nantucket’s celebrated scrimshaw craft, these bug cuffs ($170 each) are made of hand-painted and... Read More »

5. Multihoop Necklace

5. Multihoop Necklace
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5. Maine natives (and sisters) Megan and Moria Flynn link circles of many shapes and sizes in their... Read More »

6. Silver Maple Seed Necklace

6. Silver Maple Seed Necklace
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6. A spring maple seed becomes a work of art when dangling in sterling silver from this necklace... Read More »

7. Twig Necklace

7. Twig Necklace
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7. Cast from tiny tree relics, each Twigs and Heather twig necklace ($95-$350) is one-of-a-kind. Twigs and Heather,... Read More »

8. Spiral Twigs Necklace

8. Spiral Twigs Necklace
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8. The twig form meets an array of spirals in this sterling-silver twig cuff necklace ($950). Shaw Jewelry,... Read More »

9. Bee Charm Necklace

9. Bee Charm Necklace
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9. Branch and bee shapes lend their charms to these sterling-silver charm necklaces ($68 each). M. Flynn Accessories,... Read More »

Arthur Stone Silverware | Antiques & Collectibles

Arthur Stone Silverware | Antiques & Collectibles
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Great art requires talent and tenacity, but also time and space: time to learn and perfect, and to... Read More »

Crafts: Painted Flower Pots

Crafts: Painted Flower Pots
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My garden is my extra summer room, and like all gardeners, I love sharing its bounty. Painted terra-cotta... Read More »

Garden Paths and Hardscapes

Garden Paths and Hardscapes

Garden Paths and Hardscapes
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Good landscaping is about more than just plants. Paths, benches, walls, water features — they’re all part of... Read More »

Gardening Tips for Beginers | Planting Vegetable Gardens, Trees, and Lawn Care

Gardening Tips for Beginers | Planting Vegetable Gardens, Trees, and Lawn Care
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Get out in the garden, even if you’ve never been there before, with these tips for gardeners —... Read More »

Home Project: Pergola and Picnic Table

Home Project: Pergola and Picnic Table
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Project: From fish pond to tabletop gathering place When Richard Paul and his wife, Martha, bought their 1780... Read More »

House for Sale: Barnstable, MA

House for Sale: Barnstable, MA
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With good reason, we felt a bit apprehensive as we approached the side-door entrance on the covered porch,... Read More »

How Old is Your House?

How Old is Your House?
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If you’re trying to date your house, you may be able to find a clue in its plastering... Read More »

Isle Au Haut, ME: Linda Greenlaw’s Retreat

Isle Au Haut, ME: Linda Greenlaw’s Retreat
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At first approach, Linda Greenlaw’s home on Isle au Haut, a brawny island seven miles off the coast... Read More »

Natural Jewelry: New England’s Finest

Natural Jewelry: New England’s Finest
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New England jewelry makers find inspiration in organic shapes and the great outdoors. The result is outstanding pieces... Read More »

Tree Planting Guidelines

Tree Planting Guidelines
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A tree is an investment into the future, so it’s important to give every tree you plant the... Read More »

Travel

Attractions in New England: Yankee’s Best

Attractions in New England: Yankee’s Best
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Spend your day exploring museums, shops, theme parks, and more of the best attractions New England has to... Read More »

Best 5 Mountain-Bike Trails

Best 5 Mountain-Bike Trails
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Longtime Yankee contributor and Massachusetts native Todd Balf, who has ridden mountain-bike trails from New Zealand to Venezuela.... Read More »

Connecticut Attractions 2009

Connecticut Attractions 2009
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ATTRACTIONS Best Boutique Art and Science Center: BRUCE MUSEUM, Greenwich It’s a small but mint venue that mounts... Read More »

Connecticut Dining 2009

Connecticut Dining 2009
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DINING Best Companions for Your Coffee: ISABELLE ET VINCENT, Fairfield In Alsace the Koenigs ran a seventh-generation patisserie... Read More »

Connecticut Lodging 2009

Connecticut Lodging 2009
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LODGING Best Compound: BREADLOAF MOUNTAIN LODGE AND COTTAGES, Cornwall Bridge Under the same ownership as Housatonic Meadows Fly... Read More »

Connecticut Travel Bargains

Connecticut Travel Bargains
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Tell us your best bargain ideas Yankee‘s Top 20 events in Connecticut _________________ Read More »

Dining in New England: Yankee’s Best

Dining in New England: Yankee’s Best
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Find more than 60 places for the Best of New England dining in New England, selected by Yankee... Read More »

Lodging in New England: Yankee’s Best

Lodging in New England: Yankee’s Best
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Get a good night’s rest at any number of relaxing New England inns, cottages, and bed & breakfasts,... Read More »

Maine Attractions 2009

Maine Attractions 2009
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ATTRACTIONS Best Store to Woof About: PLANET DOG, Portland Portland earns kudus as a dog-friendly town, and Planet... Read More »

Maine Dining 2009

Maine Dining 2009
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DINING Best Catch: FISHERMAN’S CATCH, Wells It’s completely understandable why locals would rather keep the Cardinali family’s off-the-beaten-path... Read More »

Maine Lodging 2009

Maine Lodging 2009
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LODGING Best Place for Pampering:MORNING GLORY INN, York Say hello to your new best friends in York, Bill... Read More »

Maine Travel Bargains

Maine Travel Bargains
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Massachusetts Attractions 2009

Massachusetts Attractions 2009
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ATTRACTIONS Best Children’s Clothing:THE RED WAGON, Boston Find well-made outfits in fun colors that won’t break the bank... Read More »

Massachusetts Dining 2009

Massachusetts Dining 2009
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DINING Best Post-Theater Dining: MEZZE BISTRO + BAR, Williamstown This urbane restaurant’s refined wood-beamed and white-linen interior is... Read More »

Massachusetts Lodging 2009

Massachusetts Lodging 2009
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LODGING Best Green-Friendly Stay: TOPIA INN, Adams The beauty and comfort of this solar- and biodiesel-powered B&B is... Read More »

Massachusetts Travel Bargains

Massachusetts Travel Bargains
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New Bedford Whaling Museum

New Bedford Whaling Museum
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It’s the responsibility of any good history museum to tell both sides of a story. That’s somewhat more... Read More »

New Hampshire Attractions 2009

New Hampshire Attractions 2009
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ATTRACTIONS Best Historic Walking Tour: PORTSMOUTH HARBOR TRAIL HIGHLIGHTS TOUR, Portsmouth Delve into the city’s rich past on... Read More »

New Hampshire Dining 2009

New Hampshire Dining 2009
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DINING Best Ice-Cream Stand: MEMORIES, Kingston Step onto the wraparound porch to order flavors such as peanut-butter cup,... Read More »

New Hampshire Lodging 2009

New Hampshire Lodging 2009
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LODGING Best New Old Inn: WOODBOUND INN & RESORT, Rindge Aylmer and Cindy Given purchased this property in... Read More »

New Hampshire Travel Bargains

New Hampshire Travel Bargains
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Rhode Island Attractions 2009

Rhode Island Attractions 2009
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ATTRACTIONS Best Rainy-Day Walk: ROGER WILLIAMS PARK BOTANICAL CENTER, Providence New England’s largest garden conservatory is still expanding... Read More »

Rhode Island Dining 2009

Rhode Island Dining 2009
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DINING Best Inn Breakfast:STONE’S THROW INN, Narragansett The lavish multicourse breakfast put on by hostess Pam Flavin includes... Read More »

Rhode Island Lodging 2009

Rhode Island Lodging 2009
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LODGING Best Look at the Future: NYLO, Warwick With architectural details such as exposed chrome pipes overhead, this... Read More »

Rhode Island Travel Bargains

Rhode Island Travel Bargains
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Top 20 Connecticut Events for 2009

Top 20 Connecticut Events for 2009
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See Yankee‘s travel bargains in Connecticut. Yankee recommends that you call ahead to confirm dates and times. MAY... Read More »

Top 20 Maine Events for 2009

Top 20 Maine Events for 2009
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See Yankee‘s travel bargains in Maine Yankee recommends that you call ahead to confirm dates and times. MAY... Read More »

Top 20 Massachusetts Events for 2009

Top 20 Massachusetts Events for 2009
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See Yankee‘s travel bargains in Massachusetts Yankee recommends that you call ahead to confirm dates and times. APR.... Read More »

Top 20 New Hampshire Events for 2009

Top 20 New Hampshire Events for 2009
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See Yankee‘s travel bargains in New Hampshire Yankee recommends that you call ahead to confirm dates and times.... Read More »

Top 20 Rhode Island Events for 2009

Top 20 Rhode Island Events for 2009
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See Yankee‘s travel bargains in Rhode Island Yankee recommends that you call ahead to confirm dates and times.... Read More »

Top 20 Vermont Events for 2009

Top 20 Vermont Events for 2009
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See Yankee‘s travel bargains in Vermont Yankee recommends that you call ahead to confirm dates and times. MAY... Read More »

Top Summer Events for 2009

Top Summer Events for 2009
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To find hundreds of fairs, festivals, and other fun activities, go to our travel database: YankeeMagazine.com/events To submit... Read More »

Travel Bargains in New England

Travel Bargains in New England
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Do you know a restaurant that offers the best meal for a low price? Or lodging for a... Read More »

Vermont Attractions 2009

Vermont Attractions 2009
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ATTRACTIONS Best Recreation Path: LAMOILLE VALLEY RAIL TRAIL Stretching 92 miles from St. Johnsbury to Swanton along an... Read More »

Vermont Dining 2009

Vermont Dining 2009
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DINING Best Renaissance Downtown: NEWPORT, Newport Vermont’s northernmost city has shed its aging lumber port and turns a... Read More »

Vermont Lodging 2009

Vermont Lodging 2009
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LODGING Best Country Place: RABBIT HILL INN, Lower Waterford A Greek Revival gem overlooking the White Mountains, Rabbit... Read More »

Vermont Travel Bargains

Vermont Travel Bargains
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More Great Stories

Block Island, RI, Weekend

Block Island, RI, Weekend
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Block Island is an 11-square-mile, pork-chop-shaped landmass off the coast of Rhode Island. It may not sound like... Read More »

Bratwursts

Bratwursts
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This is an approximation of a recipe for bratwurst that my dear friend Dr. B made for his... Read More »

Call of the Coast

Call of the Coast
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As fitting summer fare, the Portland, Maine, Museum of Art and the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme,... Read More »

Chatham, MA: Cape Cod Baseball

Chatham, MA: Cape Cod Baseball
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On a sultry Fourth of July evening in the Cape Cod town of Chatham, a red sun drops... Read More »

Endless River Flow

Endless River Flow
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Overflowing river banks, Rolling down with ease, Never work to roll down stream, Are carried all the way.... Read More »

Ethnic Food Festivals in New England

Ethnic Food Festivals in New England
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Visit these ethnic food festivals in New England this summer. Call ahead or check Web sites for the... Read More »

Excerpt from Poet Donald Hall’s Memoir

Excerpt from Poet Donald Hall’s Memoir
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New Hampshire resident Donald Hall was America’s Poet Laureate for 2006-2007. His memoir, Unpacking the Boxes, (Houghton Mifflin... Read More »

Fiddleheads and Salad Greens Recipes

Fiddleheads and Salad Greens Recipes
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Eat your greens this spring with these tempting recipes for arugula, fennel, beet greens, young dandelion leaves, and... Read More »

Fiddleheads, Ramps, and Pesto

Fiddleheads, Ramps, and Pesto
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Those wonderful harbingers of spring are popping up in gardens and markets, and I’m doing my best to... Read More »

How to Make an Omelet

How to Make an Omelet
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Do you know how to make an omelet? Although they’re available year-round, eggs still symbolize the rites of... Read More »

I Found Myself in Peru

I Found Myself in Peru
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Last month the Yankee editorial staff was all over the place. Literally. Our editor, Mel Allen, was in... Read More »

In the Wild

In the Wild
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My father used to pay me a penny for every dandelion that I dug up out of his... Read More »

Lake Champlain, VT, Weekend

Lake Champlain, VT, Weekend
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Summer sojourners looking to enjoy Lake Champlain often head for Milton, Vermont’s Sandbar State Park, with its broad... Read More »

Maine Lodging: Inn at Isle au Haut

Maine Lodging: Inn at Isle au Haut
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Looking for lodging on an island in Maine? Check in at Inn at Isle au Haut. Diana Santospago... Read More »

Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Weekend

Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Weekend
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A year-round community thrives on Martha’s Vineyard, and its presence keeps the many local businesses going, from bakeries,... Read More »

Mid-Maine Weekend — Bath and Brunswick

Mid-Maine Weekend — Bath and Brunswick
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Midcoast Maine’s fraternal twins, Bath and Brunswick, are yin and yang, distinct yet complementary, connected by Route 1,... Read More »

New Haven, CT, Weekend

New Haven, CT, Weekend
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People have been fighting about it for years, but the folks at Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana and Sally’s... Read More »

Pairings for May/June 2009

Pairings for May/June 2009
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To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Step 1. Fill in... Read More »

Pairings Hint — May/June

Pairings Hint — May/June
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Pickle Recipe from the Best Cook

Pickle Recipe from the Best Cook
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The May/June 2009 Best Cook, Ruth Feeney of Maine, shares this recipe for sour mustard pickles that was... Read More »

Portland, ME, Weekend

Portland, ME, Weekend
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Portland is a mix of things. It’s old and new; gritty and chic; polished and weathered: identities, all... Read More »

Providence, RI, Weekend

Providence, RI, Weekend
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Providence’s unique identity is perhaps best experienced strolling along Benefit Street. Running along a ridge looking down on... Read More »

Role Reversal

Role Reversal
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When you read this, I’ll be, by the grace of God and the pilot’s skill, in Japan. I’ve... Read More »

Salsa and Swordfish from the Greenlaw Cookbook

Salsa and Swordfish from the Greenlaw Cookbook
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“Here’s another terrific salsa recipe, which we make when someone gives us a big bag of tomatoes and... Read More »

Sandwich, MA, Weekend

Sandwich, MA, Weekend
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My advice about visiting Sandwich is “go early and often.” And by “early” I don’t mean in the... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Best of New England 2009

SLIDE SHOW: Best of New England 2009
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These businesses were among those selected by Yankee editors as the Best of New England 2009. For a... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Personal New England

SLIDE SHOW: Personal New England
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Yankee editor Mel Allen asked writers for their personal glimpses of New England for the May/June 2009 travel... Read More »

Speaking My Mind

Speaking My Mind
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Do you know a restaurant that offers the best meal for a low price? Or lodging for a... Read More »

Ten Great Weekends

Ten Great Weekends
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You love to travel. Yankee knows New England. Put that together and get 10 outstanding weekends. Cities, islands,... Read More »

The Hardwood Blooms of Spring

The Hardwood Blooms of Spring
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Every day I walk a few miles in the neighborhoods of my town. These days, more and more... Read More »

VIDEO: Norman Rockwell’s Studio

VIDEO: Norman Rockwell’s Studio
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Visit Norman Rockwell‘s studio at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and you’ll sense the artist just... Read More »

Weekend in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Weekend in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Weekend in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Portsmouth is the artsy black sheep of New Hampshire. A tiny seaside enclave dotted with galleries and cafes,... Read More »

Why People Love New England

Why People Love New England
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A few weeks ago, a reader named Dawn Rigoni left this comment on my blog: “… I’m one... Read More »

Winnipesaukee, NH, Weekend

Winnipesaukee, NH, Weekend
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Winnipesaukee is a brute of a lake. It embraces 274 islands in its 72 square miles of surface... Read More »



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