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May/June 2010

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Books: Poems, Birds, Gardens

Books: Poems, Birds, Gardens
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In his typically smart and funny introduction to Bright Wings, former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins cheerfully admits... Read More »

Brimfield Antique Show | The Ultimate Antique Treasure Hunt

Brimfield Antique Show | The Ultimate Antique Treasure Hunt
4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

The Brimfield Antique Show dates for 2015 are: May 12-17, July 14-19, and September 8-13. brimfieldshow.com Mist curls... Read More »

Clark’s Trading Post | Bear Show in Lincoln, New Hampshire

Clark’s Trading Post | Bear Show in Lincoln, New Hampshire
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

In the ring at Clark’s Trading Post, a six-foot seven-inch, 440-pound black bear named Pemi stands up like... Read More »

Editors’ Choice 2010 Photo Contest Winners

Editors’ Choice 2010 Photo Contest Winners
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In May we announced our first-ever Editors’ Choice Photo Contest. The rules were simple: Find a 2010 Editors’... Read More »

Find Edible Wild Plants in Spring

Find Edible Wild Plants in Spring
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Maine native Tom Seymour is an expert on foraging for edible wild plants. Eating wild doesn’t always require... Read More »

Finding Winslow Homer: Prouts Neck, Maine

Finding Winslow Homer: Prouts Neck, Maine
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SLIDE SHOW: Winslow Homer works I stand alone on a boulder-strewn shoreline, a rugged symbol of Maine. The... Read More »

Funspot Arcade in Laconia, NH

Funspot Arcade in Laconia, NH
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When Gary Vincent ushers you up to the third floor of Funspot, the world’s largest arcade, in Weirs... Read More »

Grand and Spednic Lakes

Grand and Spednic Lakes
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You could visit a different lake or pond in Maine every day for nearly a decade. The state’s... Read More »

Lake Umbagog

Lake Umbagog
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“Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl,” Thoreau wrote. “It is the imagination of the traveler that... Read More »

Lake Willoughby

Lake Willoughby
3 votes, 1.67 avg. rating (44% score)

Lake Willoughby sits in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, its southern end wedged spectacularly between a pair of shaggy, slouchy... Read More »

Mary’s Farm: High School Reunion

Mary’s Farm: High School Reunion
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I didn’t come out of the oven here, as the old folks like to say. I’m originally from... Read More »

Six Places to Find Winslow Homer’s Art

Six Places to Find Winslow Homer’s Art
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SLIDE SHOW: Winslow Homer works Have a meal at the Black Point Inn on Prouts Neck and you’re... Read More »

Walden Pond

Walden Pond
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In 1895, the ornithologist Kate Tryon said of Walden Pond, “It is a charming place, and it isn’t.”... Read More »

Water: New England Numbers

Water: New England Numbers
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10 miles: width of Lake Champlain between Burlington, VT, and Port Douglas, NY, its widest point 1,300 lakes... Read More »

Wild Lakes in New England

Wild Lakes in New England
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One afternoon last August, I set off up West Grand Lake in eastern Maine, my kayak loaded with... Read More »

Wood and Canvas Canoes

Wood and Canvas Canoes
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Twenty years ago I paddled down the St. John River in northern Maine on an eight-day wilderness canoe... Read More »

Food

Connecticut Dining by the Water

Connecticut Dining by the Water
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Old Lyme got its start as a maritime village–it was originally part of neighboring Saybrook’s shipping colony–and later... Read More »

Homegrown: Green Peas

Homegrown: Green Peas
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More recipes: Recipes with Fresh Peas While still awaiting New England’s leafy greens and brimming farmers’ markets, you... Read More »

June Monthly Menu

June Monthly Menu
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Make meal around salads for summer. Now, that’s a cool idea! Want a dozen sensational seasonal recipes each... Read More »

Maine Dining by the Water

Maine Dining by the Water
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VIDEO: Annie’s Windjammer Cruise Cruising Down East on a historic windjammer is a thrilling vacation for certain, but... Read More »

Massachusetts Dining by the Water

Massachusetts Dining by the Water
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Through some magic of architecture, the dining room at The Red Inn promotes the illusion of floating, like... Read More »

New Hampshire Dining by the Water

New Hampshire Dining by the Water
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New Hampshire uses its wee 18 miles of coastline well, with easy access to state beaches, summer playgrounds,... Read More »

Restaurants by the Water

Restaurants by the Water
5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

From the Atlantic Ocean to New England’s lakes and rivers, we’ve found terrific meals served up with stunning... Read More »

Rhode Island Dining by the Water

Rhode Island Dining by the Water
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Castle Hill Inn & Resort is all very F. Scott Fitzgerald: a rolling hill covered in a rich... Read More »

Sugar Snap Peas with Toasted Almonds and Feta

Sugar Snap Peas with Toasted Almonds and Feta

Sugar Snap Peas with Toasted Almonds and Feta
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Vermont Dining by the Water

Vermont Dining by the Water
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Ever since we were little, our dad, hailing from the Green Mountain State, had warned us about avoiding... Read More »

Home & Garden

Antiques: Portraits by John Brewster Jr.

Antiques: Portraits by John Brewster Jr.
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

I live in a house with two small boys, two large dogs, and one boisterous husband. Silence is... Read More »

Crafts: May Basket

Crafts: May Basket
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The May basket — let’s bring back a small gesture of caring and celebration of this season,” says... Read More »

Do You Want to Start a B&B?

Do You Want to Start a B&B?
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Read about one couple’s experience: Hawthorn Inn, Concord, MA The first and ultimately the most important question is... Read More »

House for Sale: Affordable Martha’s Vineyard

House for Sale: Affordable Martha’s Vineyard
1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

More about Martha’s Vineyard: Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Gardens and Markets Weekend in Martha’s Vineyard Would you believe there... Read More »

New England Products: Summer Gear

New England Products: Summer Gear
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1. Toting goodies in a handcrafted wooden bike basket (from $33) leaves your hands free to signal and... Read More »

Photography

Beaches of New England | Photography Slide Show

Beaches of New England | Photography Slide Show
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Photographer Madeline Polss uses a Diana toy camera to capture black-and-white images of some of our favorite beaches... Read More »

Photographing Acadia National Park | Slide Show

Photographing Acadia National Park | Slide Show
5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

You will take the best photos ever with this photographer’s guide to Acadia National Park on Mount Desert... Read More »

Travel

16 Favorite Water Days

16 Favorite Water Days
4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Fairest of Them All For sheer scenic beauty, no New England strand tops Crane Beach’s 4 miles of... Read More »

Best Restaurants in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Restaurants in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
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Best Thin-Crust Pizza GRISSINI TRATTORIA, Kennebunk The crispy pies emerging from the wood-burning ovens here deliver big flavors... Read More »

Boston Area Best Attractions 2010

Boston Area Best Attractions 2010
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Best Movie Theater KENDALL SQUARE CINEMA, Cambridge There is life beyond the megaplex, and here it is: a... Read More »

Boston Area Best Lodging 2010

Boston Area Best Lodging 2010
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Best On-the-Water B&B GREEN TURTLE, Charlestown Set in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, the Green Turtle makes its... Read More »

Boston Area Best Restaurants 2010

Boston Area Best Restaurants 2010
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Best Pub MATT MURPHY’S, Brookline A no-frills, friendly spot straight out of an urban Dublin neighborhood. The cheese... Read More »

Boston Local Secrets 2010

Boston Local Secrets 2010
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Best Free Therapy BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY COURTYARD, Boston One of the most peaceful, secluded, and historic places in... Read More »

Connecticut Best Attractions 2010

Connecticut Best Attractions 2010
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Best Heirloom Veggies URBAN OAKS, New Britain You may not expect to find an organic farm in the... Read More »

Connecticut Best Bargains 2010

Connecticut Best Bargains 2010
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Lunch A La Carte FOOD CARTS, New Haven An outdoor gathering of food vendors as an epicurean hot... Read More »

Connecticut Best Lodging 2010

Connecticut Best Lodging 2010
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Best Lake Views THE SACHEM FARMHOUSE BED & BREAKFAST, Warren This renovated 19th-century farmhouse on Lake Waramaug is... Read More »

Connecticut Best Restaurants 2010

Connecticut Best Restaurants 2010
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Best Eggs COSMIC OMELET, Manchester Among the two dozen eponymous offerings here, don’t miss the “Cosmic Cloud Nine,”... Read More »

Connecticut Bests 2010

Connecticut Bests 2010
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in the Nutmeg State are here.... Read More »

Connecticut Local Secrets 2010

Connecticut Local Secrets 2010
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Best Outdoor Eating MITCHELL’S ON THE RIVER, Rocky Hill There’s no denying the summery pleasure of cheap eats... Read More »

Maine Best Attractions 2010

Maine Best Attractions 2010
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Best Views Inside and Out OGUNQUIT MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Ogunquit A wall of glass framing waves crashing... Read More »

Maine Best Bargains 2010

Maine Best Bargains 2010
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Cheap Eats SILLY’S, Portland Families love this funky li’l spot, with a big menu, bigger portions, and low... Read More »

Maine Best Lodging 2010

Maine Best Lodging 2010
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Best Oceanfront Spa CLIFF HOUSE, Ogunquit Next stop, Spain! Or so it appears when you gaze out the... Read More »

Maine Bests 2010

Maine Bests 2010
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in the Pine Tree State are... Read More »

Maine Local Secrets 2010

Maine Local Secrets 2010
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Best Cheese Selection THE CHEESE IRON, Scarborough Gorgeous presentation, rare varieties, a ripening room, and a knowledgeable staff... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Attractions 2010

Massachusetts Best Attractions 2010
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Best Men’s Sportswear THE BROWNS, Williamstown From durable U.S.-made Bills Khakis to Jack Victor sportcoats and a lot... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Bargains 2010

Massachusetts Best Bargains 2010
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No Red Lobster THE OTHER BROTHER DARRYL’S, Otis It may look small, but this fish market has a... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Lodging 2010

Massachusetts Best Lodging 2010
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Best Inn for Foodies INN AT SWEET WATER FARM, Great Barrington The Berkshires may be full of cozy... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Restaurants 2010

Massachusetts Best Restaurants 2010
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Best Paella VIVA, Glendale Sharing is at the heart of Spanish dining, and nothing invites communal eating more... Read More »

Massachusetts Bests 2010

Massachusetts Bests 2010
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in the Bay State are here.... Read More »

Massachusetts Local Secrets 2010

Massachusetts Local Secrets 2010
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Best Ocean Stroll ‘SCONSET BLUFF WALK, Siasconset This public path provides a front-row view of the Atlantic’s ceaseless... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Attractions 2010

New Hampshire Best Attractions 2010
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Best Yarn and Accessories HARRISVILLE DESIGNS, Harrisville A riot of colorful wools and woven creations, this shop is... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Bargains 2010

New Hampshire Best Bargains 2010
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Worth the Admission WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST RECREATION PASS It may be a hassle, but $3 per day,... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Lodging 2010

New Hampshire Best Lodging 2010
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Best FarmStay INN AT VALLEY FARMS, Walpole The 18th-century house on this glorious 105-acre organic farm is elegantly... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Restaurants 2010

New Hampshire Best Restaurants 2010
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Best Pancakes LITTLETON DINER, Littleton Pancakes are the signature dish, served all day at this gleaming yellow diner,... Read More »

New Hampshire Bests 2010

New Hampshire Bests 2010
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in the Granite State are here.... Read More »

New Hampshire Local Secrets 2010

New Hampshire Local Secrets 2010
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Best Dinner at the Farm BUNTEN FARMHOUSE KITCHEN, Orford Chris Bunten grew up in this handsome brick farmstead... Read More »

Passport to Wine Trail in Connecticut

Passport to Wine Trail in Connecticut
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Find great wine in Connecticut with the summer passport program, sponsored by Connecticut Department of Agriculture. The goal... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Attractions 2010

Rhode Island Best Attractions 2010
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Best Urban Paddling ROGER WILLIAMS PADDLE TRAIL, East Providence & Providence Along a water trail that Providence founder... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Bargains

Rhode Island Best Bargains
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Waterfront Surprise SEAMEN’S CHURCH INSTITUTE, Newport This 90-year-old institution for travelers offers public restrooms; the very welcoming Aloha... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Lodging 2010

Rhode Island Best Lodging 2010
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Best Rooms With a View ROSE FARM INN, Block Island If you can’t see the sea from your... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Retaurants 2010

Rhode Island Best Retaurants 2010
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Best Wine Bar SIENA CUCINA*ENOTECA, East Greenwich Italians stop by enotecas after work to unwind with wine and... Read More »

Rhode Island Bests 2010

Rhode Island Bests 2010
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in the Ocean State are here.... Read More »

Rhode Island Local Secrets 2010

Rhode Island Local Secrets 2010
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Best Cure for What Ails You EAST SIDE PRESCRIPTION CENTER, Providence Though often described as “medicine,” the alcohol... Read More »

The Best Beach in Each New England State

The Best Beach in Each New England State
3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

Longnook Beach, Truro, Massachusetts I like to arrive at Longnook in the early morning, while the fog still... Read More »

Top 20 2013 Maine Summer Events

Top 20 2013 Maine Summer Events
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Call ahead to confirm dates, times, and admission prices. For hundreds of fairs, festivals, exhibits, shows, and other... Read More »

Top 20 Connecticut Events

Top 20 Connecticut Events
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Call ahead to confirm dates, times, and admission prices. For hundreds of fairs, festivals, exhibits, shows, and other... Read More »

Top 20 Massachusetts Events

Top 20 Massachusetts Events
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Call ahead to confirm dates, times, and admission prices. For hundreds of fairs, festivals, exhibits, shows, and other... Read More »

Top 20 New Hampshire Events

Top 20 New Hampshire Events
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Call ahead to confirm dates, times, and admission prices. For hundreds of fairs, festivals, exhibits, shows, and other... Read More »

Top 20 Rhode Island Events

Top 20 Rhode Island Events
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Call ahead to confirm dates, times, and admission prices. For hundreds of fairs, festivals, exhibits, shows, and other... Read More »

Top 20 Vermont Events

Top 20 Vermont Events
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Call ahead to confirm dates, times, and admission prices. For hundreds of fairs, festivals, exhibits, shows, and other... Read More »

Vermont Best Attractions 2010

Vermont Best Attractions 2010
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Best Place to Time-Travel VERMONT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, Montpelier Not just another history museum, this revamped Vermont-focused institution... Read More »

Vermont Best Bargains 2010

Vermont Best Bargains 2010
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Real Bistro Prices TIP TOP CAFE, White River Junction The word “bistro” has been so abused it might... Read More »

Vermont Best Lodging 2010

Vermont Best Lodging 2010
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Best Romantic Escape RABBIT HILL INN, Lower Waterford Massages, hiking paths, and an intimate fireside dining room all... Read More »

Vermont Best Restaurants 2010

Vermont Best Restaurants 2010
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Best Use of Local Flavors BELTED COW BISTRO, Essex Junction Try the two-bite “sliders,” made with local pork... Read More »

Vermont Bests 2010

Vermont Bests 2010
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in the Green Mountain State are... Read More »

Vermont Local Secrets 2010

Vermont Local Secrets 2010
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Best Literary Stopover NAULAKHA, Dummerston Rudyard Kipling wrote The Jungle Book not in steamy India but in the... Read More »

More Great Stories

10 Places to Dine by the Water

10 Places to Dine by the Water
7 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (72% score)

More places to dine: Restaurants with a Water View in New England VIDEO: Annie’s Windjammer Cruise NEW HAMPSHIRE... Read More »

4 Fun Activities by the Water

4 Fun Activities by the Water
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Find: 16 more things to do by the water New England Aquarium Whether you come to the New... Read More »

Family Recipes from Moms

Family Recipes from Moms
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How many of your favorite recipes were handed down from the best cooks in the family? To honor... Read More »

Oven-Fired BlackBerry and Bunny Hops

Oven-Fired BlackBerry and Bunny Hops
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A recent trip to my friend Kristen’s parents’ home in Falmouth, Massachusetts, was a food and cooking getaway,... Read More »

Recipes with Fresh Peas

Recipes with Fresh Peas
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Fresh peas in the marketplace are a sure sign of spring flavors. They are easy to prepare and... Read More »

Remembering Past Adventures

Remembering Past Adventures
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Last Friday, May 14, I meant to have lunch with my dear friends Dun Gifford, Sara Baer-Sinnott, and... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: New England Lakes

SLIDE SHOW: New England Lakes
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

See the beauty of three of New England’s lakes — Lake Willoughby in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, Walden Pond... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Winslow Homer

SLIDE SHOW: Winslow Homer
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The Portland Museum of Art will present Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place June 5 to September... Read More »

VIDEO: Annie’s Windjammer Cruise and Dining

VIDEO: Annie’s Windjammer Cruise and Dining
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Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps took a culinary cruise aboard the J & E Riggin, a windjammer... Read More »



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