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May/June 2011

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Acadia National Park | Art of the Trail

Acadia National Park | Art of the Trail
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Magnificent vistas along the miles of hiking paths and carriage roads in Acadia National Park are the result... Read More »

Across New Hampshire on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

Across New Hampshire on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

My ash paddle slices into the black water of Lake Umbagog, silently propelling our canoe forward. A great... Read More »

Amaral’s Fish and Chips

Amaral’s Fish and Chips
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For your basic stuffie, head to Amaral’s. This shop prides itself on letting the seafood shine through: delectable... Read More »

Annabelle’s Natural Ice Cream

Annabelle’s Natural Ice Cream
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A small shop in the heart of Portsmouth, just across the alley from the harbor, Annabelle’s remains an... Read More »

Anthony’s Seafood

Anthony’s Seafood
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Anthony’s stuffies come in both mild and hot options: roasted peppers in the low-key version, cherry peppers in... Read More »

Bagaduce Lunch

Bagaduce Lunch
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For 60 years folks have been slinging seafood, fried and steamed, from a little red-and-white shack perched on... Read More »

Becoming a Freedom Trail Player

Becoming a Freedom Trail Player

Becoming a Freedom Trail Player
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Ever wondered what it takes to become a costumed Freedom Trail guide in Boston? To start, you’ve got... Read More »

Bishop’s Homemade

Bishop’s Homemade
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The specialty of this big house is a particular New England favorite: Grape-Nut ice cream, complete with crunchy... Read More »

Block Island Greenway Trails

Block Island Greenway Trails
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A spectrum of sounds greets the walker on one of Block Island’s Greenway trails: in the foreground, the... Read More »

Bobby’s Burger Palace

Bobby’s Burger Palace
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We like that celebrity chef Bobby Flay appreciates a simple, good burger enough to open a palace of... Read More »

Brick Farm Ice Cream

Brick Farm Ice Cream
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The Good Humor Man is alive and well and living in East Unity, New Hampshire. On an old... Read More »

Burger Bar & Bistro

Burger Bar & Bistro
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The chefs grind their organic beef in house, and their basic burger on a big, soft bun is... Read More »

Cabot Creamery

Cabot Creamery
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This nearly 100-year-old co-op buys milk from more than 1,200 dairy farms all over New England and upstate... Read More »

Caseus

Caseus
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Yes, it’s the Latin word for “cheese.” The menu here is dairy-centric, with comforting, oozy options, from poutine... Read More »

Champlin’s Seafood

Champlin’s Seafood
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Besides “basic” stuffies, these folks also offer “casino stuffies” with bacon and “Portuguese stuffies” with chourico and a... Read More »

Chatham Pier Fish Market

Chatham Pier Fish Market
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Served in takeout containers, this chowder puts on no airs. But it has incredible fresh-from-the-sea flavor, a hint... Read More »

Connecticut Food Trail: Burgers

Connecticut Food Trail: Burgers
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With its significant coastline and interior farmland, Connecticut suffers no shortage of great food from land and sea.... Read More »

Crowley Cheese

Crowley Cheese
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This dairy, our family favorite, has been making cheese in small batches, by hand, since 1824. It’s the... Read More »

Farmer Brown’s Farm Stand

Farmer Brown’s Farm Stand
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Farmer Bob Brown and his wife, Kathy, have found their true calling in the chowder they serve at... Read More »

Food Trails: New England’s Culinary Legacies

Food Trails: New England’s Culinary Legacies
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All roads in New England lead to great eating, but our six states and the regions within them... Read More »

From the Ashes | Mary’s Farm

From the Ashes | Mary’s Farm
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Many years ago, my mother was in love with a soldier who went to war. On his first... Read More »

Fun Facts About the Maine Coon Cat

Fun Facts About the Maine Coon Cat
2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

Contrary to popular myth, the Maine coon cat is not a cross between a cat and a raccoon... Read More »

Grafton Village Cheese

Grafton Village Cheese
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Since the 1890s, the cheesemakers of Grafton, sponsored by the Windham Foundation (a nonprofit dedicated to promoting rural... Read More »

How to Take Memorable Travel Photos | Ask the Expert

How to Take Memorable Travel Photos | Ask the Expert
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Over the past decade, photographer Sara Gray’s travel assignments have taken her nearly everywhere in New England. She... Read More »

J’s Oyster

J’s Oyster
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

J’s may be the last of Portland’s salty, divey seafood houses. Casco Bay and the urban working waterfront... Read More »

Kelly’s

Kelly’s
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For a place that branded itself on its meat, Kelly’s does surprisingly well with seafood. We found a... Read More »

Louis’ Lunch

Louis’ Lunch
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Four generations of the Lassen family have been running this diner continuously since 1895, making Louis’ the oldest... Read More »

Maine Food Trail: Lobster Rolls

Maine Food Trail: Lobster Rolls
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A lobster roll is a simple thing: basically, cold lobster meat stuffed into a warm bun. It’s the... Read More »

Massachusetts Food Trail: Chowder

Massachusetts Food Trail: Chowder
3 votes, 2.67 avg. rating (59% score)

As long as there have been fishing and cooking, there has been chowder. In one form or another,... Read More »

Memories Ice Cream

Memories Ice Cream
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Set on a winding country road just outside historic Exeter, Memories offers at least 35 flavors to enjoy... Read More »

Neptune Oyster

Neptune Oyster
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This tiny North End eatery serves some of the best seafood in Boston. The chowder trades the usual... Read More »

New England By the Numbers: Mt. Washington Auto Road

New England By the Numbers: Mt. Washington Auto Road
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24:37.6 minutes/seconds: record Auto Road time set by Harry Harkness in the first “Climb to the Clouds” race,... Read More »

New England Vacation Ideas

New England Vacation Ideas
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From arts shopping, antiquing, and birding to hiking, and paddling, you can fill a vacation following your passions... Read More »

New Hampshire Food Trail: Ice Cream

New Hampshire Food Trail: Ice Cream
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With some 130 active dairy farms producing more than 40 million gallons of milk a year, New Hampshire... Read More »

PEAK Death Race | Only in New England

PEAK Death Race | Only in New England
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

By the time Joe Decker lumbered to the finish line at last year’s PEAK Death Race, an ultra-endurance... Read More »

Quito’s Restaurant & Bar

Quito’s Restaurant & Bar
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Quito’s makes its stuffies with an even smokier taste. They’re about the same size as Champlin’s; the texture’s... Read More »

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site | Local Treasure

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site | Local Treasure
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William Tecumseh Sherman looks as though he hasn’t slept in 36 hours. His brow is sagging and creased,... Read More »

Shelburne Farms

Shelburne Farms
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Hugging Lake Champlain, this operation is a working grower, as well as a dairy, inn, restaurant, and education... Read More »

Stuffed Clams | Rhode Island Food Specialty

Stuffed Clams | Rhode Island Food Specialty

Stuffed Clams | Rhode Island Food Specialty
5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

In Rhode Island, stuffed clams are a delicacy that can be catered to any taste, though the basic... Read More »

Ted’s Restaurant

Ted’s Restaurant
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In Meriden, the folks at Ted’s have been doing their share of burgering for more than five decades,... Read More »

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England

The 5 Best Birdwatching Spots in New England
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Tim Gallagher, editor-in-chief of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Living Bird magazine and author of numerous books, including... Read More »

The Bite

The Bite
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Between the creamy chowder, stuffed with chopped quahogs and accented with sweet onions, and the sunset views over... Read More »

The Cape Cod Artisans Trails

The Cape Cod Artisans Trails
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The Shining Sea Trail beckons, no less so the Great Dunes Trail: seven trails in all, crisscrossing Cape... Read More »

The Cod End

The Cod End
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It’s right on a working wharf, with views out to the Muscle Ridge Islands, the bubbly granite shore,... Read More »

The Commons Lunch

The Commons Lunch
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Commons’ stuffies come in heaping portions–a bit spicy, with lots of clams, and both regular sausage and chourico,... Read More »

The Connecticut Antiques Trail

The Connecticut Antiques Trail

The Connecticut Antiques Trail
8 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

You’re bound to find treasure when you hunt along the Connecticut Antiques Trail. Antiques hunter Polly Bannister describes... Read More »

The Lobster Shack at Two Lights

The Lobster Shack at Two Lights
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Don’t miss this one for the atmosphere: open ocean, battered cliffs, foghorns, wind, and crashing waves. 225 Two... Read More »

The Sandwich Creamery

The Sandwich Creamery
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You make your way down winding country roads to come here. The buildings are rustic and the cows... Read More »

Thurston’s Lobster Pound

Thurston’s Lobster Pound
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End of the road, end of the earth: Look for mountain views, bluebloods, bluehairs, and swarms of fishing... Read More »

Touching the Dream at Tanglewood

Touching the Dream at Tanglewood
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If you’re a young, talented musician and aspire to join a symphony orchestra one day, there’s one place... Read More »

Turner Fisheries

Turner Fisheries
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The oyster crackers are house-made, and the stew is a hearty mixture of quahogs and cherrystones for intense... Read More »

Vermont Cheese Trail | Cheddar Cheese

Vermont Cheese Trail | Cheddar Cheese
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Truly fantastic cheeses, of all types and from the milk of several species, are made in the Green... Read More »

Vermont Cycling Trails

Vermont Cycling Trails
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I could almost hear train whistles, even though the tracks were gone. I’d just left the northern border... Read More »

Walpole Creamery

Walpole Creamery
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Echo Moon Farm delivers fresh milk daily from rBGH-free cows to this producer and “scoop shop,” where local... Read More »

Food

Beach Picnics | Recipes from the Best Cook

Beach Picnics | Recipes from the Best Cook
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When Laurie Lufkin was little, her folks would buy subs from the local deli, the family would all... Read More »

Cranberry & Cherry Granola

Cranberry & Cherry Granola
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Downriver Summer Couscous & Shrimp Salad

Downriver Summer Couscous & Shrimp Salad
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Knowledge & Wisdom: Storing Excess Fresh Eggs

Knowledge & Wisdom: Storing Excess Fresh Eggs
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A glut [of excess eggs from your chickens] in late spring and early summer can be used in... Read More »

Lunch with a Legend: Judith Jones

Lunch with a Legend: Judith Jones

Lunch with a Legend: Judith Jones
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Yankee spends a day with editorial icon Judith Jones, one of Vermont’s most accomplished summer residents. For anyone... Read More »

Pan-Fried Trout

Pan-Fried Trout

Pan-Fried Trout
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Radishes with Butter & Salt

Radishes with Butter & Salt
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Rhubarb-Strawberry Tart

Rhubarb-Strawberry Tart

Rhubarb-Strawberry Tart
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Sauteed Angelica

Sauteed Angelica

Sauteed Angelica
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Sweet Lemon Thyme Cookies

Sweet Lemon Thyme Cookies
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Photography

Slide Show: Tough Mudder Race

Slide Show: Tough Mudder Race
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Last weekend former Yankee intern and “Diary of a Ski Patrolman” blogger, Josh Allen joined thousands of participants... Read More »

Travel

Best Adventures Vermont 2011

Best Adventures Vermont 2011
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BEST MOUNTAIN BIKING Kingdom Trails, East Burke Pull into the parking lot next to Mountain View Creamery and... Read More »

Best Attractions Vermont 2011

Best Attractions Vermont 2011
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BEST DAY PADDLE Batten Kill Canoe, Arlington Plan a two-hour or two-day paddle down the beautiful Batten Kill... Read More »

Best of Maine 2011

Best of Maine 2011
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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 »

Best of Vermont 2011

Best of Vermont 2011
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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 »

Best Vermont Local Secrets 2011

Best Vermont Local Secrets 2011
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BEST FREE WEEKEND FUN Market Square Summer Series, Bennington Dance to the music of live bands playing blues,... Read More »

Boston Best Attractions 2011

Boston Best Attractions 2011
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BEST UPSCALE BAR Drink, Boston Drink’s commitment to excellence at every level–from the quality of the ice, to... Read More »

Boston Best Local Secrets 2011

Boston Best Local Secrets 2011
1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

BEST ALTERNATIVE TO THE FREEDOM TRAIL Harborwalk, Boston A nearly 40-mile network of waterside paths from East Boston... Read More »

Boston Best Lodging 2011

Boston Best Lodging 2011
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BEST HOTEL Liberty Hotel, Boston It took a sense of humor and style to turn a famous jail... Read More »

Boston Best Restaurant 2011

Boston Best Restaurant 2011
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BEST BAKERY Sofra, Cambridge It doesn’t sell French breads or chocolate layer cakes, but this Mediterranean-inspired pastry shop... Read More »

Boston Bests 2011

Boston Bests 2011
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Yankee‘s Editors’ Choices for the best food, lodging, and things to do in Boston are here. Don’t miss... Read More »

Calendar of Events for 2011

Calendar of Events for 2011
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Connecticut Bests 2011

Connecticut Bests 2011
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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’s Best Adventures 2011

Connecticut’s Best Adventures 2011
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BEST TUBING Farmington River, New Hartford The gentle rapids here provide a rollicking good ride down a 2.5-mile... Read More »

Connecticut’s Best Attractions 2011

Connecticut’s Best Attractions 2011
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BEST BALINESE IMPORTS Agabhumi: The Best of Bali, Westport Filled with beautiful, diverse jewelry, handbags, scarves, and sandals,... Read More »

Connecticut’s Best Bargains 2011

Connecticut’s Best Bargains 2011
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POTTERY PERFECTION Bantam Tileworks, Bantam Fired up by a many-colored spectrum of ceramic-topped game boards, trays, and handmade... Read More »

Connecticut’s Best Local Secrets 2011

Connecticut’s Best Local Secrets 2011
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BEST ART ON A HILL Sculpture Barn, New Fairfield Dynamic in feeling, diverse in media, this atelier’s contemporary... Read More »

Connecticut’s Best Lodging 2011

Connecticut’s Best Lodging 2011
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BEST IMPRESSIONIST SUNSETS Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa,Old Lyme All nine guestrooms in this Colonial mansion are... Read More »

Connecticut’s Best Restaurants 2011

Connecticut’s Best Restaurants 2011
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BEST CHOCOLATE INFUSION Chocopologie Cafe, South Norwalk No apologies for sweet-tooth temptations from breakfast to bedtime: cocoa-intensive baked... Read More »

Maine Best Adventures 2011

Maine Best Adventures 2011
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BEST CANYON HIKE Gulf Hagas, Bowdoin College Grant East Township When a raging river drops precipitously through narrow... Read More »

Maine Best Attractions 2011

Maine Best Attractions 2011
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BEST PLACE TO ACCESSORIZE Dannah, Kennebunkport Dannah dazzles, with jewelry, handbags, hair ornaments, hats, and scarves, as well... Read More »

Maine Best Bargains 2011

Maine Best Bargains 2011
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THE LIGHT STUFF Wood Island Light, Biddeford Cruise to Wood Island, tour the 1809 beacon guarding the mouth... Read More »

Maine Best Local Secrets 2011

Maine Best Local Secrets 2011
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BEST SWIMMIN’ HOLE Smalls Falls, Township E Twelve miles south of Rangeley and about four miles north of... Read More »

Maine Best Lodging 2011

Maine Best Lodging 2011
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BEST CHOICE FOR ARCHITECTURE BUFFS Angel of the Berwicks, North Berwick Inside and out, the 25-room Hurd Manor... Read More »

Maine Best Restaurants 2011

Maine Best Restaurants 2011
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BEST MAINE MEXICALI Loco Coco’s Tacos, Kittery Transplanted Californians think they’ve been transported home when they sink their... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Adventures 2011

Massachusetts Best Adventures 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST RAFTING Deerfield River, Franklin County Outfitters haul their yellow rafts to the banks of the Deerfield River... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Attractions 2011

Massachusetts Best Attractions 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST MOVIE HOUSE Beacon Cinema, Pittsfield The city’s Kinnell-Kresge building is classic 1918, but inside, a new six-screen,... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Bargains 2011

Massachusetts Best Bargains 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

EASTWARD BOUND Amherst Chinese Food, Amherst Long before the current farm-to-table rush, “AmChin” began serving delectable dishes (minus... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Local Secrets 2011

Massachusetts Best Local Secrets 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST DIY CLAMBAKE Harwich Shellfish Permit, Harwich Port With 15 different areas, each on its own tide schedule,... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Lodging 2011

Massachusetts Best Lodging 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST B&B SUNSETS Centennial House, Northfield Spacious common areas in this 1811 mansion lead to a glassed sunporch... Read More »

Massachusetts Best Restaurants 2011

Massachusetts Best Restaurants 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST MEAL WITH A VIEW Bascom Lodge, Mt. Greylock Reservation The 1930s lodge atop the state’s tallest mountain... Read More »

Massachusetts Bests 2011

Massachusetts Bests 2011
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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 »

New Hampshire Best Adventures 2011

New Hampshire Best Adventures 2011
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BEST CLIMB FOR FAMILIES Mount Monadnock, Jaffrey Perhaps it’s the proximity to Boston (only a 90-minute drive) or... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Attractions 2011

New Hampshire Best Attractions 2011
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BEST HANDS-ON HISTORICAL ATTRACTION Uss Albacore, Portsmouth You can periscope up and down all you want at this... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Bargains 2011

New Hampshire Best Bargains 2011
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THE LONG VIEW Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, Lincoln It takes only 10 minutes and 13 bucks to climb... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Local Secrets 2011

New Hampshire Best Local Secrets 2011
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BEST BEACH SNACK Tripoli Pizza Cannolis, Seabrook Although Tripoli is known mostly for its pizza–and justifiably so–the kitchen’s... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Lodging 2011

New Hampshire Best Lodging 2011
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BEST ISLAND LIVING Oceanic Hotel, Star Island For the first time in a long time, the 19th-century hotel... Read More »

New Hampshire Best Restaurants 2011

New Hampshire Best Restaurants 2011
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BEST CUPCAKE Shabby Chic, Windham The confections here are works of art and taste equally divine. Dive into... Read More »

New Hampshire Bests 2011

New Hampshire Bests 2011
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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 »

Rhode Island Best Adventures 2011

Rhode Island Best Adventures 2011
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BEST ROAD BIKING EAST BAY BICYCLE PATH, Providence Built on the former railbed of the Providence/Worcester line, this... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Attractions 2011

Rhode Island Best Attractions 2011
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BEST ART FIX St. Ann Arts & Cultural Center, Woonsocket Tour “the Sistine Chapel of America.” The walls,... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Bargains 2011

Rhode Island Best Bargains 2011
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JUST LIKE MOM’S Mike’s Kitchen, Cranston Mike’s food–calamari, polenta with sausages, stuffed artichokes–is simple Italian that will keep... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Local Secrets 2011

Rhode Island Best Local Secrets 2011
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BEST STACKS Ada Books, Providence This small space holds a curated selection of cookbooks, local ‘zines, out-of-print editions,... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Lodging 2011

Rhode Island Best Lodging 2011
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BEST COTTAGE RENTAL Kagels Cottages, Narragansett Early-20th-century waterfront cottages nest by a salt pond. Steeped in 63 acres... Read More »

Rhode Island Best Restaurants 2011

Rhode Island Best Restaurants 2011
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BEST POND-TO-PLATE Matunuck Oyster Bar, East Matunuck Dine a stone’s skip from where the oysters are cultivated by... Read More »

Rhode Island Bests 2011

Rhode Island Bests 2011
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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 »

Top 20 Connecticut Events for 2011

Top 20 Connecticut Events for 2011
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April 30-May 1: MERIDEN, Meriden Daffodil Festival. Celebrate the blooming of the 600,000 daffodils in Hubbard Park. Enjoy... Read More »

Top 20 Maine Events for 2011

Top 20 Maine Events for 2011
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May 13-15: FRYEBURG, Northern New England Home, Garden & Flower Show. Everything you need to spruce up your... Read More »

Top 20 Massachusetts Events for 2011

Top 20 Massachusetts Events for 2011
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MAY 6-7: STOCKBRIDGE, Annual Plant Sale. Thousands of annuals, perennials, herbs, rare and unusual plants, and trees and... Read More »

Top 20 New Hampshire Events for 2011

Top 20 New Hampshire Events for 2011
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MAY 13-15: PETERBOROUGH, The Thing in the Spring. Celebrate music, art, and community downtown. Don’t miss the live... Read More »

Top 20 Rhode Island Events for 2011

Top 20 Rhode Island Events for 2011
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May 7: South Kingston, East Farm Spring Festival. Make your garden a little greener. University of Rhode Island... Read More »

Top 20 Vermont Events for 2011

Top 20 Vermont Events for 2011
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APRIL 30-MAY 1: ESSEX JUNCTION, Everything Equine. Seminars, exhibits, and presentations devoted to the love of horses, featuring... Read More »

Vermont Best Bargains 2011

Vermont Best Bargains 2011
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RAINY-DAY BROWSE Brattleboro Books, Brattleboro Southern Vermont’s largest used-book store has miles of aisles of books to browse... Read More »

Vermont Best Lodging 2011

Vermont Best Lodging 2011
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST WATERFRONT RESORT Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes You’ll want to pack a trunk and spend all summer at... Read More »

Vermont Best Restaurant 2011

Vermont Best Restaurant 2011
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BEST TEX-MEX Rattlesnake Cafe, Bennington Mexican fare with a modern twist is spiced from gringo cool to ay,... Read More »

More Great Stories

A “Way Out” solution to black flies and more…

A “Way Out” solution to black flies and more…
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Finally! It’s spring (sort of) in our neck of the woods. And let’s face it, after what seemed... Read More »

A Top Foliage Town in New England: Williamstown, Massachusetts

A Top Foliage Town in New England: Williamstown, Massachusetts
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Williamstown, Massachusetts ranked # 4 among our “Top 25 Foliage Towns” in the Sept./Oct. issue of Yankee Magazine.... Read More »

Antiques: Folk Artist Peter Hunt

Antiques: Folk Artist Peter Hunt
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Lately I’ve taken to wearing a curious adornment: my husband’s high-school ID bracelet, given to him by an... Read More »

Birding Hotspots: 5 Honorable Mentions

Birding Hotspots: 5 Honorable Mentions
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Tim Gallagher shares his honorable mentions for the best places to spot birds in New England. Machias Seal... Read More »

Book Review: Jaws: Memories From Martha’s Vineyard

Book Review: Jaws: Memories From Martha’s Vineyard
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In this era when “Director’s Cuts” and “Special Edition DVD Sets” never turn out to be all that... Read More »

But Wait, There’s More…

But Wait, There’s More…
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Environmentally-conscious Way Out Wax isn’t only for buggy outside situations; Way Out Wax’s Clean Air product line for... Read More »

Complete Photo Contest Rules: Cutest Cat in New England

Complete Photo Contest Rules: Cutest Cat in New England
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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. HOW TO ENTER: Enter by... Read More »

Home Decorating: Cape House in Maine

Home Decorating: Cape House in Maine
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Terry John Woods and Dale West extended their Vermont farmhouse sensibility to Down East Maine to create what... Read More »

House for Sale: Williamstown, Massachusetts

House for Sale: Williamstown, Massachusetts
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Not many homes have served as both a men’s club and a church. But a certain four-bedroom, 4,200-square-foot... Read More »

Laurie Lufkin’s Prizewinning Toasted-Pecan Toffee Cookies

Laurie Lufkin’s Prizewinning Toasted-Pecan Toffee Cookies
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In 2006, Laurie Lufkin won a blue ribbon at the Topsfield Fair with this recipe. The next year,... Read More »

New England’s Avian Superhighway

New England’s Avian Superhighway
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The Connecticut River links four of New England’s six states along its 410 miles, starting at the northern... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Acadia National Park

SLIDE SHOW: Acadia National Park
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Acadia National Park encompasses the best Maine has to offer with its rocky coastline, woodlands, historic trails and... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Terry John Woods’ Summer House

SLIDE SHOW: Terry John Woods’ Summer House
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Terry John Woods’ Summer House celebrates the beauty of home inspired by the summer season. Woods’ vision is... Read More »

The Detail

The Detail
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In 2009, after years of shooting Terry John Woods’ home in Shrewsbury, Vermont, for a variety of shelter... Read More »

The Maine Birding Trail

The Maine Birding Trail
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Fog shrouded Cutler Harbor as we started the engine and cruised past lobster boats coming in with their... Read More »

What The Heck Is A Garden Hod?

What The Heck Is A Garden Hod?
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An unusual-looking contraption with an equally odd-sounding name, the origins of the word “hod” are uncertain; however, I... Read More »



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