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May/June 2013

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An Island of One’s Own

An Island of One’s Own

An Island of One’s Own
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

For a time in the 1980s, I lived in a small log cabin on a small island in... Read More »

Art and Artists of New England Islands | Drawn to Islands

Art and Artists of New England Islands | Drawn to Islands

Art and Artists of New England Islands | Drawn to Islands
1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

“The whole coast along here is iron bound– threatening crags, and dark caverns in which the sea thunders,”... Read More »

Mary’s Farm | The Things We Keep

Mary’s Farm | The Things We Keep
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Last year, I accomplished something I didn’t think possible: I cleaned out my barn. Rolling open the big... Read More »

Food

Almond Pound Cake with Strawberries & Whipped Cream

Almond Pound Cake with Strawberries & Whipped Cream
6 votes, 3.17 avg. rating (65% score)

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Halloumi

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Halloumi

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Halloumi
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Maine Corn Pudding

Maine Corn Pudding
3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)

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Nebo Lodge Recipes | Treaure Island

Nebo Lodge Recipes | Treaure Island

Nebo Lodge Recipes | Treaure Island
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Order a drink at Nebo Lodge–as one of just two bars on North Haven, it’s the closest thing... Read More »

Red Winter Wheat Grown in Northfield, MA | Sea of Grass

Red Winter Wheat Grown in Northfield, MA | Sea of Grass

Red Winter Wheat Grown in Northfield, MA | Sea of Grass
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Envision rolling waves of grain, and you may not think first of New England. But grain does indeed... Read More »

Whole-Wheat Herb Bread Recipe

Whole-Wheat Herb Bread Recipe

Whole-Wheat Herb Bread Recipe
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Home & Garden

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in  the Shade

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in the Shade

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in the Shade
11 votes, 4.73 avg. rating (93% score)

At Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, horticulture guru Bill Cullina celebrates the beauty of the state’s most overlooked landscapes:... Read More »

Frank Sprague | Artisan Profile

Frank Sprague | Artisan Profile
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Like any resourceful Vermonter, Frank Sprague is a man of diverse talents. As a master stonemason, he turns... Read More »

House For Sale on Swan’s Island | The Island With 351 Friends

House For Sale on Swan’s Island | The Island With 351 Friends

House For Sale on Swan’s Island | The Island With 351 Friends
4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

Yes, everyone who lives on Swan’s Island, Maine, knows everyone else. As to waterfront properties currently available out... Read More »

Outdoor Inspirations | New England’s Finest

Outdoor Inspirations | New England’s Finest
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

(1.) For 130 years, Ward Clapboard Mill has been a major presence in the New England timber industry.... Read More »

Travel

Best Attractions in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Looking for fun in the Constitution State? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Attractions in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Looking for fun in Beantown? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks for the best attractions... Read More »

Best Attractions in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Looking for fun in the Bay State? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Attractions in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Looking for fun in the Ocean State? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Attractions in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Looking for fun in the Green Mountain State? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks for... Read More »

Best Bargains in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST DRIVE-IN DOUBLE FEATURES MANSFIELD DRIVE-IN, Mansfield Take the kids to first-run movies on Wednesday nights. Double features... Read More »

Best Bargains in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in Boston for 2013.... Read More »

Best Bargains in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in Maine for 2013.... Read More »

Best Bargains in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in Massachusetts for 2013.... Read More »

Best Bargains in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in New Hampshire for... Read More »

Best Bargains in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in Rhode Island for... Read More »

Best Bargains in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Bargains in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Pinching pennies never felt so good! Check out our picks for the best bargains in Vermont for 2013.... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

There’s a lot to see in do in the Constitution State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

There’s a lot to see in do in the Pine Tree State, but some activities really stand the... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

There’s a lot to see in do in the Bay State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

There’s a lot to see in do in the Granite State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Classic Attractions in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Classic Attractions in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

There’s a lot to see in do in the Ocean State, but some activities really stand the test... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The Nutmeg State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors. Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Beantown offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors. Read our picks for the best food... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

The Pine Tree State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors. Read our picks for... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
8 votes, 3.25 avg. rating (66% score)

The Bay State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors. Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The Granite State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors. Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
6 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

The Ocean State offers plenty of restaurant options for hungry residents and visitors. Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Food & Dining in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Food & Dining in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

BEST COMFORT FOOD THE PERFECT WIFE RESTAURANT & THE OTHER WOMAN TAVERN, Manchester Chef/owner Amy Chamberlain offers a... Read More »

Best Lodging in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
6 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (68% score)

Looking to rest your head in Connecticut? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks for the best... Read More »

Best Lodging in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Greater Boston | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Looking to rest your head in Beantown? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks for the best... Read More »

Best Lodging in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST MODERNIZED MOTEL BRIARCLIFF MOTEL, Great Barrington The chic look of the Mad Men era mostly by-passed roadside... Read More »

Best Lodging in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
9 votes, 3.89 avg. rating (77% score)

Looking to rest your head in the Granite State? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks for... Read More »

Best Lodging in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Looking to rest your head in Rhode Island? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks for the... Read More »

Best Lodging in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Vermont | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Looking to rest your head in Vermont? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks for the best... Read More »

Best of Hartford, CT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Hartford, CT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Hartford, CT | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

BEST ATTRACTIONS IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT BEST HISTORIC CAPITOL CONNECTICUT’S OLD STATE HOUSE, Hartford The legislative chamber within this... Read More »

Best of Newport, RI | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Newport, RI | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Newport, RI | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
10 votes, 4.10 avg. rating (81% score)

Located just 23 miles south of Providence, and 61 miles south of Boston, the seaside city of Newport,... Read More »

Best of Portsmouth, NH | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Portsmouth, NH | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Portsmouth, NH | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

BEST ATTRACTIONS IN PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE BEST PUBLIC PARK PRESCOTT PARK, Portsmouth Ten acres of flower gardens, walking... Read More »

Best Outdoor Activities in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Activities in Connecticut | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The Constitution State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Outdoor Activities in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Activities in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Activities in Massachusetts | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

The Bay State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Attractions in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The Pine Tree State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

The Granite State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best outdoor... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Outdoor Attractions in Rhode Island | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

BEST BEACH FOR NATURE LOVERS GOOSEWING BEACH PRESERVE, Little Compton Bird lovers and bathing beauties unite at this... Read More »

Best Outdoor Attractions in Vermont

Best Outdoor Attractions in Vermont
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

The Green Mountain State has plenty to offer in the Great Outdoors. Read our picks for the best... Read More »

Block Island, Rhode Island | Island Day Trip

Block Island, Rhode Island | Island Day Trip

Block Island, Rhode Island | Island Day Trip
35 votes, 3.14 avg. rating (63% score)

You won’t want to leave Block Island — one of the most beautiful islands in the world for... Read More »

Champlain Islands | VermontFreshwater Pearls

Champlain Islands | VermontFreshwater Pearls

Champlain Islands | VermontFreshwater Pearls
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

One thing’s for sure: There’s weather here. Enfolded in the bright white clouds that scud like sails across... Read More »

Island Day Trips | Across the Blue Water

Island Day Trips | Across the Blue Water

Island Day Trips | Across the Blue Water
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

A daytrip to any of these six islands will create memories that last forever. Read More »

Maine Driving Tour | Pemaquid Penninsula Loop

Maine Driving Tour | Pemaquid Penninsula Loop
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Lobster shacks and a lighthouse, craggy shores and a sand beach, boat-filled harbors and postcard villages: Looping the... Read More »

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

If only a day at Martha’s Vineyard were endless … Morning: Your journey begins on a boat. Catch... Read More »

Monhegan Island, Maine | Island Day Trip

Monhegan Island, Maine | Island Day Trip

Monhegan Island, Maine | Island Day Trip
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Take a walk on the wild side of Monhegan Island, with nature all around. MORNING: If the idea... Read More »

Nantucket, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip

Nantucket, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip

Nantucket, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip
9 votes, 3.95 avg. rating (79% score)

Take it slow on Nantucket, look around, and savor the island’s flavor. MORNING: Nantucket is one of the... Read More »

Peaks Island, Maine | Island Day Trip

Peaks Island, Maine | Island Day Trip
5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

Just pedal or stroll and breathe in the salt air on Peaks Island, with views to tempt a... Read More »

Star Island, New Hampshire | Island Day Trip

Star Island, New Hampshire | Island Day Trip

Star Island, New Hampshire | Island Day Trip
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

A porch-rocking, photo-snapping kind of day on Star Island, New Hampshire … MORNING & AFTERNOON: The Isles of... Read More »

Vermont’s Champlain Islands | Freshwater Pearls

Vermont’s Champlain Islands | Freshwater Pearls
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

One thing’s for sure: There’s weather here. Enfolded in the bright white clouds that scud like sails across... Read More »

More Great Stories

Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers

Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers

Atlantic Puffins | New England By the Numbers
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

One pair of puffins nesting in the U.S. in 1901 (on Matinicus Rock, Maine) 1,000 pairs (approx.) of... Read More »

Best Attractions in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

BEST THEATER THEATER AT MONMOUTH, Monmouth The Cumston Hall home of the Shakespearean Theater of Maine is Romanesque... Read More »

Best Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Attractions in New Hampshire | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Looking for fun in the Granite State? You won’t have to look far! Read our picks for the... Read More »

Best Lodging in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best Lodging in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Looking to rest your head in the Pine Tree State? We’ve got you covered! Check out our picks... Read More »

Nantucket Scrimshaw Collection | Memory Etched in Tooth and Bone

Nantucket Scrimshaw Collection | Memory Etched in Tooth and Bone

Nantucket Scrimshaw Collection | Memory Etched in Tooth and Bone
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

From the mighty whale came a delicate art: Nantucket scrimshaw. Crafted by sailors on long and lonely voyages... Read More »

Yankee Humor | A Field Guide to New Englanders

Yankee Humor | A Field Guide to New Englanders
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Researchers in the field (hay mostly, but occasionally they wandered into the corn) have identified 10 distinct varieties... Read More »



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