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March/April 2014

Feature Stories

2013 Boston Marathon | The Memories We Choose

2013 Boston Marathon | The Memories We Choose
4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Yes, terror and chaos came to the finish line of the Boston Marathon. But what came after can... Read More »

2014 Home & Garden Awards

2014 Home & Garden Awards
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

We scoured New England to find our favorite shops, plants, nurseries, birdhouses, containers, and even restaurant plots. So... Read More »

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Even when Mayday came limping toward her end the fall before last, Harriet gave me a clue to... Read More »

Everdeen | When My Father Calls

Everdeen | When My Father Calls
12 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (92% score)

Sometimes peanuts and patience can help a heart mend. My father keeps an aluminum can of peanuts on... Read More »

PoemCity | Here in New England

PoemCity | Here in New England
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

It sounds like the start of a joke: A man walks into a poem. Except … that’s what... Read More »

The Hardest Working Couple in Vermont | The Throwbacks

The Hardest Working Couple in Vermont | The Throwbacks
13 votes, 4.92 avg. rating (97% score)

Jimmy and Sara Ackermann just may be the hardest-working couple in Vermont. They’re trying to do what many... Read More »

What Stories Does a Quilt Tell Us | The Big Question

What Stories Does a Quilt Tell Us | The Big Question
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

We ask quilt restorer Betsey Telford-Goodwin … what stories does a quilt tell us? In the late 1970s,... Read More »

Yankee Humor | A Field Guide to Red Sox Nation

Yankee Humor | A Field Guide to Red Sox Nation

Yankee Humor | A Field Guide to Red Sox Nation
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

From Caribou, Maine, to somewhere south of Hartford, there’s only one big-league ball team for New England …... Read More »

Food

Beanhole Beans | Best Cook

Beanhole Beans | Best Cook

Beanhole Beans | Best Cook
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Tom Curren’s recipe for beanhole beans pay homage to a New Hampshire logging-camp favorite. When Tom Curren sets... Read More »

Hope Murphy’s Italian Sausage Zucchini Soup

Hope Murphy’s Italian Sausage Zucchini Soup
23 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Patti Mitchem’s Pork & White Bean Chili

Patti Mitchem’s Pork & White Bean Chili
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Potato & Cheddar Soup with Chive–Walnut Swirl

Potato & Cheddar Soup with Chive–Walnut Swirl
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Shady Glen Restaurant in Manchester, Connecticut | Local Flavor

Shady Glen Restaurant in Manchester, Connecticut | Local Flavor

Shady Glen Restaurant in Manchester, Connecticut | Local Flavor
21 votes, 4.05 avg. rating (80% score)

Savoring nostalgia, crispy cheese, and the world’s best chocolate-chip ice cream at a Connecticut dairy store. The tall... Read More »

Soup Party | A Potluck Gathering

Soup Party | A Potluck Gathering

Soup Party | A Potluck Gathering
6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

A twist on potlucks, a soup party is a winter tradition nourishes friendships as well as bodies. It’s... Read More »

Sweet New England Cornbread

Sweet New England Cornbread
8 votes, 4.38 avg. rating (86% score)

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Sweet New England Cornbread | Recipe with a History

Sweet New England Cornbread | Recipe with a History

Sweet New England Cornbread | Recipe with a History
5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Celebrating the sweet culinary heritage of a native New England staple. Following the Pilgrims’ first winter in Plymouth... Read More »

Tom Curren’s Beanhole Beans

Tom Curren’s Beanhole Beans
10 votes, 4.30 avg. rating (85% score)

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Winter Salad with Tangerines, Radishes & Dates

Winter Salad with Tangerines, Radishes & Dates
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Home & Garden

A Rose Glossary

A Rose Glossary
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Earth-Kind: Special designation created by Texas AgriLife Extension Service to recognize roses that demonstrate superior pest resistance and... Read More »

Foolproof Roses | Winter-Hardy Varieties

Foolproof Roses | Winter-Hardy Varieties
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Rose envy may be a thing of the past with these winter-hardy varieties. Not far from Mark Twain’s... Read More »

Gordon and Mary Hayward’s Vermont Farmhouse | The Gardener’s House

Gordon and Mary Hayward’s Vermont Farmhouse | The Gardener’s House
12 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Over the past 30 years, a famous garden designer and his wife have transformed a dilapidated Vermont farmhouse... Read More »

Hardy Roses | A Beginner’s Shopping List

Hardy Roses | A Beginner’s Shopping List
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Roses belong to an enormous family called Rosaceae, encompassing thousands of plant species from apples to strawberries. Here... Read More »

How to Make a New House Look Old | Advice from Bob Vila

How to Make a New House Look Old | Advice from Bob Vila
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Bob Vila is the former host of several home-improvement TV programs, including This Old House and Bob Vila’s... Read More »

New England Garden Ideas | Two Gardens for all Seasons

New England Garden Ideas | Two Gardens for all Seasons
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Plan your garden well, and you’ll enjoy beauty in spring, summer, fall, and winter. Get started using these... Read More »

Shady Garden Plants

Shady Garden Plants
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

This shady garden plan — about 300 square feet in area — is perfect for a site in... Read More »

Sunny Garden Plants

Sunny Garden Plants
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

This sunny garden plan — about 300 square feet in area — is perfect for a site receiving... Read More »

Photography

2014 “My New England” Photo Contest Winners | Slide Show of Images

2014 “My New England” Photo Contest Winners | Slide Show of Images
15 votes, 4.73 avg. rating (93% score)

We’re happy to share the 2013 “My New England” Photo Contest winners and honorable mentions in the following slideshow.... Read More »

Travel

2014 New England Flower Shows & Festivals

2014 New England Flower Shows & Festivals

2014 New England Flower Shows & Festivals
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

A selection of popular New England flower shows and festivals for 2014. Make a weekend of it!  ... Read More »

Nantucket Daffodil Festival | One Million Daffodils

Nantucket Daffodil Festival | One Million Daffodils

Nantucket Daffodil Festival | One Million Daffodils
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

It seems that everyone becomes a flower child during the Nantucket Daffodil Festival in April. The 2016 Daffodil Festival... Read More »

Nantucket Resources | When you go to Nantucket

Nantucket Resources | When you go to Nantucket
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Use this list of Nantucket resources to plan your next trip to the island. Affordable Rentals 6 South... Read More »

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?
32 votes, 4.81 avg. rating (95% score)

New London, New Hampshire, is an inviting college town surrounded by lakes and mountains. In New London, trees... Read More »

More Great Stories

Best 5 Revolutionary War Sites in New England

Best 5 Revolutionary War Sites in New England

Best 5 Revolutionary War Sites in New England
5 votes, 3.47 avg. rating (70% score)

Norman Desmarais frequently escapes into the 18th century for reenactments, Colonial fairs, heritage days, school presentations, and talks.... Read More »

Best Flower & Vegetable Varieties | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Flower & Vegetable Varieties | 2014 Home & Garden Awards
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Looking for some help in planning a successful New England flower or vegetable garden? Here are the winners... Read More »

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Accessories Shops | 2014 Home & Garden Awards
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Want to accessorize your garden in one fell swoop? From antique birdbaths to terra-cotta pots, these shops have... Read More »

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Garden Ornaments & Furniture | 2014 Home & Garden Awards
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

With your garden planted and blooming, it’s time to add the finishing touches! From colorful pots and picket... Read More »

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

Best Restaurant Gardens | 2014 Home & Garden Awards
3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

What could be better for a restaurant than an on-site garden? With menu ingredients just a few feet... Read More »

In the Spotlight | Alyson Horrocks

In the Spotlight | Alyson Horrocks
17 votes, 4.88 avg. rating (96% score)

Born and raised in California, Alyson Horrocks moved to New England with her husband and four children in... Read More »

Pez | History and Trivia

Pez | History and Trivia
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Manufactured in Orange, Connecticut, since 1974, some 3 billion PEZ candies are gobbled up annually—and that’s just the... Read More »

The Royall House and Slave Quarters | Local Treasure

The Royall House and Slave Quarters | Local Treasure
8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (82% score)

Tucked away in a Boston suburb, the Royall House and Slave Quarters offers a sobering and singular reminder... Read More »

‘Ice Out’ on Joe’s Pond | Sign of Spring

‘Ice Out’ on Joe’s Pond | Sign of Spring
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

In Vermont’s north country, spring’s true arrival is marked by “ice out” – when a special raft sinks into... Read More »



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