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July/August 2014

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A Special Place Called ‘Liberty Street’

A Special Place Called ‘Liberty Street’
10 votes, 4.90 avg. rating (96% score)

Have you ever decided to do something that for most of your life you’d never have even dreamed... Read More »

Acadian Heritage | ‘Nous Sommes Encore Ici’

Acadian Heritage | ‘Nous Sommes Encore Ici’
5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

In the northern reaches of Maine, the people of Madawaska celebrate their Acadian heritage with a festival that... Read More »

Cunningham Pond | Elizabeth’s Gift

Cunningham Pond | Elizabeth’s Gift

Cunningham Pond | Elizabeth’s Gift
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

One of the prettiest little ponds in New Hampshire belongs to the people of Peterborough and their happy,... Read More »

In Heaven | Mary’s Farm

In Heaven | Mary’s Farm
4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

A week at Mary’s Farm could put you in another frame of mind. In this isolated place, the... Read More »

Lac-Mégantic Tragedy | The Town is Gone

Lac-Mégantic Tragedy | The Town is Gone

Lac-Mégantic Tragedy | The Town is Gone
17 votes, 4.18 avg. rating (83% score)

In the early-morning hours of July 6, 2013, a train carrying more than 10,000 tons of crude oil... Read More »

Steeplejack Jay Southgate | The Big Question

Steeplejack Jay Southgate | The Big Question
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

We asked steeplejack Jay Southgate…What’s the Point? Jay Southgate is the owner of Southgate Steeplejacks, headquartered on the... Read More »

The Cape Cod Canal Turns 100 | New England By the Numbers

The Cape Cod Canal Turns 100 | New England By the Numbers
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

1623 year Myles Standish proposed creating a canal separating Cape Cod from the Massachusetts mainland for safer, more... Read More »

The Southington Drive-In | Nostalgic Movie Fun

The Southington Drive-In | Nostalgic Movie Fun
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

With only 20 drive-in theatres left in New England, Connecticut’s Southington Drive-In is turning nostalgic movie fun into... Read More »

U.S. Coast Guard Academy | Swab Summer

U.S. Coast Guard Academy | Swab Summer
1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Each summer a new class of Coast Guard recruits, known as “swabs,” begin their education with a seven-week... Read More »

Food

Blueberry & Nectarine Open-Face Tart

Blueberry & Nectarine Open-Face Tart
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

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Creamy Coffee Ice Cream

Creamy Coffee Ice Cream
5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Dawn’s Beef Kebabs

Dawn’s Beef Kebabs
5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Garlicky Cheese-Crusted Corn

Garlicky Cheese-Crusted Corn
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

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Ginger Limeade

Ginger Limeade
7 votes, 4.49 avg. rating (88% score)

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Grilling Tips | Queen of the Grill

Grilling Tips | Queen of the Grill
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

On a northern Vermont farm, Dawn Boucher has perfected the art of grilling barnyard-to-table cheeses and meats. Here... Read More »

Ham-and-Cheese Stuffed Bread

Ham-and-Cheese Stuffed Bread
7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

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Ice Cream | Recipe with a History

Ice Cream | Recipe with a History

Ice Cream | Recipe with a History
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

New England’s four-season love affair with ice cream is part of a historic legacy. Hundreds of years after... Read More »

Perennial Pleasures Tearoom | Local Flavor

Perennial Pleasures Tearoom | Local Flavor
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

One of Vermont’s best hidden gems is Perennial Pleasures, an English tea garden in the Northeast Kingdom. There’s... Read More »

Summer Picnic Recipes | A Moveable Feast

Summer Picnic Recipes | A Moveable Feast
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Take advantage of the warm weather and cook up a menu of our favorite al fresco foods for... Read More »

Watermelon Salad with Mint & Feta

Watermelon Salad with Mint & Feta
6 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

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Home & Garden

Container Gardens | Flower Power

Container Gardens | Flower Power
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Patrick Shellman from Fantastic Umbrella Factory Garden shares his best tips for creating dazzling container gardens that are... Read More »

How to Create the Perfect Backyard Garden

How to Create the Perfect Backyard Garden
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Avid gardener and blogger Michael Gordon, who lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire, shares his secrets on how to... Read More »

Pet Products | New England’s Finest

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

When these entrepreneurs applied Yankee ingenuity to their canine dilemmas, the pet products they came up with created... Read More »

Step by Step Instructions to Plant a Sunny Container Garden

Step by Step Instructions to Plant a Sunny Container Garden
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Photography

Photographs | Acadian Festival in Madawaska

Photographs | Acadian Festival in Madawaska
2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

Photographer Jonathan Kozowyk made the trip by prop plane to the far northern reaches of the town of... Read More »

Photographs | Upper Connecticut River Valley

Photographs | Upper Connecticut River Valley
3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Photographer Kindra Clineff lives in Topsfield, Massachusetts, but has roots in New Hampshire and Vermont.  The Upper Valley... Read More »

Travel

12 Best Picnic Spots in New England

12 Best Picnic Spots in New England

12 Best Picnic Spots in New England
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

All 12 of these best picnic spots in New England (from hilltops and beaches to orchards and wineries)... Read More »

Hanover, NH | Hub of the Upper Valley

Hanover, NH | Hub of the Upper Valley
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Few college towns are as visitor-friendly as Hanover, New Hampshire. The Dartmouth Green doubles as the town common,... Read More »

Shelburne, Vermont | Could You Live Here?

Shelburne, Vermont | Could You Live Here?
4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

A legendary family created two magnificent spaces in Shelburne, Vermont, that locals consider the best backyards in the... Read More »

The “Upper Valley” | A Place of ‘Unexpected Discoveries’

The “Upper Valley” | A Place of ‘Unexpected Discoveries’
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

The “Upper Valley” along the Vermont/New Hampshire border is a collection of little-known small towns featuring the New... Read More »

More Great Stories

Alice Nichols | Artisan Profile

Alice Nichols | Artisan Profile
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

In 1984, Alice Nichols started Up Country Inc. with the radical notion that dog collars should be stylish... Read More »

In the Spotlight | Elizabeth Duvivier

In the Spotlight | Elizabeth Duvivier
17 votes, 4.65 avg. rating (92% score)

Elizabeth Duvivier never leaves the house without a camera.  Her snapshots bring focus to the beauty of her... Read More »

The “Upper Valley” of Vermont and New Hampshire | When You Go

The “Upper Valley” of Vermont and New Hampshire | When You Go
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Heading the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire? Here are our picks for the best things to... Read More »

The 5 Best Photo Ops in Acadia National Park

The 5 Best Photo Ops in Acadia National Park
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Maine’s Acadia National Park is a favorite of photographers for its combination of accessible mountain views and quintessential... Read More »

The Northern Quahog | Up Close

The Northern Quahog | Up Close
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Photo/Art by Teubner Foodfoto GmbH/Stockfood The deep waters of the open ocean are too salty for the northern... Read More »

The Perfect Summer Vacation in New England

The Perfect Summer Vacation in New England
5 votes, 3.40 avg. rating (69% score)

Wondering where to go for the perfect summer vacation in New England this year? Use this handy guide... Read More »



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