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David Haskell: Green Giant in Massachusetts

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Small stones crunch beneath David Haskell’s boots as he strolls along a shady path amid Allen C. Haskell... Read More »

Dear Yankee

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We’ve made some changes in the way Yankee looks and reads. We invite you to tell us what... Read More »

Decode the Meaning of Handkerchief Flirtations

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My great-grandmother was born just before the start of the Civil War and so spent her teens in... Read More »

Deep Dish

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Pies have been a staple of the New England table since the Colonial days. Bring them to a... Read More »

Dessert: Pie or Indian Pudding

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If you’re in New England, dessert just has to be pie. Unless it has to be Indian pudding,... Read More »

Did Peary Reach North Pole April 6, 1909?

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Find more: “Northward Over the Great Ice” exhibit through 2011, commemorating the centennial of Robert E. Peary’s North... Read More »

Doug Flutie Hail Mary Pass | The Miracle in Miami

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Mel Allen wrote this Yankee Classic in November 1989 on the fifth anniversary of Doug Flutie’s football triumph... Read More »

Drum It Up

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You don’t expect to find Caribbean music in New England, let alone a crafter of Caribbean instruments. But... Read More »

Excerpt from The Paradise of All These Parts

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Katherine Nanny Naylor was born in England in 1630 and died in Boston in 1715. Around 1650 she... Read More »

Fall Activities in New England | 15 Fun Things to Do During Foliage Season

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Looking for fun fall activities in New England? Use this list of 15 ways to celebrate the foliage... Read More »

Fall Sweets Recipes

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Each year with the foliage and a return to sweater-weather, we turn to the warm, spicy flavors of... Read More »

Favorite Super Bowl Recipes

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Super Bowl Sunday isn’t quite the same without the Pats, but many of us will still be gathering... Read More »

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 »

Foliage Photo Tips

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To compose the perfect fall foliage picture, says Jeff Folger, start with what’s known in photography as the... Read More »

Forever Young

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24 Forever Young You’ve got to admit, it’s pretty impressive that Boston once had the pitcher for whom... Read More »

Free-Form Fun: Lanse Stover Lamps

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Lanse Stover of Beverly, Massachusetts, has been a studio artist since 1985. That’s time enough to perfect his... Read More »

Glass Hummingbird Feeder

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It’s the time of year when hummingbirds return from Mexico and Central America. Attract them to your backyard... Read More »

Global Warming and Fall Foliage

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Here in northern New England, the color comes on slowly, almost furtively. The first leaves turn — on... Read More »

Greenville, Maine: Little Lyford Pond Camps

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See our fly-fishing video. It’s five hours from Boston, Massachusetts, to Greenville, Maine, the last town en route... Read More »

Guilford, CT: Artist Brendan Loughlin

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The boy’s name is Brendan Loughlin. it is the 1950s, and he lives in Wallingford, Connecticut. He loves... Read More »

Halloween Crafts and Fun for All

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Five crafts make your home completely boo-tiful. Make eight Halloween treats with no tricks. Which Halloween collectibles should... Read More »

Hammock Furniture

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Husband-and-wife designers Gordon and Nancy Kittridge make original hammock furniture, both stylish and comfortable. “The twisted rope, cotton... Read More »

Hats Off

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The jazz drummer rides it, the marching band member crashes it, and the concert percussionist rolls it. What... Read More »

Hidden Trails of Cape Cod

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Read more: Weekend in Sandwich, MA Outer Cape Cod More Cape Cod The trails shown here aren’t included... Read More »

Hints on Finding Your Own Ski House

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We asked Boston-based Maureen Grady, a veteran cold-weather weekend warrior, for tips on finding the perfect ski house.... Read More »

History | Freeman Family Letters from 1829–1852

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At the end of a dirt path winding gently south from the Old Sturbridge Village green, a worn... Read More »

Holiday Appetizers Through the Decades | 1950s Dips for Chips

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The 1950′s was the poodle-skirt decade, marked by rock and roll music and the shift from radio to... Read More »