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"The Inn Crowd"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.31.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If I can afford to retire when I am eligible in five years -- I took a vow of poverty when I went into journalism, so I may be working posthumously -- I'd like to be an innkeeper.

The 10 Coziest New England Inns For Fall

Oyster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you're conjuring up images of historic mansions, elegant antiques, thick oriental rugs, and cozy fireplaces for those crisp fall nights -- well, you're right on the money.

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part 2

Stacy Clark | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

Cape Wind Communications Director Mark Rodgers reflects on the leadership required to move the project from drawing board to construction. He explains how the un-calculated or "external" costs of polluting sources of energy have inspired communities to support renewable sources of power.

Why Cape Cod is Best in Autumn!

Lisa Lubin | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

We all know charming Cape Cod as the idyllic summer getaway. But come autumn, the crowds thin out, the locals return, all the beaches are free, the fall colors reflect off the gorgeous waters...and much of seafood is at its prime!

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part I

Stacy Clark | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

With such an abundance of inexhaustible, clean power just waiting to be tapped, why has the U.S. delayed its development of offshore wind power?

Missing Afghan Soldiers Apprehended Trying To Cross Border Into Canada

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

Three Afghan soldiers who disappeared while on a training exercise in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, were apprehended Monday after trying to cross the borde...

From Walden Pond to Wilderness: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

Despite the success of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, America is not benefiting from its full potential. The law allows for $900 million to be used each year. Only rarely have annual funding levels approached that amount despite it being only a fraction of the billions oil companies pay in in royalties.

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already half...

Town of Chatham and Its Shopping Gem

Shoptiques | Posted 08.22.2014 | Small Business
Shoptiques

While strolling down Chatham's charming cobblestone-clad Main Street, stumbling upon Sundance Clothing Co is completely inevitable.

A Tick Bite, an Illness and Questionable Diagnostic Tests

Beth Daley | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Daley

There are thousands of truly sick people who are convinced that they have a chronic form of Lyme. But many of them receive a diagnosis based on unvalidated tests that have never fully been proven to show they correctly identify the disease.

Headless Body Found On Cape Cod Beach

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

A headless, limbless body was found wrapped in a duffle bag on a quiet Cape Cod beach, police say. Investigators in Sandwich, Massachusetts, say a ...

Romantic Weekend Getaways: Top 7 Hotels in the U.S. for Romance

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When you're in the mood for love but only have a few days to spare, a weekend getaway -- in a destination that won't take all weekend to get to -- is just what you need.

Your East Coast Summer Sorted

Jetsetter.com | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

As East Coast city dwellers prepare for their seasonal exodus to the beaches of Maine, Massachusetts and more, we share the lowdown on five quintessential summer escapes.

Just Say No to Illegal Pirate Fish: Support Sustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Sea to Table

It is a sad state of affairs that 91 percent of all seafood consumed in the U.S. is imported, with more than half of that farmed, often in dubious conditions.

7 Super Family-Friendly Beaches in the U.S.

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you have babies in tow or water-winged toddlers, these seven U.S. beaches are our top picks for a family-friendly visit.

Compelling New Children's Book With Autistic Heroine

Henry Miller | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Henry Miller

Acclaimed children's book author Sara Hoagland Hunter has written a captivating and compelling new book with an unusual twist -- its heroine is autistic.

"The Lord of the Rungs"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.05.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have never climbed the corporate ladder because I have acrophobia, which is an irrational fear of being any higher off the ground t...

The Importance of Silence

Maggie Hollander | Posted 02.01.2014 | Arts
Maggie Hollander

Sometimes, I think we don't realize how much noise encases us -- or defines us -- until we experience the exact opposite. Alone with your thoughts, it's a return to center.

Thanksgiving Continued

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 01.24.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Last week I wrote about the events leading up to the first Thanksgiving formally observed in America. This week I want to concentrate on Thanksgiving...

Thanksgiving -- Need Some Comments From You

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

I know these are hard times, full of many trials and tribulations--for individuals, couples, families, and for our country. But if the early Pilgrims, after their horrific voyage to America and the devastating winter filled with death and suffering, were able to find reasons to be thankful, surely we can, too.

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, What The Hell Is That Thing?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

It's a Mola mola, aka a common mola. That is what it is. According to National Geographic, molas can grow to be as long as 14 feet, and can weigh ...

Best Hotels for Yoga

Gogobot | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
Gogobot

Because September is National Yoga Awareness Month, hotels are offering up deals to help first-time yoga practitioners get their downward dog just right.

Taste Test: The Best And Worst Sour Cream & Onion Chips

Kristen Aiken | Posted 10.31.2013 | Taste

There's a formula for perfection, and we think we may have found it.

XPRIZE Spurs Innovators to Tackle Climate Change's Evil Twin: Ocean Acidification

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Acidification has major implications for our seas and coastal economies, but scientists are only beginning to understand it. Today those efforts got a giant boost.