We're hopping in cars, mounting bikes and clambering aboard tour busses. One way or another, this is the season for "leaf-peeping." Luckily, New England doesn't have a monopoly on this impressive annual show, so, hit the road to check out a dozen of the best across the U.S.!
When the history books write about the past couple of years, we will be part of the masses they write about -- the ones who stood up against all odds, in solidarity, for what we believed in.
History is alive in the Northeast where many elegant old homes have been transformed into comfortable inns that are now stylish historic getaways.
I wanted to make a crumble to rival all crumbles.
Reagan's 1980 election to president established conservatism as the dominant U.S. political philosophy. The individual and the 'me generation' were established as the epitome of society.
Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.
Local blueberries are in full harvest mode. On my way back from a week spent on North Haven, a quiet and radiant island in Penobscot Bay, I stopped along Route 1 in Maine to buy wild blueberries, the state's signature fruit.
Once I thought all those trinkets would remind me of shared, carefree days. Now they just remind me that I need to dust.
There's no better time to eat and drink around the country than festival season.
When entering Maine, motorists are greeted with a sign: "The way life should be." Indeed.
It's time to take a bite out of summer.
After catching the morning Jet Blue flight from JFK to Portland, I hopped in a taxi and within 20 minutes I was at the Black Point Inn in the exclusive, seaside community of Prouts Neck.
Chris Christie of New Jersey set a new standard for ridiculousness yesterday when he explained that he was on the fence about whether to expand Medicaid under Obamacare but that his advisers were still considering "the most efficient way to do it from a cost perspective."
This video is an interesting case of taking the personal and having it blow up on a universally relatable scale. For this reason, Jeremiah has trouble pinpointing the reason he's received attention, stating, "In a way it's the most personal thing that I've done."
I believe that one's pursuit of happiness could take the form of civil marriage between two loving adults, and that its pursuit should not be denied by the state or federal government if the person one loves is of the same gender.
State capitals may be hotbeds of partisan madness, but they are also the hubs around which local economies, cultures and sentiments spin.