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Stop & Shop Converts Inedible Food Into Energy

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.27.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Stop & Shop spokesperson Phil Tracey said that the facility was certainly a "significant investment" for the company. It was, nevertheless, an investment in the environment, he added, and "important in us getting to our goal [of being landfill-free]."

Top 6 Coastal Maine Destinations Far From the Tourist Trail

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Maine is one of the most popular U.S. States in the summer. Typically, tourists inch along on US Route 1 to get to Kittery, York Beach, Ogunquit, The ...

AIDS at 35: Surprising Life Lessons From Living With HIV

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Since my Post coming-out, my HIV-related writing has changed. Rather than chronicling others' stories as an outsider, I write an "inside story" of a journalist now seeing the world through the eyes of a gay man living with HIV.

New England B&B's for Foodies | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel

Culinary travel is killing it! With food enthusiasts' insatiable urges to Instagram everything they eat, and share dining spots to die for, discoverin...

Why Do Magazines and Book Publishers Rip Off Ideas? (Because They Can.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Media
Peter Mandel

There's nothing new under the sun. This old saw is one of the first things you learn on the job if you're a writer, artist, or other drudge who tries...

25 Top Places to See, Stay and Eat in 'Maker' Vermont

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

"Our State slogan should be 'We Make Stuff,'" said a long-time Vermonter, while discussing this Northeastern state's exceptional products. Visit Verm...

Craig Gillespie Worked Hard to Make Sure That CG Waves Didn't Swamp The Finest Hours's Real-life Story

Jim Hill | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Looking back on the production of The Finest Hours (which was just released on Blu-ray & DVD yesterday), Gillespie was especially proud of the way this film's cast and crew worked together to make some of this movie's more complex shots possible.

2016 Maine Vacation Guide

Down East Magazine | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Down East Magazine

Summer. In. Maine Do those three words have you ready to pack a picnic and head out the door? Then let these events, trips, sweet spots, and insider tips help steer you.

Put These New England Eats on Your 2016 Summer Bucket List Right Now

Danielle Iozzo | Posted 05.12.2016 | Taste
Danielle Iozzo

Boston may be known as the hub of good eats in the Bay State, but what about the rest of New England? Sweet and savory crepes, a solid corned beef Reuben or the quintessential lobster roll are just some the yummy finds that await you!

5 Romantic New England Bed and Breakfasts

Meggen and Peter Taylor | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Meggen and Peter Taylor

Since summer is fast approaching and the southern states can get a little stifling with the heat and humidity, why not whisk your significant other away to New England to reignite the passion that connected you in the first place? We've rounded up five romantic bed and breakfasts where you can either explore the region or stay in your room. Either way, you will leave refreshed and ready for whatever life throws your way.

Cashes Ledge, Coral Canyons and the Future of National Marine Monuments

Peter Neill | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

In recent years, Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have used the 1906 Antiquities Act to protect vast marine areas in the Pacific Ocean by declaring them as "national marine monuments."

Where Is Our Ocean Champion in New England?

Bradley Campbell | Posted 04.06.2016 | Green
Bradley Campbell

It's hard for me to believe that Senator Markey and our other New England congressional leaders will stand silent while the region's most precious marine resources fall prey to the mounting threats of climate change, overfishing, resource mining and drilling, and other industrial pressures.

The Smallest State's Tallest Peak: Is R.I.'s Jerimoth Hill America's Most Challenging?

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I've got big news for all you serious outdoor types: Maine's Katahdin isn't the climbing adventure you thought it was. Mt. Mansfield? Mt. Washington? These nubs are a walk in the park.

Climate Change Is Ruining Our Chances Of Endless Lobster

Grub Street | Posted 02.22.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Seafood addicts don't need yet another reason to loathe climate change, and now a pair of reports warn that saltwater diseases are just loving these warmer ocean temperatures, and unfortunately at least one has a taste for lobster.

Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, ...

Warm Up Your New England Winter With Stephen Sondheim, While You Still Can

Michael Levin | Posted 02.16.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

There's still time to see Sondheim On Sondheim at the Lyric Stage in Boston's Back Bay, and if you have the slightest love for great theatre, great music, and great performances, get there as fast as you can.

Ten Top Waterfront Hotels in the Northeast

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Read this headline and you're most likely thinking "Oceanfront" -- but in this case, the water body can be ocean, lake or even river. These ten hotels and inns in the Northeast US stand out for beauty, design, service and overall ambience.

16 LGBT Must-Dos in 2016

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

It's that time of the year again: resolutions! Before you resolve to volunteer more, drink less and eat healthier you should jot down ways to improve your 2016 travel calendar.

7 Best New England Sleigh Rides | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog The holidays are all about dashing around--to buy presents, get the tree up and get last-minute offic...

50 Unbelievable (but True) Facts and Attractions Entice Curiosity Seekers to These Northeast US Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

In Inland Maine: There's a to-scale model (93,000,000:1) of our Solar System spread out over 40 miles from Houlton to Presque Isle Maine on Route 1 - the largest model of its kind in the world.

17 Charming Hideaways Far From Crowds in the Northeast USA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.16.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though not excessively opulent, will nevertheless soothe your soul, be it through views, food, art, innkeepers or all of the above.

What the World Can Learn From New England About Living in a Changing Climate

Bradley Campbell | Posted 12.03.2015 | Green
Bradley Campbell

What happens in Paris affects all of us, and what happens after Paris depends on our collective efforts. As a region particularly vulnerable to warming temperatures extreme weather, and sea-level rise, New England historically has been ahead of the curve in addressing climate change.

10 U.S Cities So Stunning, You'll Feel Like You're In Another Country

trivago | Posted 12.10.2015 | Travel

Reviews give us the best restaurant recommendations, lead us to the best buys -- even the best neighborhoods to live -- and when you're checking into a hotel, they're also the best way to make sure you're getting exactly what you want to book.

New England Fall Foliage: The Best State by State

Viator | Posted 10.26.2015 | Travel

Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It's the perfect time to visit the region. Early October is prime leaf-peeping time for the northern states, while the southern half's season stretches into late October.

Capital City to Tiny Town: Tips on Making the Transition

Marjorie Freimuth | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
Marjorie Freimuth

As any small-town aficionado will tell you, there are plenty of advantages to living away from the big city, and you don't have to completely abandon your urban lifestyle.