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Your Guide to the Maine Accent

Down East Magazine | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Down East Magazine

Nancy Hopkins-Davisson never really heard herself until she heard herself on television. The year was 1975, and Nancy -- then just Hopkins, a high-school student born and raised on the island of North Haven -- was one of three young people interviewed for a Maine Public Broadcasting documentary about island life.

2 Great Days in Cape Cod

Shoptiques | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Shoptiques

Cape Cod: It's the quintessential summer destination. Located where New England juts out like a flexed arm to meet the Atlantic Ocean, this area is the place to find the perfect mix of quaint harbors, historic towns and, of course, sandy beaches.

4 Great Lobster Rolls in New England

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Ask four people where to find the best lobster roll in New England and you'll probably get four different answers. Seems simple enough: lobster meat in a hot dog bun. True lobster lovers know it's not that easy. Here are four suggestions to get your lobster mojo going.

To the Guy Flying a Confederate Flag in New England

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 07.06.2015 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

I know that right now you are saying, "But I'm not a racist!" "Heritage, not hate!" But this isn't your heritage. It's mine. And it is hate. And it is racism. And every time you put that flag on the back of your car, we all go back in time a little.

My Magical Love Affair with Kennebunkport, Maine

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Lulu Salavegsen

I have fallen so deeply in love. I am not even officially divorced. My life is in that numinous sweet spot of healing and new beginnings. Like I quoted in the video that's making waves, "Honor the space between No longer and Not yet." -Nancy Levin

The Nine Secret Cities of Newport, R.I.

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Getting to know Newport, Rhode Island, is -- how should I put this? -- just a bit different from touring around other famous resorts. You were thinking a quick walk-through of The Breakers or another summer mansion? Think again.

Bill Simmons And The Patriots Nation Go To War With The World

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports

WAR!!!!

Lucy McCalmont

NFL Report Finds Patriots Probably Deflated Footballs On Purpose

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.07.2015 | Sports

Should they get their Super Bowl rescinded?

A Tour of 'Mini-Beantowns' Shows the Sprouts From Boston's Seeds

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.

Tips for a Family Fun Ski Trip in New Hampshire

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Tara Settembre

I recently discovered that west isn't necessarily best when it comes to skiing. New Hampshire receives an annual average of 80 inches of fresh snow every year and offers a number of off-the-slopes activities that include snow shoeing, dog sledding, snow tubing, zip-lining and much more.

Strangers Passing Gas: A Jersey Girl's Public Apology to New Hampshire Residents

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

You see, little by little, I eventually caught on and soon learned that "farty" was none other than "forty."

A Lifeline for Disappearing Cod

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 05.05.2015 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Cod were once so abundant in the Gulf of Maine that they propped up many of New England's coastal economies. Those financial boons, though, came with a heavy price.

New Round Of Snow Could Push Boston To Season Record

AP | Posted 05.01.2015 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 2...

15 Coastal Connecticut Curiosities: Kate Hepburn, African-American Firsts, Art History and One Scandalous Hotel Among Other Things You Probably Didn't Know About This Quiet State

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

She was Annie Hall without the neurosis. She wore pants! She was beautiful, witty, gregarious, and a clever verbal sparring partner with each of her leading men.

Tuesday Morning Quarterbacking: Defending Pete Carroll's Call

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.05.2015 | Sports
Paul Abrams

There was every reason to believe the pass would work. In that case, we would be praising Carroll's brilliance for passing when the entire world believed Marshawn Lynch would be getting the ball.

I'm Privileged and I'm Proud: America's War Against the Advantaged

Neel Swamy | Posted 04.05.2015 | College
Neel Swamy

Yes, unpacking the war against privilege in our country is almost as dangerous and convoluted as unpacking privilege itself. For one reason or another, our nation as a whole is wired to socially excommunicate and extradite those who are born into superior circumstances.

Oh Boston, You're My Home

Rumni Saha | Posted 04.04.2015 | Good News
Rumni Saha

I quickly realized how lucky we are to live in a place where nature's fury forces us to take a break from work and condemns us to the comforts of our homes.

Super Bowl Bets, Meet Math

Nik Bonaddio | Posted 04.02.2015 | Sports
Nik Bonaddio

Americans probably like to think of their countrymen as a group of achievers, hardscrabble hustlers who pull themselves up by the bootstraps each morning to go to work, eat apple pie, and fall asleep watching baseball.

You're Invited to My Super Bowl Party!

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 04.01.2015 | Comedy
Teresa Hsiao

There will be no neutral fans allowed, nor those "just rooting for a close game," nor those who "just want to watch the commercials." You will support the Patriots and you will like it.

22 Food Reasons Seattle Is Winning At Life

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste

How about them apples?

Favorite Ski Trails in New England

Liftopia | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

At Okemo, you can cruise down their long boulevards feeling like the next downhill Olympian. Even their black and mogul runs are challenging, yet doable for intermediate skiers.

In Pursuit of Light

James M. Chesbro | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
James M. Chesbro

I do not think anyone should feel ashamed for not feeling the way all the screens tell us we should feel. If you are sad while we are farthest away from the sun, while everyone else seems to be having a holly jolly Christmas, you are not flawed.

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts at a Glance

Liftopia | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

One of the hardest, but most important, parts of planning is choosing where you want to go. With hundreds of ski areas in North America, where the heck do you start? Here's a quick guide on North American ski regions to help guide your planning.

Holiday Gift Books On Food

John Mariani | Posted 02.03.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I love the sound of the word "hodge-podge," so here's mine for an array of possible holiday gift books.

22 Things You've Definitely Eaten If You Grew Up In New England

Thrillist | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

One thing you'll never hear them gripe about is the food.