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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

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

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

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

A Unique Way to Celebrate the Arts and Support a Good Cause

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The magazine has a history of supporting the arts, and for many years it featured artwork of respected American Artists as their covers.

'I Married The Same Woman Twice'

Down East Magazine | Posted 01.20.2015 | Weddings
Down East Magazine

I married the same woman twice. Once when I was 28, then again at 33. I didn't have to marry her again; I wanted to. The first time, when we were still living in New York, we decided to elope while on vacation in Rockport.

Near Collapse of Gulf of Maine Cod Leads to Fishing Ban

Carl Safina | Posted 01.17.2015 | Green
Carl Safina

The situation for New England's iconic fish is sad. It is sad that it has come to this. And it is sad that there is so much distrust among scientists, managers and fishermen in New England. But there is a lesson to learn here.

Popular New England TV Personality Bianca de la Garza Shines as a Single Mom

Caroline Presno | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

In a Q&A with Garza, I asked about her parenting style with her 8-year-old daughter, Danica, the challenges of being a single mom and how she overcomes them, and the specific steps she takes to balance career and motherhood.

What's New in the New England Après Ski Scene?

Liftopia | Posted 01.07.2015 | Travel

There's very little "new" in New England and that's just the way we like it. We're proud of our history in this little corner of the country, including home to some of the oldest ski resorts in the nation.

Saying Goodbye to Your Country

Stephen Grant | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
Stephen Grant

When we bought the flight tickets that's when the reality set in. While I am thrilled to begin a new life, in a new country, and explore my partner's culture even deeper, I am starting to realize all of the things I will miss. I have been here my whole life.

Cruising for Moose in Maine

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.13.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It feels like we're flying all over the state of Maine -- and, at one point, we set down on a whim to taxi over to a village where a man sells us homemade root beer out of a refrigerator on his front porch. The only problem is that, although we swoop and dive, circle and fly, we just can't find any moose.

A Duo Bakes Dumplings With a Difference

Martha Lufkin | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Martha Lufkin

It came out of the oven looking like big unsightly bumps under a crust, as if someone had thrown four apples whole into a pie. You could practically hear the granny smiths snorting in disgust. However, I didn't have time to redo it.

The 10 Coziest New England Inns For Fall

Oyster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel

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.

Explore New England: The Best Activities for Fall 2014

Oyster | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel

While we love summer, we must admit that we've been looking forward to the days of football and beer, leaves crunching under our boots, and crackling fireplaces. And nowhere in the country does the fall season better than New England.

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!

New England, Travel Secrets From a Local

Global Yodel | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

New Englanders are a lot like the lobsters they catch: independent, tough­-skinned, and perhaps a bit pinchy on the outside. But once you get through their hard exteriors they are pretty sweet on the inside. They also tend to turn red when exposed to heat.

Creating 1854

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

As I write this article, President Obama is a neighbor, just some miles down the road. Meanwhile, in my old age, intimate with infirmities, I have decided to create an original opera specifically for Martha's Vineyard, nature's poem.