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What Has Become of You Is a Slow-moving Psychological Thriller

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.06.2014 | Home
Jackie K. Cooper

What Has Become of You is a story that moves at its own pace. It is written in a way that allows you to analyze each and every event as it occurs before another incident happens. This helps set the ominous tone of the story and advances the all together murky atmosphere of the plot.

Finding Hope in a Boston Sports Game

Michelle Chahine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports
Michelle Chahine

As baseball season starts up again, I am forcefully reminded that marrying a Boston Sports Fan can sometimes be a challenge.

What It Means to Be From Boston

Dana King | Posted 06.16.2014 | Impact
Dana King

Even more so, I want to focus on the positives that have come from these events and the true meaning of what it means to be a Bostonian. This is what it means to be from Boston.

Compelling New Children's Book With Autistic Heroine

Henry Miller | Posted 06.02.2014 | Home
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.

10 Of The Best Retirement Spots -- And You'll Never Guess What State They're In

Moira McGarvey | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

When many of us think of retirement locations, we think of warm balmy breezes and palm trees, or the hot craggy terrain of the Southwest. But some people, especially those who have spent their lives in New England, opt to find a little piece of heaven right there. People actually do retire in Maine, although many have an escape plan for January and February for someplace to warm their toes.

The Benefits of Running in Subzero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Right now is gut-check time. Not many runners are out there on the roads and trails right now. If you see one, you know at least three things about them: 1. They're serious, 2. They're tough, 3. They're suffering stoically.

Miami Revelers in 7 Degrees Fahrenheit?

Heidi Legg | Posted 03.03.2014 | Miami
Heidi Legg

For almost a decade, a gathering of Miami families led by patriarch Ralph Penalver and his wife Ana, includes his three brothers and additional families and friends.

What New England Can Teach The World About Living Well

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going ...

Why an Asian-American in Scotland Is Mourning Nelson Mandela

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
Helen I. Hwang

I grew up as one of the few Asians in a predominantly white, small Catholic New England town. Every day on the school bus and in the school hallways, I was getting punched, spat at and getting my hair pulled for simply not being white.

Putting the Brakes on Natural Gas

John B. Kassel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
John B. Kassel

It's time once again for a regional commitment to keep New England on the forefront of clean energy and climate progress.

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

Give a Book at Thanksgiving

Christian Zabriskie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Christian Zabriskie

It is a reward for a child's work, a distraction to keep them out from under foot, a spot to find quiet amidst holiday chaos, and an alternative to TV as a way to sleep off the feast. It works to this day. I invite you to join in my family's tradition. Give your loved ones a book at Thanksgiving.

Selling Your Soul in Salem

Greig Lamont | Posted 12.31.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

Despite this glorious genealogy, this historical pedigree, its cultural lineage, its tradition, and its heritage, today Salem has been reduced to prostituting itself to oddballs in costumes who gawk at gravestones and hanker for "museums" filled with broomsticks and bric-a-brac.

Stop! Ylvis' New Massachusettes Song. Now.

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.23.2013 | Comedy

Hey, remember Ylvis? You know, those crazy Norwegian dudes who brought us "What Does The Fox Say?" Of course you remember them, because that music...

SNHU President Grants Aspiring Film Student $160K and More: Luck and Talent Connect Laura Martinelli and Paul LeBlanc at NFTE Finals

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.21.2013 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

"She said, 'you'll cover everything?' And I said, 'yes, we'd cover everything.' She got teary, her mother got teary, and next thing you knew, it was a cry fest."

Last Weeks for Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 12.14.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th

Three Days in Ogunquit, Maine

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Lisa Dworkin

Arrive in Maine mid-day. If you're coming from the south, which most of you are, take "The Yorks/Ogunquit" exit off of I-95. Rather than turning left toward Ogunquit at Rt. 1, go straight into Stonewall Kitchen's parking lot.

The Small New England College: Endangered or Sustainable?

Jay Halfond | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Jay Halfond

New England's rich mosaic of over 150 colleges and universities is potentially at risk. This region of the United States has been the world's academic mecca for much of the past century. But there are early warning signs and concerns of possible upheaval.

Where to See New England's Best Fall Foliage

Viator | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel
Viator

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. If you're planning a trip to the region, here are the most stunning places to see fall foliage state-by-state.

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

How a Groundbreaking Art Show About Contemporary Islam Came to Rural New England

Aziz Sohail | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Aziz Sohail

We were initially concerned that Islam Contemporary might not be well received in this small New England city, but we were quite wrong.

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

Phoenix

Jill Robinson | Posted 09.08.2013 | Home
Jill Robinson

Just when we get the idea we've got a handle on nature's profound power; nature sends out a stern reminder that we've got no ultimate control.

Pain That Cannot Forget

Anthony Amore | Posted 09.07.2013 | Crime
Anthony Amore

We've suffered other heartaches since her death, and we'll suffer many more still. And the natural tendency -- indeed, even the professional advice -- is to move on. But I say we should never move on.

Kennebunkport Festival Highlights The Best Of Coastal Maine

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Curtis M. Wong

Kennebunkport, Maine belongs to an elite circle of New England havens that require no introduction among seasoned travelers. Still, there's one week when the seaside hamlet's treasures get a chance to shine even brighter than normal.