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In Pursuit of Light

James M. Chesbro | Posted 12.19.2014 | 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 12.11.2014 | 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 12.04.2014 | 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 12.03.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

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 11.21.2014 | 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 11.21.2014 | 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 11.17.2014 | 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 11.14.2014 | 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 11.07.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

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 10.27.2014 | 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
Oyster

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
Oyster

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.

All in the Family

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 10.19.2014 | Small Business
Robert Whitcomb

Workers who entrust their lives to corporate entities make a big mistake. Out of self-respect and to make a living, employees should do their jobs as best they can while realizing that companies are self-interest machines.

Why B-Schools Should be Teaching Market Basket

Judith Samuelson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

New England is home to scores of world class business schools, and Boston is teeming with management theorists who make their living teaching the next...

Why Now Is the Best Time to Go to Nantucket

John Mariani | Posted 10.12.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Given that Nantucket is both difficult and expensive to get to, this is a pricey destination, and as such, the entrepreneurs and restaurateurs have to make their money fast and in volume.

Businesses From Across America Are Investing in Britain

Patrick Davies | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Patrick Davies

As we at the Embassy are very fond of repeating, Britain and the US do a huge amount of business together. Perhaps that's what you would expect from two of the largest, most advanced and most open economies in the world. But you needn't take my word for it: The investment numbers for 2013-14 are in, and they are impressive.

Curbing Methane Emissions Needs To Be The Law Of The Land

John B. Kassel | Posted 10.04.2014 | Green
John B. Kassel

While touted as a clean alternative to carbon-intensive coal and oil, our natural gas leaks methane at every step of its production and distribution, from the wellheads in the fields to the burner tips in our homes.

10 Ways Boston Can Teach Us to Live Stylishly

Porch.com | Posted 09.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

As the largest city in New England, and one of the oldest in the country, Boston is rich of history and full of life. But the infamous Bean Town is more than just a city with great Chowder and renowned sports teams. It is also a hub for great interior design talent.

Spectacular Summer Theater in Ashfield, Massachusetts

Jesse Seaver | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts
Jesse Seaver

The story is woven by a remarkable group of local and international visual artists to tell a beautiful tale of a woman who attempts to transform her world through courage and imagination.

Nautical Stripes and Boat Shoes: 5 Great New England Beach Towns

BnBFinder.com | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

New England's seasonal climate only allows residents and tourists a small window of time to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf, and they savor every minute of it.