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All in the Family

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 08.19.2014 | 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 08.18.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.05.2014 | 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 07.18.2014 | 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 07.14.2014 | 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.

Why You Should Give Grape-Nuts Ice Cream A Chance

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 07.11.2014 | Taste

It's like the bad blind date you never wanted to meet, who ends up charming you and becoming your husband.

Take A Look At The Magic Of New England's Ice Cream Stands

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.11.2014 | Taste

Nothing says New England like an old-fashioned ice cream stand.

This New England Ice Cream Stand Is Proof That America's Work Ethic Endures

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste

Working a dairy farm is not all fresh milk and ice cream cones.

Great American Road Trips

BnBFinder.com | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

A classic American pastime, road trips are an amazing way to experience the beauty and charm of America's incredibly diverse landscape.

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

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.06.2014 | Books
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 | Books
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.

Winter Blast Dumps Snow On New England

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — The latest blast of snow to hit New England dumped more than a foot in part of Massachusetts and packed heavy winds that left thousand...

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.

Winter Storm Dumps Nearly 2 Feet Of Snow On Massachusetts

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH and RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Homeowners and motorists dug out across the white-blanketed Northeast on Friday as extreme cold ushered in by the storm threatened fin...

Winter Storm Bears Down On Northeast

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — A strong winter storm slammed the Northeast with stiff winds and punishing cold on Thursday, dumping nearly 2 feet of snow in parts of...

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 ...

Snow Blankets Parts Of New England

AP | RIK STEVENS | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Crews worked through the night to clear roads in time for the morning commute Wednesday and school was canceled or starting lat...

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.