Out & About

10 Winter Family Fun Ideas

In New England, winter is the season of wonder: glistening blankets of snow, the twinkling lights of the holidays, and all the magical moments…

Get Out of Town

A Cabin in the Woods Delivers the Peace and Solitude You Didn’t Know You Needed.

Festivities Around New England

All around New England trees are trimmed, lights are lit, Nutcrackers are dancing and carols are being sung. Here’s a round up of events…

Modern Speakeasy

Some require passwords, others are tucked away in alleys, New England’s hidden bars may be hard to find but they are worth uncovering.

By Hand: A Collection of New England Artisans

In our techno world of bleeps and dings, and all things automated, we get respite and joy from our discoveries of artisan-made items—whether decorative, eatable or functional…

Get Away to Portland, Maine

As the cost of gas rises, snagging a good price at the pump has become something of a game for me. My plus-one, whom I’ll call A., is shrewder at this exercise than I am…

The Hunt and the Gathering

One centuries-old tradition inspires another, complete with a hearty picnic to warm guests on a chilly fall day.

Fall Fun in New England

There’s certainly no shortage of weekend activities here in New England when the weather turns crisp and cool, the leaves start falling and the…

Upcoming Events in New England

Time to don your favorite fleece and celebrate the joys of the season. We curated a calendar of events to fill your cup, table…

Feeling Bookish in Boston

If you’re a self-confessed bookworm, then you may want to bookmark this post! The Boston Book Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and…

September Brings Styleweek Northeast

Over 192 emerging designers have been shown over the past decade and half at STYLEWEEK Northeast, the Rhode Island fashion event that is celebrating…

Fog Sculptures on the Emerald Necklace

Sculpting with fog may seem like an ephemeral fantasy, but for renowned Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya it is a favored medium…

A Weekend in Boston

There are vacations and staycations. But what if you just want to get out of your house for a couple of days, and have a total change of scenery without dealing with trains or planes…

Visit by Boat: Belfast, Maine

Thirty years ago, most recreational boaters gave Belfast Harbor a wide berth, and it wasn’t hard to tell when you were getting close, even in pea-soup fog…

Visit by Boat: Norwalk, Connecticut

The western Connecticut city of Norwalk is packed with great restaurants, shops, museums and other points of interest, and transient boaters can find a home at the Norwalk Visitor’s Docks…

Visit by Boat: Bristol, Rhode Island

The Narragansett Bay town of Bristol, Rhode Island, which prides itself on being home to the longest-running Independence Day parade in America…

On Display Now

Nine works of art that curators recommend seeing this summer. Art invites us as viewers to empathize and reflect on our society. New England…

Monhegan Museum celebrates 50 years

Ten miles out to sea, Monhegan is both isolated and small (about one mile wide and two miles long). However, for over 150 years the rocky island…