When I was a cub reporter trying out for the features department at the Portsmouth Herald back in December 2000, the city desk editor gave me what he thought was going to be a super dry assignment, seeing if I could get blood from a stone: Go out and interview the “curmud
One of the few things I regret about moving to Texas so far is our timing — Red Sox winning the World Series aside, fall in New England is one of the most magical times, in one of the most magical places on the planet, and my absolute favorite season.
When you have a dog in your life, the months when the weather in New England is actually nice are for getting outdoors and doing stuff together…until you figure out how frustrating that can be if you want to get out of your local zone.
We’ve had our first heatwave of the summer, which means that everyone and their grandmother is now daydreaming about a vacation on the water — lake, ocean, stream, creek, whatever, we’ll take it!
For any kid who grew up sitting in Cape Cod summer traffic, shouting “Bridge!” ahead of your siblings at the first sighting just to stay sane (while you suspect your parents of going suicidal from road rage any minute), the new Cape Flyer train service see
After the winter we had in 2010, with fresh snowfall between six inches to a foot every Wednesday like clockwork for more than six weeks, a forecast of two feet of snow really didn’t phase us. At all. Especially when it was going to happen on a Friday.
We have a huge soft spot in our hearts for New Hampshire — Shoestring was first conceived way back in 1999 on the UNH Durham campus — and for our first-ever Shop Local Guide to the Holidays, we’re excited to share our top picks for gifts under $50 made right in the Granite State.
Maine may have a reputation for being traditionally seafaring or practical and preppy, depending who you ask, but for our first-ever Shop Local Guide to the Holidays we found a surprising array of bleeding-edge style in our top gifts under $50 made Downeast.