A Winter Blues Cure-All: Maine’s Best Lobster Pounds and Fry Shacks 

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A touch of the winter blues isn’t exactly unreasonable as we head into January with frigid temperatures and less snow throughout Maine than usual. Though we’re all eagerly awaiting fresh powder and frozen lakes for outdoor winter fun and gorgeous winter landscapes frosted in white, thoughts of sunny summer days are an understandable sliver of …

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The 5 Best Coffee Shops in Northampton, MA

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Coffee runs through the veins of Northampton, a small city located in western Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley. Cafes dot Main Street; caffeine has even seeped into our marketing. “Welcome to Northampton – Where the Coffee is Strong and So Are the Women!” a downtown sign proclaims. Home to women’s college Smith, and close by to Mount Holyoke (my …

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