A guide to Salem’s bakeries

By Lisa K. Berton Ziggy’s & Sons Donuts 2 Essex Street Most popular items: black raspberry jelly donuts, cinnamon coffee…

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Sampling Charleston over three days

By Alexandra Axon My boyfriend, Ace, and I recently traveled to Charleston, South Carolina for a whirlwind 3-day weekend. We…

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Brattleboro, a small town with a big heart

By Lisa K. Berton Community. The best word to describe the ambitious and cheery residents of Brattleboro is “community”. Their…

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Fans flock to see these sheep

By Lisa K. Berton Walter Hagedorn never imagined a box of non-functioning mechanical sheep would generate any interest, let alone…

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Directing his way through community theater

By Lisa K. Berton This good-natured, New Jersey native and resident, is an RV salesman by day and a community…

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Brimfield Antiques and Collectibles Show guide and overview

By Lisa K. Berton On select days in May, July, and September, the population in Brimfield, Massachusetts grows nearly five…

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Chicago tours via bus and boat

By Lisa K. Berton When planning a visit to a city you haven’t been to before, deciding what to see…

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Heatwave melted family vacation

By Lisa Lee Travel is one of my passions. I spend countless hours planning, pricing and plotting big trips or…

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Rediscovering Foxwoods Resort Casino

By Lisa K. Berton As someone who has visited Foxwoods Resort Casino (Mashantucket, CT) on and off for decades, one…

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Catch a free show in New York City

By Lisa K. Berton It’s no secret, New York City isn’t easy on the wallet. Rent is high and in…

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Marching to the beat of travel

By Rita J. Egan For some, traveling is a hobby and for others, their hobby gets them traveling — something…

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Cruising in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

By Lisa K. Berton Every June in Madison, Wisconsin a new pack of eager ambassadors attends Hot Dog High where…

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