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Inside the Omni Parker House Boston

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Inside the Omni Parker House Boston

When I pulled up to the Omni Parker House Boston’s School Street entrance, a valet rushed around to open my door and sweep the car away. It was like a scene in a movie — and it was also so seamless and easy.  After a spin through the revolving door and up a few stairs, […]

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Where to Eat in Boston: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Battery Wharf

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where to Eat in Boston: Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Battery Wharf

On Boston’s waterfront, the elegant Fairmont Battery Wharf stands. It’s near the North End, and a short walk from Faneuil Hall. This boutique hotel is an amenity-filled place with valets and bellhops at the ready. But if the luxury price tag is too much, you can still enjoy one of the unique benefits of this […]

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What to Do with Kids: Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
What to Do with Kids: Visit Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion

As a little girl growing up in Dutchess County, New York, our home was located a short drive from the Hyde Park mansions that give a glimpse into the gilded age. Vanderbilt Mansion, Mills Mansion and Roosevelt Mansion were all spots to visit, picnic, draw and enjoy. And now, more than 20 years later, they […]

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Where to Eat in Boston: Abby Lane Food and Spirits

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where to Eat in Boston: Abby Lane Food and Spirits

Situated in Boston’s Theater District, Abby Lane Food & Spirits is a cozy restaurant where executive chef Jason Santos, an alum of Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen TV show, creates an eclectic seasonal menu. The restaurant debuted in late 2012, and added brunch to its repertoire in mid-2013. The interior of the restaurant walks a careful […]

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Where to Eat in Boston: Union Oyster House

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where to Eat in Boston: Union Oyster House

Before I headed to Boston recently on a trip for work designed to learn about the historic city — and the delicious food it has to offer — I asked friends for recommendations on where to go and what to see. One of the first things to come up was Union Oyster House (Thanks, Cate!). […]

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A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

| March 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
A Pirate-Lover’s Guide to Connecticut

Psst! I’m going to let you in on a little secret: In Connecticut, we love pirates. And it’s no wonder. With a history that’s ripe with pirate lore (it’s a known fact that the notorious Captain William Kidd once walked the streets of Milford) and rumors of buried treasure (but where did Kidd bury it?!?), […]

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Inside The Beekman Arms, America’s Oldest Inn

| March 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Inside The Beekman Arms, America’s Oldest Inn

Nestled in the quiet village of Rhinebeck, New York, is America’s oldest inn — a place that’s played host to countless notable and important people since opening its doors in 1766. The Beekman Arms isn’t your typical place to stay — but that’s what makes it so special. As a girl growing up in Dutchess […]

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A Look Inside the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel

| February 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
A Look Inside the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel

Philadelphia is a city steeped in culture, history and tradition. From Franklin Square to the Liberty Bell to Love Park, there is so much to see and do while visiting the City of Brotherly Love. History buffs will love Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House and Valley Forge National Park. Museum lovers will delight in […]

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A Look at The Break in Narragansett, Rhode Island

| February 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
A Look at The Break in Narragansett, Rhode Island

Looking for a fun getaway this summer? A new boutique hotel with a surfer chic attitude is set to open in June 2014 in Narragansett, Rhode Island. Some days it feels like we’ve fallen into an endless winter where the super-low temperatures will never give way to the warmth and sunshine of summer. But of […]

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Check Out Taste of Greater Danbury This Weekend!

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Check Out Taste of Greater Danbury This Weekend!

What are you doing this weekend? If you are in the Danbury, Connecticut, area, can I suggest dropping by Taste of Greater Danbury? It’s a two-day event hosted by CityCenter Danbury that showcases food and music from the Greater Danbury area. And guess what? I’ll be doing a little food demo there on Saturday. I’ll […]

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