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A portrait of Benjamin Franklin painted by Robert Feke

Robert Feke’s rendering of Benjamin Franklin

Courtesy of the Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Dr. John Collins Warren, 1856


Two hundred and seventy years ago, Benjamin Franklin did something highly unusual. He retired.


Walnut Grille tends toward towering dishes and fanciful presentations.

Photograph courtesy of Walnut Grille

Expanding vegetarian dining options in Greater Boston

March-April 2017

“Global tapas” and fresh seafood at Little Donkey

Photograph courtesy of Little Donkey

A sampling of Cambridge’s newest restaurants

January-February 2017

Ice skating in the heart of downtown Providence

Photograph ©Wickedgood/

Car-free fun in downtown Providence

January-February 2017

Wreath-making activities with farm co-founder Jean Miner White (at right)
Photograph courtesy of Holly Hill Farm


Holly Hill Farm’s winter fair in Cohasset, Massachusetts

November-December 2016

Workers flood the cranberry bog, then collect and bag the berries that float to the top. 

Photograph by Andrew W. Griffith/A.D. Maekpeace Company

Learn how New England’s iconic berries are cultivated at this annual event.

September-October 2016

Sevan’s Murat and Nuran Chavushian hold up a batch of feta.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Ethnic markets serve up a world of food.

September-October 2016

The dining room, although refined and calm, could use a splash of warmth from the upstairs lounge.

Photograph by Wayne E. Chinnock/Courtesy of Parsnip

Parsnip restaurant is a handsome replacement for Upstairs on the Square.

July-August 2016

Study’s simple décor

Study’s simple décor

Photograph courtesy of Study

Restaurants proliferate in Cambridge’s “hi-tech” Kendall Square neighborhood.

May-June 2016