We are down to the NCAA basketball final four for both the men and the women, and one New England school keeps New England in the hunt for both the men and women. Both the men’s and women’s basketball team for the University of Connecticut (UConn Huskies) have made it into the final four. . . . → Read More: Still a New England Connection to NCAA Basketball Championships
What avid golfer would not want to spend a few days of rigorous training to shave a few strokes off of their handicap? Well, how about a golf school weekend or vacation this year?
If this sounds like your idea of fairway heaven, then you may want to check out the Hank Haney Golf . . . → Read More: How About a Golf School Vacation Getaway?
Crescent Park Loof Carousel, East Providence, RI
Even though they hearken back to a time gone by, the hand carved antique carousels from the 19th and early 20th century still bring great joy to those who ride them in the 21st century. While they are not high-tech wonders, there is something addicting about . . . → Read More: New England’s Antique Carousels
I thought that I would share this piece that was printed in the Boston Globe a few days ago to help get you in the mood for spring, and forget the snow flurries we have been getting today…
Check out 10 ways to welcome spring, By Patricia Harris and David Lyon, Boston Globe, March . . . → Read More: Ways to Welcome Spring
While we do not typically write about things that happen outside of New England, we make exceptions when they have a New England connection. That is why we want to bring to your attention that you can learn more about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) at Paddlesport 2011 this coming weekend (March 25 . . . → Read More: Northern Forest Canoe Trail at Paddlesport 2011
The snow and mud will eventually get out of hear. As soon as things warm up and dry out many of you will be wanting to quite literally hit the trail. So we thought we would do a quick round up of the long distance trails that exist in New England. These are trails . . . → Read More: Some Long Distance Hikes in New England
With the 2011 baseball season set to get underway in a few weeks, I thought that it would be good to give a roundup of opening days for the region’s various baseball teams. So here you go for Major League, Minor League, and Independent baseball opening days.
Major League Baseball
Boston Red Sox – . . . → Read More: New England Gets Ready for the 2011 Baseball Season
On March 17 every year everyone becomes Irish – at least for the day. And what better way to celebrate Saint Patty’s day than a Saint Patrick’s Day parade? Now many of parades already happened last weekend. But the big kahuna of Saint Patrick’s Day Parades, the one in South Boston, is yet to . . . → Read More: Happy Saint Patrick’s Day – Celebrate in South Boston
The New England connection to the NCAA’s annual “March Madness”, the Division I basketball championship tournament, is a thin one. There are only two men’s teams from New England in the 2011 tournament – The Boston University (BU) Terriers and the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies.
The first to play will be the Huskies . . . → Read More: New England Connection to March Madness
No kidding. How about a lake vacation where you just might run into a lake monster? Where? you may ask… No, not Loch Ness – although you may run into one there too. The lake we are speaking of is Lake Champlain.
It turns out that Lake Champlain, straddling the New York / Vermont . . . → Read More: How About a Vacation with a Lake Monster?