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boston globe magazine
May 15, 2011

New England Travel

Kingdom Trails in East Burke, Vt. (Herb Swanson/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

20 New England summer travel destinations

Legendary clam shacks. Idyllic beaches. Meandering bike rides. That's what summertime here is all about. Whether you want to kayak in the ocean, zip down a mountain, or just cozy up in a rocking chair on a country porch, your vacation is waiting at one of these destinations. Be it Maine or Connecticut or somewhere in between, all you need to do now is start loading up the car.
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Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

When the clock strikes 60

Unlike our kids, we boomers march to a faster ticktock.
dinner with cupid

A valiant attempt

Will his romantic advances pay off?
Miss Conduct

Best frenemies

Who's right in a feud between old friends? Plus, tipping hairdressers and accounting for guests.
Pierced

Four more years

In a big city school system, that's no mean feat.
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Add spinach, herbs, and more to rice for a fresh taste of spring.
Tales From the City
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Decaf coffee clash, the F-word, and snow.
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Style Watch | Photos
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Letters to the Globe Magazine editor
Readers respond on gardens, tattoos, and Dinner With Cupid.

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Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
Home-birth battle

Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
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Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

The professionals share space-saving tips for every room in your home.