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Silent Retreats: Tradition Finds 21st Century Fans

A very pregnant Juliana Berger took a five-day trip with her husband and didn't speak to him once. They weren’t fighting. They were attending a silent retreat. New England Native Completes Year-Long Silent Journey by Foot

Scared to Fly? You Are Not Alone. These Classes, Apps, and Tips Can Help

It has been a very bad month for air travel. If you are afraid to fly, you are not alone. There are classes, apps, and centers available at hospitals and universities to help you cope. Very Bad Week: Airline Disasters Come in a Cluster A Rundown of Recent Passenger Plane Crashes

Sharks in Chatham Draw More, Not Less, Tourists

Nearly four decades since “Jaws” first flashed its pearly whites on the silver screen, the mindless man-devouring machine at the center of the terror has been re-branded. Shark Swag is Hot on the Cape Due to Great White Sightings

15 Great Bike Rides Across New England

Planning a bike ride? From scenic beach outings to challenging mountain rides, here are a few great bike paths and trails to try. Bike a New England Rail-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame Route New England Gardens Picnic Spots Around Boston

Beach Town's Ban Prompts Battle Over Shave Ice

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.

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