Today, the Westfield River is full of trout. It provides recreation opportunities to tens of thousands of kayakers and canoers every year. The Westfield River, which starts in the Berkshire … Continue Reading Why California’s auto emissions rules matter to New Englanders
I grew up in New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Valley, a place marked by great food and its two craft beers: Tuckerman and Moat Mountain. When I first moved to Maine, … Continue Reading There’s a Bud Light Experience in Merrimack and its way better than you expect
First of all, there’s an Oakland, Maine. This is where the food is cheap and good, the people are sharp-witted but friendly, and the furniture is clunky and uncomfortable. Early Bird Restaurant ticks every box.
The mysteries of life are deep. By global standards, New England is relatively new to the scene, born to Europeans in the 17th century. But for a country where 1950 … Continue Reading Why does Rhode Island call frappes “cabinets”?
The original left one unanswered question – who is Sophie’s father? – and it’s weird that Here We Go Again decides to answer it.
Donors can put money into political action committees that candidates, like House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA), can use to support *other* candidates. But Nunes – like many politicians … Continue Reading California Congressman Devin Nunes apparently likes the Boston Celtics
Most of New Hampshire’s state parks are scenic or natural sites, like Mount Washington State Park. A few are historic, almost all of them birthplaces or one-time homes of famous statesmen. Ruggles Mine State Park would be different
I first visited Ricker Hill Orchards in Turner, Maine, back when I lived nearby in Lewiston. Ricker is a pretty unassuming place, a standard New England farm on a hill … Continue Reading We had a “taste” of hard cider and then we tried to play disc golf
Subway’s Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt requires a fork or an entire old growth forest worth of napkins
In this week’s Lunch Rush, Salt & Granite takes a look at Subway’s catch-up innovation, the Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt
Botnik has been all over the web lately because of its Arrested Development scripts and its Friends episodes. Anyway, before starting Salt & Granite I did a short politically-oriented blog back in 2016 … Continue Reading I filled a bot with articles from my last website and asked it to write my first post
Portland officials say they are weighing a fee that would be charged to new hotel developers to help pay for more affordable housing. The hefty $5,000 per room fee would fund affordable housing programs in the city which recently ranked among the most expensive real estate markets in the nation.
A Portland, Maine musician says they were ejected from a Trump rally in that city today. Mo Nichols had a sign that read NO PLACE FOR HATE IN MAINE, which was destroyed before Nichols was “shoved out.”