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The Quest for Hi-Res Audio

The Quest for Hi-Res Audio »

By: Owen McDonald

Neil Young and Jay-Z make an odd duet. The disparate musical icons are loosely united (with many others) by a quixotic crusade to restore the depth and clarity... more

The Inn at Stonington

The Inn at Stonington »

By: Owen McDonald

Spend any time at all in Stonington, Connecticut, and it dawns on you: there’s an esoteric energy here so real you can almost touch it. Thousands of years... more

The White Barn Inn Kennebunk, Maine

The White Barn Inn Kennebunk, Maine »

By: Owen McDonald

Imagine a town straight out of a beach romance novel. Make it a tableau of coastal Maine—shingled cottages and cheery shops; placid boats; friendly... more

AAA Diamond Hotels of Connecticut

AAA Diamond Hotels of Connecticut »

By: Owen McDonald

The inspectors of AAA—who intrepidly rate hotels and restaurants throughout North America and adjacent regions—have  handed down their coveted ratings for... more

Boston by Night Top 5 Countdown

Boston by Night Top 5 Countdown »

By: Owen McDonald

Pablo Larraín's Oscar-nominated film “Jackie” starring Natalie Portman took a fresh look at the familiar JFK story. It inspires us to compose a... more

A Collegial Spirit Uplifts Young Scholars at The Williams School

A Collegial Spirit Uplifts Young Scholars at The Williams School »

By: Owen McDonald

Small School. Big Impact. Students in grades 6–12 walk into school listening to history teacher Mr. Emanuel’s daily music selection blaring from the... more

A Gifted New Surgical Oncologist at Middlesex Hospital

A Gifted New Surgical Oncologist at Middlesex Hospital »

By: Owen McDonald

A Gifted New Surgical Oncologist at Middlesex Hospital Dealing with cancer is a big challenge, and it requires sympathetic experts. Middlesex Hospital in... more

The Chanler at Cliff Walk

The Chanler at Cliff Walk »

By: Owen McDonald

In some places, classic style goes on age after brilliant age, blithe in the face of trendiness. But what does “classic” mean today? Even the finest... more

Guy Fieri at Foxwoods

Guy Fieri at Foxwoods »

By: Owen McDonald

America's favorite chef brings a bold new restaurant to the shoreline When was the last time you met a really nice guy? Could have been your neighbor's... more

The Coastal Traveller at Spicer Mansion

The Coastal Traveller at Spicer Mansion »

By: Owen McDonald

Spicer Mansion, Mystic Connecticut The Napoleonic Wars, the whaling boom, discovery of gold in California—brute force shaped maritime life in the early... more

Chef Matthew Bouffard of Chamard Vineyard

Chef Matthew Bouffard of Chamard Vineyard »

By: Owen McDonald

Clinton's Chamard Vineyard is home to true Lyonnaise dining When humans first potted wine around 11,000 BC somewhere along the Fertile Crescent, we can... more

The Architecture of New Haven

The Architecture of New Haven »

By: Owen McDonald

The Architecture of New Haven Portrait of a city with centuries of style Enjoy history? If you do, then the life of New Haven, Connecticut couldn't be... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Break Hotel

The Coastal Traveller at The Break Hotel »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller at The Break Hotel Narragansett, Rhode Island Stretching from southern Connecticut to northern Maine, the New England coast is more... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Harbor View Hotel

The Coastal Traveller at The Harbor View Hotel »

By: Owen McDonald

Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard The Obamas took their final summer vacation as First Family where they preferred to summer from the start: Martha's Vineyard.... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Mayflower Grace

The Coastal Traveller at The Mayflower Grace »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller at The Mayflower Grace Washington, Connecticut The more that one experiences extraordinary leisure properties, the more... more

The Old Soul of New Preston

The Old Soul of New Preston »

By: Owen McDonald

The Old Soul of New Preston A hidden Connecticut village with a timeless air Even the kinesis and vivid sweep of the Connecticut coast can become... more

Coastal Traveller at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills

Coastal Traveller at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills Plymouth, Massachusetts Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills had been on our radar for... more

Oyster Club Cooks Up Small Things in a Big Way

Oyster Club Cooks Up Small Things in a Big Way »

By: Owen McDonald

Oyster Club is cooking up small things in a big way It’s a lovely day in Mystic, Connecticut. Attractive people walk briskly through the cheery harborside... more

The Coastal Traveller at Stowe Mountain Lodge

The Coastal Traveller at Stowe Mountain Lodge »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller at Stowe Mountain Lodge Stowe, Vermont Ever set out with glorious ski vacation dreams, only to have the temperature hold at a... more

The Coastal Traveller at Winvian Farm

The Coastal Traveller at Winvian Farm »

By: Owen McDonald

Winvian Farm Litchfield Hills, Connecticut One way to measure the excellence (or mediocrity) of a resort is how pleased you are to be there during lousy... more