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HIT THE ROAD, JACK: A SUNDAY IN NH, WHERE YOU CAN DEMONSTRATE LUMBERJACK SKILLS

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Because in late September, the 15th Annual Lumberjack Festival & Competition goes down up there, meaning your first road trip into the North Country could lead to your crowning achievement amongst other axe-wielding locals. If you’re into that sort of thing. We’re guessing you are, even if just for the lumberjack pancake breakfast with local maple syrup, BBQ, and apple cobbler that you get just for watching. Continue reading

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HONEST PINT: BEER-Y TRAVELER

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Sure, there are only a few calendar weeks left of our precious summer. No matter though. The craft beer festival season is still on an intoxicated rampage around New England, so here are a few to keep in mind in order to get the most suds out of your drinking season. Continue reading

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GTFO: NANTUCKET EDITION

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The Union St. Inn: a charming former whaling captain’s home from the 1770s, freshened up from a little cosmetic work and, under General Manager Ken Withrow, who managed properties in NYC for legendary hotelier Ian Shrager’s venues, enjoying its 20th season. Continue reading

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SUMMER FICTION: THE SEVEN STAGES OF CAMPING WITH THE POET

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I ask him whether he’s ever put up a tent before and he says yes, but when I press him on it—what kind of tent, where, how long did it take, which girlfriend was that with—he avoids answering. This only makes me think he does not know how to put up a tent at all, but that each one of his ex-girlfriends does. Continue reading

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KING’S COURT

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And while the price range skews high here (this is inside a posh boutique Morgan’s hotel), you can also go al la carte. The burger with truffle fries and scallops is a no-miss option, with scallops seared perfectly. Slather Chef Freitag’s homemade sriracha aioli on all of it. Your taste buds will thank you. Continue reading

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INTRODUCING: THE DIGBOSTON + SLUSH PILE MAGAZINE FICTION SUBMISSIONS PORTAL

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Moving forward, we’re making this official, and have a designated website for submissions set up with the Boston-based manuscript portal Tell It Slant. Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: 2014 DIG THIS AWARDS PARTY

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Yes, you’re making a funny face. Continue reading

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DIG THIS AWARDS 2014

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By the people, for the people … Continue reading

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