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There's a lot to love about Pittsburg, N.H.

After 36 years, we’re catching up on Pittsburg, N.H.

In short: There’s much happening for the getaway-from-the-bustle crowd in a true four-season sense, including fishing and hunting in the fall and snowmobiling in the winter.

Kerry Tanwar (left) and Abby Mahoney joined their friend Carlin Carr (far right) on her walk to MGH on her last day of treatment.

Friends helped me through cancer treatments by walking to the hospital with me, rain or shine

Getting cancer is isolating at any time, but it takes on a whole new level during a pandemic. Thankfully, I wasn’t alone.

HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE
Okemo Resort restarts the Jackson Gore Summer Music Series with free lawn concerts running Fridays throughout August, starting Aug. 6.

An outdoor concert series in Vermont, art that explores the unknown, and a tumbler for all temps

Travel news you can use.

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Walkers along Route 1A.

New Hampshire’s shoreline: 13 miles, 13 adventures

Here are more than a dozen ideas for some fun in the sun.

Seaport Sweat enters its sixth season of free outdoor fitness series, including offerings from studios such as Equinox.

Take your gym routine outdoors with these free fitness classes

From sunrise yoga to a mini trampoline workout, these fitness classes in public spaces offer a chance to get in shape under the summer sky.

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Wispy clouds above the Madaket section of Nantucket at sunset.

This Massachusetts spot was named one of the best places to visit in the early fall

Condé Nast Traveler’s list also includes Bali, Jackson Hole, Wyo., and the Amalfi Coast.

Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent sightings on Cape Cod as reported to Mass Audubon.

A broken couple pretends to be ‘whole’

Advice from Amy Dickinson.


Bluegrass Soy Sauce from the country’s only soy sauce microbrewery in Louisville, Ky.

This soy sauce is made in Kentucky and aged in bourbon barrels

The company also offers a variety of bourbon-aged products, smoked spices, condiments, bitters, and other specialty foods.

BY THE GLASS
Wine from Two Mountain Winery.

These winegrowing brothers are sustaining a family legacy

Matthew Rawn reflects on 20 years of growing grapes and making wine in Zillah, Wash.

GETTING SALTY
Serenitee Restaurant Group's Jeff Cala.

Jeff Cala, Serenitee Restaurant Group’s COO, dishes on the North Shore dining scene

Serenity now? His new Alchemy restaurant opens in Lynnfield this week.

The Tipsy Scoop cart on the patio of the Precinct Kitchen + Bar at the Loews Boston Hotel is serving up flavors like dark chocolate whiskey salted caramel and vanilla bean bourbon through the end of summer.

Boozy ice cream available in Back Bay all summer long

Loews Boston Hotel has partnered with Tipsy Scoop to bring a cart to Precinct’s outdoor patio.

Glazed local cusk with corn, yellow rice and aji amarillo at Mooncusser in the Back Bay.

Confronted with rising clam and lobster prices, chefs get creative

Weird weather, increased demand, and red tide are driving cost (and experimentation).

Love Letters Podcast

Save it for later

Monica fell for a guy in college and then wasn’t so sure. Hers is a story about multiple new beginnings and the importance of getting to know yourself before going all in on someone else.

NAMES
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck in the 2003 film "Gigli."

JLo posted a photo of her and Ben Affleck kissing. The Internet reacted accordingly

Jennifer Lopez posted a photo of herself kissing Ben Affleck while celebrating her 52nd birthday.

Tell us: Where is your favorite clam shack?

Tell us: Where are the best clam shacks in New England?

Seafood-loving Globe readers, do your thing: Tell us about your favorite clam shacks in the form below. And keep checking back: We’ll be writing a story based on your responses.