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Monthly Update: June 2017

I spent much of June obsessing over kayaks. I’m on the hunt for an affordable and reliable one to purchase. I missed my chance in May when Eastern Mountain Sports went out of business and I could have grabbed an old rental kayak in great shape for $300. I want to buy cheap at first because I’m not sure how […]


Halloween in Salem

Halloween in Salem. Do it at least once. 6

Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts. You seriously have to do it once in your life. I happen to have six Halloweens in Witch City under my belt, but that’s because I went to college in Salem and lived there after graduation for a year and a half. WARNING: These photos are all from college. A time when a 3.2 megapixel point-and-shoot […]


Getting Buzzed - Where to Drink on Cape Cod

A Local’s Guide: Where to Drink on Cape Cod

What’s better than an icy cold adult beverage on a hot, humid day? Especially after a long day sunbathing, surfing, or mini golfing. Here are a local’s (<–ME!) suggestions for where to drink on Cape Cod! Locally Made Beverages 1. Cape Cod Beer – Not too far from downtown Hyannis, this brewery hosts a farmer’s market on Friday afternoons in the summertime, complete with music, kettle […]


Crown Fountain, Chicago

How to Make the Most of Six Hours in Chicago 2

Once I disembarked the train, I had one mission: make the most of six hours in Chicago. Six hours is all I had because the Amtrak Lakeshore Limited I boarded in Boston just 24 hours earlier rolled into Chicago about 3 hours late. I will admit that I was slightly annoyed at this. I had loosely mapped out a fantastic, full […]