San Antonio, Texas

In 1835, a group of 200 heroic and courageous volunteer soldiers Texans, lead by James Bowie, frontiersman Davy Crockett, and William Travis, sieged and occupied a former Franciscan mission now called “The...

The Maine Stay Inn and Cottages

When traveling in New England, one’s choice of lodging is often the crucial bedrock upon which the trip is built. The region is rich with houses and mansions whose lifetimes stretch beyond the...

Waterfront To Topside

With its bevy of fresh seafood choices and flavorful cocktails, as well as the expansive patio perched at the edge of Boston Harbor, Tia’s on the Waterfront has become a fixture in the city’s dining scene, for both visitors and locals

Passaporto per l’Italia

    Assisi Medieval City;Photo credit-Nigel Richards with Stonewash Magazine "Around 1000 BC a wave of immigrants settled in the upper Tiber valley as far as the Adriatic Sea, and also in...

Maximum Uber Drive

In many places around the world, the word Uber has become a new shorthand for getting from place to place. The car service and accompanying app have become rampantly popular in

The 104th Infantry Division

Demopoulos remembers one particular incident that took place near the Ruhr River in Germany. “One time… an airplane, a big one. I think it was… a B-24, a big plane. Three people came down on parachutes and landed on our side of the line, and the others on the other side where the Germans were. My division at that time was out front, my regiment was out front, my battalion was out front....

Quebec City

      Quebec City, like most of the province of Quebec, is a predominantly French-speaking city. It’s known for its architecture, European feel various and annual festivals-the...

More Portraits of The Cliffside Inn

In 1876, Maryland Congressman and former Baltimore Mayor and Maryland Governor Thomas Swann began construction on a summer home in Newport, Rhode Island. Situated a mere stone’s throw up the cliffside from...

Chef Maryellen Sullivan At Cliffside Inn

  Entry Corridor At any Bed & Breakfast, both of the B-components are of tremendous importance. A good night’s sleep can be quickly forgotten in the face of a lousy morning meal. This is why...

2015 Boston Market Report

The Urban Land Institute has pegged Boston as one of the top ten U.S. markets to watch in 2015 and I am expecting another stellar year. There are some very preliminary indications that more sellers will decide 2015 is a good time to

“In A New York Minute”

"In A New York Minute" - A tour of the "Big Apple"                 Photo Credit: Kailyn Dagraca +...

Executive Chef Jori Rieben Aspires For Greatness

Aspire Seasonal Kitchen is far more than an obligatory hotel restaurant. With a stately dining room, a private wine room and a gorgeous outdoor patio, Aspire exudes an elegance well-suited for both formal and casual dining. The well-appointed A-bar is another important part of the restaurant.

Chatham Candy Manor

 Chatham Candy Manor is a candy shop located in Chatham, MA, a town located at the southeastern tip of Cape Cod. Founded in 1955 by Naomi Louise Turner, the Manor specializes in fudge, candy canes and...