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Hotel Marcel
We spent a peaceful night in the historic and 100% solar-powered Hotel Marcel.

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summer guide
Hi all, I’m so sorry, they’re all gone. We did not expect to sell out so quickly!   Would you like a print copy of our Summer Guide? We’ve got

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Don't miss this sweet gift shop in an old service station alongside rustic summer rental cottages.

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hotel marcel
We spent a peaceful night in the historic and 100% solar-powered Hotel Marcel.

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the blake
This new stay smack in the middle of New Haven walks a tightrope between spare modern design and luxurious coziness.

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block island beach house
We checked into a beachfront hotel in Block Island and barely left the property!

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Truffle Mac & Cheese Ballo's
Most of us think of the casino for big-name acts and nights of gaming, but there’s lots more to do, whether gambling is your thing or not. I headed over for a weekend of spa services, a pool party and fabulous food.

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watch hill
For summer shopping (and snacking), Watch Hill is one of our all-time favorites.

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wburg
I've been spending a good amount of time in Williamsburg and it makes for a great weekend getaway, with lovely hotels, shopping, restaurants, and people watching. Here's my list of favorites:

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wburg
It's easy to stay in Williamsburg for a (slower) change of pace. Here are my hotel picks.

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wburg
Here's my list of don't-miss shops for decor, gifts, and jewelry:

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I spent a laid-back and luxe weekend at a newish hotel in the Marigny.

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bazaar
We deserved a big break after managing to whip out a list every week, pandemic or not, so we headed off to Miami.

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My first trip post-vaccine was to visit my family in New Orleans and we discovered a few new places to eat, drink and soak up Big Easy culture.

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niantic town guide
We've gathered our favorite places to eat and shop in Niantic and East Lyme and put them on a handy map.

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Essex Town Guide Featured
We've chosen our top 15 favorite places to eat and shop in Essex and put them on a handy map for you.

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Chester Town Guide
Here are our top picks for eating and shopping in Chester with a handy, printable map.

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new haven contest
We've partnered with The Shops at Yale to bring you this exciting weekend getaway and shopping spree worth over $1000!

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I haven’t been back in ten years (can it be that long?), but I made it this summer.

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If you’re on the hunt for a luxury stay at discount prices, head to Tablet.com

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