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The Six Oldest Synagogues in New England

The oldest synagogues in New England were built well after the first Jewish settlers arrived. Touro Synagogue, the only surviving synagogue from the Colonial era, was consecrated in 1763, nearly a century after the first Sephardic Jews arrived in Newport, ...

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The Return of ZaRex

Generations of New Englanders grew up on ZaRex, a sweet fruity syrup that could be made into a drink, into snow cones or as a secret ingredient in cupcakes. It was a retro regional favorite, much like the Fluffernutter sandwich, ...

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Edie Sedgwick, Poor Little Rich Girl

. In 1965, Edie Sedgwick appeared in one of Andy Warhol’s underground films in 1965 and said, “I’ve never been anywhere where I haven’t been known.” The iconography of her aristocratic family litters the New England landscape. You can find ...

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