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How To Talk Rhode Island

To talk Rhode Island requires more than a passing knowledge of the expression ‘No school Fosta Glosta’ or the difference between a cherrystone and a littleneck. It’s a hybrid of Northern and Southern New England English, a Boston-meets-Brooklyn sound with ...

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Six Brutalist Buildings

Two of the most famous Brutalist buildings in America are still provoking strong emotions in New England decades after they first reared their heavy concrete heads. The massive buildings – Boston City Hall and Rudolph Hall -- are appropriately in ...

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Pass the Tourtiere, C’est Le Reveillon!

For many, many years, le reveillon was the way Franco-Americans ushered in New Year’s Day in New England’s Little Canadas. The reveillon is a long, late dinner preceding a holiday, and central to it is the tourtiere. The celebrated meat ...

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