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Ben Fourie, Charles Thompson, Philip Percival and Ernest Hemingway pose with three antelope skulls and one antelope skull while on safari at Keijunga Camp, Tanganyika

Please credit: "Photographer Unknown. Ernest Hemingway Papers. Photograph Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston."

JFK Library hosts exhibit on the life and writings of Hemingway

Hemingway fans have an opportunity to get up close and personal at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (JFK) exhibit, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars, which showcases the library’s Hemingway Collection.

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Great Wolf Lodge: Land-and-water adventure for kids of all ages

Such was my introduction to a vast array of unusual children’s activities that mesmerized the 70-year-old kid in me as much as they did Dalya, 14 and Mollie, 11 as we frolicked through Great Wolf Lodge.

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Black Trumpet cooks get ready for Restaurant Week

Chefs cooking up storm during Portsmouth N.H. Restaurant Week

Settled in the early 1600s, Portsmouth and surrounding towns make up a vibrant, New England coastal destination with a stellar arts and culture scene, unique locally owned shops and restaurants.

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New and adventurous ways to enjoy fall foliage

Jill and Bill Kelly oooh and aaah at the scenery passing below the hot air balloon in which they’re sailing gently above the treetops. Mark and Marylee Sutherland help steer a rubber raft through a stretch of rock-strewn river and over a 12-foot-high waterfall.

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New York City comes to life through offbeat haunts

Standing on a half-acre of bog land and heather that encircles a dilapidated 19th century stone cottage, my mind wandered back to a recent visit to Ireland.

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Gaar Mansion offers glimpse of history in Richmond

By Louise Ronald RICHMOND, Ind. — Tour guide Margaret Wotherspoon is saddened whenever she hears Richmond residents say they’ve never been inside the Gaar Mansion — especially if they’ve lived here for a long time. “The history is just so important,” Wotherspoon said. So is the beauty of the architecture. The imposing three-story home topped […]

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