“Weekends with Yankee” Episode 701: New England Icons

Richard heads to Maine to check out one of the world’s most-photographed lighthouses, while Amy explores history and seafood in Boston’s famed Italian enclave, the North End. In Vermont, we meet Farmhouse Pottery founder James Zillian.


PREVIEW “Weekends with Yankee” Episode 706: Past Meets Future

This week on Weekends with Yankee, senior food editor Amy Traverso explores the rising foodie destination of Biddeford, Maine. She begins the day at the Lincoln Hotel, a recently opened luxury hotel whose setting—a converted 19th-century textile mill—reflects the town’s industrial heritage. Next, she visits two players in Biddeford’s growing food scene: specialty coffee roaster […]


PREVIEW “Weekends with Yankee” Episode 708: New England Traditions

This week on Weekends with Yankee, senior food editor Amy Traverso dives into early American history at New Hampshire’s Strawbery Banke Museum. After talking with archaeologist Alexandra Martin about this unique history museum—an authentic neighborhood whose buildings span four centuries—Amy tries her hand at cooking Chelsea buns and onion pie in the 18th-century style: over […]


“Weekends with Yankee” Episode 711: The Arts

On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, Amy Traverso heads out to the Berkshires for the famous Tanglewood music festival. Richard Wiese visits the MacDowell Colony, an artists’ colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, that has hosted such legends as composers Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein and Our Town playwright Thornton Wilder. 


“Weekends with Yankee” Episode 712: Old Things/New Hands

On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, Richard Wiese jumps into the world of Bangs Island Mussels, a pioneering fishery in Portland, Maine, that’s producing more than 250,000 pounds of sustainable shellfish a year. Amy Traverso heads to Connecticut’s famous Litchfield Hills to visit Arethusa Farm, where the cows get shampooed every day and their […]

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