culture, food

Night of the Unusual

We live on two levels, the realistic level and the fantastic level, observed Tennessee Williams. Guests weren’t sure what to expect when Hendrick’s Gin launched the month of Halloween with an event in Boston that evoked the spookiness of blending the two levels. Staged at Space 57 at the Revere Hotel, Hendrick’s Voyages into the… Read More Night of the Unusual

culture, travel

On Walden Pond

“The scenery of Walden is on a humble scale, and, though very beautiful, does not approach to grandeur, nor can it much concern one who has not long frequented it or lived by its shore,” wrote Henry David Thoreau, who lived two years, two months, and two days by its shore in a 14’4” x… Read More On Walden Pond

culture, travel

Vermont before the Fall

On Wednesday, this city mouse took a long drive outside my natural habitat. First stop was a step back in time at the enormous Vermont Country Store, where I sampled sweet fudge and bitter cider. From there, my companion and I travelled north-by-northwest past churches and farms and white houses and bed-and-breakfasts. Vermont is not… Read More Vermont before the Fall