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Three-hour tours

They crowd our sidewalks, wearing lobster hats and carrying LL Bean bags, from August through October. We’re told about how their presence is vital to our economy.
Lessons from a cruise-ship trip to Portland
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 06, 2009
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Sony’s loss is Portland’s gain

Three local music entities are reaping the benefits of a major national lawsuit against big-name music institutions.  
Music money
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 02, 2008
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Ride, don't drive

This summer, with price gouging at the pumps at an all-time high, motoring vacations promise to be an even more miserable travel experience than usual.
Oil companies gouge us every time we get behind the wheel, so try a no-car vacation
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  June 11, 2007

Honky tonk blues

Where can I find a good bar?
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  August 23, 2006
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The motorized alternative

"Bump, ba-bump, ba-bump." Such is the sound a motorcycle makes when running over jackrabbits on the Nevada highway. Two-wheeler tours: Bicycle camping around Boston and beyond. By Nina MacLaughlin
Hitting the trail on a Harley or a Honda
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  July 25, 2006
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Cheap thrills

Summertime inevitably raises the question: what are we going to do with our crazy, hot selves? Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
Paw Sox, Penny Slots, and Ponies — so cheap, it might cost you
By ELLEE DEAN  |  June 14, 2006