Freebies for the frugal: Skiing

My friend Dave lives by the slogan: "If it ain't free, it ain't me." He's got plenty of company these days, as the economy...

The Stowe Report

Last weekend, I schmmozed Stowe. It's been quite a few years since I skied what many consider Vermont's best. Truth is, the last time...

Get the Christmas spirit

Economy got you in the dumps? Gray November just not motivating you? Need a little kick to get in the holiday mood? Sunday's Boston...

Cassoulet in Beantown and other South End finds

If you're going to have cassoulet in Boston, head to Hammersley's Bistro. My foodie friend E and her friend R took me there Friday...

Mad about Mad River

If the ski and clothing sales, lift ticket deals, and entertainment aren't enough to draw you to the Boston Ski Show this weekend, here's...

Say it with chocolate

I...am...a...chocoholic. There, I said it. I've been known to crave dark (only dark, and the darker the better) chocolate at 8 a.m., so you know...