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Get Your Thrills at Six Flags New England

Kids at Six Flags New England

New England's premier amusement park, Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts, is open for the 2014 season. Take your kids this weekend or when the park is open daily during school spring break.

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Celebrate Spring at Daffodil Festivals This Weekend

Monday April 21, 2014
The spring flower festival season gets underway this weekend! The annual Meriden Daffodil Festival is Connecticut's most colorful free event, and there are fireworks on Saturday night. Fields of buttery daffodils are also a spectacle to behold each spring at the Nantucket Daffodil Festival, where events this weekend include an antique car parade, a tailgate picnic and more. And don't miss Daffodil Days at Blithewold in Bristol, Rhode Island, where sunny daffodils greet guests through this Sunday, April 27.

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10 Fabulous Flower Festivals in New England


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Daffodil Festival photo © 2001 Kim Knox Beckius.

Boston Marathon Tragedy: Help Keep Boston Strong

Thursday April 17, 2014
Last year's deadly attack at the Boston Marathon finish line--like so many other tragedies--aroused global desire to help, to give, to support those whose lives were shattered. If you're a New Englander, a runner or anyone whose heart will be in Boston as the 118th Boston Marathon is run on Patriots' Day for the first time since the tragedy, here are legitimate ways to provide support for victims, for runners who are supporting charitable causes and for this beautiful, historic city.

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Boston Strongah T-shirt photo © 2014 Kim Knox Beckius.

Boston's Best Breakfast Sandwiches

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Want to taste pure deliciousness while you're in Boston? I'll tell you about a tiny, out-of-the-way place in a neighborhood you've probably never heard of, where the breakfast sandwiches are so scrumptious, they cause people to fall in love. Not just with the sandwiches... with each other!

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Red Sox Steals & Deals

Wednesday April 16, 2014
New additions this week to Kim's New England Deal Sheet:
  • At 99 Restaurants, one kid eats free with the purchase of each adult entree on the day following any Red Sox victory;
  • High school and college students can score $9 SRO tickets for any Red Sox home game this season; and
  • The Inn at Longwood Medical makes it easy to steal away from home and see the Sox with overnight packages that include two tickets to Fenway Park.
Details for All Current New England Travel Deals

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99 Restaurant photo 2010 Kim Knox Beckius.

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