L.L.Bean

Javi Marroquin and Lauren Comeau Show off Their New Home in Delaware — See the Pics!

It looks like they're settling into their new life quite nicely! Lauren Comeau recently moved to Delaware to live with her soon-to-be-baby-daddy Javi …

Teen Mom

Group reports toxic chemicals in some back-to-school supplies

Just in time for back to school shopping, a consumer group has come forward with a warning. Some of those wholesome products may contain dangerous …

Crayons

Packable Rain Jackets for Men and Women

Check out some of our favorite, easily-packable rain jackets.

Backpacking

A Walk To Devil’s Pulpit, Overlooking Tintern Abbey

In the heart of the Wye Valley is Devil’s Pulpit, a rocky outcrop amongst the trees that affords spectacular views up the valley and river but also …

Hiking

He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences.

The actor Stephen Payne first shuffled through the stage door of a Broadway theater more than 30 years ago. He was there to move a piano. The stage manager asked him to roll the piano toward a back corner, and as he crossed the stage, he recalled, “it was dreamlike.”<p>“It was like walking through …

The Theatre

Go Local: Marketing Books to Targeted Communities

How leveraging local communities can land authors on the bestseller list.<p>When I hear professional publicists and PR people offer advice to authors, …

Writing

A small outdoor gear startup from Maine has caught the attention of L.L.Bean — and partnered on an exclusive product line

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flowfold is a fun company, one of those cool startups that seem like it starts with a simple project, scraping by to get started, and, just …

Outdoors Gear

Agency plans new Discover Outdoor Connecticut Day

NORTH FRANKLIN, Conn. (AP) — The state's environmental protection agency is unveiling a new event to highlight Connecticut's fish and wildlife resources.<p>Discover Outdoor Connecticut Day will be held on Sept. 22 at the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Franklin Swamp Wildlife …

EPA

These Packable Rain Jackets Are so Worth the Suitcase Space

And some of them only need about three square inches.<p>Packing for adventure travel is all about being prepared for the unexpected. Sometimes that’s a …

Backpacking

How to Wear Striped Shirts In Between Seasons

Breton tops, marinières, or more simply, striped shirts: No matter what you call them, it’s likely you’ve owned one at some point in time. They’ve gone from “French Fashion 101” to worldwide wardrobe staple. And yes, French street-style stars and editors like Caroline de Maigret and Emmanuelle Alt …

Clothing

Get L.L.Bean backpacks on sale for 25% off with this coupon code

While the next few weeks will probably be a mix of cramming in the last few bittersweet beach trips and barreling through the packed aisles of …

Shopping

Want Patagonia’s Nano Puff Jacket? Buy This $75 Jacket Instead.

So you’ve developed a lust for Patagonia’s Nano Puff jacket; I don’t blame you. A few months ago I wrote my love letter to the puffy coat — how it …

Shopping

L.L. Bean takes an extra 25% off sitewide including Bean Boots with deals from $11

L.L. Bean is currently offering an <b>extra 25% off</b> sitewide with promo code <b>SAVE25</b> at checkout. The sale even includes the famous Bean Boots that are perfect for fall. Orders of $50+ receive free delivery.<p>One of our top picks from this sale is the Adventure Pro Backpack for <b>$67</b>, which originally was …

Outdoors

Maine chefs spare life of blue lobster that was “too interesting to cook”

Scales restaurant in Portland, Maine, received its usual seafood delivery last Friday, but noticed an outlier among the lobsters: a rare …

New England

The 10 Best States if You Love Sandwiches

We live in divisive times. Even seemingly safe subjects like sandwiches are fraught with argument. Shouldn't we all just relax and revel in the fact …

Sandwiches

16 Cute and Roomy Tote Bags No One Will Know You Got on Amazon

Ahead: swingy straw bags, modern top-handles, and leather classics.<p>When it comes to a functional and high-capacity everyday bag, nothing beats the …

Clothing

7 Hard Shell Coolers Built for the Great Outdoors

We might be in the killer heat of summer, but we can hope there’s a cooler fall around the corner. Then we’ll get back to camping weather, along with …

L.L.Bean

All the Back to School Shopping Deals You Should Know

Deals on everything from stationary supplies and backpacks to binders and clothes.<p>Summer is wrapping up and back to school season is here. We know, …

Shopping

Advocates decry closing of Veterans Affairs outpatient program in Amherst

Family members and volunteers say the closing this fall of an outpatient health care center located in the Northtown Plaza is a painful blow to the …

Health Care

20 Of The Best Places To Buy Backpacks Online

Why would you ever carry anything with your hands, when all these backpacks exist?<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</i> …

Shopping

9to5Toys Last Call: Logitech Speakers $80, Samsung IconX Wireless Earbuds $97, Smart Lock Sale from $219, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast:<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week …

Headphones

I Don't Understand Facebook's Advertising Model

About three scandals and one stock market plunge ago, Facebook launched an advertising campaign to apologize for fake news, privacy breaches, spam, …

Media Industry

A Weekend at Countryfile Live with L.L. Bean

Another gloriously sunny weekend was here and it was time for another weekend festival with L.L. Bean. Countryfile Live was the destination, a huge …

Clothing

Survey reveals the spending habits of millennials (spoiler: they like coffee and eating out)

New research from LendEDU shows that 27% of Millennials dole out more money paying for coffee monthly than they save for retirement in that same time period. But while 37% of Millennials admitted to putting no money away each month for their Golden Years, the average one who does, saves $480 a …

Customers

NEMO recalls Stargaze Recliner camp chairs

NEMO and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have issued a recall for about 7,500 of the portable swinging and reclining camp chairs …

Product Recalls

Men's Mountain Classic Anorak, Colorblock

Why We Love It<p>We took the classic design of our original anorak, updated it with a modern fit and colorblocking. We think it's the perfect pick for …

L.L.Bean

Back-to-school sales have begun—here are the best deals you can get right now

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA Today’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>It’s officially …

Shopping

15 lunch boxes any kid would love to take back to school

Spice up a regular brown bag lunch for your kids' this school year by picking up a fun lunch box!<p>With so many creative patterns and prints out now, you can find the perfect lunch box for whatever they are interested in. Shop 15 of the best lunch boxes available right now from brands like Pottery …

Shopping

How Mastercard Is Winning New Business

Mastercard continues to differentiate its payment services from rivals and win new deals to become a one-stop shop.<p>When <b>Mastercard Inc.</b> (NYSE:MA) …

Investing

All the Best Back-to-School Sales You Need to Be Shopping

Stock up on all the essentials and meet that first day with ease.<p>SCHOOL SUPPLIES<p>• Save up to <b>60%</b> on school supplies at <b>Amazon</b>.<br>• Get <b>free shippin</b><b>g</b> on …

Shopping