We’re proud to announce that UPP author Christopher Klein, the writer behind Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands and The Die-Hard Sports Fan’s Guide to Boston, has published a hit new book, Strong Boy (Lyons Press, 2013)!
If you’re looking for a tasty and unique dessert to add to your table this holiday season, try this recipe for mocha shortbread from Karen J. Covey, author of The Coastal Table: Recipes Inspired by the Farmlands and Seaside of Southern New England.
Pick up copies of Boston Baby: A Field Guide for Urban Parents and North Shore Baby: A Field Guide for Parents North of Boston for heaps of ideas on how to keep the kiddos busy without losing your mind. Illustrations from these diaper bag companions are the subject of this month’s digital desktop calendar.
This Thanksgiving, skip the canned cranberry sauce and try out this delicious recipe for crostini with Brie and cranberry chutney from UPP author Karen Covey, the mastermind behind “The Coastal Table: Recipes Inspired by the Farmlands and Seaside of Southern New England.”
It’s no secret that we at Union Park Press love all things local, which is why we’re embracing this great local charity: We Art Boston!
It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that the island of World’s End has a distinct secret-paradise-at-the-end-of-the-earth quality. At 248 acres, you can easily get lost in the lushness and diversity of the landscape: the island flaunts woodlands, sandy coves, marshes, meadows, tinier offshoot islands, blueberry thickets, and granite cliffs—all surrounded by crisp blue water—for […]
Labor Day has come and gone; the fall season is upon us! We’re celebrating the cooling temperatures with a fall-inspired recipe from Karen Covey, author of The Coastal Table: Recipes Inspired by the Farmlands and Seaside of Southern New England. This beautiful cookbook highlights the epicurean heritage of Southern New England with a fresh, simple twist on traditional fare. Taking cues from local culinary history and agriculture, The Coastal Table features recipes for cool nights in, sophisticated outdoor entertaining, and simple, everyday meals.
On Middle Brewster Island stands a manmade stone arch, thoroughly covered with ochre- and chartreuse-colored lichens, that has the power to transport you—figuratively speaking, of course—to another time. Set against a rugged landscape of tall, perpetually windblown grasses that, on the whole, is irresistibly reminiscent of Ireland, the arch belongs entirely to another age, one […]
As summer winds down and September ushers in the cooler weather, farms and vineyards like Westport Rivers Winery and Travessia Urban Winery begin of one of their busiest times of year: the grape harvest! This month’s digital desktop calendar features a lovely image of some of Westport Rivers’ grapes, as seen in our newest book, The Coastal Table by Karen J. Covey.
Nowhere in the whole of the Boston Harbor is nature’s wrath more apparent—or more palpable—than on Great Brewster Island. This member of the Brewster island chain, a family of four located in the harbor’s outer stretches, has long suffered abusive weather conditions and unrelenting ocean waves. Although it visibly bears the effects of such manhandling, […]