Caption this photo from our June 2017 issue. We’ll choose our favorite and send the winner a 2018 Down East wall calendar and a one-year digital subscription.
What does a dream home in Maine look like to you? Send us a photo of a home — your own or one you’d like to own — that epitomizes what living in Maine means to you, for a chance to win $250.
Help us choose a design for the limited-edition Down East Day Tripper Tote. Vote for your favorite Sea Bags design and enter for a chance to win one of the bags!
Introducing three of our favorite images, now available as 14″x11″ matted prints, ready for framing. Click to view details in our online store.
Join us for a Down East inspired afternoon of food and fun June 30, July 14, July 28, and August 11. Food trucks will be open from 12 p.m.–7 p.m., with live entertainment and cash bar starting at 4 p.m. Play lawn games and peruse our shop of Maine-Made gifts all day. Free admission. Family-friendly!
Join us for some old-fashioned Maine summer fun. The first-annual Down East Lobster Roll Festival will be held Saturday, July 8, at Thompson’s Point in Portland. VIP and Lobster Lovers’ packages available, too. Get your tickets today!
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from April.
A classic French dessert combines fresh cherries with a yummy, dense custard.
Each Sea Bags sail trade preserves memories, authenticity, and the environment.
We had dozens of chefs, restaurants, food trucks, and vendors from all over Maine and the country enter the World’s Best Lobster Roll competition. Here are the semi-finalists who will compete at this summer’s Down East Lobster Roll Festival.
A stop-by-stop road map to everything the Pine Tree State has to offer when the sun is shining, Join us on the hunt for the best Maine summer ever.
Bob Trapani Jr. carries the torch for Maine’s beloved-but-antiquated seaside beacons in the GPS era.
Folk trio Lula Wiles brings its breezy vocal harmonizing and sharp picking, bowing, and plucking back to Maine for this summer’s Kingfield Pops.
In their heyday, dozens of steamboats plied Maine’s largest lake. Soon, though, the Great Depression and the age of the automobile took their tolls, and as steamboats grew obsolete, they were scuttled or simply allowed to sink at mooring.
Rafting pioneer Suzie Hockmeyer’s wild, 41-year ride.