Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin is Down East's managing editor.

Eric Mihan

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bangor booze merchant (and secret operatic powerhouse) Eric Mihan joins the pros for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s production of La Bohème.

Betting on thin ice

Betting on Thin Ice

By winter’s end (even in a weirdly warm year like this one), we Mainers have gotten pretty good at making our own fun. And what better way to entertain ourselves (and salute the spring) than with a friendly wager on when the ice will disappear on the nearest lake?

Down East Magazine, GQ Magazine

GQ: Do We Need It?

In January, GQ magazine correspondent and Colby College grad Drew Magary published a post entitled “Maine: Do We Need It?” Since one good satire deserves another, here’s our response.

Jeff Curtis, Sherman’s Books

Cover Story

Wasn’t the indie bookstore supposed to be a relic by now? Jeff Curtis, of Sherman’s, Maine’s mighty micro-chain, says there are still plenty of chapters to go.