A new compendium shows off the archival illustrations of Kate Furbish, Maine’s swashbuckling Victorian botanist.
You wouldn’t know it now, but this weathered wharf is the second-biggest attraction in a long and narrow island town. Can you name the village where this wharf awaits the return of lobster-mad tourists?
For 27 years, Christopher Knight lived alone in a clandestine wooded camp in tiny Rome, undiscovered and unaided, breaking into camps to steal what he needed to survive. When he was finally captured and arrested in April 2013, the story of the North Pond Hermit made headlines worldwide. In our March 2017 issue, we excerpt Finkel’s fascinating new book, The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.
From “Dog Days in Fort Kent,” by Elizabeth Peavey, in our February 1998 issue.
Chocolate truffles and heart-shaped candies are for amateurs — true romantics know that oysters make the best Valentine’s Day treat.
This year’s ice harvest at Thompson Ice House, complete with hot chocolate and chili for visitors, is scheduled for February 19 — and some of that ice will then end up making ice cream for a social in July.
It’s time to vote for your favorite Maine art gallery, book store, gym, coffee, radio station, restaurant, ski mountain, library, and more. Cast your votes by May 8!
Once again, we asked this year for you to send us the photos that best represent your personal vision of Maine — and, man, did you ever respond.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the December photo of Bass Harbor.