Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

Swig of the Month

In beer, hops balance against sweetness, impart flavor, and have a preservative effect. What happens if a brewer just leaves them out?

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June’s Blooms

It’s an intoxicating time, this season of marching headlong into summer, and we have four flower-filled events to fill your senses with it.

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Among the Puffins

From windswept islands in a warming Gulf of Maine, photographer Derrick Z. Jackson documents Maine’s puffin colonies in intimate, dazzling detail.

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World’s Best Lobster Roll Semi-Finalists

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.