I have been taking photos of this old building for many years. Each year I wonder, will it make it through another Maine winter?…
Little Mopang Stream off Route 9 in Beddington, Maine — Photo by Clint Hayward, Waterville
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from September’s, Biddeford picture.
We set out to explore the radical breadth of styles and flavors that makes Maine’s cider boomlet so much fun. Our search was fruitful.
Like many in Maine, we were saddened to read of the September passing of Leon Gorman, grandson of L.L.Bean founder Leon Leonwood Bean and either president or chairman of the company for 46 years. Outside of L.L.Bean, Gorman was known for his charitable pursuits. For this remembrance, we turned to Gorman’s friend Mark Swann, executive director of Portland’s Preble Street resource center for homelessness, hunger, and poverty.
Every family has their own Thanksgiving dinner traditions, but some common elements, like turkey, sweet potatoes, and a whole lot of butter, unite us all in mouthwatering anticipation. Larry Matthews, chef/owner of the iconic Back Bay Grill in Portland, likes to keep things simple and delicious, with dishes that allow for easy adjustment to accommodate a potentially increased guest list.
Violinists are honoring Portland master luthier Jonathan Cooper with a tribute album.
In addition to 2015 Magazine of the Year, the Down East Magazine team brought home top honors for Magazine Writer of the Year, Magazine Photographer of the year, Overall Art Direction, and several other awards.
I just took these last week in Bristol Mills, Maine. Color was phenomenal. — Connie Cooper
My mother’s recipe — however, I added the chocolate chips!
Benjamin Benoit, a photographer who grew up in Bath, and who is now based out of Manhattan Beach, California, sent us several photos from…