Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

group of puffins on a rock

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.

Allagash Lobster Roll

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.

musicians palying at All Roads Music Festival

All Roads Music Festival

On Saturday, May 20, over 30 music artists from across Maine will join together to present their work in venues across Belfast which provides a scenic backdrop for the event in a community that embraces art & culture.

Oyster Recipes

Down East Food Cruise

“Captain J. R. and I found ourselves out on North Haven a month ago and decided to pay our friend Adam Campbell of North Haven Oyster Co. a visit.” — Captain Noah, Schooner Taber