A quintessential summer day at a lake in Northern Maine. — Reader photo by Heather.
The August issue is now on newsstands and in our store! Your favorite Maine state parks, the definitive guide to the Maine accent(s), the Kennebunks’ identity crisis, Spose talks, and blueberry pancakes.
We asked Down East readers to pick one favorite from among Maine’s more than 50 stunning state parks and historic sites. Hundreds of you answered the call. See if your favorites made the list — then pack a picnic, grab your backpack, and go outside to play.
We took a group of our readers on an unforgettable week of photography and exploration in Acadia National Park, along with some of our favorite contributing photographers.
In 1969, his grandfather took him here for the first time. In the very near future, he will bring his two grandchildren here to eat their very first whoopie pies.
Share your favorite Maine-inspired recipe and it may be featured on our website! It’s easy. Enter your recipe info and pictures, and tell us a little bit about yourself. Then, let the Down East community see your delicious creations.
[I]n July 1985, we listened to the wild call of the loon, talked with “Portland’s First Family of Ice Cream,” took a look at a landmark showdown over ownership of Moody Beach, explored the “Fantasy Tower Overlooking Gouldsboro Bay, and viewed some of acclaimed painter Neil Welliver’s work.
Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.
Tiny houses. Tiny trees. Homegrown seedlings. Fancy concrete. Here are our 2015 editors’ choices for the Best of Maine Home and Garden.
Deborah Randall taught art in institutions all around the Northeast before moving to Maine in 1999 to teach at Colby College. Her work will be featured at our 2015 Art of Giving Gala, September 17 in Portland.
I discovered an abandoned lobster trap while walking on the Rockland Breakwater. The sailboat in the background just happened to enter the frame as…
Rollercoasters. Jungle gyms. Blueberry clouds. Newbery Honors. Here are our 2015 editors’ choices for the Best of Maine Family.