Laura Serino

Laura Serino

Laura Serino is a North Haven dweller, founder of the Fore Front Fashion blog, and former digital editor of Down East Magazine.

Gift Guide

Fifty Under $50

This year, our love for Maine makers and artisans met our ingrained Yankee frugality. The result? Dozens of brilliant and stylish
Maine-made gifts for your sweetheart, your kids, your friends, your coworkers, even your dog — and none of them will break the bank.

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40 Maine-Made Gifts

Our annual Maine-made gift guide is your ticket to stylish, creative, and thoughtful gift-giving — all while supporting Maine’s small businesses and artisans. Let your best year of holiday shopping begin.

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Bold Comfort

In an excerpt from his new cookbook, chef Kerry Altiero shares some of his favorite recipes from Rockland’s beloved Cafe Miranda.

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Our Favorite Stories of 2014

Although they run the gamut from reporting to narrative to profile, our fave favorite stories this year have a few things in common: community, resilience, deep connection to place.

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4 Holiday Table Ideas

Impress your guests with a beautiful table for your holiday dinner. Check out these four festive and inexpensive ideas.

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Toboggan

A much more elegant alternative to the cafeteria tray, this toboggan is made in Camden from native ash and water-resistant pads for snow days…