Something’s gone missing in Nevada Barr’s latest Anna Pigeon mystery: Acadia National Park.
In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Andrew Vietze revisits the harrowing night, 150 years ago this month, that left half of Portland in ashes.
On a Newcastle back road, locals and visitors gather to celebrate summer, ceramics, and the world’s greatest pop-up salad bar.
As the Portland Pirates leave town, a former player remembers the team’s swashbuckling first season.
Printmaker Susan Amons mixes technique and allegory in her otherworldly artwork.
Fifty years ago, the “phantom punch” gave Lewiston a black eye. How boxing’s most infamous fight inspired a Portland trainer’s hall-of-fame career.
At Hinckley’s old-school L.C. Bates Museum, one of Papa Hemingway’s sporting trophies needs a little work.
No matter the evidence (or lack of it), fantastic creatures will always roam the Maine woods.
Labor and tradition endure on a low-tide landscape that few ever glimpse.
Maine author Colin Woodard continues his exploration of what unites and divides us.
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art is scheduled to open its new building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 26. Inaugural exhibitions, on view through August 12, include solo shows by sculptor Jonathan Borofsky, painter Alex Katz, and video artist Rollin Leonard.
From the article “Burning the Barrens” by Ken Textor in the May 1995 issue.