Midcoast

Salt Water Farm, Rockport Maine, Down East Magazine

Hard Opening

Last year, 170 new restaurants opened in Maine. Statistically, more than a quarter of them won’t make it through their first year. This is the story of one that did — restaurateur Annemarie Ahearn’s ambitious Salt Water Farm — and of what it took to get there: bruised egos, broken friendships, and tough lessons about what Mainers want.

S-Bristol

Best Places: South Bristol

We considered every one of Maine’s 494 cities, towns, and plantations and asked our hearts: which places would we most like to call home?

Camden

Best Places: Camden

We considered every one of Maine’s 494 cities, towns, and plantations and asked our hearts: which places would we most like to call home?