On Maine Maple Sunday, Elizabeth Peavey jets from sugarhouse to sugarhouse, sampling Maine’s sweet and sticky treat.
The mysterious fish faces a troubling future from overfishing to environmental factors.
Herewith, our 2012 guide to Maine's best cheap eats, all for under $15.
- Photography by: Mark Fleming
It’s no longer regarded as a cure-all, but the curious-tasting soft drink does seem to be a prescription for happiness.
A writer and a wine expert taste-test maple syrups.
Can new owners save Maine’s largest newspaper chain?
The Lost Kitchen brings an inventive use of fresh, local ingredients to Belfast’s dining scene.
- Photography by: Jennifer Smith-Mayo
Forty-eight years ago, Senator Margaret Chase Smith awaited the results of her first presidential primary.
Morgan Callan Rogers in her debut novel takes a look at the inherent struggles of coming-of-age in 1960s coastal Maine.
A snapshot of what it was like to eat in Maine in early 2012.
Read what our readers have to say about Maine.
Merchants Row’s Gulf of Maine Wooden Memory Tiles ($30; merchantsrow.bigcartel.com) may be a simple memory matching game played by children, but it takes the artistic eye of an adult to be fully appreciated. Complete with sixteen pieces depicting marine life and vessels found in the Gulf of Maine, each tile is handcrafted from birch plywood by Mark Marchesi.
A conversation about smelts brings a wife and husband closer together.
- Photography by: Jennifer Baum
Photograph by Jennifer Anderson
Photograph by Laurence Parent
Christian P. Potholm, a professor of Maine politics at Bowdoin College, provides an anthology of the Maine experience in Maine: An Annotated Bibliography (Lexington Books, Plymouth, United Kingdom; 131 pages; $55). Divided among such themes as “Finding the Real Maines,” “Maine’s Independent Governors in Myth and Reality,” and “Women of Maine,” Potholm introduces each section with a short essay followed by a thorough, balanced, yet always surprising list of books and articles to help a reader dive further into the subject.
Log homes made in Maine, sold in China, spiders scare shipbuilders in Bath, and more!