Shepherd's Pie

Winter Comfort

Cottage pie or shepherd’s pie is great winter comfort food, particularly if you’ve spent the day working outdoors and need respite from the elements. Try Annemarie Ahearn’s recipe.

Down East Magazine - Where in Maine

Where in Maine?

Can you name this charming town with expansive views? Read our hints and submit your answer. We’ll feature our favorite letter in an upcoming issue!

Farm House

Futuristic Farm House

A classic Maine aesthetic meets efficient construction techniques and net-zero energy consumption in this gracious home, available as a building package from BrightBuilt Home.

Brahma Grill

Brahma Grill

Brahma Grill is a classic American steakhouse fine-tuned to appeal to a broad clientele. See more from our recent visit.

Stranger-in-the-Woods

A Q&A with The Stranger in the Woods author Michael Finkel

For 27 years, Christopher Knight lived alone in a clandestine wooded camp in tiny Rome, undiscovered and unaided, breaking into camps to steal what he needed to survive. When he was finally captured and arrested in April 2013, the story of the North Pond Hermit made headlines worldwide. In our March 2017 issue, we excerpt Finkel’s fascinating new book, The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.