A new compendium shows off the archival illustrations of Kate Furbish, Maine’s swashbuckling Victorian botanist.
Five Things to Know about the New PMA.
You wouldn’t know it now, but this weathered wharf is the second-biggest attraction in a long and narrow island town. Can you name the village where this wharf awaits the return of lobster-mad tourists?
From “Dog Days in Fort Kent,” by Elizabeth Peavey, in our February 1998 issue.
Chocolate truffles and heart-shaped candies are for amateurs — true romantics know that oysters make the best Valentine’s Day treat.
Chef Eloise Humphrey’s new venture is a freewheeling plunge into modern American cookery.
Built with straw bales, a Mount Desert Island home is practical, energy efficient, and beautiful.
This year’s ice harvest at Thompson Ice House, complete with hot chocolate and chili for visitors, is scheduled for February 19 — and some of that ice will then end up making ice cream for a social in July.
As a kid, I was afraid of Ida. And small wonder: stout and tall, with big hands and a severe face, she was every inch the forbidding Yankee spinster. My idea of Ida shifted slightly one summer morning when I was about 10 years old.