For 21 years, LJ Hopkins had hauled mail and essential supplies to Swan’s Island. What caused him to stop?
“The House is bleak. There is no softening landscape, no adjacent buildings other than a lonely barn to add the warmth that a cluster provides, only sky as the limitless background to a house that is unadorned. One believes Wyeth when he said of the house, ‘I just couldn’t stay away from there. It was Maine.’ “
A Saco woodshop builds iconic Maine furniture — and better lives for employees with disabilities.
What else is made better with Pumpkinhead? Submit your recipe for a chance to win a Shipyard prize pack. Plus, Shipyard will serve the winning dish at Federal Jacks through the month of December!
An unconventional sculptor (and a marine biology student) on bridging the art-and-science divide.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Whether you’re a professional writer or write as a hobby, let the editors of Down East help you advance your craft. Learn what magazines are looking for from writers, hone your skills, and get out and enjoy Maine at the same time. September 6–9, 2017
A couple preserves a family tradition with a new house that bests the original while retaining its warmth and charm.
We asked our contributors to throw skepticism out the window and float a few moonshot proposals that’d impact Maine for the better.