Events ART cross training You wouldn't expect an accountant to be a really great health-care provider, or your mechanic to build you a new deck. But an architect who designs cool, modern furniture — it seems a pretty plausible exercise. See the results at Getting Personal: Maine Architects Design
Belfast's Dennis Pinette has won acclaim by painting the industrial and elemental landscapes of Maine.
What if you drained the Gulf of Maine? This computer image, created for the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, reveals the intriguing underwater features in one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world.
Katahdin Trail Tips Thank you for the aerial centerfold of Mount Katahdin in your April issue. What a magnificent mountain worthy of the deepest awe and respect. On my first trip in 1996 the park ranger advised me to stick to the path and its blue blazes, adding that people who stray from it might get
Keel Kemper has driven a hundred miles out of his way to study tracks that the finder swore were left by a mountain lion. "Coyote," recalls the veteran wildlife biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. He has called in the state crime lab to inspect pictures that the photographer
Rosemary Herbert, the publicist for Down East, got a call a few weeks back from some Hollywood types who were filming The Mist, an adaptation of a Stephen King horror novella, down in Shreveport, Louisiana. The script is classic King: a suspenseful and gory clash between a supernatural mist and a bunch
Editorial opinions from across the state
Along the Maine coast, fishing wharfs are slowly being replaced with seaside homes. Saving our working waterfronts requires a new way of thinking.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
MUSIC The Fab Four Mop tops they're not, but the four young men of the Calder Quartet are earning raves from audiences inspired by their tweaking of chamber music conventions (witness the tough-guy poses in their publicity photo). Named after Alexander Calder, inventor of the mobile, the quartet is wrapping