The images of Christmas that came to us fused and confused geographies, histories, and iconographies: the stony, semi-arid, goat- and sheep-herding Holy Land with its jumbled, inhospitable terrain; the deep-forested European north, where the dire winter cold and darkness threaten to engulf the world forever.
A few hard-charging ski heroes want to take Maine’s nascent backcountry ski scene to the next level. You ready to gear up?
In this darkest month of the year, we offer a visual tribute to all things luminous.
The holidays shine a light on marine workers’ hidden talents and passions.
How did a Portland artisan turn an old toy dinosaur into the coolest Hanukkah menorah?
In Catherine Armsden’s Dream House, an architect dissects her childhood home to make sense of her past.
From “Farmstead at the Crossroads,” by John Lovell, in our December 1979 issue.
Toroso, Bard’s new Kennebunk restaurant, wears its Spanish inspiration proudly, from the legendary jamón ibérico on the Charcuteria y Queso portion of the menu to the bacalao and fideos — among the entrées.
A couple carves a homestead out of the woods in Ellsworth.
This year, our love for Maine makers and artisans met our ingrained Yankee frugality. The result? Dozens of brilliant and stylish
Maine-made gifts for your sweetheart, your kids, your friends, your coworkers, even your dog — and none of them will break the bank.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the September photo of the Oquossoc Angling Association on the Mooselookmeguntic lake.
Looking for the perfect cocktail to serve your holiday guests? We asked bartenders at two of our favorite watering holes to match the spirit of the season with recipes for quaffs that are warm, bright, and cheery.