November 2016

Where in Maine November 2017

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the November photo of Deering Oaks park in Portland.

Wreck Chaser

The Wreck Chaser

Hundreds of military planes crashed in Maine during World War II, including 48 that resulted in fatalities. Wreckage is still scattered in the North Woods, on mountain slopes and lake bottoms, and off the coast. Aviation archaeologist Peter Noddin is on a mission to document the site of each crash — and to honor those who died.

where to eat

Where to Eat Now

We’re not asking you to dine out at every amazing restaurant in Maine. Just these 20. Plus one entire town. Hope you’re hungry.

Maine Ideas

8 Crazy Maine Ideas

We asked our contributors to throw skepticism out the window and float a few moonshot proposals that’d impact Maine for the better.

Soakology

Soakology

Billed as a “foot sanctuary and tea house,” Soakology offers packages that pair therapeutic treatments with just the right leaves.