Fort Allen cannons

Cannons at Sunrise

Civil War cannons at sunrise at Portland’s Fort Allen Park, a National Historic Place named after General Ethan Allen. Photo taken June 3, 2015,…

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Bao Bao Dumpling House

Chef-owner Cara Stadler had a 10-year plan when she was 16. In 2014 she was named one of Food & Wine’s best new chefs. Here are the “wrapped treasures” we discovered upon dining at Bao Bao Dumpling House.



Vinland is a fine-dining restaurant in Portland that uses only local ingredients.


Parade of Lights

Portland Harbor’s Christmas parade is a brief — but brilliant — holiday celebration.


Piccolo Restaurant

Don’t let the restaurant’s name (Italian for “small”) or the size of the space (20 seats max) deceive you.