The Magic Touch
After a period of flat sales and marketing missteps, L.L. Bean is riding high again. It owes its success to recapturing the mystique of Maine.
- Photography by: Carl D. Walsh
For two decades, this financial adviser has instructed Mainers in a holistic approach to money management.
The King of Caviar
Rod Mitchell, of Browne Trading in Portland, has built a seafood empire that is as far reaching as it is unlikely.
- Photography by: Russell French
7 Emergency Cures for Maine's Economic Ills
15 Maine Companies to Watch
Settling in Maine does not mean giving up the prospect of a high-powered career.
Not everyone wants to punch a time clock or work in an office. Looking for jobs off the beaten path, Charlotte Albright did some alphabetical investigation.
- Photography by: Herb Swanson
Features Your Money or Your Life Does settling in Maine mean giving up the prospect of a high-powered career? By Michaela Cavallaro Making Money in Maine Not everyone wants to punch a time clock or work in an office. Looking for jobs off the beaten path, Charlotte Albright did some alphabetical investigation.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Challenging times put the soul of community banking to the test.
Your November mystery photograph was taken in Prospect Harbor at the Stinson Seafood cannery. The roof in the foreground belongs to my mother, Elaine Bean. She bought this pink house in the late 1960s or early 1970s. The people that had it for sale sold it to her for little or nothing if she promised
I was having lunch with a new freelancer a while ago, and we were talking about restaurant reviews. "I assume you get your meals comped," he said. "Nope," I replied. "We always pay our own way." The writer, a seasoned pro with decades of magazine experience, paused over his panini. "Really? Wow, that's
Mainers have given John Baldacci a second chance. He'd better seize it.
Dining Expansion Plan Amato's in Portland hopes to bring Italians and whoopie pies to the masses. Jeff Perkins is busy spreading the sandwich-pizza-pasta gospel of Amato's, and he's racking up the miles to prove it. "I'm on the road four days out of seven this week, and it'll be at least three next week,"
I wanted something in front of my house besides that awful birdfeeder my wife put up.
Two young nurses helped bring a smile to the Queen City's patients during the 1920s.
Theater The Show Must Go On "Write what you know," they say. So it's no wonder that British playwright Michael Frayn dreamed up Noises Off, the classic tale of an inept theater troupe's struggle to finish its tour amidst the havoc of lovers' quarrels, eccentric actors, and stray sardines. Jan. 23 - Feb.