Sunaana Express

Sunaana Express VIP Giveaway

The Sunaana Express, a private AMTRAK rail car, featuring live music from Joel Thetford, and beer from Allagash Brewing Company. One winner will receive two VIP tickets to the event, two Sunaana Express Downeaster tickets, and overnight accommodations at The Press Hotel in Portland.

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Featured Maine Maker

Maine’s beautiful and sweeping outdoors inspires its residents and visitors in different ways. Some are moved to get out and explore, others are roused to create. For Elizabeth Stefany, the owner of Carrabassett Valley Jewelry, it’s both.

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All Bundled Up

Portland photographer Greta Rybus ferried to North Haven to shoot contributor Laura Serino and her family for our March cover.

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Artist’s Retreat

Encaustic painter Dietlind Vander Schaaf never had a dining room before moving into her Portland Colonial four years ago. Now, she relishes having a space dedicated to dinner parties, Rummikub matches, and showcasing items by local makers.

Pig out: pastry chef Ilma Lopez's Spanish sundae, with chocolate cake, caramel, and smoky serrano ham ice cream.

Chaval

The culinary duo behind Piccolo, Portland’s much-loved Italian restaurant, dives into Spanish and French fare at their new West End bistro.

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A Whole Other Kettle

Maine’s whirligig beer scene left D.L. Geary Brewing Company behind. Now, New England’s oldest craft brewery is under new ownership, releasing new beers, and taking a new approach to brewing. Can it attract new drinkers?