Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin is Down East's editor in chief.

Nina Fuller Sheep

Sheared Experience

On her farm in Hollis, photographer Nina Fuller makes a near-daily practice out of capturing the serene, enigmatic animals that have (unexpectedly) taken over her life.

Tobey’s Grocery, South China

Ryan McCaskey’s Favorite Place

When Ryan McCaskey visits Maine — including on his annual staff trip, for which he shuts down his restaurant — his first stop upon exiting I-95 is unassuming Tobey’s Grocery, a Shell station and mini-market in South China, where he starts provisioning for the trip.

Deep Space

In his new book, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, the acclaimed essayist, novelist, and physicist Alan Lightman explores the relationships between science and religion, knowledge and transcendence — all from a quiet, wooded rock in Casco Bay.