Jensen Bissell manages Maine’s Baxter State Park, 210,000 acres of the most dramatic peaks, prettiest ponds, and finest trails east of the Rockies. Lately, he spends a lot of his time trying to keep people out of it. (Or does he?)
Checking in with Maine’s “serendipitous” media mogul, Reade Brower.
Let it be said that Mason’s pours some terrific beers, particulary excelling at Belgian and German varieties.
Here’s where to get the shakes this summer.
Inspired by Maine’s enterprising brewers, a few delicacy swaps we’d like to see.
What do these things have to do with each other? We had no idea either, until we heard from sculptor Gary Sussman.
Maine’s hardest-working rapper levels up on your smartphone or tablet.
Boycotts can have unintended consequences, and Maine’s history with them has been checkered. When we at Down East received a few impassioned messages warning us that we too were included in a “total boycott of all businesses linked to Maine in any way,” it prompted some reflection.
There’s a trace of the sacred in it — in the light, in the title — plus a hint of the absurd, the faintest whiff of the freewheeling nature of that day at sea.
George French delivered 20 years worth of stirring images, mostly black-and-white, of pastoral landscapes, but he was also a devoted chronicler of working people.
British animator Will Rose draws inspiration from Eastport’s wildlife, architecture, and late-night Justin Bieber dance parties.
More than a century later Joanna Colcord’s classic shot of her dad still has more bite than any other image from Maine’s nautical history.