The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is one of the country’s more remarkable experiments in wilderness preservation — and one of its classic river trips. Today, with the number of paddlers at a 30-year-low, a trip along the Allagash is as quiet and sublime as ever.
Stamp-happy Mainers celebrate the centennial of Maine Postcard Day (surely you’ve heard of it).
We sent our man on a quixotic quest for glory at four classic Maine summer festivals.
Bangor booze merchant (and secret operatic powerhouse) Eric Mihan joins the pros for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s production of La Bohème.
By winter’s end (even in a weirdly warm year like this one), we Mainers have gotten pretty good at making our own fun. And what better way to entertain ourselves (and salute the spring) than with a friendly wager on when the ice will disappear on the nearest lake?
You can tell a lot about a Mainer by how she chooses to get down a snow-covered hill.
In January, GQ magazine correspondent and Colby College grad Drew Magary published a post entitled “Maine: Do We Need It?” Since one good satire deserves another, here’s our response.
Bill Duggan’s film-buff legacy — all 18,000 titles — lives on at the Portland Public Library.
Wasn’t the indie bookstore supposed to be a relic by now? Jeff Curtis, of Sherman’s, Maine’s mighty micro-chain, says there are still plenty of chapters to go.
In Maine, the best way to protect your car from the rigors of ice, snow, and salt is to swap it out for a “winter beater.”
Harpist Liza Rey Butler’s new collection of lullabies — yes, lullabies — is good for more than just baby bedtime.
This year, Portland Stage’s biennial production of The Snow Queen comes on the heels of the Frozen phenomenon.