Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

Monhegan

Monhegan Light

When staff photographer Benjamin Williamson wants to shoot Maine at its most essential, he hops the ferry for Monhegan, 10 miles out to sea, year-round population about 60. We asked him a few of his favorite places to set up a tripod.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from May’s photo of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

Best of Maine 2019

Best of Maine 2019

More Down East readers than ever voted in our annual Readers’ Choice poll, dishing on all their Maine favorites — from oysters to orchards and hotels to harbors. As always, we have a few picks of our own. How did your favorites do?