Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

Best of Maine 2018

Best of Maine 2018

Thousands of readers took our poll to tell us what they love most in Maine — from landmarks to lobster shacks. So how’d your favorites do?

Acadia Gardens

Garden Splendor

Gardening and landscaping have always been big among the MDI gentry, and the island today is speckled with serene spots to enjoy the fruits of their leisure.

ADA Rockland

Check, Please

What did it take to put together this month’s interview feature, “My Dinner with Kerry,” about the success of Cafe Miranda, the allure of kitchen life, and the changing face of Rockland? We ran the numbers.

Maine Music Lore

Maine Music Lore

From big bands to indie bands, eight surprising times that the beat of popular-music history (and trivia) has thrummed through the Pine Tree State.