Planning your escape to Maine, for a visit or for good? Let these insiders show you the keys to making the most of life here in the Pine Tree State.
For decades, the now-trending ancient practice of qigong has had a home in Bangor.
From our contributors: this month’s plum finds in Maine shops, style, and craft.
A small but growing number of Maine lobstermen are turning to offshore fishing in the winter: a photo essay from aboard the lobsterboat Sea Glass.
Can you name this bridge and the town where it’s found?
Down East magazine knows Maine. And when it comes to Acadia National Park and the surrounding area, we’ve explored the best places to go and things to do. See our ultimate guide to Acadia!
Maine State Ballet and Portland Ballet put on two of their most popular — and very different — shows.
Forest bathing, goat yoga, ax throwing? Maine is surprisingly en vogue when it comes to self-care. We dispatched a team of writers to spas, retreats, forest preserves, and more, with a mandate to meliorate their minds, bodies, and souls. Here’s what they found.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from January’s photo of Stratton Place, Portland.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
In winter, northern Maine’s mile-high Katahdin is a rugged, spectacular world apart. When four friends set out to ski it, the trip represented a physical challenge and a spiritual feat. The photos they brought back offer a glimpse of “The Greatest Mountain” as few ever see it.