Our contributors share their choicest finds in Maine style, design, shops, and craft.
Pack up a weekend bag and choose your favorite art trail. We picked three of coastal Maine’s most road-trip–worthy regions for art lovers and laid out our stop-by-stop itineraries for each. Ready to explore some of the best of Maine art?
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from April’s photo of Bubble Pond.
Find a secret Down East seastack, a guerilla-art birdhouse, and the state’s finest boulder roadside mural.
Can you name this harbor town? Submit your answer here for a chance to win a Down East wall calendar.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Sheep and goats, candy, fishing, huggable mascot moose. What’s not for kids (and grown-ups) to love?
Past is present at 2,000-year-old shell middens, the last Shaker village, and . . . your local Renys?
A “true” lobster bake is a daylong affair that begins with a driftwood fire that takes two to three hours. See how resourceful Mainers have sped up the process, to enjoy an authentic Maine clambake. Plus, a bonus Maine Blueberry Pie recipe!
Peter Beerits, the artist behind the Nervous Nellie’s Jams & Jellies fantasyland, on building a bird.
Get cultured at a frescoed rural meetinghouse, a coastal arts mecca, and an urban art walk.