Laura Serino

Laura Serino

Laura Serino is a North Haven dweller, founder of the Fore Front Fashion blog, and former digital editor of Down East Magazine.

Gift Guide

Fifty Under $50

In 2016, our love for Maine makers and artisans met our ingrained Yankee frugality. The result? Dozens of brilliant and stylish
Maine-made gifts for your sweetheart, your kids, your friends, your coworkers, even your dog — and none of them will break the bank.

Maine Made Gifts, Down East, Magazine of Maine

40 Maine-Made Gifts

Our 2015 Maine-made gift guide is your ticket to stylish, creative, and thoughtful gift-giving — all while supporting Maine’s small businesses and artisans. Let your best year of holiday shopping begin.

Bold Comfort

In an excerpt from his new cookbook, chef Kerry Altiero shares some of his favorite recipes from Rockland’s beloved Cafe Miranda.

Our Favorite Stories of 2014

Although they run the gamut from reporting to narrative to profile, our fave favorite stories this year have a few things in common: community, resilience, deep connection to place.

4 Holiday Table Ideas

Impress your guests with a beautiful table for your holiday dinner. Check out these four festive and inexpensive ideas.


A much more elegant alternative to the cafeteria tray, this toboggan is made in Camden from native ash and water-resistant pads for snow days…

Sand Bar Board

Sustainably built and rugged enough to handle a rocky coastal climate, this 12-foot stand-up paddleboard (or SUP) was made from 200-year-old reclaimed pine and…