Will Grunewald

Will Grunewald

Will Grunewald is Down East's associate editor.

Maine Mariners

Meet the Mariners

When the puck drops at Cross Insurance Arena on October 13, pro hockey is officially back in Portland for the first time since the Pirates left town two years ago.

Seafolk Coffee toasts

Toasts of the Town

Six months ago, Seafolk Coffee opened in Rockport without a sign, website, or phone, but from day one, they were packed.

Maine Outdoor Film Festival

Going Bigger

This summer, the Maine Outdoor Film Festival kicks off its seventh running with a shorts contest, Broke and Stoked, for in-state filmmakers only.

Good To-Go

Roughing It?

A decade ago, Jennifer Scism was running a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York. But along the way she married a Mainer, got tired of the grind, moved to York, and started backpacking.

Music That Moves Me

Another Spin

Maine Public Radio’s always-popular audio-diary series heads into a sixth season.

charcuterie

The Cure

Matthew Secich worked in some of the country’s most gourmet, most stressful kitchens, bouncing discontentedly from one high-profile gig to the next. Now, he makes smoked meats and cheeses in Unity’s Amish community, which he, his wife, and kids joined a few years ago.