Will Grunewald

Will Grunewald

Will Grunewald is Down East's associate editor.

Maine-brewed Beer

Funk Tradition

Three Maine breweries are doing what, a mere decade ago, conventional brewers’ wisdom said was impossible: making spontaneously fermented beer outside the climes of Belgium’s Senne River Valley.

Norway snowshoe races

What’s in a Picture

The town of Norway’s snowshoe biz caught on in the late 1800s, when craftsmen like Mellie Dunham and H.H. Hosmer set up small concerns.

John Hodgman in Surry, Maine.

Vacation Man

With his new memoir, Vacationland, multi-hyphenate humorist John Hodgman is out to callously insult Maine’s beaches.