New England Elms, long cherished as ornaments, became symbols, providing more than simply shade.
Around the time that new contributor Carla Jean Lauter was reporting this month’s story on the nascent reboot of Maine’s august D.L. Geary Brewing Co. she was also penning and designing a fond tribute to Maine’s many breweries in the form of a vintage children’s alphabet primer.
Let Augusta have its big-box stores — the shops along Hallowell’s historic Water Street are an expo of the curious, cozy, and hyper-local.
Maine Public Radio’s rookie reporter straddles the cultural (and political) divide.
Wabanaki traditions meet high style from Decontie & Brown.
Portland photographer Greta Rybus ferried to North Haven to shoot contributor Laura Serino and her family for our March cover.
For every one of us living the good life in Vacationland, there’s somebody somewhere merely dreaming about it. For our special primer on making a Maine dream a Maine reality, we asked a few of our favorite writers for the skinny on how they do it.
Red Lobster became my stand-in for the Pine Tree State, and I liked what I saw.
From a story by Jay Hutchins, published in the winter of 1961. Photographed by Harry Packard.
The house you sit in and the ground you stand on are liquid assets. We hold a lease on life itself and on every other thing we think we own.
25 years ago this month, the previously undefeated Black Bears suffered a rare home-ice loss against archrival Boston University. The next night, they avenged the setback with a 6–1 thumping of BU, and they wouldn’t lose again, home or away, the rest of the season, going on to win the program’s first national title.
Dr. Wilhelm Reich’s modern-day admirers have sunk more than quarter-million dollars into a documentary to redeem his name. Is Dr. Reich’s long, strange story about to climax?