Dooryard

Down East Magazine November 2017 Cover

8 burgers in 6 days

Could you eat your way through “Maine’s 30 Greatest Burgers?” Saco city administrator Kevin Sutherland and his partner Kristin Forester have!

Maine Birds

Ordinary Birds

“Rare birds, high-value birds, please us. But no more than the cliff swallows that once arrived in abundance every spring.”

ADA Rockland

Check, Please

What did it take to put together this month’s interview feature, “My Dinner with Kerry,” about the success of Cafe Miranda, the allure of kitchen life, and the changing face of Rockland? We ran the numbers.

Greta Van Campen

Cover Story

This month’s cover, by Thomaston-based artist Greta Van Campen, marks a rare return to form.

wild turkey

Good Having You Back

By 1900, the following animals were extinct or nearly extinct in Maine and everywhere else east of the Mississippi: 1) any wild canid larger than a fox, 2) wild turkeys, 3) beavers. Now they act like they own the place.