The seafood slingers, chefs, glossy food-mag writers, and entrepreneurs who helped turn the unassuming lobster roll into a national phenomenon.
It’s time to lay anchor. Our pictorial tribute to the eight port towns and peaceful coves we never tire of gazing at.
Some of Maine’s liveliest spots for dinner and drinks these days are down on the farm — and for some Maine farmers, the gastronomic “barn social” is a key part of a new agrarian model.
In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Revisiting the harrowing night that left half of Portland in ashes.
Our 12 favorite Maine swimming holes are little heralded and sparsely visited, sylvan spots along quiet trails where locals gather when the mercury rises.
In 1995, Rob Tod started making a beer called Allagash White but his quintessentially Maine success story actually starts 30 years before, in a small Belgian village called Hoegaarden.
Maine adopted Kenyan runner Moninda Marube as a symbol of human trafficking’s invisible casualties. But a close look at his case raises hard questions — and illustrates the challenge of investigating and prosecuting trafficking crimes. Is this man a victim?
A young family of tenderfoots finds a gentle introduction to the North Woods at a cozy backcountry lodge.
After decades in free fall, how Maine’s loon population took off.
What does a veteran forager know about Maine’s iconic fiddleheads that you don’t? Curl up with Michael Burke’s tale of a tagalong day in the field.
To paraphrase Thomas Wolfe, you can’t go to the Old Port again. Or can you? Author Suzanne Strempek Shea revisits the Portland she once knew.
In his new book, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, the acclaimed essayist, novelist, and physicist Alan Lightman explores the relationships between science and religion, knowledge and transcendence — all from a quiet, wooded rock in Casco Bay.