The women of Islesboro’s Sewing Circle (est. 1858) make everything from baby sweaters to iPhone cases — not to mention a strong community fabric.
The Island Issue is now on newsstands and in our store. An A–Z guide to Maine islands, exotic eats in Portland, the candy bar you have to try, secession in Caribou, Tempo Dulu review, and more.
Maine’s hardest-working rapper gets happy.
The August issue is now on newsstands and in our store! Your favorite Maine state parks, the definitive guide to the Maine accent(s), the Kennebunks’ identity crisis, Spose talks, and blueberry pancakes.
We asked Down East readers to pick one favorite from among Maine’s more than 50 stunning state parks and historic sites. Hundreds of you answered the call. See if your favorites made the list — then pack a picnic, grab your backpack, and go outside to play.
A flurry of development in the Kennebunks has prompted a philosophical tug-of-war about the towns’ identities.
Rollercoasters. Jungle gyms. Blueberry clouds. Newbery Honors. Here are our 2015 editors’ choices for the Best of Maine Family.
Ever wanted to step inside a painting by your favorite artist? Veteran journalist David Millward did just that. Kind of.
Ukrainian fusion folk. Social media shutterbugs. Hollywood starlets. Highbrow foot laundry. The Best of Maine Editors’ Choice winners for “Culture.”
A historic process is exposing the injuries inflicted by Maine’s child welfare system on generations of Wabanaki people — and illuminating a way forward to bring healing and change.
Any old bar can pour you a pint. Where do serious beer lovers settle in among their tribe?
Mexican on the coast. Cupcakes on the farm. Relish on the roadside. Brûlée in the bike lane. The 2015 Best of Maine Editors’ Choice winners for “Food and Drink.”