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.
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.
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?
Nowhere is the sense of suspended time more pronounced than a Maine summer place in the heart of winter.
Maine is a cross-country skier’s Shangri-La, and this list of our 10 favorite Nordic destinations proves it.