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.
From meditations on art, community, and gentrification to profiles of lawmen and woodswomen, our most read stories of 2017.
At Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, est. 1961, kitsch is king, retro is respected, and celebration is sacred. Arielle Greenberg pays tribute to Maine’s wildest, most beloved dive.
In this darkest month of the year, we offer a visual tribute to all things luminous.
For the third year, we asked you to send us the photos that exemplify your personal vision of the Pine Tree State — and the volume of your response continues to wow us.
These five projects will cover all ages and interests on your holiday list.
Quest for the Antidote, the first-time game designer’s new fantasy board game, has players dicing with death.
In Maine’s maximum security lockup, warden Randall Liberty is offering inmates gardens, therapy, and a sense of purpose.