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Maine Ideas

8 Crazy Maine Ideas

We asked our contributors to throw skepticism out the window and float a few moonshot proposals that’d impact Maine for the better.

Kittery

Where-to-Eat Town: Kittery

In 180 paces (we counted), you can traverse the nucleus of Kittery’s snug Foreside district, passing eight restaurants, a whole-animal butcher, an import market of Euro delicacies, a dim craft-cocktail bar, and a coffee shop with the best vibe (and crullers) for 50 miles in any direction.

Ghost Town

Ghost Town

Like Stephen King, the famous author it raised, Durham is quiet and a little weird, with some strange stuff going on upstairs.

Safe at Last

Safe at Last

After decades of violence at the hands of her husband, Priscilla got out alive — with help from a Maine safe house that’s among the first of its kind.

Scenic Spin

We plucked a narrow-eyed racing cyclist out of retirement and dropped him into the “vacation on two wheels” that is BikeMaine. Can he learn to relax and enjoy the ride?