February 2007


Cabin Country

Unfazed by the passage of time, West Branch Pond Camps harks back to a simpler time in Maine’s North Woods.

  • By: Andrew Vietze
  • Photography by: Sara Gray

London, Paris, Portland

Maine’s largest city has quietly become a fashion hot spot.

  • By: Sara Donnelly
  • Photography by: Carl D. Walsh

Cold? What Cold?

For Maine’s hard-core surfers, winter is the perfect time to hang ten.

  • By: Steve Mistler
  • Photography by: Michele Stapleton


How much do you know about logging in Maine? Take our pop quiz and find out whether you have what it takes to be a lumberjack or lumberjill.


Where in Maine?

It may look stunningly scenic at this island outpost on a sunny winter’s day, but there are many challenges to face when you live thirteen miles out in the cold North Atlantic. Like cutting your way into your house with an ax. That’s how thick the ice gets at this twenty-foot tower, according to one

  • Photography by: Kevin Shields

North by East

Information Please Even Google can’t match a good Maine librarian. In the Age of Google, Susan Wennrich should be obsolete. Wennrich is a reference librarian at the Bangor Public Library, but instead of being put out of business by search engines and the Internet, she and her fellow librarians are busier

The Cupboards Are Bare

Hunger has become a growth industry in Maine.

  • By: Jeff Clark

Letters to the Editor

WHERE IN MAINE? The picture on the cover of your December issue and your mystery photograph is McLoon’s Wharf in the village of Spruce Head. Our family has had a seasonal camp in Spruce Head since 1901, and I have watched many a lobsterboat from the same spot your picture was taken. During our annual

Kissing in the Kennebunks

The romantic villages of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport will thaw any deep freeze.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

Inside Maine

Your monthly guide to enjoying life in the pine tree state

Steamer on Ice

A creative captain helped this Maine paddle wheeler beat a winter gale.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

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