Down East April 2014

April 2014

The table of contents from the April 2014 issue of Down East.


Find your Maine Style

Authentic Maine design is not one aesthetic but many. Whether Coastal Chic, Classic New England, Natural Urban, or Rustic Simple, what these styles have in common is a strong sense of place.

Maine Garden Primer

From a quarter-century of working the Maine soil spring eight lessons for creating a lush an bountiful garden.

A Creative Nest

Photographer Todd Watts and ceramist Jemma Gascoine have traded New York and London for the tiny Piscataquis River township of Blanchard.



Where in Maine?

Can you identify this waterfront town?

Editor’s Note

Maine home and gardens are very demanding labors of love.

Letters to the Editor

What You Said

Your Maine

What makes your home a Maine home?

Bridgton’s Big Night

Why did the amphibian cross the road? The answer is no joke.

What’s in a Picture

Early Morning at the Mill

A Bridge to the Past

The end of an era for Brunswick and Topsham’s Black Bridge

Gimme a Sea!

Maine’s high school sports teams provide splashes of local color.

Sunday Best

CM Almy in Pittsfield has been outfitting church clergy across the country with robes, chalices, candleholders, and crosses for 122 years. Amen to that.

Natural Urban

Reinterpret Maine’s Architectural Heritage in a sleek and sophisticated style with a strong sense of place.

April Calendar

Go Here. Do this. See that.

From Our Archives: April 1969

A look back at Down East forty-five years ago.