The table of contents from the August 2010 issue of Down East.
Some Kind of Wonderful
Tinder Hearth Bakery in West Brooksville is rekindling community through food and music. By: Kim Ridley
A Touch of the Far East
Despite popular belief, a Japanese aesthetic can feel very much at home in a Maine garden — if you approach your planning with the right mindset. By: Richard Grant
What About Wiscasset?
One midcoast town has come to symbolize the future of tourism in Maine — will it be the gateway to economic revival or a roadblock to spreading prosperity? By: Virginia Wright. Photography by: Alan Lavallee
From NoHo to SoRo
Rockland-based fashion designer and shop owner Beth Bowley is bringing clothing manufacturing back to Maine. By: Kathleen Fleury. Photography by: Benjamin Magro
The Heart of Acadia
One hundred years ago John D. Rockefeller, Jr., made a fateful decision that would forever change Mount Desert Island and the history of Maine. By: Andrew Vietze. Photography by: Sue Anne Hodges
Sea Swept Style
Michael Fleming transforms the ocean’s leftovers into elegant furniture and sculptures. By: Virginia Wright
The Whale Watchers
For thirty years a group of dedicated scientists has turned a house in Lubec into a base of operations for monitoring some of the most endangered animals on earth — the North Atlantic right whales that gather each summer in the Bay of Fundy. By: Amy Sutherland. Photography by: Herb Swanson
The Little Red Lobster Shack
The line for lobster rolls at Red’s Eats is almost as famous as Wiscasset itself.
Where in Maine?
Ever cruised over to this Sporting Club for dinner? Photography by: Alan Lavallee
Back to the Sea
Linda Greenlaw’s new book returns to swordfishing with all its perils and personalities.
Letters to the Editor
Read what our readers have to say about Maine. Photography by: Alan Lavallee
A Quiet Apology
An ugly chapter in Maine history stumbles closer to closure. By: Colin Woodard
Fountain of Youth
This spring has seen many marketing ploys over the past 150 years. By: Joshua F. Moore
A Delicious Contradiction
Bangor’s newest hot spot offers classy comfort food without the fuss. Photography by: Amy Wilto
This ain’t your momma’s plain cheesecake with strawberries!
It’s August, and the hills of Maine are alive with the sound of tourists. I know that description sounds facetious, but it’s not. Maine would not exist without our generous summer visitors. And any state that bills itself as “Vacationland” has already decided the limits of its discourse. By: Paul Doiron
It’s no surprise that several of Douglas “Woody” Woodsum’s poems have graced the pages of Down East over the years. What’s surprising is that his first book has been so long coming.
North by East
Standing firm for the Owl’s Head apostrophe, a “PhD” in animal husbandry, and more.
Two girls summering at Moosehead Lake turn an abandoned shack into a magical memory.