Shore Road may be the perfect road for hoofing it.
By: Joshua F. Moore
How a new generation brought new life to Maine’s remote and beautiful Cranberry Isles.
By: Letitia Baldwin
Photography by: Michele Stapleton
20 Years and Growing
The story of a cottage garden in Cushing has taken two decades to tell.
By: Virginia Wright
Race Against Time
Scientists are rushing to crack the mysteries of the Gulf of Maine before the clock runs out.
By: Colin Woodard
Field & Scream
My crash course in becoming a true Mainer, courtesy of L.L. Bean.
By: Sara Donnelly
Beyond the Lobster Roll
From mac and cheese to BLTs, Maine’s favorite crustaceans are showing up in some odd – and delicious – recipes, thanks to the wild imaginations of Maine’s top chefs.
By: Hilary Nangle
Hooray for the Red, White, & Blue
At Bobbie Maschal’s festive summerhouse, every day is the Fourth of July.
By: Michaela Cavallaro
Photography by: Todd Caverly
Mainers say they want alternative energy, but just try building a wind farm here.
By: Jeff Clark
Where in Maine?
Let’s make it clear before you even get started that your answer is incorrect. Katahdin, you’re saying, plain as blueberry pie. And yes, that is the state’s highest peak, the Mountain of the People of Maine, the Greatest Mountain, terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The question, however, is this: What
Photography by: Kevin Shields
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Museum in a Box
Does Maine really care about its history?
By: Joshua F. Moore
I greatly enjoyed Edgar Allen Beem’s profile of architect Carol Wilson in your May issue. Learning of the personalities that are shaping the Maine of today is one of the reasons I so value Down East. Wilson’s designs are wonderful, and I see no reason why the new cannot be embraced side-by-side with
If you visit the Web site of Red Lobster and type the word Maine into the restaurant locator box, you will discover that the chain is defunct in this state. Now, your response to this news might be, “That’s a surprise!” Or alternately, you might say, “Why would there be Red Lobsters in Maine when every
By: Paul Doiron
Events WESTERN FARE Hang On It’s a sure sign that bull-riding has gone mainstream when a New York investment firm decides to get involved. Never fear, though: the money guys will fade into the background when you get a glimpse of the bucking bulls and the cowboys who ride them. See it all when the Professional
DINING Genuine Warmth Five-O Shore Road in Ogunquit is the sort of place where everyone knows your name. On fine summer nights, you can spot Five-0 Shore Road without a glance at the street numbers: Just look for the line of folks gathered on the sidewalk waiting to get in. Some are waiting for a spot
In Good Humor
For one summer, I made the people of South Portland dance in the streets.
By: Jonathan Irwin
Common Sense in Whitefield
Editorial opinions from across the state
Sunday Muddy Sunday
A slip in the Kingfield mud was all in the name of charity and fun back in 1981.