Down East July 2014

July 2014

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


A Splendid Day by the Sea

Off the beaten path, the quiet little town of Owl’s Head is easy to miss, but that would be a shame.

Band Together

Maine’s community concert bands are a fixture of summertime. How will they fare in uncertain future?

At a Certain Age

After two previous ascents, Elizabeth Peavey finally braves Katahdin’s famed Knife Edge.

Is This Girl Commiting a Crime?

Thanks to high passions, vague laws, and muddled court decisions, sorting out where property owners’ rights end and the public domain begins is no day at the beach.

The Best of Maine

Our guide to the state’s best food and drink, cultural offerings, outdoor adventures, family fun, lodging, and more.


Where in Maine?

Can you identify this regal residence?

Editor’s Note

The Mail

Letters to the Editor

Your Maine

What is your favorite beach in Maine?

Tooling Around

Pickers gather in Liberty for a Saturday morning tradition.

What’s in a Picture

Oddball Outing


A Lobster Feast


The Rarest of Them All


Blossoms and Waves


Inside Out

Making It in Maine

Hot Diggity Dogs

Room With a View

Migration of the Rusticators


What to Do in Maine This Month

July Calendar

Go Here. Do this. See that.

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