Down East March 1993

March 1993

The table of contents from the March 1993 issue of Down East.


Flying in to Paradise

Fishing, hunting, and lazing about are orders of the day at a century-old sporting camp on Munsungan Lake in the Maine North Woods. By Davis Thomas.

Right on Target

Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier have made Arrows restaurant in Ogunquit a four-star favorite among discerning diners from Maine and beyond. By Beth Crichlow.

In Search of ‘Lost’ Bar Harbor

For those who know where to look, vestiges of the resort’s Golden Age recall the era. By Nan Lincoln.

Two, on the Rocks

Recipe for the classic Down East bake: a brace of lobsters, a mess of clams, and all the fixings, steamed on a bed of seaweed, accompanied by salt air and a boat ride. By Amanda Hallowell.

Summer in the Slow Lane

About the only things a visitor to Vinalhaven can expect are secret trails, ocean views, and a sense of peace and quiet that seems to predate the automobile. By Margot McWilliams.

The Maestro of Taunton Bay

Hancock came alive with music when world-famous Pierre Monteux started a school for conductors there and launched a concert series. Fifty years later, the beat goes on. By Sanford Phippen.

Our Town

Boothbay Harbor is not only a grand place to visit — it’s a great place to live.  A dozen residents tell why.

Taking the Sun

For many there’s no place to enjoy summer sunshine quite like the great beaches of southern Maine.

Offbeat Vacations

Leave your car behind, bid adieu to Route One, and try a different sort of Maine vacation. By Sarah Scott.


Room With A View

I have a personal interest in Bean’s since it is my neighborhood store and if all of the Bean’s clothes that I am now wearing were taken from me I would be driving down Route One pretty much buck naked. By Caskie Stinnett.

The Talk of Bangor

Penobscot Dam Dilemma

The Maine Viewpoint

Hustling for Tourists

Down East Bookshelf

Maine Off the Beaten Path by Wayne Curtis

Along the Waterfront

Fast Paddles

North by East

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.

I Remember

When Bogie Played Lakewood

Cover: Sand Beach, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, by Randy Ury.