Down East March 2014

March 2014

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


Best Places to Live 2014

Maine has 494 cities, towns, plantations, and unorganized territories. Discover six great hometowns, plus 61 more unique places to live.


Ageless All-Stars

Inspiring athletes of the Maine Senior Games prove that age is little more than a state of mind.


Come Spring

The signs are subtle, but living things are stirring all around us and spring is on its way.


The Cool on the Hill

How Munjoy Hill became Portland’s hippest — and most expensive — neighborhood.



Where in Maine?

Can you identify this pretty peak?


Editor’s Note

The true magic of camp is not the place itself.


Letters to the Editor

What You Said


Your Maine

Why do you choose to live in Maine?


Sticky Fingers

Here’s a new one for your list of harbingers of spring: maple sap stealing.


What’s in a Picture

Above the Mud


Rumford 2022!

What has Sochi got that we haven’t got?


Moment’s End

Vanity Fair declares Maine’s day in the cultural spotlight over, but we’re not crying into our coffee brandy.


Cabin Fever

One part retreat and one part museum, a longtime collector creates the perfect camp to house his family and his finds.


North Woods Awakening

Hibernation is a marvel no matter the creature, but black bears do it best, managing to stay warm, strong, and healthy through months without food or activity.


March Calendar

Go Here. Do this. See that.


From Our Archives: February-March 1956

A look back at Down East fifty-eight years ago.