A daughter recalls the springtimes of her youth through the words of her parents, authors Henry Beston and Elizabeth Coatsworth. By Kate Barnes.
King of the Airwaves
Public television host, entrepreneur, homebody, Angus King is one of Maine’s best-known faces. By John Lovell.
Signs of the season abound on a remote, wild lake. Photographs by Thomas Mark Szelog.
Leaping into Cyberspace
Kodak’s Center for Creative Imaging in Camden leads the way toward a brave new world of sleight-of-hand images. By Jeff Clark.
After the Parade
In places like Machiasport, Memorial Day is much more than just another holiday. By Ellen MacDonaldWard.
Case of the Crotchety Tycoon
Stigmatized as the Gray Man from Maine, 1890s publishing magnate Frank A. Munsey made millions building magazines, ruining newspapers, and riding roughshod over any employee with gray hair. By Patrick Morris.
Boating Down East
A Guide to Summer Pleasures Afloat, an annual twenty-four-page supplement by the Editors of Down East.
Room With a View
In the early days of this column, I wrote frequently of the chipmunk, an engagingly obnoxious little rodent called “L.B.,” who was here when I arrived and who tolerated my intrusion upon his island only because I absentmindedly left Oreo cookies on the kitchen counter and he valued Oreos more than life itself, which it almost came to, in the end. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Belfast
The Maine Viewpoint
Ground That Plane!
Down East Bookshelf
The Call of the Running Tide, A Portrait of an Island Family by Nancy Price Graff
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Testing the Waters
Cover: Pemaquid Light, by Richard Procopio, showing watercolorist Paul D. Zidek at work, painting the famous lighthouse at Pemaquid Point. The original photograph was manipulated by Kodak image-maker Nia Kellogg, incorporating flames from a photograph of a burning building, by Kevin Shields.