Each winter, Chris Hayward plays an epic game of King of the Mountain, eschewing chairlifts and racking up as much vertical footage as he can. Who says going down is the fun part?
From parades to pageants, Christmas carols to A Christmas Carol, there’s hardly a day this month when some Maine town isn’t decking the halls.
The town of Norway’s snowshoe biz caught on in the late 1800s, when craftsmen like Mellie Dunham and H.H. Hosmer set up small concerns.
Based out of the little town of Carthage, Kim Dailey, of Dailey Woodworking, has been working deep in the woods of Western Maine for almost two decades, crafting Maine-made goods.
“I’m walking around in a Jamie Wyeth painting.” See some of the landmarks portrayed in Wyeth’s work and some favorite island houses from a recent Maine Homes by Down East visit.
What’s a pair of Maine pooches doing on a West African postage stamp?
For a winter belly warmer, Hardshore barkeep Travis Gauvin makes what he calls the Pear Necessities.
“I wanted to transition into cooking food that isn’t fussy, and to create an environment for my team that centers around enjoyment, rather than feeling like punishment.” — Chef Jonathan Cartwright. Read more from our visit.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from October.