“As you get older, those seasons accelerate, arriving and departing like houseguests — hardly time to clean up after one before the next one is on the doorstep.”
Maine children’s-book author Ryan T. Higgins has penned a series of hits — and drawn his titular grumpy bear into the holiday spirit.
These are a few of our favorite things — a look back at our first decade (or so) of illustrated holiday covers.
See southern Maine through the lens of Holly Star, a lighthearted holiday flick out this month.
Downeast Dealer is a three- to five-person card game where players compete to collect the best yard-sale treasures, from lobster traps and canoes to moose trophies.
Summertime is family time for the First Family at Walker’s Point.
Some favorite Maine shots from our photographer Benjamin Williamson.
In 2015, Down East conducted the following written interview with then 91-year-old George H. W. Bush, discussing the former president’s love of Maine and the role that the family’s Kennebunkport home at Walker’s Point has played in the Bushes’ public and private lives. The interview never ran in the magazine. We present it here, alongside photographs of the Bushes at Walker’s Point, courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
This time of year, the alluring whiff of simmering chicken stock and the promise of a big bowl of soup, bolstered by the addition of greens and beans, softens the onset of Maine’s chilly evenings.