Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
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Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from February.
In his new book, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, the acclaimed essayist, novelist, and physicist Alan Lightman explores the relationships between science and religion, knowledge and transcendence — all from a quiet, wooded rock in Casco Bay.
A new wave of Maine wrestlers puts a beatdown on the Pine Tree State’s reputation as a pro-wrestling backwater.
Peet is one of a handful of Maine designers making hand-painted floorcloths, common home accessories in the 18th and 19th centuries, until linoleum came along, and now enjoying renewed interest thanks to the maker movement and a growing awareness of indoor allergy triggers.
When Ryan McCaskey visits Maine — including on his annual staff trip, for which he shuts down his restaurant — his first stop upon exiting I-95 is unassuming Tobey’s Grocery, a Shell station and mini-market in South China, where he starts provisioning for the trip.
Three Maine breweries are doing what, a mere decade ago, conventional brewers’ wisdom said was impossible: making spontaneously fermented beer outside the climes of Belgium’s Senne River Valley.
Artist and illustrator Jodie Neal inked one of our favorite early covers 60 years ago this month.
Three new books with unique connections to Maine to add to your reading list.