What does it mean to talk like a Mainer these days? As writer and linguist Michael Erard explains, the answer is wicked complicated.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from August’s, Cobbosseecontee Lake picture.
A South Carolina novelist lost his storm-battered sailboat, but saved his marriage during a failed Atlantic crossing.
Warren sculptor Jay Sawyer melds his work with his land in a way that brings out the best in both.
Maine’s blueberry crop relies on imported bees, but a new rule to protect them might be something of a bumble.
Furniture designer Geoffrey Warner’s curious-looking little stool is easy on bottom and spine.
What to do in Maine this month? See our calendar of events, for the best of Maine travel, food, culture, and homes & gardens.
Recently, we asked what your favorite place is to paddle a canoe or kayak in Maine. Here are some of your responses.
Maine’s hardest-working rapper gets happy.
With a playlist of swing and boogie-woogie tunes, the all-volunteer WYAR is gaining enthusiastic listeners — and many of them are under 35.
A colorful Cumberland cottage invites all who visit to relax and play.
The August issue is now on newsstands and in our store! Your favorite Maine state parks, the definitive guide to the Maine accent(s), the Kennebunks’ identity crisis, Spose talks, and blueberry pancakes.