Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from December.
For the 900 or so year-round residents of Peaks Island, winter is a time to embrace the quiet, the cold, and the community.
These five projects will cover all ages and interests on your holiday list.
A Portland-based klezmer band hammers out a toe-tapping tradition.
He probably thought I was just another nosy newcomer to his coastal Maine village. He was right.
From “Icy Thrills & Spills” in our December 1992 issue.
Slow-cooked lamb riblets satisfy hearty winter appetites.
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.
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.