July 2016

Where-in-Maine

Where in Maine?

The emerald hue and gentle swoop of this charming span’s cables seem to imitate the color and contour of the surrounding landscape. Can you name this bridge and the town where it’s found?

Maine-Pies

Slice of Life

Nothing smells and tastes more like summer in Maine than a berry pie. What better way to embrace the season than by filling a pie or patronizing one of Maine’s expert pie makers? Ready your forks and remember that Maine’s flaky summer treats are best enjoyed outdoors and with friends.

Maine-Pie-Moms

Meet the Pie Moms

For the last 14 years, these women have been working for free at the Berry Manor Inn as chambermaids and pie makers, an arrangement they jokingly call “indentured servitude.”

Portland-Fire

The Destroyer

In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Andrew Vietze revisits the harrowing night, 150 years ago this month, that left half of Portland in ashes.