Maine’s craft beer scene enables full-throttle entrepreneurship. Get a behind the scenes look at our photo shoot at Allagash Brewing Company with some of the personalities of the Maine beer world.
How the Saco-Biddeford cotton empire gave rise to a trashy 19th-century literary craze full of torrid affairs, horrendous murders, and ruined females.
What to do this month in Maine? See our June Calendar for the best of Maine travel, food, and culture, including a month full of “Beer Blasts,” a multiple Grammy-winner, and a moose festival.
Chef-owner Cara Stadler had a 10-year plan when she was 16. In 2014 she was named one of Food & Wine’s best new chefs. Here are the “wrapped treasures” we discovered upon dining at Bao Bao Dumpling House.
Long known for its car culture, South Portland is reclaiming neighborhoods where residents prize getting around on foot.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from April.
Peonies have brightened June at Gilsland Farm for nearly 100 years. Maine Audubon’s peony garden will be at its peak mid-month.
Summer is unarguably the best time of year to drink beer — at picnics and ballgames, on boats and at barbecues, at sunny, seaside beer gardens. Whatever the setting, these five brews are eminently quaffable.
A young family of tenderfoots finds a gentle introduction to the North Woods at a cozy backcountry lodge.
In a Lisbon Falls basement, retired cobbler Walter Parker keeps the old ways alive.
Maine’s breweries churn out some of the nations tastiest and most inventive brews. Here’s a round of Maine beers with ingredients that might surprise you.
Living the Maine life: A small, passive-solar home brings retirement security to a Parsonsfield couple.