June 2018

Friendship, Maine

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from June’s photo of Friendship.

ADA Rockland

Check, Please

What did it take to put together this month’s interview feature, “My Dinner with Kerry,” about the success of Cafe Miranda, the allure of kitchen life, and the changing face of Rockland? We ran the numbers.

Maine Music Lore

Maine Music Lore

From big bands to indie bands, eight surprising times that the beat of popular-music history (and trivia) has thrummed through the Pine Tree State.

Pemaquid Point Cottage

Retro Revival

When it came time for Louisa Nelson to renovate her family’s mid-century modern cottage on Pemaquid Point, she opted to embrace a clean-lined aesthetic.

Greta Van Campen

Cover Story

This month’s cover, by Thomaston-based artist Greta Van Campen, marks a rare return to form.

Highroller Lobster

Is This a Lobster Roll?

“People sometimes get upset that we’d ever do such a thing to a lobster roll,” Highroller Lobster owner Andy Gerry says.

Music That Moves Me

Another Spin

Maine Public Radio’s always-popular audio-diary series heads into a sixth season.