“Who Is Superorganism And Why Is This Song So Addicting?”
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from October.
It’s not in the mountains. It’s not on the coast. But something about friendly little Pittsfield perfectly evokes the Maine community ethic. (Also, ballerinas!)
For reasons reason cannot elucidate, some people in Bowdoinham keep guineas. They don’t eat them, can’t domesticate them, and have to feed and shelter them through the winter.
At a natural history museum in Hinckley, the living meet the dead with the lights turned out.
From “King of the Occult” by Lois Lowry in our November 1977 issue.
I’d never heard of Brunswick. And Maine? All I knew was that there’d be lobsters and snow.
Jensen Bissell manages Maine’s Baxter State Park, 210,000 acres of the most dramatic peaks, prettiest ponds, and finest trails east of the Rockies. Lately, he spends a lot of his time trying to keep people out of it. (Or does he?)
Traveling in Italy, Liquid Riot owner Eric Michaud fell in love with Fernet-Branca. So he and brother/head distiller Ian Michaud worked out their own version.
Creamy, rich chicken potpie is as satisfying as it is humble.
Stacy Cooper has created a farm-meets-city vibe at Biscuits & Company in Biddeford, where she conveys just how much she loves biscuits.
Join photographer Benjamin Williamson on an idyllic autumn road trip.