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The New Innkeepers

There are plenty of fresh faces on the Maine hospitality scene these days — and they’re running some of our favorite destination inns, lodges, boutique hotels, and more.

Mark Cook, center, of Cape Elizabeth, gives Tariku Bekele, left, and Markos Geneti, right, a tour around his Cape Elizabeth neighorhood.

Beacon of Welcome

For 20 years, Cape Elizabeth’s Beach To Beacon 10K road race has attracted the world’s most elite runners, with locals opening their homes to host them.

Tipo's charred Mediterranean octopus with fregola sarda, chermoula, and fennel.

Tipo

I can’t think of a better way to spend a summer evening than sitting on Tipo’s patio, sipping rosé, and enjoying a beautiful plate of marinated sardines.

Swig of the Month

In beer, hops balance against sweetness, impart flavor, and have a preservative effect. What happens if a brewer just leaves them out?