September 2011

Summer, and After

Written and art directed by Basha Burwell Styling by Brienne Neumann Photographs by Ryan Goodrich The spirit of McCloskey’s SAL lives on, even in autumn   Growing up in Portland, I used to imagine I was a long-lost cousin of … Continue reading

The Cafe at Pat’s, Portland

Posted on September 21, 2011 by Joe Ricchio   With original chef Greg Gilman back at the helm, the Cafe at Pat’s has been restored and re-opened, providing yet another great reason to damage your automobile traversing one of the … Continue reading

Petite Jacqueline, Portland

Posted on September 14, 2011by Joe Ricchio There is something quite comforting about dining out by oneself, sitting at a bar, completely unimpeded by a companion’s expectations or preferences. In this situation, there is no compromise. What you want is … Continue reading

The Post-Paper Mills

By Maura Ewing Photographs by Mark Marchesi Two innovative companies are taking one of Maine’s former cornerstone industries—pulp and paper—into the twenty-first century. Sappi Fine Paper North America and Old Town Fuel and Fiber are not only leaders in the field, but they … Continue reading

Walking on Air

By Chelsea Holden Baker Photographs by Kristin Teig We did not take to the sky like a bird. We did not soar. We were born aloft in the lightest sense of the word—like a spore or downy seed. And we … Continue reading

Maine Beer Company

DRINK MAINE-October 2011 By Sophie Nelson | Illustration by Eric Hou David Kleban, on Maine Beer Company: “About six or seven years ago, I decided I wanted to make a tangible product. I joined a brewers association and started to build a … Continue reading

What We’re Reading-October

BOOKS-October 2011 Illustration by Eric Hou Newly published from Maine: Recent favorites by local authors A Is For Allagash: A Lumberjack’s Life Louis Pelletier + Cathie Pelletier Northern Maine Books Novelist Cathie Pelletier and her father, Louis, cowrote this memoir of … Continue reading

Two Views of Boothbay Harbor

The first from a secluded resort with cottages, pools, and family activities on the water, and the second from a historic, lovingly renovated, in-town house with hilltop views     View One: Spruce Point Inn Resort + Spa When high school … Continue reading

48 Hours in…Boothbay Harbor

  October 2011 | By Melissa Coleman | Illustration by Josh Brill 48 hours of our favorite places to explore, browse, stay, listen, and eat     One summer soon after graduating from college, I met an Englishman who invited me … Continue reading