October 2011

Schulte & Herr, Portland

Posted on October 27, 2011by Joe Ricchio After enjoying an outstanding meal at a new restaurant, my first inclination is to regard it as a fluke. After having my hopes raised and then mercilessly smashed to the ground so many … Continue reading

XC Carrabassett

By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edward The snowstorm was a whopper on those last days of February, covering Maine in yards-deep drifts. But we had the winter itch to ski.   Our cabin is 28 steps downhill from … Continue reading

Working Toward My Peak

FEATURE-November + December 2011 By Isaac Kestenbaum Illustrations by Alex Eben Meyer Working toward my Peak at the height of the holiday season.   United Parcel Service workers refer to the annual holiday-driven freight increase as simply “Peak.” They talk … Continue reading

Cellardoor Winery

DRINK MAINE-November + December 2011 By Sophie Nelson | Illustration by Eric Hou Bettina Doulton on Cellardoor Winery: “Cellardoor Winery was started by a husband-and-wife team in the 1990s. They found the property, fell in love with the place, purchased it, … Continue reading


EAT MAINE-November/December 2011 By Joe Ricchio | Illustration by Kathryn Thomas Each month Joe Ricchio gives local insight into his favorite places to eat and drink. He recommends that you pace yourself as you Eat Maine. Azure Cafe The best way … Continue reading

What We’re Reading-November + December

BOOKS-November + December 2011 By Sophie Nelson Illustration by Eric Hou Newly published from Maine: Recent favorites by local authors     Robert McCloskey: A Private Life in Words and Pictures Jane McCloskey McCloskey’s younger daughter, Jane, pieces together her … Continue reading

The Ware Street Inn

Guests will enjoy this lovely inn for its academic locale and distinct personality. On a tree-lined street near the Bates College campus in Lewiston, you’ll find the Ware Street Inn. Innkeepers Jan and Mike Barrett own the charming colonial, which … Continue reading

48 Hours in…Lewiston-Auburn

    November/December 2011 By Jennifer Hazard | Illustration by Josh Brill 48 hours of our favorite places to explore, browse, stay, listen, and eat During the holidays, my husband and his childhood friends from Lewiston-Auburn gather at the Blue … Continue reading

Maine Gift Guide

    STYLE-Nov/Dec 2011 Creative Direction & Styling by Ashley Tyler Photographs by Kari Herer The Quintessential Maine Holiday Gift Guide     Style contributor Ashley Tyler was photographed by Trent Bell in her Biddeford studio. She stands before a … Continue reading