March 2012

Hugo's, Portland

Posted on March 29, 2012by Joe Ricchio “The purchase of Hugo’s was, for us, about as turn-key as one could possibly imagine. We have basically been running the restaurant for two years now, so there is really no change outside … Continue reading

Bar Lola, Portland

Posted on March 22, 2012by Joe Ricchio For some reason Munjoy Hill seldom registers with me when considering dining options. This isn’t to say that there aren’t great restaurants in this part of town, but rather to suggest that I … Continue reading

Charlotte Clews

Q+A-April 2012 By Sophie Nelson Photographs by Sean Alonzo Harris   Name: Charlotte Clews Age: 37 Occupation: Yoga teacher + wellness entrepreneur When did you begin practicing yoga? As a little girl, I went to a wonderful dance class with a local woman … Continue reading

The Black Birch

EAT FEATURE-April 2012 By Joe Ricchio Photographs by Kristin Teig Offering a combination of revamped American-style classics and rustic country fare, the Black Birch has already established itself as a destination amid Kittery’s wealth of dining options.   There are … Continue reading

Gabriel Fried

POETRY-April 2012 Poem by Gabriel Fried Edited by Gibson Fay-LeBlanc Artwork by Hannah Rosengren   Melt, 2012, watercolor and ink on paper, 5.5″ x 4″ “Colony Collapse Disorder” Along Route 1, the youth of Maine have cocked their heads to hear the … Continue reading

Tanja Alexia Hollander

SEE-April 2012 Tanja Alexia Hollander’s Are You Really My Friend?  Conceptually, the collection is an investigation of friendship in the digital age. Aesthetically, it is a visual amalgamation of natural light, intimate spaces, and the soft grain of film. Together, it … Continue reading

Happy, Hardy Kids

WELLNESS-April 2012 By Genevieve Morgan Photographs by Cara Slifka   According to Dr. Jeanette Andonian, associate professor of social work at the University of Southern Maine, “Resiliency is a most—if not the most—critical concept in mental health practice today. Rooted … Continue reading

Restorative Foods

EAT MAINE-April 2012 By Joe Ricchio   If you are kind to your body, it is much more likely to forgive your less prudent behaviors down the road. Here are a few foods that will help you get started… “RAW” … Continue reading

Emilia Dahlin

LISTEN-April 2012 By Sophie Nelson Photograph by Meghan Gilliss   When Emilia Dahlin is in the room, it’s hard to pay attention to anyone else. Whether she’s singing or talking, her magnetic energy, the flash in her eyes, and the … Continue reading