July 2013

Allagash Brewing Company

Beloved of beer geeks and casual swillers alike, Allagash White is one of Maine’s most popular craft brews. But it wasn’’t always so adored. ““For the first dozen years we couldn’’t give the beer away,”” says founder and owner Rob … Continue reading

Peter Behrens

Q+A-August 2013 By Sophie Nelson Photographs by Sean Thomas Photography   NAME: Peter Behrens AGE: 58 OCCUPATION: Writer Peter Behrens is the author of two collections of short stories, Night Driving and Travelling Light, and the novels The O’Briens and The Law of Dreams, which won … Continue reading

Town Hill Bistro

At the end of Crooked Road, across from the firehouse and near the general store, there’s a house that dates back to the late 1800s. It was home to the town surveyor, a school teacher, and a family who ran … Continue reading

Hitoshi Tanaka

SEE-August 2013   Hitoshi Tanaka’s The Window of the Sea Wind, 2011, stone and granite sculpture, 7’ x 7’ x 16” “Visitors to Blue Hill can see the blue sky and ocean through this window. Those who visit from the sea … Continue reading

Spencer Albee

PROFILE-August 2013 By Katy Kelleher Photographs by Matt Cosby   The Gentleman Rockstar   From the moment I sat down in Spencer Albee’s messy studio, I knew this was going to be an unusual interview. The first thing this prolific musician … Continue reading

Speaking Objects

WELLNESS-August 2013 By Sophie Nelson Photographs by Sarah Beard Buckley Oscar Mokeme and the African Center for the Sacred Arts   The sky is clogged with clouds and the air thick with tiny pieces of the streets being drilled apart … Continue reading

Mount Desert Island

48 HOURS-August 2013 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Katy Kelleher + Guest writer Karen Watterson   Katy Kelleher Online Editor On Friday afternoon, I meet one of my oldest friends and we greet each other like the kids we once … Continue reading


48 HOURS-August 2013 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Chris Kast     Chris Kast Brand Strategist, The Brand Company Friday Four letters come to mind as I write this: TGIF. It’s been a very busy few weeks and my … Continue reading

Archipelago Dip

LOCATION-August 2013 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards I have this dream of sea kayaking again to some of the uninhabited islands of granite and spruce near Stonington. A half-day trip once with friends in balmy August is … Continue reading