February 2014

The Love Locks Project

SEE-February 2014 By Katy Kelleher By the people, for the public   Most public art follows the same formula: it is planned, commissioned, and sometimes years later, installed. But sometimes, art happens more spontaneously, appearing to grow organically out of … Continue reading

Allagash Brewing: Beer Geeks in Paradise

Just after four o’clock on a Thursday afternoon in the Allagash Brewing Company employee room, about a dozen men in flannel shirts, hoodies, beards, and some spectacles—self-described “beer geeks”—are holding a very serious chili competition. Among them are a handful … Continue reading

Smelting On a Frozen River in Bowdoinham

On a winter night Bowdoinham gets very dark very quickly. Often the only beacons of light are rows of smelting shacks lined up on frozen lakes. As my fishing party and I knock on the door to the “office,” which … Continue reading

Saco + Biddeford

48HRS, The Online-Only Edition – Februrary 2014 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Sarah Prak, Graphic Designer at The Brand Company   Sarah Prak, Graphic Designer at The Brand Company   I wait with anticipation in my Portland apartment for … Continue reading

Drinks for the Big Day

WEDDING FEATURE-February 2014 Photographs by Greta Rybus Written by Katy Kelleher   When it comes to wedding cocktails, there are a few things that matter above all else, according to Andrew Volk of the highly praised bar Portland Hunt and … Continue reading

2014 Wedding Resources

    ABBY + AUGUST   Catering: NEWCASTLE PUBLICK HOUSE CATERING 207.563.3434 newcastlepublickhouse.com   Clothiers: IN THE CLOVER 207.882.9435 inthecloverbeauty.blogspot.com J.CREW jcrew.com   Decor/rentals: ATLANTIC TENT COMPANY 207.563.5800 atlantictentmaine.com   Drinks: CISCO BREWERS 508.325.5929 ciscobrewers.com RISING TIDE 207.370.2337 risingtidebrewing.com   … Continue reading


It’s right there in the name: Abbondante. It means “abundance” in Italian, and this lyrical, musical word (say it aloud and you’ll see what I mean) perfectly captures the essence of the food. It’s rustic and rich, full of big … Continue reading

Wedding Design: Allure A La Chinoiserie

INSPIRATION WEDDINGS-February 2014 Photographs by Sharyn Peavey Photography Design, Coordination, Prop Creation + Styling by Paula Cano, A Family Affair in Maine     The remote and stately Eastman Hill Farm in Lovell was chosen for its rich history and … Continue reading