September 2015

Rooms with a View

01 Press Hotel | Portland This boutique hotel on upper Exchange Street in downtown Portland gathered all of its interior inspiration from the building’s history as the former headquarters for the Portland Press Herald. Inside find art installations inspired by … Continue reading

York + Kittery

My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. The only thing I’m missing is my partner in crime, Brandon. I pick him up from his work and we head south to York—a 45-minute drive from our home in Portland. … Continue reading


Photographs + stories by Maine + Maine Home+Design magazine staff When I tell people I’m heading to Freeport for a weekend “away” they look puzzled: the town is only 30 minutes from where I live. It’s true that we’re no … Continue reading

"If You Buy Something Right, Sell it Right."

How Renys Discount Department Store Has Thrived for 65 Years Maine culture is defined by such rock-solid values as thrift, practicality, resourcefulness, hard work, and individualism, sometimes bordering on eccentricity. A sampling of Maine culture is on full display, and … Continue reading