May 2017

Eve’s at the Garden

Possibly the best-kept secret in Portland, Eve’s at the Garden’s brick courtyard is an oasis. Even in early spring before everything is in bloom, it’s easy to see the signs of a lush, lovely garden. An arbor of grapevines, ready … Continue reading

Kate Snyder | Portland Education Foundation

Kate Merchant Snyder is the executive director of the Portland Education Foundation. In her Maine Live talk Kate discusses her decision of whether to send her twin daughters to private or public school, the negative perceptions she’s encountered of Portland’s … Continue reading

Forage Market

I am not a morning person, so when Forage Market’s owner, Allen Smith, invited me to watch bagels being made at 6:30 a.m., I hesitated. But one of life’s culinary joys is a bagel hot out of the oven, so … Continue reading

Tim Glidden | Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Tim Glidden, a self-proclaimed “free-range kid,” is now the president of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust. In his Maine Live talk he discusses how his childhood led him to a career in conservation, how Maine’s environment is changing, and the … Continue reading

Spencer Albee | Musician

Spencer Albee is a Portland-based and nationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, and audio producer for Love Maine Radio. In his Maine Live talk he discusses his non-traditional journey at York High School, the bumpy road through the music industry, and how … Continue reading

LB Kitchen | Portland, Maine | Eat Maine | The Maine Magazine

LB Kitchen

LB Kitchen is like a ray of sunshine: bright, cheerful, serene, and nourishing. The light pours through the big windows on a recent morning visit, illuminating the table where I sit chatting with co-owner Bryna Gootkind. I’m sipping on a … Continue reading

Special Surfers

We can feel the buzz of excitement before we see the surf. Despite the light drizzle, dozens of cars line Beach Avenue in Kennebunk. Volunteers in bright shirts mill about on the sidewalk, directing people to the pop-up tents and registration tables nearby. Down in the  gently … Continue reading