August 2017

BRGR Bar

When the craving for a burger hits, it usually hits pretty hard. You want the full experience, not just a fast-food fix. The idea becomes an obsession in your mind until the plate is set down in front of you, … Continue reading

Blue Hill, Brooklin + Brooksville

Friday Evening We arrive at Blue Hill Inn, and innkeeper Duncan Hamilton shows us to our elegant yet comfortable room with a tall four-poster king bed and wood- burning fireplace. The room features original pine flooring and is perfectly appointed. Once … Continue reading

Mount Desert Island

Friday Afternoon Almost as soon as we’re on the long, flat stretch of road that bridges the mainland to Mount Desert Island, my husband, Sam, pulls over for a quick photo of Oldhouse Cove. Although it’s raining, the weather doesn’t … Continue reading

Maine Wild Blueberry Chefs Challenge

Is there a better time to visit Maine than late July—the start of wild blueberry season? It’s a thrill when we first start seeing the tiny berries at farmers’ markets, alongside the rest of the season’s bounty. Last week, the … Continue reading

Cape Elizabeth Landmarks

PORTLAND HEAD LIGHT The race finishes at Fort Williams Park, where the Portland Head Light sits. Photographers often capture the waves that crash against the lighthouse’s quartzite and gray phyllite rock formations. BATTERY KEYES Built in 1906, the small battery … Continue reading

Capture

I took this photo in late May at Portland Head Light the day after a big storm. I headed out to the lighthouse with my girlfriend, Abby, to see if we could get some photos of the waves crashing against the rocky outcroppings … Continue reading

Keeping the Streak Alive

In addition to the roughly 6,500 registered entrants, a unique cohort of 118 athletes will toe the starting line of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K this year. This elite cadre is known officially as the TD Beach to Beacon Legacy … Continue reading

The Green Miles

By the late afternoon of August 5, visitors to Fort Williams and The Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth will find no trace of the 10,000 or so runners, volunteers, and spectators who were there a few hours earlier to … Continue reading