September 2017

Stone Barn Dinner at Saint Joseph’s College

You might think you’re a world away from a busy college campus, but the Stone Barn is just across the street from Saint Joseph’s College in Standish. The Normandy-style barn, built in 1920, is the centerpiece of the college’s 18-acre … Continue reading

Coda

Now in its second year, Coda has settled nicely into itself. Like the live musicians that perform several nights a week at the restaurant, the restaurant and chef Carter Light have found an easy groove. Light arrived in Maine from … Continue reading

95 Ocean at the Nonantum Resort

The Nonantum Resort is a quintessential waterfront Maine resort, the kind of place families return to year after year, making their reservations for the following summer upon check out. The lobby has a charmingly old-fashioned feel, updated with comfortable furnishings. … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market and Taps

Farmer’s Market and Taps is the kind of place you’re unlikely to stumble upon if you didn’t know about it. Jessica and Brian Nichols of Brian’s in downtown Bethel suggested it to us, and it’s tucked into a small strip … Continue reading

Your Guide to Maine Lingo

There’s no particular technique for sounding like a Mainer. If you are “from away,” it may be difficult to navigate the contrarian twists of the Maine dialect, not to mention the rich vocabulary that is unique to Maine. To make … Continue reading

Heart and Home

In Leeann and Tom Leahy’s house, in the downstairs powder room against a backdrop of cherry-red seahorses and blue mermaids, hangs a framed real estate advertisement. “An Old Shipmaster’s Mansion,” it reads. “Built in 1792, restored in 1921, and located in the heart of the old … Continue reading