February 2018

Brunswick + Topsham

Well-known as the home of Bowdoin College, Brunswick still maintains its roots as a manufacturing city—L.L.Bean makes its iconic Bean boots and totes here—while offering a growing range of dining options.

Portland

With a combination of New England seaside charm and metropolitan energy, the stylish seaport of Portland is home to historic buildings, award-winning restaurants, and a working waterfront. The abundance of unique, locally owned boutiques, eateries, and markets provides something for everyone in Maine’s largest city.

Mocktails Around Maine

In the past, if you wanted to skip the alcohol while out, dinnertime options were limited to juice and soda. Now many restaurants serve creative, non-alcoholic concoctions that can compete with their boozier counterparts.

Capture

Every day we comb through our Instagram feed to find images from followers documenting our state. On Instagram we share a capture of the day, and each month in Maine magazine we highlight one of those photos.

Nina June

Chef Sara Jenkins brings Mediterranean flair to the coast of Maine.

Celebrating Big Skies

Preserving the soul of a home and celebrating the history of Maine's offshore communities on Lanes Island.

Fishing Life, Chebeague

Lobster and stories on Chebeague Island and a fishing boat with Alex Todd and his sons—part of a family heritage of more than ten generations on Casco Bay.

Island Magnets

Students and islands attract each other at Islesboro and North Haven schools.

Island Harvest

Cultivating Turner Farm's riches of land at sea.