July 2018

48 Hours in Ogunquit

With miles of sandy beaches, numerous oceanfront dining and lodging options, and no shortage of gift shops, Ogunquit is the quintessential Maine beachside resort town. Continue reading

48 Hours in Bethel

While the Bethel region is known for being home to one of the Northeast’s great ski resorts, it’s also a year-round destination for a variety of other outdoor activities as well as historic towns, museums, and excellent dining. Continue reading

Waterfront Outdoor Eats

In these few sacred summer months in Maine, there’s no better way to enjoy a meal than outside in the sun. The dining experience is made even better when there’s a beautiful ocean view to take in. Continue reading


Friday Afternoon My wife, Ann, and I have a summer home in Lovell, Maine, about 45 minutes from Bethel, so we already know and love the area. We check into the Bethel Inn Resort and are delighted with the big, airy … Continue reading

Stories from the Eastern Promenade

Judy and Quincy visit the Eastern Promenade in Portland on a regular basis. They drive from across town. First, Judy chooses one of the benches overlooking Fort Allen Park and Casco Bay. She brings a tote with water and snacks … Continue reading

On a Mission

One October day in 2012, David Patch was driving south on Route 1 in Nobleboro, returning to his home in Boothbay Harbor after a kayaking trip farther up the coast. A sign caught his eye, one that he had passed … Continue reading