Winter Sailors

“Rain after snow is good, and black ice is better” is a mantra of the ice-boating crowd. On the midcoast and beyond, if the ice is good, the sails go up.

Home Made

Soapmakers and ceramicists, jewelry designers and glassblowers, these artists represent a vibrant community of makers who are continuing Maine’s heritage of craft. Using materials ranging from neon tubing to lumber, their stories are told through the products they make and the people who invite them into their lives.

Trap Master

After more than 40 years making ice-fishing traps, Tim Jackson is helping Jack Traps enter its next chapter.


Welcome to Covet, a section that endeavors to help you, our readers, enhance your lives by curating the most exceptional wares on the market each month. Every item included here has been researched extensively, ensuring its quality and efficacy. We’ll … Continue reading

Love Letters to Maine | Seth Wescott

Hi Maine, I love you. It took my going away to know that I needed to move home, and it took me two decades after that to realize what it is about you that keeps pulling me back. In the … Continue reading

Race for the Ages

The U.S. National Toboggan Championships draws a crowd for a one-of-a-kind weekend in Camden.


I was lucky enough to capture a photo of this isolated island camp located on Rangeley Lake on a brisk day in November. It’s rare to see that much snow on land without the lakes being frozen. I parked my … Continue reading

To the Top

Cabin fever can be all too real during Maine’s long winters. One of the best ways to combat a snowy slump and stimulate your mind and body is with indoor rock climbing.

Beneath the Beer

Kai Smith creates beer coasters from Maine’s natural resources, for Maine breweries and beyond.

Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough + South Portland in 48 Hours

The southern Maine corridor of Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough, and South Portland is known for its immediate adjacency to one of the world’s finest coastlines. This makes each town ideal for a summer trip to the beach, but there is much to be gained by venturing to these coastal jewels in the colder months.