Boothbay

Boothbay, Wiscasset, and Damariscotta

Friday 1:00 p.m. Red’s Eats It’s pretty hard to drive through one of the cutest downtowns in New England and not stop for
 an ice cream cone at Red’s Eats, so I decide to pull over. Wiscasset’s downtown is perched … Continue reading

Wedding Venues

  01 Diamond’s Edge Restaurant and Marina | Portland It’s freeing to leave the brick sidewalks of the Old Port and catch a ferry over to one of the Casco Bay islands. Guests will feel that escape when they step … Continue reading

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

A vibrant seaside garden in Boothbay   A group of dedicated midcoast residents dreamed of creating a botanical garden in Maine. The dream found its roots in an ideal Boothbay setting, and support for a garden on the coast, where horticulture, education, and research would take … Continue reading

Bigelow Laboratory

40 Years of Global Ocean Research in Boothbay I first learned about the Bigelow Laboratory as an undergraduate at Bowdoin College. A biology major, one of my campus jobs was cleaning test tubes for a professor who performed research in … Continue reading

Boothbay Harbor

Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff:Jen DeRose, Managing Editor, Old Port magazine   Jen DeRose, Managing Editor, Old Port magazine It’s Memorial Day weekend, and as my husband, Sam, and I drive through quaint Boothbay, we’re happy to find … Continue reading

Seafood at the Spruce Point Inn

88 Restaurant

The weekend I visit the Spruce Point Inn is misty, damp, and gray. Fog rolls in off the ocean and envelops the property. I love this kind of weather; it adds an element of mystery and romance to my surroundings. … Continue reading