Seafood at the Spruce Point Inn

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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

Barter Family Gallery

      Original paintings and sculpture by Philip Barter P.O. Box 102 Sullivan, ME 04664 207.422.3190 Open year-round by appointment or chance Philip Barter was born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in 1939. He studied with Spanish abstract expressionist … Continue reading


48 HOURS-August 2012 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Susan Grisanti, Leanne Ouimet + Mali Welch   Susan Grisanti, Editor-in-Chief Friday 2:30 p.m. On a bright Friday afternoon, I head north on Route 1 with my daughters, Cara and Casey, … Continue reading

Saving Hartley Marine

FEATURE-August 2012 By Allison Paige Photographs by Jonathan Laurence The story of how one extraordinary young woman lost her father, saved his company, AND LEARNED TO TRUST HERSELF.   As a girl growing up in Boothbay Harbor, Kelsy Hartley treasured … Continue reading

Two Views of Boothbay Harbor

The first from a secluded resort with cottages, pools, and family activities on the water, and the second from a historic, lovingly renovated, in-town house with hilltop views     View One: Spruce Point Inn Resort + Spa When high school … Continue reading

48 Hours in…Boothbay Harbor

  October 2011 | By Melissa Coleman | Illustration by Josh Brill 48 hours of our favorite places to explore, browse, stay, listen, and eat     One summer soon after graduating from college, I met an Englishman who invited me … Continue reading


FEATURE-May 2011 By Tyler Boucher Photographs by Thomas Birtwistle Some of the oldest and most revered buildings in Maine are chapels. After decades filled with ecclesiastical gatherings and non-denominational celebrations alike, these sanctuaries are still in use today, serving their … Continue reading