Whether it’s a tourist hotspot or frequently mostly by locals, these quintessential summer towns are a starting point for a weekend getaway.
Friday Evening My wife, Elyssa, and I check into the Brunswick Hotel and Tavern, our home for the next 48 hours. Our room is spacious and comfortable, with views down Maine Street and toward the free public ice rink constructed … Continue reading
Vena’s Fizz House | Portland Originally serving mocktails exclusively, owners Johanna and Steve Corman have since added alcoholic drinks to the menu, but mocktails, drinking vinegars, and fizzes—juices spiced up with bitters—still entice patrons. Our pick: Try the Prickly Pear-tini, … Continue reading
Eileen Hornor is a consummate host. The owner of the Brunswick Inn warmly greets me on a chilly spring day, and I know we’ll hit it off. While rain splatters the tall windows, we settle comfortably into the living room. … Continue reading
Every day we comb through our Instagram feed hashtag to find image from followers documenting our state. On Instagram we share a capture of the day, while each month in Maine magazine we highlight one of those photos.
At the edge of the Androscoggin River, Brunswick weaves together its history—a former mill town and the site of a redeveloped naval air base—with its growing magnetism as a destination for lovers of food, the outdoors, and great shopping.
Going beyond borders in a former textile mill
What are you in the mood for? A quiet spot, where the atmosphere is relaxed and dinner is served at a more measured pace? Or something a little more boisterous, casual, and lively? Take your pick. You can find both … Continue reading
After finishing high school in China at the age of 16, Cara Stadler had an itch to travel. She knew she didn’t want to go to college, so she spent time on the road, absorbing all she could about food. … Continue reading
As I was walking into Henry and Marty, I noticed a pickup truck with the license plate “BBIMBOP.” It made me smile and I snapped a photo. Bibimbop is a traditional Korean dish of white rice topped with vegetables, sometimes … Continue reading