The townhomes at Snow Goose Estates offer stylish, convenient, and energy-efficient living in one of Westbrook’s most desirable neighborhoods. On the west side of town, these new condominiums allow easy access to the turnpike and downtown Westbrook, as well as a … Continue reading
Nancy Hughes of Camden Coast Real Estate knows all about what draws people to the heart of Maine’s midcoast; she’s been selling homes to them for nearly 30 years. With its beautiful protected harbor, history, and vibrant downtown, Camden is … Continue reading
Every summer my wife and I and our two pups camp at Camden Hills State Park. During our trip this past July, in the midst of a heat wave, we paddled for an hour before cooling off in the water. … Continue reading
In early August, Bon Appetit magazine named Portland the 2018 Restaurant City of the Year. It’s a big accolade for Maine’s largest city, which is small by national standards. But, as Mainers and food writers from well beyond the state … Continue reading
Sawdust on the floor, dozens of painted test-spots in variations of the color green, the charred smells of a woodburning tool—that’s only a fraction of what’s to be noticed here. This is Frank Middleton’s workshop in a converted barn in … Continue reading
Whether it’s a tourist hotspot or frequently mostly by locals, these quintessential summer towns are a starting point for a weekend getaway.
Hiking the same trails with the same views can get stale, even in Maine. Take this list, and run, or hike, with it to find a new summertime favorite.
Rich with artists, extraordinary dining, and outdoor opportunities ranging from hiking to kayaking to boating, the midcoast towns of Camden and Rockport make for a weekend getaway full of variety. Continue reading
With 57 varieties of broadleaved trees, Maine offers more than enough opportunities for fall leaf peeping, one of the season’s most popular activities. In the northern counties, leaves begin to hit peak color in late September, followed by central and … Continue reading
In an old barn in Rockland outfitted with screens, swivel chairs, and high-tech equipment, Sam Mateosian helps me adjust a virtual-reality viewer on my head. I see an artistic rendition of a classic Maine scene: island, lighthouse, lobster boat, kayak. Each element … Continue reading