Friday Evening Walking the waterfront When my mom and I pull up to The Thistle Inn, we are welcomed by its quaint and charming exterior. We are cheerfully greeted by Mary Lou Koskela, the host at the inn, and she … Continue reading
In the middle of winter, nothing beats a hot cup of coffee and fresh baked goods. With an array of talented bakers using local ingredients, Maine’s bakeries offer treats that will satisfy any craving.
Swain Family Farm | Bethel This farm boasts an impressive farm stand with fresh corn, squash, potatoes, and other classic fall veggies. There’s also a pumpkin patch where families can pick out their future jack-o’-lanterns. Pumpkin Valley Farm | Dayton … Continue reading
Friday Evening When my boyfriend, Chris, and I arrive at the Topside Inn in Boothbay Harbor, we’re greeted with glasses of prosecco and warm homemade cookies. It’s the inn’s first weekend of the season, and owners Mark Osborn and Buzz … Continue reading
In Britain, the local pub is a no- fuss, come-as-you-are institution where seeing familiar faces is as important as the food and drink. Usually located in charming old buildings and sporting cheeky names like the Mucky Duck and the Nag’s … Continue reading
Visitors should explore all of this beautiful region, from Wiscasset and Damariscotta down to Southport, Boothbay Harbor, East Boothbay, and Boothbay proper, to get a true sense for why locals call this home and summer residents have made it their … Continue reading
Van Lloyd’s Bistro is funky, fun, and eccentric. Every bit of decor was salvaged, scrounged, or constructed, including church pew benches from the former St. Patrick’s church in Lewiston, hanging lights made from old Victrola horns, and a big arch … Continue reading
After rainy weather for what feels like weeks, the sun is shining, and I have a case of spring fever. This weekend road trip can’t come fast enough.
Maine has its fair share of delectable dishes, but what pairs flawlessly with briny raw-bar options and savory entrees? A beautiful setting -something else Maine has in spades. Here are some scenic destinations where window seats and tables on the … Continue reading
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