This pair of Hancock County towns offers a quaint coastal retreat with plenty of hiking trails, public preserves, and beaches to explore, plus a vibrant art scene.
Spreading out into Penobscot Bay, Deer Isle is home to quintessential coastal vistas, a legacy of artisans, and Maine's most productive lobster port
Remembering Emily Muir: A city maverick who found her artistic inspiration in Stonington
From Stonington on Deer Isle, Isle au Haut with boat-woman and author Linda Greenlaw, off we go.
The fog is a shifting entity, moving across the Isle Au Haut thoroughfare with a seeming sense of purpose.
Mainers have the privilege of witnessing the sense of community that oceanside towns possess—a type of community that can seldom be found anywhere else. Within these seaside enclaves, the town landing provides a meeting ground for locals and visitors, a … Continue reading
Settled directly alongside the harbor in the small, picturesque fishing town of Stonington, surrounded by numerous tiny farms, you will find Devin Finigan’s restaurant, Aragosta. As I step inside, I am reminded, once again, that the best of what Maine … Continue reading
Chefs are fond of proclaiming their dedication to farm-to-table, but even those without culinary degrees are enjoying the bounty of the natural landscape, thanks to a proliferation of farmers’ markets. Bringing the consumer closer to the producer, these markets are … Continue reading
Diagnosed with ALS, a Painter Strips Away Layers to Find New Art (and a new Artist) Hidden Beneath
FEATURE-July 2010 By Isaac Kestenbaum Photographs by Jonathan Laurence Paradise Lost and Found. Somewhere off the coast of Deer Isle, I crack open a sea urchin on the rail of a lobster boat.Careful to avoid the bristling green spines, … Continue reading