Westbrook, Gorham + Windham

Friday Evening PineCrest Inn is a short walk from Gorham’s downtown, which will make exploring the town easy. My friend, Zach, and I have reservations at MK Kitchen, so I walk over after checking in to my room. The restaurant is … Continue reading

33 Elmwood

This is not your grandparent’s bowling alley. 33 Elmwood stretches the definition of what a bowling alley is to the point that it’s become something else entirely. And that is to everyone’s benefit. Step inside, and the first impression is … Continue reading

Gorham, Westbrook + Windham

Located between Portland and Sebago Lake, these Cumberland County communities each offer a unique experience, from artisans working in a repurposed Westbrook mill to newcomer MK Kitchen anchoring Gorham’s downtown to Windham’s natural beauty.

Lenny’s at Hawkes Plaza

Every summer weekend, for many years, my family and I drove Route 302 on the way to our camp in the Lakes Region. When the kids spotted the 20-foot-tall repairman swinging his toolbox, we knew we were getting close. He … Continue reading

Bowling Alleys

Choose a ball, step up to the line, gaze at the pins down the lane, and send the ball rolling. What you hear next—either the crashing of numerous pins against the wood floor or perhaps the clunk from a ball … Continue reading

Kate Chappell

  Studio / Gallery Fall / Winter 90 Bridge Street Westbrook, ME 04092 Summer 1 Deadman’s Cove Monhegan Island, ME 04852 207.229.8269 katechappellartspace.com kate@katechappellartspace.com Hours By Appointment   My goal as an artist is to be, in poet Mary Oliver’s … Continue reading

The Post-Paper Mills

By Maura Ewing Photographs by Mark Marchesi Two innovative companies are taking one of Maine’s former cornerstone industries—pulp and paper—into the twenty-first century. Sappi Fine Paper North America and Old Town Fuel and Fiber are not only leaders in the field, but they … Continue reading