Nestled near the northern shore of Casco Bay and shaped by the Harraseeket and Royal Rivers, Freeport and Yarmouth offer plenty of water views, extensive shopping options, and unique culinary experiences. Continue reading
Of the hundreds of events that take place during summertime in Maine, these are some of the most worthwhile and unique.
I was just tall enough to see out the window of my family’s station wagon, and I pressed my face to the glass, hoping for a glimpse of our new town. Although the nearby ocean was a familiar sight, the … Continue reading
In Leeann and Tom Leahy’s house, in the downstairs powder room against a backdrop of cherry-red seahorses and blue mermaids, hangs a framed real estate advertisement. “An Old Shipmaster’s Mansion,” it reads. “Built in 1792, restored in 1921, and located in the heart of the old … Continue reading
Nothing beats the comfort of a good book, or good Maine bookstores. Indie booksellers across the state craft creatively rich environments, curating books, author events, and knowledgeable staff to help us escape reality and get lost in someone else’s story. Here … Continue reading
After a week recovering from the flu with a steady diet of tea and toast, what I needed was some fun. And pho. Fortunately, both were readily available at Woodhull Public House, the latest addition to Yarmouth’s evolving dining scene. … Continue reading
These southern Maine towns are more than bedroom communities to Portland, offering coastal escapes and burgeoning local food options. Friday 3:45 p.m. @ Town Landing Market My first stop is Falmouth Foreside’s well-known convenience store. It’s been around since the late … Continue reading
Not long after I wrote an October 2016 Maine magazine story about the dining scene in Yarmouth, the town welcomed another restaurant into the fold. Owl and Elm opened in September in the heart of the village, right next to … Continue reading
Building Community Around the Table
Communities collaborate to create access to nature and nourishment for the soul.