Wood Workers

A photographer documents the faces of logging in the North Maine Woods and beyond

Love Letters to Maine | Reza Jalali

Dear Maine, It was love at first sight. You had me at the “Welcome” sign at the Jetport. I was nervous. I was a refugee and worried how to build a new life in Maine. Ours, like most love affairs, … Continue reading

Contemporary Perspective

The Portland Museum of Art’s new chief curator Shalini Le Gall on how museums can be more inclusive to a diverse community

The Two-Year Bicentennial Celebration

Despite the cancellation of Maine’s bicentennial events, we have a lot to consider and celebrate over our 200 years

For the Greater Good

Portland restaurateur and pastry chef Ilma Lopez says kindness is needed to save the city’s restaurants

Love Letters to Maine | Aaron Harris

Dear Maine, I was pretty over you back in 1996 when I left for Boston to pursue a career in music. I had just graduated from Morse High School in Bath and worked all summer to save enough money to … Continue reading

The Evolution of the “Ayuh” People

To get through this difficult time, we’ll have to rely on the attributes that make a Mainer a Mainer

Brand Steward

L.L.Bean president and CEO Stephen Smith on the future of retail, how the company adapts to a disrupted industry, and his woodworking obsession

Embracing Maine’s Outdoors in a Pandemic

Maine magazine's new columnist Bill Green reflects on his long career in front of the camera and the role of the outdoors today

Love Letters to Maine | Tim Glidden

OK, Maine. Let’s get the hard part out of the way fast: I was born in Pampa, Texas. Never heard of it? You’re not alone. Woody Guthrie once lived in Pampa, so it must have some redemptive qualities. I stuck … Continue reading