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2012 Best of Portland, Maine

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The vibrant city of Portland, Maine has many attractions, restaurants, and shops worth visiting, from its historic Old... Read More »

22. Lobster Pie

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Maine Diner 2265 Post Rd. (Rte. 1) Wells, ME 207-646-4441; mainediner.com You don’t need a shell or a... Read More »

23. Crab Cakes

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Riverside Café 151 Main St., Ellsworth, ME 207-667-7220 Plenty of fresh rock crabmeat is generously mixed with herbs,... Read More »

24. Lobster Roll

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Red’s Eats Main & Water Sts. Wiscasset, ME 207-882-6128; hollyeats.com/Reds.htm They pile on the lobster at Red’s. And... Read More »

4. Blueberry Pie

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Wild Blueberry Land 1067 Rte. 1 Columbia Falls, ME 207-483-2583 This pie has that sweet crunch of small... Read More »

6 Art Hits for the Summer

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Connecticut Westport Country Playhouse In 2000, actress and Westport resident Joanne Woodward rescued the Country Playhouse from years... Read More »

6. Grape-Nut Pudding

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Moody’s Diner 1885 Atlantic Highway (Rte. 1) Waldoboro, ME 207-832-7785; moodysdiner.com Moody’s concession to Grape-Nuts purists is to... Read More »

Yankee Classics: Maine’s Acadia National Park

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Producer/director Ken Burns focuses on America’s national parks in his next television series beginning September 27. Acadia National... Read More »

A Dozen Favorite Art Galleries in Maine

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Read Ed’s blog about New England art, Just Looking In 30 years of writing about art in Maine... Read More »

A Lyrical Line

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C. H. Becksvoort of New Gloucester, Maine. It’s a name synonymous with high-quality Shaker-style furniture. Chris Becksvoort uses... Read More »

A Place Built for Sharing on Sebago Lake

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Sebago anchors Maine’s Lakes Region. The state’s second-largest lake (after Moosehead), its shoreline is dotted with summer camps... Read More »

A Recommended Drive: Maine

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Calling the Old Canada Road (Route 201) a scenic byway does a small injustice to this 78-mile drive... Read More »

A Week in the Life of the Food Editor

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Racking up the miles and the calories is part and parcel of this job, and I confess: I... Read More »

African American History Sites and Resources in New England

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In addition to sources named here, most New England college and university Africana studies departments offer online resource... Read More »

After the Catch

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SLIDESHOW: Maine Lobster On a summer morning, six Maine chefs and a lobsterman board Captain Tom Martin’s boat,... Read More »

Away They All Flew

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Mark how quickly time passes with a colorful Annie Catherine monthly calendar. In just two years of being... Read More »

Bangor Ghost Hunters Association

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Greenbush, Maine Harold Murray, director bangormaineghosthuntersassociation.com Harold Murray had a paranormal experience when he was young, but that... Read More »

Best Cook: Cooking with Oats

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

When Cheryl Wixson opens the door to her home in downtown Bangor, Maine, riffs from her stereo boom... Read More »

Best Cook: Strawberries

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For four precious weeks in early summer, strawberries by the ton come up out of Maxwell’s strawberry fields,... Read More »

Best of Portland, Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

Best of Portland, Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

7 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% score)

Portland is the largest city in Maine and its historic Old Port has never looked better. See what... Read More »

Best Restaurants in Maine | 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards

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Best Thin-Crust Pizza GRISSINI TRATTORIA, Kennebunk The crispy pies emerging from the wood-burning ovens here deliver big flavors... Read More »

Betsy Wyeth’s World is an Island in Maine

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Islands are the perfect places for Betsy Wyeth. Of the numerous islands in her life, some are metaphoric,... Read More »

Blowin’ in the Wind

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The answer, my friend, is a wind chime by Goose Rocks Designs. Each stained-glass mobile not only delights... Read More »

Boatbuilder’s House

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For years Stephen Florimbi and his partner, Sarah Price, had a vision of what they wanted in a... Read More »

Bonus Recipes from Portland Chefs

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Read about the five chefs in The Maine Course in May/June Yankee. Listen in as Annie B. Copps... Read More »

Book Review: Wild Acadia

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman, frequent Yankee contributing photographers, first visited Acadia National Park together in 1989. Since then,... Read More »

Bookstores: Best 5 in New England

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Suzanne Strempek Shea, one of the Pioneer Valley’s best-loved writers, is the author of five novels and three... Read More »