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With Extraordinary Perspective, Portland Monthly celebrates the region’s native appeal with revealing, highly detailed stories on fascinating personalties; unbiased reviews; cuisine news in our acclaimed Hungry Eye pages; and our signature interviews. Not monetized, not compromised, and created for our readers over everything else, our stories dare to be different and dare to provoke. Portland, Maine deserves nothing less. Portland Monthly Magazine was established in 1985 by Colin and Nancy Sargent. Since its inception, Portland Monthly Magazine has been the winner of numerous awards and honors, including 72 American Graphic Design USA Awards. In 2017, Design Director Meaghan Maurice was named one of Folio Magazine's "30 Under 30" top magazine executives nationwide, viz. The New Yorker, Glamour, Vogue, Town & Country, Seventeen, Elle, Esquire, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and Vanity Fair.

From all of us here at Portland Magazine, have a beautiful Memorial Day weekend!
05/22/2020

From all of us here at Portland Magazine, have a beautiful Memorial Day weekend!

Portland Magazine's cover photo
05/22/2020

Portland Magazine's cover photo

Congratulations to Portland restaurateur Nathan Berger for the win on Jeopardy! last night. He‘ll be back on tonight at ...
05/21/2020

Congratulations to Portland restaurateur Nathan Berger for the win on Jeopardy! last night. He‘ll be back on tonight at 7:30 to defend his title. We’ll be watching and rooting for you!

Berger is the wine director for Eighty Ate Hospitality, which includes Lio Restaurant, Bao Bao Dumpling House, and Tao Yuan Restaurant.

Some private Maine Campgrounds are opening up for Maine Residents this Friday, and June 1 our state campgrounds will be ...
05/20/2020

Some private Maine Campgrounds are opening up for Maine Residents this Friday, and June 1 our state campgrounds will be ready for us, too. We’re already dreaming of quiet forest hikes, nights under the stars, and toasting s’mores over campfires.

Photo at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park.

Sunsets on the Western Prom never get old. It’s going to be a beautiful weekend, Portland!
05/15/2020

Sunsets on the Western Prom never get old. It’s going to be a beautiful weekend, Portland!

Mainers are going above and beyond to make a difference these days, and we're not the only ones taking notice.Whether th...
05/13/2020

Mainers are going above and beyond to make a difference these days, and we're not the only ones taking notice.

Whether they’re a health care worker, first responder, pharmacy employee, or doing a kindness for their community, we want to hear about them!
See the heroes who've already been nominated and submit someone you would like to thank here: https://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2020/04/community/

We're ready for warm summer days spent on the water and exploring our sparkling coastline. This photo from Nanuq Kayaks ...
05/12/2020

We're ready for warm summer days spent on the water and exploring our sparkling coastline. This photo from Nanuq Kayaks is reminding us of all the fun we have to look forward to.

Thank you to IDEXX for making leaps and bounds from animal health to enhancing the health and well-being of people. The ...
05/08/2020

Thank you to IDEXX for making leaps and bounds from animal health to enhancing the health and well-being of people. The emergency FDA approval of Idexx's Covid-19 testing kits has tripled Maine's testing capacity. Here's to Looking Forward!

This photograph gracing the cover of MaineGuide 2020 is by Alpha Omega Photography.

Have you noticed the brilliant splash of yellow blooming across Maine? Maine Suffrage Centennial's daffodil tribute is p...
04/29/2020

Have you noticed the brilliant splash of yellow blooming across Maine? Maine Suffrage Centennial's daffodil tribute is paying off!
See more in our short story here—and don't miss the poetry battle that helped inspire this tribute from 100 years ago, “The Jonquil and the Rose.” http://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2020/04/daffodil-tribute/

We're happy to hear the Portland Maine Farmers' Market has kicked off for the season. With plenty of space to spread out...
04/28/2020

We're happy to hear the Portland Maine Farmers' Market has kicked off for the season. With plenty of space to spread out in Deering Oaks, the market's set up Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7 to 8 a.m. for senior and immuno-compromised customers, and 8 to 1 p.m. for everyone else.

Seaweed Week kicks off today! In celebration of our green seas, participating restaurants including UNION Restaurant are...
04/24/2020

Seaweed Week kicks off today! In celebration of our green seas, participating restaurants including UNION Restaurant are serving kelp specials via curbside pick-up. The event is also hosting online workshops and sharing videos on how to craft a perfect seaweed cocktail.

In honor of National Poetry Month:"Figs from Thistles: First Fig" by Edna St. Vincent Millay was published in 1920, just...
04/16/2020

In honor of National Poetry Month:
"Figs from Thistles: First Fig" by Edna St. Vincent Millay was published in 1920, just two years after the flu epidemic.

My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light!

What's your favorite story from MaineGuide 2020? Let us know!
04/15/2020

What's your favorite story from MaineGuide 2020? Let us know!

Did you know you can take a virtual tour inside the Olson house? It's featured in numerous works of art by Andrew Wyeth,...
04/13/2020
Explore The Olson House in 3D

Did you know you can take a virtual tour inside the Olson house? It's featured in numerous works of art by Andrew Wyeth, including "Christina's World."
https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=xX485QWQ65A

Looking to be inspired by some more Maine-made intellectual breakthroughs? See our story here: https://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2020/02/two-centuries-of-intellectual-breakthroughs-in-maine/

The Olson House is the subject of numerous works of art by Andrew Wyeth, including his 1948 painting Christina's World.

What's that thing covered in folded laundry? Wait, is that the dining room table we forgot we even had?Break out the pla...
04/10/2020

What's that thing covered in folded laundry? Wait, is that the dining room table we forgot we even had?

Break out the plates and pop open a bottle of wine. What's for delivery this weekend? See some of our fantastic dining-in options from our advertisers here:

Ada's Portland, 805-1139. Full menu and prepared foods like lasagna, soups, pasta, pizza kits, desserts, Italian dry goods, wine and beer are available for takeout and delivery. Tues–Sat, 3 p.m.–8 p.m. adaspasta.com

El Corazon, 536-1354. Open for delivery through 2DineIn and takeout only. Offering gift certificates at 10% off for future use. elcorazonportland.com

Maine Diner, Wells. 646-4441. Open Thurs–Mon, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Take-out, curbside, and delivery services only. mainediner.com

Maria’s Ristorante, 772-9232. Offering curbside pick up, takeout, and local delivery, 4:30–8 p.m. Beer and wine available. Special takeout menu at mariasrestaurant.com

Pizzaiolo, 536-7210. Take out and delivery available. Offering slices in addition to the regular menu. pizzaioloportland.com

Ricetta’s Brick Oven Ristorante, Falmouth. 781-3100. Take-out, curbside pick-up, and delivery services are offered from 3 p.m.–8 p.m. daily. Business delivery from 12–3 p.m. with 24 hour advance notice. Limited menu at ricettas.com

Rivalries Sports Pub & Grill, Falmouth, 747-4020, non-contact curbside take-out. As well as delivery by @2dinein. 11:30am–8:00pm. Full menu. rivalriesmaine.com

Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, 799-3134. Take-out curbside service
Thurs–Sat 5 p.m.–8 p.m., Sundays 4 p.m.–7 p.m. Abbreviated takeout menu, and nightly family style course to go. seaglassmaine.com

Shay’s Pub & Grill, 772-2626. Currently offering curbside pick-up only via Toast app. Tues–Sat 12 p.m.–6 p.m. Special curbside menu available. Shaysgrillpub.com

Thai Garden, Freeport, 865-6005. Full menu is available for take-out only. 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Monday–Saturday; 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Sunday. thaigardenfreeport.com

Union, 808-8700. Three-course family style meal for two or four persons to takeout. unionportland.com

We're wishing safe travels to York native Chris Cassidy! He blasted off this morning and is bound for the International ...
04/09/2020
Dancing on the Ceiling | PORTLAND MAGAZINE

We're wishing safe travels to York native Chris Cassidy! He blasted off this morning and is bound for the International Space Station. He and fellow Mainer Jessica Meir will return to Earth on April 17. See our interview with Cassidy here: https://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2015/07/dancing-on-the-ceiling/

View this story as a .pdf Dancing On The Ceiling Houston, we have a malfunction. It seems one of our astronauts down here has a Maine accent! Reached for a

For anyone craving ocean or lakeside scenery, Sebasco Harbor Resort and Quisisana Resort are both livestreaming video of...
04/06/2020
Sebasco Harbor Resort Live Webcam - Sebasco Harbor Resort

For anyone craving ocean or lakeside scenery, Sebasco Harbor Resort and Quisisana Resort are both livestreaming video of their waterfront views. While you get ready to catch a beautiful sunset from the comfort of home, see our story "Live Wires" here:
https://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2020/04/live-wires/

https://www.sebasco.com/about/live-webcam/
https://www.quisisanaresort.com/lake-cam

Whenever you’re ready for a moment of armchair escapism, enjoy the sights and sounds of Sebasco Harbor right here. We’re pleased to share a view of the rest, relaxation and beauty in our little corner of the world. We hope to see you this summer!

A shiny new issue is now arriving on doorsteps! Look inside our MaineGuide for enchanting weddings, beautiful homes stee...
04/02/2020

A shiny new issue is now arriving on doorsteps!
Look inside our MaineGuide for enchanting weddings, beautiful homes steeped in history, dog-friendly beaches, and the magic of live shows at Maine resorts and hotels.
See more here:
http://www.portlandmonthly.com

Sometimes writing can be the best therapy. It brings us all together. Please share your story of life in the time of COV...
03/27/2020

Sometimes writing can be the best therapy.
It brings us all together. Please share your story of life in the time of COVID-19.

Thank you, Attean Lake Lodge. Your thoughtful, calm outreach has us all appreciating the gifts of nature and looking for...
03/25/2020

Thank you, Attean Lake Lodge. Your thoughtful, calm outreach has us all appreciating the gifts of nature and looking forward to this summer.

Looking for a Monday night movie? All of these Maine-made films are currently available to stream from home.The Witch Fi...
03/23/2020

Looking for a Monday night movie? All of these Maine-made films are currently available to stream from home.
The Witch Files, Netflix
Island Zero Movie, Amazon Prime
Maineland, Amazon Prime
TO KEEP THE LIGHT film, Amazon Prime
Holly Star, Netflix

Read more about each of these movies in our story "Maine's Close-Up:" http://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2018/04/maines-close-up/

We're almost ready for a weekend of settling into our cozy burrows and dining over candlelit takeout—and a few good read...
03/20/2020

We're almost ready for a weekend of settling into our cozy burrows and dining over candlelit takeout—and a few good reads, too. We've got a collection of short and sweet fiction stories always at your fingertips. See "Last Rites" here: http://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2020/02/last-rites/

Clear that laptop and papers off your dining room table. The work day is done, and it's time to unwind with your nesting...
03/19/2020

Clear that laptop and papers off your dining room table. The work day is done, and it's time to unwind with your nesting buddies over a delicious takeout dinner. Forgot the wine? Some of our loyal advertisers have got you covered and will deliver your meal, wine, and beer straight to your door. See some of our fantastic dining-in options here:

Ada’s Portland, 805-1139. Full menu and prepared foods like lasagna, soups, pasta, pizza kits, desserts, Italian dry goods, wine, and beer are available for takeout and delivery. adaspasta.com

Restaurante El Corazon , 536-1354. Open for delivery through 2DineIn and takeout. Offering gift certificates at 10% off. elcorazonportland.com

Maine Diner "World Famous Food Like Grandma Used To Make", Wells. 646-4441. Open weekdays 7 a.m.–7 p.m. and 7 a.m.–8 p.m. weekends. Take-out, curbside, and delivery services available. mainediner.com

Maria's Restaurant , 772-9232. Offering curbside pick up, takeout, and local delivery. Beer and wine available. Special takeout menu at mariasrestaurant.com/takeout.php

Pizzaiolo Portland Maine, 536-7210. Take out and delivery available. Offering slices in addition to the full menu. pizzaioloportland.com

Ricetta's Brick Oven Ristorante. 781-3100. Take-out, curbside pick-up, and delivery services are offered from 3 p.m.–8 p.m. daily. Business delivery from 12–3 p.m. with 24 hour advance notice. Takeout menu at ricettas.com

Rivalries, 747-4020. Full menu available for curbside takeout and delivery by @2dinein. 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m. rivalriesmaine.com

Sea Glass, at Inn by the Sea Cape Elizabeth, 799-3134. Take-out curbside service daily from 7 a.m.–8 p.m. Takeout menu featuring a nightly family style course special. seaglassmaine.com/dining-menus

Thai Garden Restaurant , Freeport, 865-6005. Full menu is available for take-out Monday–Saturday 11 a.m.–7 p.m., and 4 p.m.–7 p.m. on Sunday. thaigardenfreeport.com

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Festivities may be different this year, but we can all still get in the spirit over some classi...
03/17/2020

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Festivities may be different this year, but we can all still get in the spirit over some classic Irish Fare like Corned Beef & Cabbage or Shepherd's Pie. See our restaurant review "Irish Eyes." Feile Restaurant and Pub, is currently offering take-out only. http://www.portlandmonthly.com/portmag/2020/02/irish-eyes/

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