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This weekend, see Portland like never before with this cross-town, people-powered, car-free scavenger hunt presented by ...
07/08/2021
City at Your Feet Scavenger Hunt » Portland Trails

This weekend, see Portland like never before with this cross-town, people-powered, car-free scavenger hunt presented by our nonprofit partner, Portland Trails! Crack clues to discover dozens of unique locations. Register your team today!

July 10 & 11, 2021 See Portland like you've never seen it before! City at Your Feet is a cross-town scavenger hunt and people-powered trail adventure. Teams crack as many clues as possible and gain points for finding unique locations along the trail network, all while traveling car-free throughout t...

“Between its lively environment, the warming Latin cuisine, and the draw of novelty after a long pandemic winter, Pacifi...
07/08/2021
Pacifico Brings Latin Flavors to a S**o Mill - The Maine Mag

“Between its lively environment, the warming Latin cuisine, and the draw of novelty after a long pandemic winter, Pacifico Restaurant is making early waves in the greater Portland dining scene,” writes food editor Kate McCarty of the S**o restaurant that took up residence in a former textile mill in November. With an elevated take on Central and South American cuisine, plus intriguing specialty cocktails, Pacifico offers a tropical oasis in Southern Maine.

Step into Pacifico in S**o, and you’ll instantly feel transported to somewhere warmer. A pink neon sign over the main entrance buzzes with Miami energy, and tall (albeit faux) palms reach up the weathered bricks of the former textile mill’s … Continue reading →

Join the YMCA of Southern Maine for the Virtual Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids! The event runs anytime between J...
06/30/2021
YMCA of Southern Maine

Join the YMCA of Southern Maine for the Virtual Peaks to Portland Swim to Benefit Kids! The event runs anytime between July 1 and July 31, and brings the world-famous open water swim to you while helping the Y provide critical support to kids and families in our community. By registering to swim the 2.4 miles in your body of water of choice, you’ll be making life more certain for kids while continuing the tradition of the iconic Peaks to Portland swim.

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What would a Maine summer be if it didn’t involve taking advantage of the 3,478 miles of ocean shoreline in our fair sta...
06/30/2021
On the Water: Coastal Dreams - The Maine Mag

What would a Maine summer be if it didn’t involve taking advantage of the 3,478 miles of ocean shoreline in our fair state? For the July issue, our editors compiled a guide to boating along Maine’s coast, with suggestions of must-see coves and inlets, seaworthy places to stay, and where to learn the ropes of sailing, if you need to get your sea legs under you. Read our guide to cruising along the coast of Vacationland!

DROP AN ANCHOROne of the best parts of cruising Maine’s coast is discovering new coves and inlets to spend a night (or just an afternoon). Find your next anchorage with these suggestions from a few expert boaters. Hell’s Half Acre … Continue reading →

Join our nonprofit partner SailMaine  for the SailMaine Festival on August 14 and 15 in Portland Harbor! Activities will...
06/28/2021

Join our nonprofit partner SailMaine for the SailMaine Festival on August 14 and 15 in Portland Harbor! Activities will include a boat parade and a painted sails exhibition to celebrate the sailing community in Portland. The featured event will be the SailMaine Regatta, which will take place over two days, with a fun Performance Handicap Racing Fleet race around Portland Harbor on day one and one-design racing for various classes on the second day. Each boat must raise at least $250 to participate in the regatta fundraiser, and all proceeds will support SailMaine’s scholarship and outreach programs. Plus, a prize will be given to the team that raises the most money! Register your team today!

http://www.sailmaine.org/sailmainefest/

Join our nonprofit partner SailMaine for the SailMaine Festival on August 14 and 15 in Portland Harbor! Activities will include a boat parade and a painted sails exhibition to celebrate the sailing community in Portland. The featured event will be the SailMaine Regatta, which will take place over two days, with a fun Performance Handicap Racing Fleet race around Portland Harbor on day one and one-design racing for various classes on the second day. Each boat must raise at least $250 to participate in the regatta fundraiser, and all proceeds will support SailMaine’s scholarship and outreach programs. Plus, a prize will be given to the team that raises the most money! Register your team today!

http://www.sailmaine.org/sailmainefest/

Cookbook author, former chef, National Geographic fellow, and sustainable seafood advocate Barton Seaver has a suggestio...
06/28/2021
Meet the Cookbook Author Who Wants to Put Fish on Your Plate - The Maine Mag

Cookbook author, former chef, National Geographic fellow, and sustainable seafood advocate Barton Seaver has a suggestion for you: normalize seafood as a protein source, and start eating more of it. “From a chef’s perspective, from an eater’s perspective, there is no protein that brings us such seasonality, such diversity of flavors, taste, textures, colors. There’s just so much inherent opportunity in seafood from a culinary perspective that’s just orders of magnitude above what’s offered to us by land animal proteins.”

Meet the Cookbook Author Who Wants to Put Fish on Your Plate Former chef Barton Seaver talks about the barriers to people eating more seafood and why Maine should embrace aquaculture. Photography by Nicole Wolfby Paul Koenig Through career waypoints … Continue reading →

Visit our partner Wendell Gilley Museum to see the newest exhibit, "Birds in Art," which runs through August 18 and feat...
06/25/2021
Wendell Gilley Museum

Visit our partner Wendell Gilley Museum to see the newest exhibit, "Birds in Art," which runs through August 18 and features the work of 60 different contemporary artists who offer their unique interpretations of the avian world in a variety of media! The show is the 45th iteration of Birds in Art, an international exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, that travels to just a few venues each year. Plan your visit today!

The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center that celebrates the life and work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer in the field of decorative bird carving.

“With 156 brew houses churning out beer in the Pine Tree State, the drink choices for backyard lobster bakes and dreamy ...
06/24/2021
Five Maine Beers to Drink This Summer - The Maine Mag

“With 156 brew houses churning out beer in the Pine Tree State, the drink choices for backyard lobster bakes and dreamy afternoons at the beach are, at the very least, dizzying,” writes Dave Patterson. Maine now officially has more breweries per capita than any other state, but more importantly, the endless options are deliciously refreshing. Check out our roundup of five Maine beers that pair perfectly with a Vacationland summer.!

The past year has been a hard day’s night. But there’s a gleam of light in this tunnel. The shadow of the pandemic has been illumined by vaccines and our collective effort to mask our smiles to save our neighbors. … Continue reading →

This week, join our nonprofit partner LifeFlight of Maine at the SeaDog Brewing Company locations in Bangor and Camden t...
06/23/2021

This week, join our nonprofit partner LifeFlight of Maine at the SeaDog Brewing Company locations in Bangor and Camden to register for Cross for LifeFlight! In addition to receiving a goodie bag valued at $100, registrants will also receive a $25 SeaDog Brewing Company gift card. For more information, visit www.crossforlifeflight.org/info.

You're invited! Join us this week for a Packet Pickup Party at the Sea Dog Brewing Company location nearest you.

Pick up your registration packet and goodie bag in-person, and receive a $25 Sea Dog Gift Card! This is just one small way for us to say thank you for all you are doing to support LifeFlight of Maine.

Not already registered for the 2021 Cross For LifeFlight? Walk-in registrations are welcome!

PORTLAND AREA: Tuesday, June 22, 4pm-6pm at Sea Dog Brewing Company - Broadway So. Portland (725 Broadway)

BANGOR AREA: Wednesday, June 23, 4pm-6pm at Sea Dog Brewing Bangor (26 Front Street)

CAMDEN AREA: Thursday, June 24, 4pm-6pm at Sea Dog Brewing Camden (1 Main Street)

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Join Portland Ovations at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, for the virtual event "Screen to Stage," a mini experience that of...
06/14/2021
Screen to Stage

Join Portland Ovations at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, for the virtual event "Screen to Stage," a mini experience that offers all audiences a curated taste of what’s to come in the 2021-2022 season. You'll hear from Ovations staff and see videos of the internationally acclaimed artists in music, theater, and dance Ovations is bringing to Portland. You’ll also hear from some Ovations’ members, whose voices, presence, and support have made Ovations sing for all these years. Register to watch today!

This event will be auto-captioned. YES. There will be more Ovations. Register for free today to virtually join Portland Ovations for ‘Screen to Stage’ on Tuesday, June 15 at 7pm ET. Be a part of the future of LIVE, in-person performances in Portland. This mini, only-with-Ovations experience offe...

“Every year, usually about mid-July, my husband and I create a summer bucket list,” writes food editor Kate McCarty. “Wh...
06/08/2021
Our Maine Summer Dining Bucket List - The Maine Mag

“Every year, usually about mid-July, my husband and I create a summer bucket list,” writes food editor Kate McCarty. “While the days are still long and the patio heaters are stowed, I’ll be making it a point to have as many quintessential Maine food experiences as I can.” From enjoying patio season to hunting down the newest food trucks or checking out the extensive brewery scene in the Pine Tree State, this summer dining bucket list has something for everyone.

Every year, usually about mid-July, my husband and I create a summer bucket list. After a few weeks of glorious warm weather, beach days, and backyard hangs, we start to feel the creeping anxiety that summer is slipping away. We … Continue reading →

It’s gonna be a road trip summer, and we’re here to give you the lowdown on van life: it rocks and rolls. Rent a vintage...
05/23/2021
Vacationland by Camper Van - The Maine Mag

It’s gonna be a road trip summer, and we’re here to give you the lowdown on van life: it rocks and rolls. Rent a vintage Volkswagen campervan and consult your Maine Atlas and Gazetteer tucked into the passenger’s seat pocket—it’s time to explore Vacationland’s back roads and hidden treasures from behind the wheel.

Vacationland by Camper Van On an idyllic route from western mountains and lakes to blueberry hills and coastal islands, a vintage Volkswagen is the perfect companion. By Sandy LangPhotography by Peter Frank Edwards Issue: May 2021 Behind a warehouse-sized office … Continue reading →

Join our nonprofit partner, Portland Ovations, on Tuesday, 5/25 for the final performance in their "First Look" series: ...
05/19/2021
Abbe Museum - First Look

Join our nonprofit partner, Portland Ovations, on Tuesday, 5/25 for the final performance in their "First Look" series: a staging of Wabanaki Stories and Storytellers. In partnership with the Abbe Museum, the event will bring together colleagues at Abbe with respected Wabanaki storytellers to share and discuss the important role that storytelling and storytellers play for the Indigenous nations and peoples in Maine. Register today!

This event will be captioned and interpreted. Join Portland Ovations for five weeks, April 27 – May 25, 2021 each Tuesday at 4pm, as we host an exciting series continuing our program of commissioning Maine artists. “First Looks” is comprised of five virtual, 60-minute, work-in-progress perform...

The tenacious women paddling Maine’s inland waters have “been here since the beginning, and we aren’t going anywhere,” s...
05/18/2021
The Women of Maine’s Whitewater - The Maine Mag

The tenacious women paddling Maine’s inland waters have “been here since the beginning, and we aren’t going anywhere,” says veteran raft guide Nancy Soule. From those who grew up playing in the currents, to those who discovered the exhilaration of running a rapid later in life, these women have loved, lost, and formed a community on the river that is always looking to bring more into the fold.

The Women of Maine’s Whitewater These paddlers are making the state’s waterways a place for everyone. By Jenny O’ConnellPhotography by Andy Gagne Issue: May 2021 If we forgot the name of a rapid, we had to swim it. We carried … Continue reading →

The Maine Real Estate and Development Association (MEREDA) is excited to virtually bring you its 2021 Spring Conference....
05/17/2021
2021 Spring Conference – Unveiling of the 2021 MEREDA Index & Recognition of 2020 Notable Project Recipients – MEREDA

The Maine Real Estate and Development Association (MEREDA) is excited to virtually bring you its 2021 Spring Conference. Not their typical “spring conference”, this year’s virtual event will combine the unveiling of the 2021 MEREDA Index, as well as recognition of their 2020 Notable Project Recipients! Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 20 at 8:30am and register today!

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Six miles off the coast in Casco Bay, Long Island houses a small, passionate group of people. “We call our island ‘home’...
05/10/2021
Island Life, Captured - The Maine Mag

Six miles off the coast in Casco Bay, Long Island houses a small, passionate group of people. “We call our island ‘home’ not just because it’s where we live, but also for the consistency of community, peace, solace, and support it offers,” says photographer Katie Johnson, who has documented her home isle for years.

One thing I’m sure many people who have spent any time in a small, coastal Maine town can agree with is that these places provide a space to recharge and reflect. For me, this has always been Long Island. We … Continue reading →

The reinvention of Biddeford from a former mill town to a bustling hub for makers and artists is due in large part to ar...
05/05/2021
The Arts Nonprofit Bolstering Biddeford - The Maine Mag

The reinvention of Biddeford from a former mill town to a bustling hub for makers and artists is due in large part to arts nonprofit Engine: Propelling the Creative Community, which serves as studio space for local artists and a space for dance performances. “I believe that arts are the most powerful tool for transformation, for us individually and in our communities,” says Engine’s new executive director Jessica Muise.

A slow and steady ascension of arts and culture is underway in Biddeford. Bookstores and coffee shops have opened, former mill buildings have been reimagined, and creative enterprises have emerged on Main Street, resulting in one of the most vibrant … Continue reading →

“The biggest thing is creating a setting where the campers feel safe to talk,” says Timothy Wilson, who acts as a senior...
04/29/2021
Making Friends of Enemies in the Maine Woods - The Maine Mag

“The biggest thing is creating a setting where the campers feel safe to talk,” says Timothy Wilson, who acts as a senior advisor to Seeds of Peace, a program that brings teenagers from conflict zones together in a traditional summer camp setting to promote open dialogues. In his nearly 30 years with the foundation, Wilson has served as the director of both the Seeds of Peace Camp in Otisfield, Maine, and the Seeds of Peace Center for Coexistence in Jerusalem. Read our interview with the educator and mediator about his work with youth from around the world in the woods of Maine.

Making Friends of Enemies in the Maine Woods In his nearly three decades with Seeds of Peace, Timothy Wilson has worked with campers from all over the world. by Paul KeonigPhotography by Nicole Wolf Issue: May 2021 Timothy Wilson has … Continue reading →

We’re proud to sponsor the 2021 MADE: Maine Ad + Design Broderson Awards! Join us in rolling  out the red carpet to cele...
04/28/2021
Broderson Awards — Maine Ad + Design

We’re proud to sponsor the 2021 MADE: Maine Ad + Design Broderson Awards! Join us in rolling out the red carpet to celebrate Maine’s most amazing creatives. The Broderson Awards recognize Maine agencies and professionals for exhibiting excellence in creative endeavors. This year’s event will be held virtually on May 13th. The winners will be announced live. Enjoy a drink while you watch! A cocktail kit will be provided from Vena's Fizz House to a limited number of registrants and shipped prior to the event—BYO Tequila! Register today!

The Broderson Awards were created more than 40 years ago in memory of Dick Broderson to recognize Maine agencies and professionals for exhibiting dedication to excellence and creativity in their own creative endeavors.

This year’s Maine College of Art Fashion Show will feature the senior thesis work of the Textile & Fashion Design majors...
04/27/2021
The MECA 2021 Fashion Show

This year’s Maine College of Art Fashion Show will feature the senior thesis work of the Textile & Fashion Design majors from the class of 2021! A donation of any size is required to attend the virtual livestream event on Friday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. A donation of $100 or more automatically puts you on the Fashion Show Host Committee, which includes being listed on all email promotions and signage, and receiving an exclusive gift from renowned designer and MECA faculty member, Jill McGowan of Jill McGowan, Inc. All funds raised will benefit MECA student scholarships. Get your tickets today!

MECA's Annual Fashion Show returns via Livestream!

After changing ownership in 2019, Little Giant has quietly come into its own as a Portland staple, serving “American foo...
04/27/2021
Little Bistro, Big Moves - The Maine Mag

After changing ownership in 2019, Little Giant has quietly come into its own as a Portland staple, serving “American food with a sharp Maine focus.” Under the creative direction of head chef Neil Zabriskie, the menu features local ingredients in surprising and delightful combinations, which Zabriskie calls “an ode to Maine’s bounty.”

On a Sunday night, a middle-aged woman with blond hair is sitting on the covered patio of Little Giant, at a small cafe table against the gray clapboard wall of the restaurant. She has the New York Times Sunday edition … Continue reading →

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you need inspiration buying a gift, look no further! Presenting our Mother’s...
04/26/2021
Mother's Day Wish Book - The Maine Mag

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you need inspiration buying a gift, look no further! Presenting our Mother’s Day Wish Book, a collection of gift ideas for that special mom, no matter what she loves! Check out our curated gift lists with items ranging from jewelry to cribbage boards to sketch books—and everything in between. Find the perfect gift for every type of mom in your life!

A collection of wish list items for that special mom on your list, based on what they love! Check out the these guides to finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift for all the moms in your life. The Luxurious Lady: … Continue reading →

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