Suite dreams at the Portland Harbor Hotel

Tough assignment, staying at the Portland Harbor Hotel and checking out the new suites. Bottom line, if you can swing it, book one. Now Maine...
Sweet dreams for Red Sox and Bruins Fans in themed suites at two Boston hotels. ©Hilary nangle

Score! Suite dreams in Boston for Red Sox & Bruins fans

Yo, Red Sox and Bruins fans: Check out these sweet splurge-worthy Boston suites dedicated to the teams you love. Fenway Park Suite at the Hotel...

Portland Harbor Hotel deals

The four-diamond Portland Harbor Hotel is enticing guests to visit in late spring/early summer with a couple of sweet deals. If you can swing...

Ways to play in inland Maine

If you think Maine is all about the coast, you need to venture inland and discover the lakes, rivers, woods, and peaks that define...

Portland snooze

The Holiday Inn by the Bay is one of the ugliest buildings in Portland, but it also delivers  perhaps the best bang for the...

Bar Harbor dining and lodging with a view

Views! Views! Views! I spent the last few days at the Bluenose, in Bar Harbor. While there may be a few other places that...

Drink, eat, and make merry: It’s Ice Bar time in Portland, Maine

Put on your winter woolies instead of the usual night-on-the-town clothes, lace up the insulated Bean boots, instead of the heels, and slide on...

Restaurant Week Maine lodging deals

Restaurant Week Maine is quickly approaching and this year, there are some decent lodging deals offered that complement the set-price dinners. For example, the...

Deal Alert: Save 50% on Maine lodgings this spring

It's back! The Maine Innkeepers Association's annual Habitat for Humanity program. Donate $35, and save 50% on your room, April 18-May 27, 2016, at...
Osprey Watch takes place at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park in Freeport. Hilary Nangle photo

Maine news and notes: Memorial Day Weekend events; deals that require advance planning

Looking for some fun activities in Maine for this Memorial Day weekend? Here are a few suggestions, along with a few upcoming deals and...
The Capt. Lord Mansion is a grand bed and breakfast, with captain-sized rooms in Kennebunkport, Maine. Courtesy photo

Deal Alert: Maine inns offer seasonal packages at special rates

If you think November isn't a good time to visit Maine, think again: Sure, the weather can be a bit iffy, but special events...

This and that: Maine deals and news for skiers, diners, and lodgers

As I sit here at 4:40 on a Saturday afternoon, I'm still amazed at the sunshine; thank you Daylight Savings Time. What a difference...

New owner for Ogunquit’s historical Cliff House Resort & Spa

It's the end of an era: Fourth-generation owner Kathryn Weare has sold the Cliff House Resort & Spa, which tops the cliffs of Bald...

Harboring secrets

I toured the new addition to the Portland Harbor Hotel yesterday with the general manager, and no question, this is a great addition for...