Acadia

From Ellsworth though Steuben, including Trenton, Mt. Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, the Cranberry Islands, Swans Island, Frenchboro, Hancock, Franklin, Gouldsboro, Prospect Harbor, the Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park, and Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge.

Like cheese? You'll love Eat More Cheese, a new specialty food store in downtown Belfast, Maine. courtesy image

Out & about: new, noteworthy, deals, and events in Maine

Spring has arrived and Maine is waking up from its winter slumber. Here's a round-up for news items that have crossed my desk recently,...

Planning ahead: Maine Open Lighthouse Day

Light up your life on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, with a visit to one of 25 ocean, river, and island lighthouses open for the...
Birders flock to Deer Isle, Maine, for the annual birding and art festival in May.

Birders flocking to Deer Isle, Maine, for Wings, Waves, and Woods birding and art...

Bob Duchesne, birding guide and founder of the Maine Birding Trail, will lead several walks and offer his Birding by Ear program during the...

Maine’s lobsteboat race season kicks off today

Gentlemen, start your engines. Yup. Maine's lobsterboat racing season kicks off with races today, Sat. June 19, in Boothbay Harbor and tomorrow, Sun. June...

Loving Pectic Seafood

Update 2011: Pectic has closed. I'm back on Mount Desert Island, but en route this time, I stopped at Pectic Seafood, on Route 3, in...
Free Cannon camera and video workshops and classes in Acadia National Park.

This and that: Upcoming events around Maine

A roundup of interesting events this coming week and beyond throughout Maine. Film & Dinner: On Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Eagle Hill Institute, in...

Gotta love Martha’s in Ellsworth

Red vinyl, Formica, and chrome. Super-friendly waitresses. Really good home cookin'. Martha's Diner delivers big time. I stopped by for lunch today, and the place...

MDI Lunch Report 2: Redbird Provisions, Northeast Harbor

If you venture over to Northeast Harbor, have lunch or dinner at Redbird Provisions. I ate there twice last season, and this visit, for...

Shameless promotion

This blog began as an effort to keep readers of my three books—Maine, Coastal Maine, and Acadia National Park—updated as well as provide a...

Craving fried fish? Check out these Maine fish shacks

Maine is renowned for its lobster shacks, but its fried fish joints are equally tasty finds. At these 10 coastal gems—a mix of sit-down...

Free admission days announced for Nat’l Parks and lands

Every National Park, National Wildlife Refuge, and numerous areas managed by the Bureau of Land Management are offering free admission June 5-6, Aug. 14-15,...
Lucy's Granola is delicios and not overly sweet. It's hand mixed in Blue HIll Maine by Lucy Benjamin and her family.

Tasting Maine: Favorite food finds from the Acadia region

I spent the better part of the past five months noodling the highways and byways of Maine's Acadia region researching a new edition of...

Climb every mountain, swim every fjord: COA prez to hike Acadia National Park’s 28...

Call me impressed: On Monday, June 25, 2012,  College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins plans to climb every mountain in Acadia National Park...

Maine chefs and restaurants earn Beard nod

Once again, Maine chefs and restaurants have gained national attention in numbers that are proportionately far greater than its population. Check out the list...
When visiting the Schoodic section of Maine's Acadia National Park, be sure to check what activities are planned by SERC. Hilary nangle photo

Science, nature, talks, and Maine humorist Tim Sample: all at Acadia’s SERC this summer

Need another reason to loop through the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park in Winter Harbor, Maine? How about the Schoodic Education and Research...