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...

Jonesport museum preserves Maine’s sardine-processing heritage

I'm a sucker for small, focused, and quirky museums, and this gem, in Jonesport, Maine, sure fits the bill. Ronnie Peabody, executive director and...

New Year’s Eve X 2

Can't get enough of that New Year's Eve midnight joy? Experience it twice, in Eastport. The first city in the U.S. to see the sun...

Maine in May: A sampling of events

Here's a round up of Maine-related events that's recently crossed my desk: Stories on the Staircase, Victoria Mansion, Portland You might want to sign up in...

Missing Ocean Wood? Consider these

Now none of these can replace Ocean Wood, Mike Brunton's campground on the the Schoodic Peninsula that closed after last summer. But, if you're...
Venison dinner with vegie alternative to benefit a new kitchen.

Wine, Chocolate, and Venison: 3 special-event dinners bright November in Maine

Hungry for something new? Consider one of these special-event dinners in Maine. Nov. 11: Demonstration Wine Dinner at Five-0, Ogunquit No, Chef Walter isn't demonstrating wine,...

Grand times in Grand Lake Stream

Most people go to Grand Lake Stream to fish. Some go relax. I go to shop. That's not easy in a sleepy fishing town...

Economy versus environment

Interesting story in today's Wall Street Journal about rockweed harvesting in Washington County. I shot these last summer, in Jonesport. I was staying in...

Back in the Saddle

So to speak (after five days without Internet access), and with a new office assistant. First, a report on this year's Grand Lake Stream...

Nibbles & bites: Dining news and tasting notes from around Maine

I'm not even going to attempt to keep up with all that's happening in Portland—Portland Food Map does an excellent job of that and...

Folk arts, bluegrass, and antiques in the garden: a festival-filled weekend in Maine

My all-time favorite, must-go festival in Maine is the annual Grand Lake Stream Folk Arts Festival, held under tents on a grassy ballfield in...
Watch lobster boats unload their catches from The inn at the Wharf, in Lubec, Maine. Hilary Nangle photo.

You asked: Rooms with a view over working lobster wharves on the Maine coast

A reader asked: "I want to visit Maine and stay at a motel/hotel cottage/guest house where I can have a view of the harbour...

Bohemian Mama’s Bakery is a delicious find

Ben Walter, co-owner of Oceanside Meadows, a lovely inn in Prospect Harbor, just called me with a tip: Bohemian Mama's Bakery. "The croissants are...

Looping through Lubec

Like Eastport, Lubec's fortunes seem to ebb and flow like the tide. And right now, those massive Passamaquoddy Bay tides seem to be flowing....

Quoddy Mist Sea Salt, mmmmm

I've long been a fan of sea salt, but now that I've discovered all-natural, Maine-harvested Quoddy Mist Sea Salt, others dull by comparison. It...