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...
This stature was added to the waterfront of Eastport, MAine, during the a movie filming. Hilary Nangle photo.

The view from Eastport + Top 10 experiences in Down East, Maine

Watch enough TV, and you have an image embedded in your brain of a Maine seaside village. It's part Hawkeye Pierce's Crabapple Cove (M.A.S.H.),...

A baker’s dozen Maine learning vacations: Combine vacation with learning a new skill

Want to add some value to your Maine vacation dollar? Instead of simply lazing away a summer holiday, plan a learning vacation. Conquer nature-deficit...

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...

Keepers of the Flame: Blind Hope and Passion Fuel Lighthouse Restorations

Credit the Maine Lights Program, launched in 1996, and the National Historical Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000, for saving more than 40 of Maine’s...

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...

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...

207 winter escapes

Looking to escape the holiday craziness? Want to chill and enjoy winter's chill? Steal away to one of these inns I recommended on the...

Road Food: Did somebody say doughnuts?

Oh yum, here's a find! Jeremy Towne, a.k.a the Towne Fryer. This spring, Towne relocated from Machias to Whiting, where he keeps his doughnut...

Four fabulous Maine festivals ring out July

Say good-bye to July in Maine at one of these great festivals. There's something for everyone: folk arts, quilts, artisan quilts, and books. Grand Lake...

New Moon Maine & updates from Down East, Maine

The new, 2014, edition of Moon Maine is barely off the press, and already I have a few updates for you from Down East,...

Another day in the park

Another super deal in Maine State Parks series of fun outdoor events, this time it's at Cobscook Bay State Park in Edmunds Township, (it's...

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...

A tisket, a tasket, a Native American basket, and much more

If you're traveling along the Maine coast, you might want to detour inland a bit to catch this new festival: Tribes of the Dawn...

Report from Down East: What’s new, changed, closed

Every summer, I swing through Down East, Maine, en route to and home from the Grand Lake Stream Folk Arts Festival, held on the...