Barbara Prey: America's Artist, Forthy Years of Painting is on view at the Blue Water Fine Arts gallery, in Port Clylde Maine, July 20-Aug 31, 2012.

Bits and pieces: Current and upcoming Maine events worth noting

Here's a round-up of events and activities that have crossed my desk. A few are happening now, some a bit later this month, and...

I scream, you scream for Maine-made ice cream

A recent Chowhound discussion on Maine's best ice cream got me thinking about when I worked for a trade publication called Gourmet News. I...

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...

Escape to Maine’s Attean Lake Lodge

With August comes the realization that summer isn’t forever, and it’s time to get cracking on getting away. But where, you ask? I have...
The ceiling, walls, choir loft, and entry of Maine's South Solon Meeting House are a riot of color and art. Hilary Nangle photo.

Maine’s South Solon Meeting House is a surprising visual treat, thanks to artists from...

Open the door to Maine's South Solon Meeting House and Wow! Neither the classically influenced colonial, white-clapboard architecture nor the serene location on a...

Two-for-one ice cream at Gifford’s this weekend

I scream, you scream, everyone screams for Gifford's Ice Cream during the annual two-for-one closing weekend special. This weekend, Oct. 16-17, 2010, Gifford's closes...
One of the images that will be featured in a slide lecture on May 31 in St. George, Maine.

Free, upcoming talks highlight Maine history and landscapes

Delve into Maine's history and heritage by attending one of these free upcoming talks this week. SERC Schoodic Series Lecture, Wed. May 30 Dr. James Gramann,...

New Maine film festival debuts this month

The inaugural Lumina Festival, featuring recently released films set in India, Russia, the Philippines, and Africa, will take place at Railroad Square Cinema, in...

Fast Eddie is cruising again

Happy Days are here again, at Fast Eddie's, at least. The Winthrop, Maine, drive-in restaurant is back in biz thanks to Russ Angell and...

The Theater at Monmouth

If you're in the vicinity of Fast Eddie's (see previous post), don't miss The Theater at Monmouth, a.k.a. the Shakespearean theater of Maine. It's...

News & notes from all over Maine: museums, lectures, exhibits, trails, and talks

So many tidbits, I'm just bundling them in nice package for you. By region: Kennebec Valley • The Maine State Museum, in Augusta, is expanding its...

Nibbles and bites: Foodie news from Maine

Winter blues have you salivating for some fun events? Hungering for a good meal at a great price? Want to help push a Maine...
Some of the cabins at Castle Island Camps on Long Pond, in Belgrade Lakes, Maine, are built right over the water. Hilary Nangle photo.

Chasing memories on Golden Pond: Long before the movie, Maine’s Belgrade Lakes were drawing...

On Golden Pond, that dreamy sunset-of-life film starring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, and Jane Fonda, may have been filmed in New Hampshire, but playwright...

Staycations: Control costs for your Maine vacation

Are you trying to control costs this summer yet yearning for a vacation? Consider a staycation--the trendy term for vacationing at home and doing...

Seeking Common Ground: Maine’s best agricultural fair

It's fay-uh season in Maine, and if you want a different take on the usual fair fare, head to the Common Ground Fair, Sept....