Here’s a tip. Not.

I have a tip for the proprietors of Bath's Solo Bistro. Had a wonderful dinner recently at this hip little spot, with Scandinavian-inspired decor and...
Escape everything at Three Pines, a peaceful B&B on an organic farm in Hancock, Maine, near Acadia National Park. Courtesy photo.

Maine bed-and-breakfast inns that cater to vegetarians

While most inns and B&BS will, with advance notice, prepare vegetarian (and sometimes vegan) breakfasts, a few cater to the meat-free crowd. Honestly, even...

Doughnuts and pho: Bakers Way in Boothbay Harbor is a dual find

Yes, I know doughnuts and pho is as unusual a combination as steamed dumplings and sticky buns or spring rolls and bear claws, but...

Unlimited golf at Sebasco

Sebasco Harbour Resort has a decent deal for golfers. The Midweek Bed, Breakfast, & Golf package provides a double-occupancy room for the night, with...

Portland to Kingfield food musings

Every ski town–make that every town–should have a cafe like Kingfield's  Orange Cat. I never pass it without stopping in, whether for tea or...

Meals on paws

Our new pup is putting a bit of a crimp in our travel style, since he's too young to leave either at home or...

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...

Rainy days and Mondays

Brighten up this dismal weather with a stop or two or seven along the The Maine Art Museum Trail. Why: More than 53,000 works of...

Kick off holiday shopping at Artful Gifts

Forgive me as I wipe the drool off my keyboard. For once, I'm not drooling over food, but rather over the magnificent artisan-made goods...

Centennial: Peary at the Pole

Here's an anniversary that almost slipped by me: One-hundred years ago, Maine native and 1877 Bowdoin grad Robert E. Peary claimed to have reached...

Special Maine premiere: Sustainability

The Green Living Project, which has documented more than 30 sustainability-related projects in 10 countries in Africa and South America has turned its lens...

Maine’s top chefs are cookin’ in the garden

Now you might not think about heading to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay in the dead of winter, but the monthly Kitchen...

Setting anchor in Round Pond, Maine

Years ago I lived in Round Pond, and I still have a soft spot for this lovely little village by the sea. Wrapped around...

In search of the perfect chocolate chip cookie

For much of my life, I've been on a quest for the perfect retail chocolate chip cookie. I seek one that best emulates a...

Dig into the past this week at Colonial Pemaquid

Ever seen an archeological dig other than on PBS or in Indiana Jones flicks? This week, you can watch archeologists dig into Maine's 17th-century...