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From Port Clyde and Monhegan Island northeast through Bucksport, including Rockland, Vinalhaven and North Haven Islands, Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, Belfast, and Searsport.

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...

A day on Penobscot Bay aboard the Maine Windjammer Stephen Taber

Just as the show must go on, so must the race. Last Friday, on a foggy and damp morning, with Hurricane Arthur rumbling up...
Cool off in one of the air-conditioned museums on the Maine Musem Trail and you may see works such as this study for Wyeth's Christina's World, on view at the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, summer 2011

“Christina’s World” to be celebrated in summer Farnsworth Museum show in Rockland, Maine

Ink this exhibit on your Maine calendar of events. Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World and the Olson House will open at the Farnsworth Museum's Wyeth...

VOTE now, vote often for Rockland! Named a “2010 Distinctive Destination,” make it THE...

Planning a Maine vacation? Want to have an authentic experience? Want lobster, a seaport, great museums and shops? Craving a real...

Celebrate Maine’s farms and food at MaineFare 2013

Here’s an event you can sink your teeth into. MaineFare 2013, Sept. 6-7, celebrates Maine’s food and farm scene, with programs and activities designed...

Gilding the lily: Lily Bistro

I finally returned to Rockland's Lily Bistro last night, and luck was with me, as we were able to snag one of just two...

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...

Cheap Sleeps: Penobscot Bay, budget friendly lodging near Camden, Rockland, & Searsport

The stretch of coastline around Penobscot Bay, including Rockland, Rockport, Camden, and Belfast, is Maine's Gold Coast, but you can find budget-friendly lodging and...

New take on the classic lobster roll

Let's be honest here, anything more than lobster kissed with either mayo or butter and presented in a hot dog roll isn't really a...

Deal Alert: Big winter savings at two of Maine’s finest inns with restaurants

It's quiet season, and two of Maine's nicest inns—the Hartstone Inn and Hideaway, in Camden, and the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth—are...

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...

Fancying Francine

Dined at Chef/Owner Brian Hill's  Francine Bistro last night, and I liked it. Food is well prepared and innovative; service is very good. It...

Wine dinner at Camden’s Hartstone Inn

Hmm, I seem to be focused on food and wine lately, but here's a good deal. Really, four courses with wine pairings for $55...
The Moose Lottery Festival in Rangeley, Maine, is a bonanza for outdoor sports-minded folks.

Triple-header weekend in Maine: Moose, lighthouses, and whoppie pie celebrations

What a weekend to be in Maine, as the state has three great events celebrating the state's icons: Moose, lighthouses, and, yes, even whoopie...