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...

Nibbles and bites along the south coast

Beyond the extremes of the White Barn Inn and the Loco Poco's, I grazed my way through a couple of other Kennebunk/K'port restaurants (both...

Maine lodging deals and news you can use

Planning a trip to Maine? Here are some lodging deals and news worth considering before you book. Most deals are subject to availability. I've...

Cheap airfare, free skiing, enticing dinners, and other news and notes from around Maine

Everybody loves a deal, and I've got quite a few for you. Book today: TOO LATE, YOU MISSED IT, SORRY. $49 airfare from New York,...

Good Samaritans do exist

Here's a feel-good story. Frisbee's Market, opened in 1828 and operated by five generations of the Frisbee family, almost passed out of current owner...

Captain Lord for $149

Yup, you read that right. The Captain Lord Mansion, a posh B&B within easy walking distance to Kennebunkport's Dock Square, has a midweek holiday...

Cheap Sleeps in the Kennebunks

You don't have to be religious to book a room at the Franciscan Guest House. An easy walk to Lower Village and Dock Square...
One of the highlights of Wyeth Day at the Farnsworth Museum is Jamie Wyeth signing exhibiton catalogs.

Arts news and notes from around Maine

Add a little art and culture to your Maine summer vacation with one of these exhibits or special programs: The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim's Progress,...
The Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport is offering some enticing specials this winter. Courtesy photo.

Deal Alert: 3 for 2 and wine, too

From January through April (excluding Feb. 14-24) you can stay three consecutive nights at the Captain Lord Mansion, in Kennebunkport,for the price of two....

CalMex in Maine done right

Our plan was dinner at anneka jans,an upscale bistro in downtown Kittery. Foolish me, I thought: rainy, Wednesday night, no prob. Hah. That local...

Steal away to Ogunquit’s Rockmere Lodge

Through April 9, rooms at the Rockmere Lodge, which has a spectacular location on Ogunquit's Marginal Way, are—get this: $90 midweek, $98-$110 Friday through...

Grazing through Kittery

I spent a pleasant day earlier this week nosing around Kittery. Here's some food for thought: Birth Announcements: The owners of ever popular Anneke Jans...
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...

Ink these events on your calendar for this weekend and coming week

Route 27 Arts debuts with Celtic Concert Series Route 27 Arts, a new organization dedicated to bringing live music to Stratton and the Carrabassett Valley,...

Good, fast, cheap eats along Maine’s Route 1

Foodie poohbahs lavish attention on Maine’s hot chefs and farm-to-table restaurants, but few dish on the off-the-publicity-grid, non-chain, fastish-food, take-out and grab-and-go joints. When I’m...