L.L. Bean 2018 beer collaboration promo video

Five Maine Breweries Are Releasing L.L. Bean Beers This Fall

To coincide with this season’s forthcoming line of “small batch” Bean Boots, iconic Maine retailer L.L.Bean has teamed up with a handful of local breweries […]

Drifters Wife in Portland, Maine.

Portland’s Dining Scene Is Officially Way Hotter Than Boston’s

There’s never been a better time to eat in Portland, Maine. We at Boston magazine have been singing this chorus—advising you up to Drifters Wife […]


Freeport’s Desert of Maine Is for Sale

The sands of time have come for the Desert of Maine. Gary and Ginger Currens, the owners and operators of the popular Freeport tourist attraction announced Monday […]


Five Stunning Spots for Bostonians to Go Glamping

Sandy Pines Campground Kennebunkport, Maine Kennebunkport’s Sandy Pines Campground has whimsical accommodations for glampers of all tastes, from professionally designed safari tents to camp carriages […]

The family-friendly taproom in Milo, Maine, serves a rotating lineup of Bissell Brothers beer on draft and in cans

Bissell Brothers Debuts a Wild Beer Brewery in Central Maine

Summertime is prime time for a beer road trip, and there’s a new destination way up in Maine—especially for folks who like the great outdoors. […]


Here’s What It’s Like to Go Glamping in Maine

Glamping is a divisive term. To those who relish the outdoors and all the dirt and bugs that come with it, it seems decidedly frivolous. […]

The Duckfat Frites Shack is now open at the Oxbow Blending & Bottling beer garden

Portland Favorite Duckfat Has a Casual New Takeout Restaurant

’Tis the season for day trips to southern Maine. As if you needed another reason to visit Bostonians’ other favorite city, perennially packed Portland restaurant […]


A Massachusetts GOP Fundraiser Will Feature the One and Only Paul LePage

The 2018 election is coming up fast, and Republicans in Massachusetts have their work cut out for them—hoping to unseat Elizabeth Warren in a state […]


A Bold “Peeping Tom” Turkey in Kennebunk Smashed Through a Bedroom Window

Turkeys are a strange breed. Just ask anyone who’s ever seen a rafter of them strut confidently across a busy highway, angrily attack a public servant, […]

Hunt + Alpine Club's Espresso Martini, Foxy Boxer, and an oyster-eating child from the book Northern Hospitality

A Couple Portland Favorites Are Working on Cookbooks

Even though it’s less than two hours away, we can never get enough of Portland, Maine. Later this year, a new book will bring some […]

An Oakhurst Dairy milk bottle

Maine Dairy Company Settles Lawsuit over Oxford Comma

It turns out the Oxford comma is a very expensive punctuation mark. Oakhurst Dairy settled a lawsuit with its grammarian delivery drivers for $5 million, […]


After Help from a Maine Senator, We’re Getting a Lobster Emoji

The day has finally come. After a passionate campaign and some lobbying from Maine Sen. Angus King, we will soon—finally—be able to use a lobster […]


One Last Question: Why Is Wiscasset Called “The Prettiest Village in Maine?”

Why is Wiscasset called “The Prettiest Village in Maine?”


Cold-Weather Escapes: Portland, Maine

Eat away the winter blues.

A rural town beneath a blue, cloudy sky

Maine Town Cancels “Hunt the Indian” Promotion

The chamber of commerce in a central Maine town has cancelled its scheduled “Hunt for the Indian” holiday promotion. Yes, that’s really what they were […]