Table of Contents

February/March 2015

feb_march2015_cvrPerspectives

8 From the Editor
10 Letters

56 Back To The Future
An urban plan reconsidered.
By Patrick Venne

61 What Were We Thinking? I’ll Tell You
A former city manager rolls back the clock.
By John Menario

96 Flash

Art&Style

13 Maine Classics
23 Goings On
31 Chowder

73 Totem Soul
Bridge construction reveals unexpected sculpture.
From Staff & Wire Reports

93 Words
“Horneteers”
By Lewis Turco

Personalities

70 Call Me Kurt
A USM music professor’s unexpected collaboration with a celebrated novelist.
By Thomas A. Power

Food&Drink

67 The 50-Foot Journey
Home cooking-to-go comes to the West End.
By Claire Z. Cramer

75 Delicious Risks
Maine Restaurant Week is an opportunity to experiment.
By Claire Z. Cramer

80 Dining Guide
81 Restaurant Review
The Merry Table crêperie

Maine Life

33 Portland After Dark: Ladies’ Night
Girls gone wild.
By Olivia Gunn

55 Baby on Board
Loons as chick magnets.
Interview by Claire Z. Cramer

Shelter&Design
15 Spring Swing
Find inspiration in New England’s home & garden shows.

39 Lake & Lodge
Wake up and smell the coffee.
By Colin W. Sargent

47 Rustic for a Night
Now these are naughty pines.
From Staff & Wire Reports

83 House of the Month
Kennebunkport–on the rocks.

86 New England Homes
& Living