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Summerguide 2016


40 I Fooled Around and Fell in Love…With Maine
Blues legend Elvin Bishop  talks Maine, music, and Japanese ahead of his stop at Rockland’s North Atlantic Blues Festival July 17.
Interview by Colin W. Sargent

191 The Last Picture Show?
Drama behind the silver screen at Pride’s Corner and Bridgton Drive-Ins.
By Michael Schoch

280 Flash


75 Lobster With a Twist
Hungry Eye goes on the hunt for the latest lobster craze.
By Claire Z. Cramer

212 Everyday Sommelier
This summer, everything’s coming up rosés.
By Ralph Hersom

218 Dining Guide

219 Restaurant Review
Scales: On the Portland waterfront, slide into the city’s most hyped new restaurant.
By Diane Hudson


277 Fiction
“Perhaps You Can’t Help Yourself.”
By Dan Domench


249 House of the Month For Sale: The Mark Twain House on the York River.
By Colin W. Sargent

254 New England Homes & Living


30 From the Editor

32 Letters

170 Eye in the Sky
The craze for drones is sweeping over Maine.
By Sarah Moore
Drone photography
by Chris Trafford

203 “Oversexed, Overfed, Over Here”
Why, oh, why does Sweden hate Maine lobster, and why have they proposed an EU ban on the invasion?
From Staff & Wire Reports

Acadia Deconstructed

100 Deconstructing Acadia
Acadia isn’t just the world’s most breathtaking national park. Never has been.

104 Acadia Exclusive, inclusive.
Demystifying the history of Acadia. By Colin W. Sargent

108 Playground of the Rich & Famous
A star map of Acadia.
From Staff & Wire Reports

120 Different Country, Different World: Campobello
The Canadian/Acadian island is home to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s lost youth.
By Colin W. Sargent

134 Indiana’s Indianas
The pop art legend looks back.
From Staff & Wire Reports

140 Writing Acadia: A Personal Memoir
Extraordinary insights from the bestselling author
of The Orphan Train.
By Christina Baker Klein

145 Savage Beauties
The story behind Monhegan painter Rockwell Kent’s Arctic masterpiece.
By Colin W. Sargent

147 Swept Away
For Sale: “Windswept,” the Somes Sound home to the Auchinclosses and, later, Reagan Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger.
By Colin W. Sargent

Maine life

34 Maine Classics

37 Summerguide

67 Chowder

68 Portland After Dark: Where’s the Party?
Late nights, loud music.
By Karen Hofreiter

88 Dream Islands
Do you dare? Wrap yourself in the all-encompassing silence of your own romantic isle.
By Jackie Murray &
Sherwood Olin

179 Journey Without Maps & Hacking Maine
An insider guide to Vacationland.
From Staff & Wire Reports

197 Shipping News
What’s that floating into port with the ghost ship Titanic?
From Staff & Wire Reports

209 Extraordinary Maine
Disinterring Maine’s haunted history.
By Loren & Jenny Coleman

217 L’Esprit de l’Escalier
“Lucky Cob”
By Rhea Côté Robbins

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