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February/March 2018 
Talented locals and eager audiences have transformed Portland’s comedy scene into a headline act.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

Just for Laughs

February/March 2018
Talented locals and eager audiences have transformed Portland’s comedy scene into a headline act.






February/March 2018
It’s time we met the John Ford you never knew.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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The Real John Ford

February/March 2018
It’s time we met the John Ford you never knew.






February/March 2018
Meet three waterfront stunners and discover the stories that surround them.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Living Large

February/March 2018
Meet three waterfront stunners and discover the stories that surround them.






February/March 2018
Looking for a million-dollar view with a rock-bottom price tag? Each of these waterfront treasures offers a gateway to freedom for $225,000 or less.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Maine Coast on a Shoestring

February/March 2018
Looking for a million-dollar view with a rock-bottom price tag? Each of these waterfront treasures offers a gateway to freedom for $225,000 or less.






February/March 2018 | For a better magazine experience, view this story as a .pdf As Maine goes, so goes the nation. It sounds so encouraging. But is that true with women’s […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby…Haven’t We?

February/March 2018 | For a better magazine experience, view this story as a .pdf As Maine goes, so goes the nation. It sounds so encouraging. But is that true with women’s […]

February/March 2018
Dare to call the shots? When you’re craving a dish and nothing else will do, these top Maine eateries will go off the menu just for you.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Menu-Busters Anonymous

February/March 2018
Dare to call the shots? When you’re craving a dish and nothing else will do, these top Maine eateries will go off the menu just for you.






Winterguide 2018
Move over, champagne. At some weddings, Maine craft beer is becoming the toast of choice.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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We Do, With Brew

Winterguide 2018
Move over, champagne. At some weddings, Maine craft beer is becoming the toast of choice.






Winterguide 2018
Deep in the dark heart of Maine’s winter, local bars and restaurants entice us with extremes–blazing hearths and outdoor fire pits. Come a little closer.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Fire & Ice

Winterguide 2018
Deep in the dark heart of Maine’s winter, local bars and restaurants entice us with extremes–blazing hearths and outdoor fire pits. Come a little closer.






Winterguide 2018
New year, new hit show for the Portland star.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Loving Linda Lavin

Winterguide 2018
New year, new hit show for the Portland star.






Winterguide 2018
Join us on a journey through Maine’s culinary jungle.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Epicurious Maine

Winterguide 2018
Join us on a journey through Maine’s culinary jungle.






December 2017
High upon a Cape Elizabeth cliff,  you’ll find romance and shelter from all storms in this cozy castle.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Weathering Heights

December 2017
High upon a Cape Elizabeth cliff, you’ll find romance and shelter from all storms in this cozy castle.






December 2017
Raise a glass and taste the flavors of the world–all from the radius of downtown Portland.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Around the World In Eight Drinks

December 2017
Raise a glass and taste the flavors of the world–all from the radius of downtown Portland.






December 2017
See what Maine’s banks & credit unions are doing to win you over in 2018.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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This Is The Year Your Ship Comes In

December 2017
See what Maine’s banks & credit unions are doing to win you over in 2018.






December 2017 
Off-script moments in the kitchen reveal the culinary creativity of Maine’s award-winning chefs.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Plat du Jour

December 2017
Off-script moments in the kitchen reveal the culinary creativity of Maine’s award-winning chefs.






November 2017
What ever happened to the lost pleasure of drinking alone?<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Party of One

November 2017
What ever happened to the lost pleasure of drinking alone?






November 2017
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Maine’s Ten Most Intriguing

November 2017
The ten most intriguing Mainers of 2017






November 2017
We’ve earned our 18 hours of fame.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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The Ultimate Smackdown

November 2017
We’ve earned our 18 hours of fame.






Nov 2017
These beautiful Maine cookbooks reflect the rhythms of the seasons.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Cooks’ Books

Nov 2017
These beautiful Maine cookbooks reflect the rhythms of the seasons.






November 2017
Colin W. Sargent of Portland Monthly checks in with the Hamilton star ahead of his visit to see how hungry he is for a taste of Maine.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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An Interview with Hamilton Star Leslie Odom Jr.

November 2017
Colin W. Sargent of Portland Monthly checks in with the Hamilton star ahead of his visit to see how hungry he is for a taste of Maine.






October 2017
Not ready to call it a night? These late night drinking and dining options extend your festivities into the small hours.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Midnight Feasts

October 2017
Not ready to call it a night? These late night drinking and dining options extend your festivities into the small hours.






October 2017
Where will the next year take us? Our oracle takes us behind the numbers to show us the Dark Horses and Shooting  Stars at the heart of Maine’s business trends.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Crystal Ball City

October 2017
Where will the next year take us? Our oracle takes us behind the numbers to show us the Dark Horses and Shooting Stars at the heart of Maine’s business trends.






October 2017
Where does a Bath Iron Works yacht go to drop her final anchor?<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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End Games

October 2017
Where does a Bath Iron Works yacht go to drop her final anchor?






October 2017
A new wave of restaurateurs brings modern interpretations of authentic Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese food to Portland.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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New Wave Asian

October 2017
A new wave of restaurateurs brings modern interpretations of authentic Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese food to Portland.






October 2017
For $15.5M, you can be the toast of Bar Harbor, from soup to guns.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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East of Eden

October 2017
For $15.5M, you can be the toast of Bar Harbor, from soup to guns.






September 2017
It was Maine’s first theater built exclusively for the movies, a palace of pictured promises lit by electricity, the doorway to a new century–it was Dreamland. <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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The Silver Screen Dream

September 2017
It was Maine’s first theater built exclusively for the movies, a palace of pictured promises lit by electricity, the doorway to a new century–it was Dreamland.






September 2017
Savor the last sips of September sun on Portland patios.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Starry Nights

September 2017
Savor the last sips of September sun on Portland patios.






September 2017
Over 300 years since the printing press came to America, the craft is experiencing a renaissance, with Maine at the epicenter.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Lasting Impressions

September 2017
Over 300 years since the printing press came to America, the craft is experiencing a renaissance, with Maine at the epicenter.






September 2017
Freshly made pasta in traditional strands and shapes? Served with enchanting, authentic sauces? In wonderfully intimate trattorias? Portland’s the place.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Pasta Fantastica

September 2017
Freshly made pasta in traditional strands and shapes? Served with enchanting, authentic sauces? In wonderfully intimate trattorias? Portland’s the place.






September 2017
Stir it up: Social activism thrives in Maine’s fine art world.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Art Agitators

September 2017
Stir it up: Social activism thrives in Maine’s fine art world.






"Klan Wins Victory At Portland Polls,” trumpeted on September 11, 1923. “Vote Breaks All Records, Disorder Marks Election.”<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Gentleman’s Agreement

“Klan Wins Victory At Portland Polls,” trumpeted on September 11, 1923. “Vote Breaks All Records, Disorder Marks Election.”






There was a time when no good ship sailed from Casco Bay without a figurehead beneath her bow. The finest came from Portland’s Nahum Littlefield, a master of this lost American art.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Bow Spirits

There was a time when no good ship sailed from Casco Bay without a figurehead beneath her bow. The finest came from Portland’s Nahum Littlefield, a master of this lost American art.






July/August 2017
Meet the home-grown stars of the U.S. Navy who, even in uniform, wear Maine on their sleeves.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Home Port

July/August 2017
Meet the home-grown stars of the U.S. Navy who, even in uniform, wear Maine on their sleeves.






July/August 2017
The USS Fitzgerald, built at Bath Iron Works, suffers a deadly collision in Japan that hits close to home. <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Peril on the Sea

July/August 2017
The USS Fitzgerald, built at Bath Iron Works, suffers a deadly collision in Japan that hits close to home.






July/August 2017 
Penobscot Indian elder Charles Shay’s heroism on Normandy Beach is celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Over There, Over Here

July/August 2017
Penobscot Indian elder Charles Shay’s heroism on Normandy Beach is celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic.






July/August 2017
When did traditional foods of the Middle East become so popular here?<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Mid East Feast

July/August 2017
When did traditional foods of the Middle East become so popular here?






July/August 2017
Built in 1869, the historic York County Jail is for sale. Again.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Jailhouse Rocks!

July/August 2017
Built in 1869, the historic York County Jail is for sale. Again.






Summerguide 2017
It’s a rising tide for Ostreophiles.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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New Oyster Cult

Summerguide 2017
It’s a rising tide for Ostreophiles.






Summerguide 2017
“There is a thing inherent and natural, which existed before heaven and earth, motionless and fathomless…” –Laozi <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Hidden Shore

Summerguide 2017
“There is a thing inherent and natural, which existed before heaven and earth, motionless and fathomless…” –Laozi






Summerguide 2017
Even Maine’s replicas enjoy the air of authenticity.  Step inside General Henry Knox’s graceful “Montpelier” in Thomaston.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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The Grand Tour

Summerguide 2017
Even Maine’s replicas enjoy the air of authenticity. Step inside General Henry Knox’s graceful “Montpelier” in Thomaston.






Summerguide 2017
Our list of Maine oysters.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below --><!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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Taste Maine Oysters!

Summerguide 2017
Our list of Maine oysters.