Bailey Island

Cook’s Lobster and Ale House

I’m visiting with Nick and Jennifer Charboneau two days before Memorial Day weekend. It’s quiet at Cook’s Lobster and Ale House this afternoon. A few parties of older couples sit along the edge of the dining room in one of the wooden … Continue reading

Cook’s Lobster and Ale House

In the tight-knit community of Bailey Island, Cook’s has been a mainstay for 60 years. When Jennifer and Nick Charboneau purchased the waterfront restaurant last year, the neighborhood held their collective breath, wondering what would happen to this beloved institution. … Continue reading


A-LIST-October 2011By Sophie Nelson   01 Penobscot Narrows Bridge + ObservatoryWhile whooshing across the Penobscot Narrows Bridge, which spans the largest river in Maine, its thick suspension cables slice up the idyllic downeast views. But when you look out from … Continue reading