In an old barn in Rockland outfitted with screens, swivel chairs, and high-tech equipment, Sam Mateosian helps me adjust a virtual-reality viewer on my head. I see an artistic rendition of a classic Maine scene: island, lighthouse, lobster boat, kayak. Each element … Continue reading
Friday Evening: Dining and accommodations The scenic drive through downtown Rockport into Camden treats us to an early sunset over Rockport Harbor. We drive under Camden’s iconic archway, welcoming us to a snow-dusted town. With a full moon rising, we arrive at the Camden Harbour Inn and … Continue reading
Nothing beats the comfort of a good book, or good Maine bookstores. Indie booksellers across the state craft creatively rich environments, curating books, author events, and knowledgeable staff to help us escape reality and get lost in someone else’s story. Here … Continue reading
Des Fitzgerald draws on deep experience to help businesses thrive.
Maine Live speaker Ben Fowlie, founder and director of the Camden International Film Festival, talks about using documentary films to build and strengthen communities. “I believe I started the Festival because I have a deep belief that cultural and creative … Continue reading
As I drive up I-295 North, the snowflakes are thick, sliding off my windshield and sticking to the roadside. The drive is slow, but there’s something exhilarating about driving north for a weekend of adventure.
The U.S. National Toboggan Championships are held every February in the midcoast community of Camden. Here’s what happens when an entire town, and travelers from afar come out to play. February in Maine is bitter cold, but you wouldn’t know … Continue reading
Throughout Maine, trails are carved through woods and by waterways, giving hikers access to notches, remote lakes, and birds-eye views of the states wildest terrain. Fresh air to breathe in, sun on your skin, and the quiet peace of the … Continue reading
To me, wellness is about getting outside and being active, learning from intelligent health professionals, indulging in local wholesome meals, and enjoying the scenery along the way. I am heading to the midcoast, a destination that is becoming a hub … Continue reading
Everywhere you look, you stumble upon archeological troves of carved monuments and massive plinths from the island’s industrial granite era, now partially covered by feral roses and raspberry bushes. On the hillside sloping down to the main wharf, weathered shingled … Continue reading