Kennebunkport

The Burleigh at the Kennebunkport Inn

In the late 1890s Burleigh S. Thompson built a Federal-style home on the Kennebunk River. One can easily imagine the pride this coffee and tea merchant felt in his grand home that boasted four open fireplaces, a library, and elegant, … Continue reading

Kennebunkport Festival 2017

Despite Monday evening being cool and damp, the atmosphere at On the Marsh Bistro was warm and welcoming for the kickoff of the Kennebunkport Festival. Named Gratitude, this cocktail party is a thank you to festival sponsors, hosts, and volunteers. … Continue reading

David’s KPT

One afternoon in early June of last year, during a quiet moment between Kennebunkport Festival events, I took myself out to lunch. I could have gone to any of the fine choices in town, but I knew where I wanted … Continue reading

Special Surfers

We can feel the buzz of excitement before we see the surf. Despite the light drizzle, dozens of cars line Beach Avenue in Kennebunk. Volunteers in bright shirts mill about on the sidewalk, directing people to the pop-up tents and registration tables nearby. Down in the  gently … Continue reading

Ports of Italy | Germán Lucarelli | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

Ports of Italy

Before my visit to Ports of Italy, I had met chef and co-owner Germán Lucarelli at several events. I tasted his excellent focaccia at the Kennebunkport Festival. I savored his mushroom and truffle risotto at Harvest on the Harbor’s Chef … Continue reading

Live Music Venues

Good live music has an energy and intimacy that can’t be captured through recordings. Thankfully, there are plenty of venues all across Maine to experience those special performances—from restored opera houses to riverfront pavilions to snowmobiling pit stops.

Capture

Everyday moments in Maine documented by those who live in and love our state. I took this photograph of my daughter gazing out to sea from our favorite spot—the rocky edge of Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunk. We love coming here at least … Continue reading