Kittery

York + Kittery in 48 Hours

Friday Evening: I grew up in York, so I’m interested in spending time there as a visitor. The staff at York Harbor Inn gets us settled in to our historic but newly renovated room, with views of both York Harbor and … Continue reading

Anju Noodle Bar, maine food, ramen

Anju Noodle Bar

You know you’re in for a good time when there’s Talking Heads on the speakers and a little boy at the bar is slurping noodles, bobbing his head to the beat. He and his brother are not fighting or looking … Continue reading

When Pigs Fly Pizzeria

Although well known for its outlet stores, Kittery is more than a shopping destination. There is terrific food to be found from Wallingford Square to up Route 1, where When Pigs Fly Pizzeria is located. The company’s freshly baked bread … Continue reading

York + Kittery

Friday 4:30 p.m. on I-95  I cut out of my office in Portland a little early to swing back to Kennebunk to pick up my 12-year-old daughter Sabrina, who is ready for our first 48HRS adventure in the beach towns of York … Continue reading

The Black Birch

Teamwork, dedication to the profession, and sensational food Tiny Wallingford Square in Kittery, where you can practically shout across the Piscataqua River to New Hampshire, has become a hot destination in the past few years. Independent shops, cafes, and restaurants … Continue reading

Lil’s Cafe

Michael Landgarten has a sweet tooth. The owner of Lil’s Café in Kittery readily admits this to me, as we talk over chai lattes and the café’s signature cruller. I feel like I’ve found a kindred spirit as we chat … Continue reading

York + Kittery

My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. The only thing I’m missing is my partner in crime, Brandon. I pick him up from his work and we head south to York—a 45-minute drive from our home in Portland. … Continue reading

Historic Forts

  Big and bold, historic forts line the coast of Maine. Dating back to the first and second World Wars, and even the Civil War and Colonial days, these forts each have their own unique story. Crumbling walls of granite … Continue reading