Lewiston-Auburn

Forage Market

I am not a morning person, so when Forage Market’s owner, Allen Smith, invited me to watch bagels being made at 6:30 a.m., I hesitated. But one of life’s culinary joys is a bagel hot out of the oven, so … Continue reading

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DaVinci’s Eatery

The Bates Mill is an integral part of Lewiston’s history. Built in 1850, it was Maine’s largest employer at one point, using the Androscoggin River for power to manufacture textiles. Thousands of immigrants came from Canada and Europe to work … Continue reading

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Lewiston + Auburn

The twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn straddle the Androscoggin River, which for decades powered mills along the shore. Some of the mills have now been redeveloped, with restaurants and other businesses occupying the expansive industrial space, while a walking path connects … Continue reading

Rails

The small brick building in the heart of Lewiston’s mill district is easy to miss if you’re not watching for it. But listen for the music and look for the sunny patio, where there might be a barbecue in full … Continue reading

10K Road Races

Competitive races are ways to push personal fitness goals, but many are also positive, healthy demonstrations of community support that raise both funds and awareness for a worthy cause. In Maine there are a variety of 6.2-mile runs, from all-female … Continue reading

Fuel

When a restaurant calls itself a French bistro, certain things come to mind, like a black-and-white tiled floor, brass lighting, and chintz curtains. However, at Fuel in Lewiston the cliché is far from reality and the place is all the … Continue reading

Bowling Alleys

Choose a ball, step up to the line, gaze at the pins down the lane, and send the ball rolling. What you hear next—either the crashing of numerous pins against the wood floor or perhaps the clunk from a ball … Continue reading