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
Got a green thumb? This spring, energize your gardening routine with supplies and advice from some of Maine’s top horticulture experts. Along with providing a diverse assortment of seedlings and top-notch service, these growers’ shops cultivate a sense of community … Continue reading
Maine is home to an abundance of creative people, so it comes as no surprise that our personal tastes vary as much as our personalities. Local jewelry makers craft designs for every aesthetic, from ornate gold rings to brass utilitarian … Continue reading
With an eclectic mix of courses that run the gamut from quirky to classic and everywhere in between, local dance studios offer Mainers of all ages and abilities the chance to get lost in the rhythm.
Skiing and snowboarding may be lifelong passions, but everyone has to start somewhere. At Sugarloaf, a variety of instruction is available, including half-day and full-day programs for kids ages three to 14 and lessons for adults.
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.
In a children’s book, stories and art collide to create a visual and literary experience that many of us hold on to throughout our lives. Children and adults remember the characters, plots, and drawings that, in a few short pages, … Continue reading
Whether by river, lake, or sea, being atop a paddle board affords higher perspective (good for wildlife spotting) and also easy access in and out of the water (making cooling off easy). There are protected, calm harbors and inlets for … Continue reading
Head inland and discover Maine’s many freshwater lakes that are surrounded by trees and dotted with old-fashioned camps. Each body of water has its own appeal, with varied depth, remoteness, and boating and fishing opportunities, but all offer quiet respite … Continue reading
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