PORTLAND HEAD LIGHT The race finishes at Fort Williams Park, where the Portland Head Light sits. Photographers often capture the waves that crash against the lighthouse’s quartzite and gray phyllite rock formations. BATTERY KEYES Built in 1906, the small battery … Continue reading
In addition to the roughly 6,500 registered entrants, a unique cohort of 118 athletes will toe the starting line of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K this year. This elite cadre is known officially as the TD Beach to Beacon Legacy … Continue reading
By the late afternoon of August 5, visitors to Fort Williams and The Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth will find no trace of the 10,000 or so runners, volunteers, and spectators who were there a few hours earlier to … Continue reading
Standing at the finish line of the 1988 Boston Marathon, his first as technical director for the race, Dave McGillivray felt lousy. He had run the race every year for the last 15 years and didn’t want his new position to … Continue reading
Grasses bend and bow, rippling across the shaggy field. A salt tang seeps through the oceanside pines, and a ribbon of pavement lies ahead, ducking and rising over the hills in Freeport. The Maine roads have been a training ground … Continue reading
On an overcast August morning in 2016, a cluster of people stands on a rocky outcropping at Evergreen Landing on Peaks Island, scanning the water. Leigh Small of Portland and her three children are watching for their dad and her husband, … Continue reading
As I sit down with Andrew Chadwick, we realize we are both celebrating anniversaries. Two years ago, I came here to Sea Glass to write my first blog post for Eat Maine. One year ago, he arrived at Inn by … Continue reading
Famous for incredible beaches and lighthouses, these postcard-worthy communities just south of Portland also offer exciting, high-quality culinary and shopping destinations.
Every town should have a restaurant like Rudy’s of the Cape, a place that’s well designed and welcoming, comfortable and comforting with a menu full of whatever you’re in the mood for. A place where kids can come straight from … Continue reading
A couple returns to Cape Elizabeth—not far from their childhood homes—to start their own family in a beloved beach neighborhood.