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  • Pond hockey, full moon hike & where to watch the game: 6 things to do in Maine this weekend

    At SoPo's WinterFest there will be plenty of outdoor entertainment, and Winterfest in Camden is gearing up to (jump ahead to next weekend's Toboggan Championships!). There's a full moon hike at Mt. Abram, mourning talk at Maine Historical Society and, yes, the Super Bowl (food and beer!). Read on

  • Biscuits & Co. in Biddeford does amazing things with amazing biscuits

    Soft on the inside, crunchy (but not too hard) on the outside, the huge biscuits are the template for the Biscuits & Co. menu. The "Big Breakfast Sandwich" is made with egg, cheese, mixed greens and housemade sweet red pepper relish. Read on

  • BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby): A new parent and baby mingle at Little Tap House

    New parents can come with with baby in tow, socialize, have a beer, meet other new parents and not have to worry about the stink eye coming from every table within a 15-foot radius. Read on

  • 5 free outdoor ice skating venues in southern Maine

    Here are five spots in souther Maine where you can count on good, free, ice skating most of the time Read on

  • Dining Guide: 5 places to eat, drink and watch the Super Bowl

    Whether you're cheering on the Patriots at Sunday's Super Bowl (of course you are!) – or in it for the commercials and half-time show, you'll want to do your cheering along with others who love football. The free buffets and Bloody Mary bars are nice, too. Read on

  • 14+ can’t-miss winter events in Maine (most of which are in the snow!)

    The cold season can ice our spirits and bury our good natures under a half-ton of ash-colored slush. But we can break free from winter's frigid clutches with a little help from a toboggan, an ice bar, and a few well-placed snowballs. The key is strategy. Read on

  • The Dog Whisperer of Maine: Sergei Bachkovsky and the Dog Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary

    Sergei Bachkovsky, along with his wife Lisa, founded the Dog Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary of Maine in 2006. They have adopted over 75 dogs since then. Asked the secret to successful dog rehabilitation, Sergei sums it up simply: Love, compassion, understanding. Read on

  • Portland’s getting a curling club: Pine Tree Curling Club hosting learn to curl sessions in March and April

    The Pine Tree Curling Club is a just-forming club that will have a home at Portland’s Ice Arena on Park Avenue. The club is also hosting learn to curl sessions in March and April. Read on

  • The League | Tinder for elitists | Are you ‘kind of a big deal?’

    For many, this is the problem with dating apps today: You want to be on one, but don’t want to be seen on one. Especially if you’re someone "important," like a CEO, a politician, or anyone who considers herself or himself to be “kind of a big deal.” Read on

  • Foundation Brewing offers an ‘Aha!’ moment in great beer with Epiphany

    The brewers at Foundation got the dry hopping of Epiphany dead on, because the aroma from this beer is brimming with clean citrus fruits. Read on

  • MAMM SLAM: Registration open for MAMM’s 2015 battle of the high school bands

    MAMM SLAM welcomes high school bands and solo performers (singer/songwriters and DJs) from around Maine to showcase their talents during this annual battle of the high school bands. Read on

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