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  • Excellent craft cocktails and the ambiance makes you feel like royalty: Natalie’s in Camden

    The atmosphere is elegant with a nod to the pre-depression era, and the overall mood at Natalie's is refined and high class. This is easily one of the best places in town for a craft cocktail. Read on

  • 3 harsh truths you need to get over when dating in Portland

    There are three harsh realities that keep many people from fully committing to dating in Maine. And they are facts people cling to like life preservers as excuses for being alone forever. But there is hope, and it comes in the form of tough love. Read on

  • Portland’s best bites of last week were precursor to Maine Restaurant Week, now in full swing

    A peek to whet your palate for these two weeks devoted to dining out. Read on

  • Lyric’s ‘How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ a worthwhile serving of theater

    The show may be a bit politically incorrect and definitely pre-feminist, but its world is not so far removed from today that it can't still bring laughs of recognition to go along with the pleasures of experiencing all the great song and dance numbers. Read on

  • MAMM SLAM: MECA offers scholarships to winning band – Registration extended to March 21

    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

  • Can modern disillusionment be traced to one single night? Watch ‘1971’ at SPACE Gallery

    The film, in the hands of director Johanna Hamilton, uses present-day interviews, news footage, and reenactments to craft a brisk, suitably tense tale of the power and pitfalls of youthful idealism. Read on

  • STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon 2015: Shake it up March 7-8 at the Maine Mall

    You'll dance. You'll do something good. The STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon raises funds for STRIVE, a locals program that helps young adults with disabilities grow their academic skills, social skills, leadership potential, work skills, and more. And make lifelong friends while they're at it. Read on

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