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  • Weekend Adventure: Trek to Acadia National Park for miles of great x-c skiing on the carriage roads

    Volunteers maintain many of the park's scenic carriage roads for skate and traditional cross-country skiing fun, making for a must-do winter experience! Read on

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    Photos: Ice harvesting @ Willowbrook Village

    Dozens of Maine homeschool families were introduced to historical ice harvesting at 19th-century Willowbrook Village in Newfield on Thursday. And if this looks fun, there are two opportunities for the general public to get in on the act. 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

  • Maine Youth Rock Orchestra with Ghost of Paul Revere & Darlingside at Port City Music Hall

    The 21-piece orchestra, made up of students ages 12-18, will play with local and regional bands The Ghost of Paul Revere, Darlingside and The Ballroom Thieves Read on

  • An eclectic mix of locally made films: Maine Short Film Festival at SPACE Gallery

    The festival, consisting of nine locally made films that all together run about 90 minutes, is an eclectic mix of documentaries and short features culled from some 25 entries from around the state. 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

  • What is dark social? | Why will it be important in 2015?

    What we say via dark social might be more honest, with less of a filter on it, researchers say. That provides richer and more accurate information for advertisers and brands to learn from, if they can access dark social. Read on

  • ‘Mortdecai’ an outstanding vehicle for Johnny Depp’s mustache, but little else

    Though story is nonsensical and the action tepid, some of the one-liners might tickle your upper lip. 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

  • 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

  • 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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