Yearly Archives: 2013
  • mainetoday
    Art Spotting

    Grand Temple: Q&A with artist Sarah Bouchard

    Inside Portland's Masonic Temple, a curious transformation is taking place. Artist Sarah Bouchard is in the process of creating site specific artwork inside the Temple that draws from the rich symbolism of the Masonic Order. I was able to ask Bouchard a few questions about this unique project. Read on

    Posted: January 3, 2013
  • mainetoday
    The Root

    Raising Sheep: It all starts with a small flock, PART TWO

    Yesterday, you were introduced to Lisa Webster of North Star Sheep Farm, a sprawling 200-acre sheep farm in Windham, Maine she and her husband Phillip founded in 1997. Today, Lisa shares with us the basics to consider when getting into sheep farming. Read on

    Posted: January 3, 2013
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    Restaurant Pronunciation Guide

    Say it, Eat it: Quinoa

    Quinoa[keen wa] It looks, cooks, and eats like a grain, but it’s really the edible seed of a flowering plant. And it’s great in salads or as a stand-alone. Hear it: Eat it: Try the house-made black bean and quinoa veggie burger at Gather, Yarmouth Read on

    Posted: January 3, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Fore Front Fashion

    The most stylish portland people of 2012

    It's been hard for me to pick my favorites from this past year, but here you have it. These were some of the folks that made me stop in my tracks - and that you all loved too. Here's to even more amazing street style spottings in 2013, Portland. And remember, I'm always watching....! Read on

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    Newz by The Nunz

    Geoff Zimmerman celebrates the release of his new album at Blue

    All right, it’s Thursday and everyone should be back in the swing of things by now, right? It’s time to lace up those rage (snow)shoes and pour yourselves into those Party Pants because this Thursday evening is ready to shake it on out! There are quite a fe things to check out this evening that are certain to keep you warm and toasty all thirsty Thursday evening long, so let’s give ‘er an old look-see, shall we? Here we go! Read on

    Posted: January 3, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Blog

    Nothing Compares to…Aimsel's 2012 Album of the Year Pick

    I'm gonna get right to it. The question of "What was my favorite album of 2012" was one I was able to answer without hesitation or doubt in about two seconds flat. Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
  • mainetoday
    The Root

    Raising Sheep: It all starts with a small flock, PART ONE

    North Star Sheep Farm, a sprawling 200-acre sheep farm in Windham, Maine was founded in 1997, when Phillip and Lisa Webster purchased the Stevens farm to protect it from commercial development. The Stevens family cleared the acreage in the 1760s and the farm has maintained its status as a working farm since the beginning. Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Smart Spending

    Too lazy to coupon? There's an app for that!

    One of the biggest complaints I hear from people is that couponing takes too long and that y'all always forget your coupons at home! I hear you....couponing does take a little bit of organization. If you are one of those people who thinks that couponing is too much work, or you have a hard time remember where you put your darn coupons...I've got a mobile app for you! Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Restaurant Pronunciation Guide

    Say it, Eat it: Sriracha

    Sriracha[si ra cha] Hot sauce. It’s named after a city in Thailand, Si Racha, and is made of chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt. It’s highly addictive and can be eaten on almost anything, depending on the severity of one’s personal sriracha dependency. (How addicted are you? Find out.) Hear it: Eat it:… Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Fore Front Fashion

    Save your leather boots from the snow: winterproofing tips from Eastland Shoe

    Sometimes I just don't want to wear snow boots in the snow. Think about it. It's a Friday night, you're heading our for dinner and drinks with friends, you're dressed to kill and then - bam! - your outfit is ruined because you're wearing eskimo-inspired footwear in place of your favorite riding boot. I got in touch with Eastland Shoe and begged them to let me in on some winterizing secrets. Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013