Years ago I took “modern dance” in college out of desperation to fulfill a gen-ed requirement. After the first class my professor emailed me asking if I should be graded differently because of my disability.
I don’t have a disability. Yes, that actually happened.
This was my first dance class since then.
Chef Brandon Hicks, the new chef at The Chebeague Island Inn, gave a small group of local journalists a first look at the dining experience he will offer at the inn this summer.
Authors of the From Away and The Blueberry Files blogs are now published authors. Their books, coming out next month, spotlight the fabulous diversity of food and drink in Maine.
Feel that? It’s called the sun. It’s nice, isn’t it? Take advantage of the rays and warm weather and have your drink outside on one of the sweet decks at these Maine bars and restaurants, because cocktails always taste better outside:
Neal Dow rallied against alcohol and got Maine to pass the first prohibition statute. But 40 years before that, Neal Dow was 7 years old and hanging out by a barber shop of Fore Street in Portland…
This weekend, put that melting snow to good use during the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race in Bangor. There’s also outdoor adventure to be had at Acadia. Record Store Day is also this weekend, as is a chance to prove your awesomeness by bike riding from Portland to Portsmouth along with The Epic Man.
Tidal Roots plans to make 10-, 11- and 12-foot paddleboards (although they said if Shaquille O’Neal calls them, they will make him a longer one) for recreational users.
Learning isn’t just for babies. If you find yourself thinking, “I’ve always wanted to ____, but I don’t know how” we’re here to help. Beekeeping? Paddle boarding? How about burlesque? Whatever your dream, there are a lot of cheap classes and workshops in Maine this spring. Here are our top picks:
A quintessential sign that the long Maine winter has finally come to an end is the reemergence of lobster shacks, to the delight of locals and visitors alike.
Arcadia National Bar will have about a dozen pinball machines and another dozen arcade games, a 10-stool bar, a grilled cheese menu. The Preble Street “barcade” will finally give you something to *do* when you have to burn 20 minutes downtown.