Thursday April 17th 2014

Yearly Archives: 2014

Try it: Aqua Zumba in South Portland

Try it: Aqua Zumba in South Portland
April 17, 2014

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.

Two new books spotlight Maine’s food scene

Two new books spotlight Maine’s food scene
April 16, 2014

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.

Patio season: 57 outdoor decks to drink in the sun

Patio season: 57 outdoor decks to drink in the sun
April 14, 2014

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:

Canoe race, Record Store Day & Epic bike ride: 6 things to do this weekend

Canoe race, Record Store Day & Epic bike ride: 6 things to do this weekend
April 13, 2014

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.

22 grown-up things to learn this spring: clamming, burlesque, archery

22 grown-up things to learn this spring: clamming, burlesque, archery
April 09, 2014

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: