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  • mainetoday
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    VOTE.

    Maybe you're the kind of person who likes it when strangers make decisions for you. It's possible. But chances are you'd prefer to have a say in the goings on of your own life (as well you should). So you dress yourself, pick your own friends and eat what you'd like. And you vote. Read on

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    Posted: November 5, 2012
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    News

    Wine workshop: Learn perfect wines for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving Dinner is a notoriously difficult dinner to pair wines with because of its wide variety of traditional foods ranging from savory, lean, fatty, salty, sweet. Let us give you a hand. In this session we’ll taste, evaluate, and discuss why the wines we have selected will pair very well at any Thanksgiving table. Read on

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    Posted: November 5, 2012
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    GRIN AND BEER IT

    You like beer. And you prefer to drink local (smart, you are). In an welcome effort to help fortify your fondness comes Portland Beer Week from Nov 4-11. It's not a mindless chugfest. It's beer pairings, brewery tours, tap takeovers, beer dinners, beer fashion and the Maine Brew Bus. Yes, we said bus. Read on

    Posted: November 3, 2012
  • mainetoday
    The List

    The List: 9 sweet spots for sweet potato fries

    French fries are fine. They're a stellar side dish to a burger or pastrami on rye. But there's something intangibly alluring about the sweet potato fry - we seek it out not as an accoutrement but as a main dish. Read on

    Posted: November 2, 2012
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    News

    Tree lighting and Moonlight Madness late-night shopping in Freeport

    L.L.Bean will ring in the holidays on Nov 16 at 6:45 pm with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Discovery Park. From then on, it's wagon rides, twinkle lights, and late-night shopping as far as the eyes can see. Read on

    Posted: November 1, 2012
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    First Friday Art Walk: Nov mini-tour

    Word is that the temps should remain above normal for this time of year thanks to the recent visit by Sandy, so pull on your Reeboks and hit the streets from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, because by the next time First Friday Art Walk rolls around you may need boots and mittens. Read on

    Posted: October 31, 2012
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    ROAR AT THE CARNIVAL

    Dark powers join together for a twisted Halloween event known as "Carnival of Death." Performances by Dark Follies vaudevillians (including dancers, jugglers, side show acts, flow artists, and fire dancers) are set to the tunes of Pete Witham & The Cozmik Zombies, creating a night of "beautifully horrific songs, sights, and sounds that will tweek your skulls." Read on

    Posted: October 31, 2012
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    News

    Bull Moose SoPo opens Nov 17

    Bull Moose will open its eleventh retail store on Saturday, November 17 in the Mill Creek area of South Portland. Plans for a weekend of events are in the works, starting Saturday with a 3pm performance by Pete Witham & The Cozmik Zombies and Dark Follies. Read on

    Posted: October 30, 2012
  • mainetoday
    Eat & Drink

    DUAL (AND DINE) WITH SPIRTS

    Who knows who'll show up for dinner during the Kennebunk Inn's Spirited Evening Harvest Dinner. The three-course meal includes the "Dueling Spirits" dessert and a visit with psychic Vickie Monroe. A former employee (now apparition) may show up to toss wine glasses through the air. Read on

    Posted: October 30, 2012
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    Work on paper: SPACE Gallery call for submissions

    SPACE Gallery in Portland is soliciting work from area artists for a show opening in December. Read on

    Posted: October 29, 2012