Wednesday April 23rd 2014

Shannon Bryan

14 Maine races that put “fun” before “run” – with colors, obstacles and mud

14 Maine races that put “fun” before “run” – with colors, obstacles and mud
April 22, 2014

There’s a litany of upcoming obstacle courses, mud pits, colored powder showers, escaped fugitives and finish-line beers to keep us focused on anything but the fact that we’re actually running.

10 Little Black Dresses for under $15, Goodwill’s Little Black Dress event

10 Little Black Dresses for under $15, Goodwill’s Little Black Dress event
April 18, 2014

If any attire deserves a party, it’s the little black dress. So celebrate the LBD during Goodwill’s third annual Little Black Dress Event on Thursday, April 24.

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 18, 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.

It’s cleanup time: April Stools Day & Earth Day cleanups

It’s cleanup time: April Stools Day & Earth Day cleanups
April 09, 2014

The spring cleaning is our responsibility. It’s a solid “thank you, ma’am” to Mother Nature (who, blizzards and spring snowfalls aside, is pretty darn good to us).

Reggae, April Stools & Eat Brunswick: 5 things to do in Maine this weekend

Reggae, April Stools & Eat Brunswick: 5 things to do in Maine this weekend
April 08, 2014

Join April Stools Day Saturday and help make Mother Nature sparkle. It’s also Reggaefest at Suglarloaf this weekend, and EAT Brunswick is offering specially priced menus at participating Brunswick restaurants.

Buy your neighbor’s things: Goodwill now sells locally made products

Buy your neighbor’s things: Goodwill now sells locally made products
April 07, 2014

The 100% Neighbor-Made initiative launched last week at Goodwill stores in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, bringing products from New England and elsewhere to Goodwill’s shelves.

goodwill neighbor made photos

April 07, 2014

Pillow fight, armwrestling, chocolate: 6 things to do in Maine this weekend

Pillow fight, armwrestling, chocolate: 6 things to do in Maine this weekend
April 02, 2014

Armwrestling. Chocolate. Pillow fight. Now that’s a weekend trifecta. There’s also a chance to eat books. Sorta. This weekend’s events include the First Friday Art Walk, Parrothead Festival, Superhero Lady Armwrestlers, and more.

MAMM SLAM 2014 @ Bayside Bowl

MAMM SLAM 2014 @ Bayside Bowl
March 31, 2014

Saturday‚Äôs MAMM SLAM prelims at Bayside Bowl were a showcase of local high school talent, with band and solo performances…

CONTEST: Win the chance to rappel down One City Center: Rappel for Rippleffect this May

CONTEST: Win the chance to rappel down One City Center: Rappel for Rippleffect this May
March 28, 2014

The Rappel for Rippleffect event on May 17 is a chance for intrepid locals to rappel down the side of One City Center, a 13-story office building in downtown Portland.