Friday April 25th 2014

Shannon Bryan

Stache Pag, Brew Haha & Bikes on Ice: 5 things to do in Maine this weekend

Stache Pag, Brew Haha & Bikes on Ice: 5 things to do in Maine this weekend
March 25, 2014

For mustache wearers and the people who love them, this is your weekend. The Stache Pag returns on Saturday, along with a facial hair farmers market and other related events. There’s also beer and comedy, a high school battle of the bands, and a firefighters race this weekend. And let’s not forget the rare chance to ride a bike on an ice rink.

Cushiony combat: Portland Pillow Fight Day

Cushiony combat: Portland Pillow Fight Day
March 24, 2014

Pillows don’t make good fighters. A pillow struggles to intimidate – its fluffy demeanor invites an opponent to take a nap rather than take a swing. But these pulpous bedtime peacekeepers can occasionally be rallied for combat. The cushiony kind.

Maine YogaFest returns to Portland July 12-13. Tickets on sale now

Maine YogaFest returns to Portland July 12-13. Tickets on sale now
March 24, 2014

Roll out the mats. Maine YogaFest returns to Portland on July 12 and 13. The yoga-centric festival drew over 500 yogis – from novices to the well-practiced – to Portland’s East End last year for a weekend of yoga workshops, meditation, and music. Now in its second year, organizers are adding even more to this year’s two-day event.

Drink your maple syrup: Maine syrup season inspires cocktails

Drink your maple syrup: Maine syrup season inspires cocktails
March 20, 2014

I’ve always known maple syrup was for drinking (quickly and right out of the bottle). It wasn’t until later that I learned to add alcohol to it and pour the mapley blend into a glass. That’s maple syrup consumption for grown ups.

St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2014
March 12, 2014

Celebrate Ireland, Irish food, Irish drink, and Irish-Americans this St. Patrick’s Day. There’s plenty of Irish music and revelry at Irish Pubs around southern Maine, as well as the annual St. Patrick’s Day Plunge, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Shamrock Shuffle bar crawl and scavenger hunt, Blarney Days, and plenty more.