Noche Latina Portland translates to Latin Night Portland, and Latin night is certainly is every Thursday at The Pearl in Portland. The weekly event starts at 7:15 pm with a free salsa lesson for intermediate dancers, followed by a lesson for beginners at 8:15 pm. And at 9 pm, the lights go down, DJ Braulio turns up the salsa, merengue, and bachata music and the floor opens up to local dancers of every age and experience level.
Considering all that desserts and cocktails have done for us, it’s about time we gave them a celebration to call their own (besides, desserts are frankly tired of playing second fiddle to those first come, always first-served appetizers).
The Signature Event rounds up some of Maine’s best cocktails and desserts and celebrates those master cocktail shakers and dessert makers who bake, blend, and create the fare we love the most.
Wednesday isn’t just any Wednesday. It’s Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. If you observe Lent, you have six weeks of atonement and self-denial ahead of you. But before Lent begins, before the fasting and prayer, there’s another day of the week we can all appreciate: Fat Tuesday. And Tuesday? It welcomes you to eat everything.
Whether it’s shaped like a letter or poured over with real maple syrup and piled with fruit, pancakes are THE morning comfort food. And most folks have a favorite. So let us celebrate the pancake. Let us give it its due. Let us raise it high – and then eat it.
Easy Day had a soft opening Feb 26, and by the looks of things this weekend, word is out. (The grand opening is March 12.) The space isn’t recognizable from its previous iterations (you may have been in Events on Broadway and Beale Street Barbecue). It’s bright, lively, and open from front to back. Best of all: Huge windows looking out over Portland Harbor and the Portland skyline.
Wowza! A whopping $72,803 was raised during the 10th annual STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon at The Maine Mall in South…
Fire. It’s a classic way to warm up. And so…pretty…to stare at… So if you’re going to be roaming about in Maine this winter, it’s not a bad idea to know where the local heat sources are. In fact, there are a load of ways to beat the chill around here.
Eating. And dancing. Those are the ingredients for a happy life. They’re also on the docket for this weekend. Maine Restaurant Week starts Saturday, which means it’s time for you to start deciding which restaurants you’re going to hit and which of those specially priced three-course meals you’re going to start with first. There’s also the Incredible Breakfast Cook-off, pancake race, and Cajun Cook-off to look forward to. The STRIVE Rocks dance marathon is a chance to burn of the calories and shake it ’til the cows come home (or 9 am, whichever comes first).
It was breakfast in all directions during The Incredible Breakfast Cook-off at Sea Dog Brewing Co. in South Portland on…