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Just some oak and some pine and a handful of Norsemen: Ride the IKEA Bus!

Just some oak and some pine and a handful of Norsemen: Ride the IKEA Bus!
May 09, 2013

This is the true story about what happens when a broke blogger spends her tax return to charter a bus and bring 50 unruly locals to a giant Swedish furniture store. There will be tears of joy, victorious fist pumps, and lots and lots of lifting with the knees (and not the back).

Flaky Tart

January 14, 2013

At its once-a-month prix fixe dinners, The Flaky Tart combines homestyle elegance and delicious upscale comfort food in a fashionable atmosphere that melds the vintage and contemporary. During the day, the bakery and cafe offers homemade soups, sandwiches on homemade bread, quiches, wraps, espresso drinks and baked goods. Dinner service may become more frequent next summer.

Full Moon Hike at Mt. Abram

Full Moon Hike at Mt. Abram
December 01, 2012

Folks who don’t typically shapeshift with the appearance of the full moon will appreciate the uphill trek to Mt. Abram’s peak, where music and mountain revelry await during the Full Moon Hike. There’s a heated lodge up there, not that you’ll need it. The 50-minute climb will raise your body temp & inspire periodic disrobing.

Schulte & Herr

Schulte & Herr
October 24, 2012

Delicious, high-quality, homestyle German food, most of it made in-house, served in a storefront restaurant in downtown Portland. The proprietors bring skill, personal attention and passion to their small eatery, which fills an ethnic gap in Portland’s celebrated culinary scene and offers a very good value to boot.

Yellowfin’s Restaurant

Yellowfin’s Restaurant
October 24, 2012

Yellowfin’s is a terrific option for pedestrians in the Ocean Park neighborhood. Near the beach, Yellowfin’s also offers a nice respite from the rowdier Old Orchard Beach establishments.

Chairlifts are for sissies: Full Moon Hike at Mt. Abram

Chairlifts are for sissies: Full Moon Hike at Mt. Abram
January 10, 2012

Folks who don’t typically shapeshift with the appearance of the full moon will appreciate the uphill trek to Mt. Abram’s peak, where music and mountain revelry await. There’s a heated lodge up there as well, not that you’ll need it. The 50-minute climb will raise your body temperature to such a degree that periodic disrobing will be part of the vertical journey.