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This is my grown-up Christmas list

This is my grown-up Christmas list
December 23, 2013

Want to know what I asked for this Christmas? Of course you do! And yes, there’s still time to shop for me.

Dave Banks- Santa

Dave Banks- Santa
December 23, 2013

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Who I Met blog. Meet Dave Banks. Meet Santa.

Shop in Portland for last-minute food & drink Christmas gifts

Shop in Portland for last-minute food & drink Christmas gifts
December 19, 2013

Here’s our guide to six creative food and drink gifts. Each offers a fresh take on the usual bottle of booze or box of chocolates.

Holiday gift picks from Portland Flea-for-All

Holiday gift picks from Portland Flea-for-All
December 13, 2013

Erin and Nathaniel, hubby/wife team and owners of Portland Flea-For-All, are probably the best gift givers in the world. Just one peek into the flea and it’s a pretty good bet that they know how to find that unique, one-of-a-kind present.

Holiday Gift Ideas from Black Parrot

Holiday Gift Ideas from Black Parrot
December 11, 2013

Black Parrot, the boutique filled with indie designers you love and ones that are just on the cusp, pulls together gift ideas for us for every price point.

Embrace the holidays! 35 can’t-miss holiday events in Southern Maine

Embrace the holidays! 35 can’t-miss holiday events in Southern Maine
December 03, 2013

The Holidays are coming!
Don’t fight it. We mere humans are powerless against the kindness-engendering effects of Christmas. Besides, they once wrote a story about some old greedy dude who shirked holiday spirit for alone time and bottom line profits, and let me tell you, no one much liked him at all. So revel in the season, even if your way of reveling involves a bonfire, bar crawl, or cold-air sprint. We can all find something to get us into the spirit this December:

Joy to the World: 22 photos of Christmas at Victoria Mansion

Joy to the World: 22 photos of Christmas at Victoria Mansion
November 29, 2013

Sure, Victoria Mansion is beautiful anytime of year, but when local designers take over during the holidays, this historic home becomes a Christmas wonderland. Santa himself would be happy to kick back here and take a breather from his frenzied month of Christmas preparation.

How do you do your holiday shopping?

How do you do your holiday shopping?
November 21, 2013

This year for Christmas, I’m going to try and buy all my gifts locally. Gulp. It’s going to be quite a feat, but my family has a very rare gift giving tradition. Here’s what it is.

Do good and drink wine: Press Herald Toy Fund kick-off Friday at MJ’s

Do good and drink wine: Press Herald Toy Fund kick-off Friday at MJ’s
November 20, 2013

The Press Herald Toy Fund brings toys to children in Maine who’s families need extra support during the holidays, and they’re celebrating another year of giving with a Toy Fund kick-off event from 5-7 pm Friday at MJ’s Wine Bar at One City Center, Portland.

Winter Fairs & Festivals

Winter Fairs & Festivals
January 03, 2013

Fairs and festivals don’t hibernate in winter. There’s too much to celebrate, like the snow and ice and…well, it’s mostly the snow and ice. Check out our roundup of winter fairs and festivals to look forward to!