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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. Read on
A few weeks ago I met Megan Hevenor, a local champion of the ‘Slow Flowers’ movement and the owner/lead-designer for FIELD Sustainable Florist in Portland, Maine. We were at a barbecue and as one does with a full plate of food I was trying to find a place I could shimmy in next to some… Read on
I’m pleased to share a lineup of exciting and unique events I am involved with this summer. Mark your calendars for these gems and please if you see me say hello – I’d love to meet some of The Root’s readers! Read on
I don't know about some of you, but I do not have a spare weekend from roughly July through October. It's wedding season which means a myriad of showers, bachelorette parties, engagement fetes and of course a big ole wedding weekend. What's a guy or girl to do with so many occasions for dressing up? Here are some local shops that will help you look primped and polished for the onslaught of summer weddings. Read on