Monday April 21st 2014

Tagged: munjoy hill

From Lola to Lolita: Restaurateurs make a fresh start on Munjoy Hill

From Lola to Lolita: Restaurateurs make a fresh start on Munjoy Hill
April 08, 2014

Guy and Stella Hernandez, together with their partner, Neil Reiter, share the vision for their new restaurant Lolita, opening mid-May on Munjoy Hill.

The Black Dahlia lived on Munjoy Hill: An unsolved murder from the vaults

The Black Dahlia lived on Munjoy Hill: An unsolved murder from the vaults
February 14, 2014

It was 1947 and Beth Short moved from New England to Hollywood to escape her parents and become a famous actress. Instead, she was tortured, killed, dismembered and left in a vacant lot by a psycho killer police still have not identified. Well, we recently learned that Beth Short, AKA The Black Dahlia, lived on Munjoy Hill.

VIDEO: Munjoy Hill’s Wally “Pops” Gowen is looking out for his neighborhood

VIDEO: Munjoy Hill’s Wally “Pops” Gowen is looking out for his neighborhood
August 22, 2013

“I’m just me. I’m Wally.” Wally Gowen is a man at the center of his neighborhood, sitting on his stoop daily and interacting with those in his community. This is his story. This video was produced by Molly Haley during a one week multimedia intensive at The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland.

Shop Talk: Plum

Shop Talk: Plum
November 14, 2012

Plum Boutique (316 Congress Street) is one of the newest consignment shops in Portland, chock full of higher-end designs. Located in the old Z Fabrics storefront on Munjoy Hill, owner Kelly Williams is happy to be added to the roster of neighborhood stores that have been popping up on the East End.