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Twisted Christmas, Bonfires and Boat Parade of Lights: 5 things to do in Maine this weekend

Twisted Christmas, Bonfires and Boat Parade of Lights: 5 things to do in Maine this weekend
December 11, 2013

The man in the red suit is still very much in evidence this weekend: you’ll likely see him riding on lobsterboats festooned with holiday lights in Casco Bay and even paddling around SoPo. But holiday fun is not all for the kids. Adults can unwind at Twisted Christmas in Bath and Fire & Ice in Kennebunkport.

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:

Cute, quirky and handmade jewelry inspired by Steve Zissou

Cute, quirky and handmade jewelry inspired by Steve Zissou
August 13, 2013

Thais Marchese, a recent Portland transplant by way of the west coast, makes adorable stud earrings, jewelry and handmade items. She finds inspiration from everything she loves, including Wes Anderson films.

10 under $10: local gift ideas for her

10 under $10: local gift ideas for her
December 11, 2012

Whether you’re on the hunt for some stocking stuffers, a crowd-pleasing yankee swap item or you’re just shopping on a strict budget, it’s still possible to shop small. After checking out the local talent this past weekend at MECA, Picnic and doing some digging on my own, I’ve found 10 great gift ideas for the ladies on your list, all for under $10.

Where you need to be shopping this weekend: meca, joseph’s, the flea and more

Where you need to be shopping this weekend: meca, joseph’s, the flea and more
December 07, 2012

There are so many good shopping events going on this weekend that frankly, I’m overwhelmed. I’ve created my own plan of attack and thought I’d share it with you so you don’t miss out on any good holiday happenings this weekend. So strap on your shopping shoes and join me.

SHOP INDIE, MEET YETI

SHOP INDIE, MEET YETI
December 07, 2012

You’re a unique thinker. You’re wonderfully nontraditional. And around the holidays, you like to be a stand-out gift giver who doesn’t resort to impersonal bestowments. The indie DIY vendors at PICNIC can help. Find unique handmade clothing, jewelry, prints, accessories, bags, plush, stationery, photography, and more.