Saturday April 19th 2014

Tagged: something different

Bike riding on the railroad: Rail bikes in Thorndike

Bike riding on the railroad: Rail bikes in Thorndike
July 27, 2012

They do exist, these two-seater, pedal-powered contraptions of ingenuity and joy. And several of them are docked not too far away on the former Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad in Thorndike.

Go Fourth and Improper: Round Pond 4th of July Parade

Go Fourth and Improper: Round Pond 4th of July Parade
July 05, 2011

The people of Round Pond have been hosting an Independence Day parade for years – one that started small but now attracts a hearty crowd – that’s low on pageant winners on high on political incorrectness (and a few curse words thrown in for good measure).

Mattress, meet mountain: America’s Mattress Race at Shawnee Peak

Mattress, meet mountain: America’s Mattress Race at Shawnee Peak
March 28, 2011

Mattresses aren’t known for their speed. They tend to be judged for comfort over miles-per-gallon. But during Saturday’s America’s Mattress Race at Shawnee Peak, there were twins, fulls and kings flying upwards of 30 miles per hour down the main slope.