Thirty five years ago, 11 Mount Desert Island area artisans came together with one simple goal. “The main mission was to provide a space for […]

Ellen Pierce grew up running, hiking, playing and swimming in Acadia National Park, which was practically in her Somesville backyard. From a young age, Pierce […]

From its industrial roots as a 19th century shipbuilding town and the home to chicken, sardine and potato-processing plants in the 1950s, Belfast over the past decade is flourishing in a new phase: that of a hip, thriving and creative coastal community.


There are some foods and drinks native to Maine that you may not ever wish to try again, let alone bring home with you (Moxie, […]

Thunder Hole

You can’t swing a bat without hitting something gorgeous on Mount Desert Island and at Acadia National Park. Just about every rocky beach, vista and […]

Pirate's Cove

There is plenty for kids to enjoy on Mount Desert Island, but here are seven activities in particular that they will thank you for, from […]

Havana/ La Parilla  318 Main St. $$$ If President Obama thinks it’s a good idea to take his wife on a date here, maybe you […]

If you are “from away,” you may have trouble understanding just what, exactly, a Downeast Mainer is talking about. Memorize this guide and you’ll have […]

This list of six Downeast Maine films contains some classics and a few surprises.

To the ancient Greeks, the wind had divine powers. The earliest documented weathervane depicted Triton, the messenger of the sea, and was built atop the […]

Whether you are a novice hiker or just sort of lazy, there are several easy hikes within Acadia National Park to fit your agenda. (Whatever […]