“Have you ever shopped here?” Bonnie Copper asks as we walk into Blue Hill’s Turn-Style Thrift Shop. “Well, you’re going to after this.” At first […]
Pink gumballs are among the best sellers at Sugar Mags Retro Candy & Soda emporium in downtown Ellsworth.
A bell jingles when the door opens to Stubborn Cow Glass. Inside, the daylight illuminates a majestic peacock, spreading its iridescent train, created in stained […]
Customers drift in and out of Sihaya Hopkins’ gallery in Blue Hill. Each person remarks on the beauty of the lampwork glass beads that form […]
BlackSheep Trading Company’s roadside signs offer “Deer and sheepskin gloves” and “Buy-one, get-one-free belts.”
Diners and seafood shoppers who find their way into Peekytoe Provisions toward the lower end of Main Street in Bar Harbor can thank their good […]
Erika Wibby Mitchell has opened Main Street Mercantile in a former gallery space.
A crowd of people flows into the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center on a Saturday morning, starting at 8 a.m., each of them stopping first at a […]
After opening the Jonesport Wood Co., Brack became especially known for fine hand tools associated with the early industries and technologies in Maine and New England.
Walking into the Eastport Fabric Emporium, a kaleidoscope of colors and patterns greets the eye. True to its name, the Water Street store stocks all […]
The thousands of rarities, oddities, antiquities and collectibles filling every nook and cranny of Ellsworth’s Big Chicken Barn Books & Antiques could easily keep even […]
A regular customer stopped in recently at Blue Hill Books looking for Elizabeth Rosenthal’s newly-released “An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How […]
From a distance, Jennifer Judd-McGee’s designs look like intricate drawings sketched with a fine-point pen. One piece depicts stick-thin trees on a green background. In […]
Dana Beal, Charles Alley, Melrose Beal and Mark Carver huddle around a well-worn wood table, where a steel cribbage board is the centerpiece, at Moosabec […]
It’s been 40 years, since Sherry and Ivan Rasmussen have created art — from origami stars and pottery to stained glass and watercolors — on and around West Street.