Things to Do

On a bright, sunny day, about 10 old, but functional bicycles await riders under an awning outside the Healthy Acadia office in downtown Machias. Although […]

The Brooklin Inn, which features “real food, classically prepared,” sits in the middle of arguably the most literary town in Maine. E.B White, Katharine Sergeant […]

H.G. “Skip” Brack never knew much about woodworking or the saws, planes, chisels and other tools of the trade. A house painter during college, his […]

All eyes were trained on the eastern face of Champlain Mountain as a young peregrine falcon lifted off from its hidden perch along the Precipice […]

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 heart of Hancock County, where three highways converge and county government is centered, Ellsworth still moves at a noticeably slower pace than Bar Harbor, […]

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 […]

For art lovers, the Downeast landscape boasts striking outdoor stone sculptures that pop up in 28 towns from Bucksport to Calais. Twenty-two more pieces await […]

ELLSWORTH – If you’re cruising up Main Street, the garage opposite Woodbine Cemetery offers a sale you won’t want to miss. From 6 a.m. until […]

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 […]

When French explorer Pierre Dugua and his 79-member party landed on a small, wooded island in the St. Croix River in 1604, the smartphones held […]

Pine and spruce trees towered above the trail strewn with pine needles. Clover and mossy banks flanked the winding path where birds’ melodic songs echoed […]

BAR HARBOR — Bike chains clicked and tires buzzed on the asphalt, accompanied by casual conversation and cool, crisp air flowing through the trees of […]

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 […]