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Eventide Roll

Portland, Maine is quickly becoming the perfect weekend getaway for food lovers. After 8-hours on the bus or train, you’ll need fresh seafood and savory donuts to refuel.  This fall, head up the coast for a few days of new dishes as you enjoy ocean views and Northeastern accents. And if you only have one day in […]

Boat Out to Sea

If you’re already counting down the days until Labor Day weekend, but you have little time to research a getaway, visit This new site will do your travel planning for you packaging hotels and transportation, so you can spend less time on the computer and more time daydreaming about your trip. Plug in your […]

The Press Hotel room

April 10th, 2015 — With its manageable size, creative culinary scene, active cultural life and proximity to unspoiled seacoast scenery, Portland blends artistic and outdoors in perfect proportion. The May 6th opening of The Press Hotel should brighten the spotlight. It’s an upscale boutique property located in the historic Portland Press Herald building. Wordsmiths will note journalistic images […]

Beach, Bristol

In the summer, it can be impossible to find a beautiful beach near the city with a nice breeze and barely anyone there. Instead of turning to a bustling Long Island shore for a taste of the sea, consider these 10 easy car-free beach getaways, from Southport to Cape Elizabeth.

Fore Street

I first knew David Levi years ago as my history teacher in New York City. Since then, David has traded in the chalk for a chopping block and has shadowed some of the world’s best chefs in restaurants like Noma, Faviken Magasinet, and Perry St. David spoke to me from Portland, Maine where he now […]

Portland Maine

Portland, ME is a smallish city with an even smaller town feel, but within its compact size it packs a lot of punch. Whether you’re a sailor or a landlubber, an obsessive foodie or a strategic hunter of antiques and handmade treasures, Portland will keep you busy (and maybe even a little overwhelmed) however long […]