Portland

By Julie Snyder The Portland food scene is a deep dive into deliciousness. When my husband, Joe, and I moved here nearly five years ago, we were drooling with anticipation, especially after 14 years in a small-town Nevada gastronomic desert. We quickly discovered not only a fertile food landscape but

I spent my 50th birthday on Saturday biking with my extended family of ten on a guided day ride on the outskirts of Portland. Led by Norman Patry, owner of Summer Feet Cycling, we biked along the scenic shoreline of South Portland and Cape Elizabeth to five lighthouses. They included

  My friend Rob Holmes of GLP Films has been making remarkable films with a sustainable theme for the past five years. These films educate and inspire, but they also entertain. Every year, he takes to the road to showcase his recent work. That includes films like the Okapi Conservation Project:

What’s the Deal: Inn by the Sea is located on mile long CresecntBeach just seven miles south of Portland, Maine. A Virtuoso property, it’s also been in the forefront of upscale pet-friendly hotels. The INNcredible Pets package is a two-night offer for man’s best friend (and owners). Details: The INNcredible Pets package includes:

Known for their weekend and weeklong bike trips throughout Maine, Summer Feet Cycling is now offering a half-day bike tour that will visit five lighthouses in the Portland region. Running daily from Memorial Day to October 31st, the 5-hour jaunt will start on a bike path alongside Willard Beach to

By John Grossmann Most everywhere in America is a good place on the 4th of July. But Portland, Maine, is an especially great place to celebrate the de facto kickoff of summer.  Three recent Independence Day visits to this charming coastal community have driven home the many pleasures of Portland,

Courtesy of Waterfront Bicycles, Portland. By David McKay Wilson Portland, one of America's most bike-friendly cities, is a great place to ride, with its sprawling network of trails and bike lanes that take you safely around town, and beyond the city limits to glorious cycling terrain.    After arriving in Oregon

Artists Sketching in the White Mountains. Winslow Homer. Reviewed by Steve Jermanok By most accounts, Winslow Homer had a sardonic sense of humor. In his studio in Prouts Neck, Maine, where he created his best known works, hangs a sign in bold black letters that reads: "SNAKES!  SNAKES!  MICE!"  The