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The Dine Guide

Solo Italiano

Solo Italiano

Chef Paolo Laboa of Solo Italiano cooks true Genovese food, fresh from the farm and the sea, prepared from the heart by the winner of both the… Read more »

Standard Baking Co.

Standard Baking Co.

Yet another pioneer in regards to how Portlanders get by in the morning, Standard took the city by storm in the 90s by showing us just how… Read more »

Arabica Coffee Company

Arabica Coffee Company

Arabica was responsible for first raising awareness of great coffee in Portland back in the 90s, offering small estate selections like Jamaican Blue Mountain that were previously unheard… Read more »

Latest Features

Christmas Comes to Victoria Mansion

Christmas Comes to Victoria Mansion

Elaborately hand-painted wall and ceiling decorations, heavily fringed drapery, and highly detailed woodwork are just a few of the elements that make Portland’s Victoria Mansion a prime example of the lavish decor that defines the period. Built between 1858 and 1860 as a summer home, the museum—a National Historic Landmark—is especially opulent at Christmastime, when local designers festoon its rooms with holiday displays [Read More...]
Creative Team

Creative Team

At Abacus, Sal Scaglione and Dana Heacock have supported art and craft for more than four decades. [Read More...]
Spirits of the Season

Spirits of the Season

 Say cheers to the holidays with fresh takes on festive cocktails! 'Tis the season for catching up with friends over festive drinks. Portland has no shortage of spots for gathering, celebrating, and toasting. Out city is full of fine craft cocktails; here are a few of our seasonal [Read More...]
The Holiday Gift Guide | More than 150 ideas for everyone on your list

The Holiday Gift Guide | More than 150 ideas for everyone on your list

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Insider Picks | Fall Activities

Insider Picks | Fall Activities

Maine Media Collective staffers answer the question: What are your favorite fall activities? [Read More...]
Victorian Transformed

Victorian Transformed

Dual artistic sensibilities share space in a Parkside townhouse. [Read More...]
Teaching Locally, Acting Globally

Teaching Locally, Acting Globally

Waynflete School educates students to be engaged citizens of the world. [Read More...]
Conducting Her Way Back Home

Conducting Her Way Back Home

Dr. Emily Isaacson energizes Maine's classical music scene. [Read More...]