You won’t find them in a tourism pamphlet, and no smartphone app will lead you there. Ready to take a dip in one (or more) of our 12 favorite Maine swimming holes?
One hundred and fifty years ago, a group of sensible Down East farmers and their families packed their houses and sailed to the Holy Land to await the Second Coming. Within a year, it had all gone wrong. By Virginia M. Wright
Portal to the Past
How and where to shop for antiques in Maine. Welcome to “the nation’s attic.” By Catherine Burke
Elle Logan rowed in Beijing and London and won gold both times. This summer, she goes for her third. So why haven’t you heard of Maine’s baddest Olympian? By Jesse Ellison
The Definitive Oral History of the Lobster Roll
It wasn’t always our marquee foodstuff. How a humble Maine treat became a culinary rockstar. By Brian Kevin
Where in Maine?
Can you name the island and the peaceful cape where this boat is docked?
North by East
Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine
Down East Dispatches
News You May Have Missed
The Last Full Measure
A Middle-School Battlefield
What’s in a Picture
Squirrel Island’s Fete Week
Your Map to Expired Critters
Living the Maine Life
An Artsy Westbrook Bungalow
A Floral Legacy in York
Making It in Maine
Next Generation Gifford’s
Room With a View
What to Do in Maine This Month
Camden’s Pig + Poet
Robert Indiana Meets Dylan
On Steven Rowley’s Lily and the Octopus
On the cover: The classic lobster roll, photographed by Nina Gallant and styled by Monica Mariano. Hand lettering by Angela Southern.