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Down East Magazine, July 2016

Down East Magazine

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Best of Maine!

For months, we’ve been eating, shopping, road-tripping, and arguing for our picks. Presenting Maine’s best everything, plus the results of our reader poll. How’d your favorites do?

Endless Summer

Welcome to Kezar Lake, where the water ever beckons, the pace is undemanding, and one day folds softly into the next. By Virginia M. Wright

Slice of Life

Nothing says Maine summer like a slice of berry pie on a sunny day. We dish on 12 terrific pie shops, Rockland’s pie-baking (and side-splitting) grandmas, and more. By Annemarie Ahearn

The Destroyer

Revisiting the harrowing night, 150 years ago this month, when the Great Fire of Portland wiped half of the Forest City off the map. By Andrew Vietze


Where in Maine?

Can you name this bridge and the town where it’s found?


The Mail

North by East

Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

Bunker, Sweet Bunker

Limestone’s Underground Scene

What’s in a Picture

Tractor Seat Polychrome


Ryan Holt, Naked Mainer


Living the Maine Life


A Pemaquid Seaside Retreat


Castine’s Veggie Kingdom

Making It in Maine

Dri-Ki Woodworking


Pea Soup with Soft Herbs

My Maine

Earnest Goes to Camp

Room With a View



What to Do in Maine This Month


Point Grille


Susan Amons


Salad Days


Nevada Barr’s Boar Island


Tricky Britches

On the cover: Cover Photograph: Fireworks over Camden, by Benjamin Williamson

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