Skip to content

U.S. orders $45+ ship free 📫

Down East Magazine, March 2016

Down East Magazine

Regular price $7.00

Unit price per 


Once More to the City

To paraphrase Thomas Wolfe, you can’t go to the Old Port again. Or can you? A one-time Portlander returns to a city she knew in the late 1970s. By Suzanne Strempek Shea

Best Places to Live in Maine: Sweet ’16

After four rounds of voting in our online Maine Madness tournament, we now know Maine’s single most appealing hometown (hint, it’s in the mountains!), plus seven other dream locales in the Pine Tree State. Ready to relocate?

What’s Next for the World’s Best Teacher?

It’s been a year since Edgecomb’s Nancie Atwell won a million dollars for banning tests and letting students pick their own reading material. Where does she go from here? By Michaela Cavallaro


Where in Maine?

Can you identify this mill building and the river on which it sits?


The Mail

North by East

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

GQ: Do We Need It?

A Satirical Retort

What’s in a Picture

A Satirical Retort

Environmetal Award

The Weed Wackers



An Art Enclave in Rockland

My Maine

Art Collector Follies

Making It in Maine

Johnny’s Selected Seeds


Pork and Beans

Room With a View

The Winter Excuse



Kittery’s Anju Noodle Bar


Maine’s Punk Rock Triplets

March Calendar

Close (esc)

Down East Vintage Cover Poster Giveaway

Want to win this month's vintage cover poster? Sign up for emails here for your chance to win!

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.