Down East http://www.downeast.com The Magazine of Maine Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:46:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Reader Submitted Recipes http://www.downeast.com/reader-submitted-maine-recipes/ http://www.downeast.com/reader-submitted-maine-recipes/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:42:32 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=23012 Share your favorite Maine-inspired recipe and it may be featured on our website! It's easy. Enter your recipe info and pictures, and tell us a little bit about yourself. Then, let the Down East community see your delicious creations.

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A Family Affair http://www.downeast.com/maine-garden-a-family-affair/ http://www.downeast.com/maine-garden-a-family-affair/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:49:07 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22966 A Jefferson garden grows — and grows — with contributions from friends and relatives.

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July 1985 http://www.downeast.com/july-1985-2/ http://www.downeast.com/july-1985-2/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:01:15 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22924 [I]n July 1985, we listened to the wild call of the loon, talked with "Portland's First Family of Ice Cream," took a look at a landmark showdown over ownership of Moody Beach, explored the "Fantasy Tower Overlooking Gouldsboro Bay, and viewed some of acclaimed painter Neil Welliver's work.

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Maine Calendar http://www.downeast.com/august-2015-maine-calendar/ http://www.downeast.com/august-2015-maine-calendar/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:45:08 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22901 What to do in Maine this month? See our calendar of events, for the best of Maine travel, food, culture, and homes & gardens.

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What it Means to Talk Like a Mainer http://www.downeast.com/dialects/ http://www.downeast.com/dialects/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:09:46 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22801 What does it mean to talk like a Mainer in 2015? As writer and linguist Michael Erard explains, the answer is wicked complicated.

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Lamoine – Classic Chalet http://www.downeast.com/lamoine-classic-chalet/ http://www.downeast.com/lamoine-classic-chalet/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:01:34 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22780 Quiet waterfront neighborhood, spectacular views

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August 2015 http://www.downeast.com/august-2015-2/ http://www.downeast.com/august-2015-2/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:00:07 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22724 The August issue is now on newsstands and in our store! Your favorite Maine state parks, the definitive guide to the Maine accent(s), the Kennebunks' identity crisis, Spose talks, and blueberry pancakes.

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Best of Maine – Readers’ Choice http://www.downeast.com/2015-best-of-maine-readers-choice/ http://www.downeast.com/2015-best-of-maine-readers-choice/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:43:33 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22737 Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.

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August 2015 http://www.downeast.com/august-2015/ http://www.downeast.com/august-2015/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:00:49 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=21854 The post August 2015 appeared first on Down East.

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Best of Maine Home and Garden http://www.downeast.com/2015-best-of-maine-home-and-garden/ http://www.downeast.com/2015-best-of-maine-home-and-garden/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:52:21 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22610 Tiny houses. Tiny trees. Homegrown seedlings. Fancy concrete. Here are our 2015 editors' choices for the Best of Maine Home and Garden.

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July 1975 http://www.downeast.com/july-1975-video/ http://www.downeast.com/july-1975-video/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:57:17 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22568 n July 1975, we visited the shores of Islesboro, marveled at the Omega crew’s ocean racing prowess, delighted in the productions of Victoria Crandall’s...

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Maine Artist – Deborah Randall http://www.downeast.com/maine-artist-deborah-randall/ http://www.downeast.com/maine-artist-deborah-randall/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:59:27 +0000 http://www.downeast.com/?p=22535 Deborah Randall taught art in institutions all around the Northeast before moving to Maine in 1999 to teach at Colby College. Her work will be featured at our 2015 Art of Giving Gala, September 17 in Portland.

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