Into the Wild: Fall brings new effort to protect migrating birds

Back in May, during spring migration, I wrote about the problem of birds dying after colliding with reflective windows. Now it’s fall migration, and the...

Call him by his name: Cidny Bullens walks ‘The Gender Line’

Maine music fans have known Cindy Bullens for a long time. Her “Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth” in 1999, featuring the likes of Bonnie...

Off to camp: Head to a Maine State Park for end-of-summer camping, hiking, and...

The sound of a tent zipper early in the morning. The chatter of on-the-go squirrels. The starting whoosh of a gas stove. The unmistakable...

Letter from Aroostook: Summer tumbling down

The change of seasons is dramatic here, especially summer to fall, and especially this year.  For the past eight weeks, the central and northernmost...

Leftovers: ‘Kenowhere’ no longer

"Part of me is sad I’m not there to help and part of me is glad I’m not there to see it happening. My...

Growing into rock: Ghost of Paul Revere muscle up on ‘Good at Losing Everything’ 

If you saw We Banjo 3 at Aura earlier this year, back when concerts were still a thing, you might have wondered: Where is...

On Screen: The cultural moment that was ‘Mr. SOUL!’

It’s 1968, and the opening sequence of "Mr. SOUL!" takes us back to the era’s mainstream TV-land: the proud swaths of color in the...

Leftovers: Ciao to the dog days of summer 

Dimillo’s Floating Restaurant is a landmark (a watermark?) on a map that still makes Portland a great place to live. Sure, it’s a famous...

Letter from Aroostook: Wandering the North Maine Woods highways

Aroostook has more acres of heavy woods than any other Maine county and only two major state roads that run from the southernmost tip...

All-in-1 adventure: Explore Maine’s trails and enjoy a cool swimming-hole dip

Most Maine summer days are pleasant perfection, all bright blue skies with cool coastal breezes. Then there are the other days, the sweat-dripping scorchers...