image courtesy of Lesia Socher, presenter at the Feb 17 event

PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine Announces 2012 Events

2/15/2012 - PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine kicks off its 2012 season on Friday, February 17, at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Rockport. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine’s events offer engaging, fast-paced… SEE MORE
The Ice & Smelt Festival will be held Feb. 3-4 at Mailly Waterfront Park in Bowdoinham.

A Festival of Smelt, Ice, and Fun in Bowdoinham

2/1/2012 - Anyone who has lived through a Maine winter knows that you need to find your fun outdoors or you'll go stir crazy waiting for spring and, eventually, summer. Luckily there are a bunch of great festivals that actually celebrate freezing your butt off outside, and surely one of the quirkiest… SEE MORE
Oysters at the annual Pemaquid Oyster Festival, held on the last sunday in September.

Maine Oyster Country: Newcastle and Damariscotta

1/30/2012 - Oyster cultivation on the coast of Maine is on the increase, thanks to our clean, cold, salty, water. This water is full of nutrients, and it's part of what gives our oysters their delightfully distinctive taste. Maine oysters have their moment in the sun, literally, on the last Sunday in… SEE MORE
A unique perspective on Union Hall and the Shepherd Block in Rockport, with Ragged Mountain in the background.

Our Winter’s Palette on the Maine Coast

1/29/2012 - This has been an unusual winter so far along the Maine coast, with many backyards still bare instead of being buried under a couple of feet of snow. This shot of downtown Rockport from the east, with Union Hall at the far left and the Shepherd Block at center, shows… SEE MORE
A fishing pier in Milbridge, home to clammers and lobstermen alike.

Pulling a Living from the Mud in Milbridge

1/19/2012 - His name is Richard Stanwood, his profession is clamming, and his home is Milbridge. A stout fifty-four-year-old who has been raking the local mudflats since he was 7, Stanwood wouldn’t have it any other way. “I was born right here in this town, over there on my kitchen table,” he… SEE MORE