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Sit down — or stand up — and paddle offshore
Get off the beach
For sea kayakers, salvation is here, and there are no more excuses. Portland Paddle opened its hatches last weekend, right at the East End Beach.
| June 07, 2013
A new crop of restaurants open in time for summer
Reap the delicious bounty
Just when you thought the Portland food scene couldn't get any better, a handful of new restaurants and bars are gearing up for the summer.
| June 21, 2012
Casco Bay’s restaurants, bars, + markets
The islands of Casco Bay may seem remote (especially in the winter), but some are as close as a 20-minute ferry ride. As summer approaches, take a break from Portland's busy foodie scene and treat yourself to the tastes of the islands — after a breezy, salty boat ride across the ocean.
| May 23, 2012
Just hold it
Portland loves its tourists, so why won't we give them relief?
To Portlanders, they're a familiar sight: out-of-town victims potty-dancing around town, pained expressions on their faces, one sip away from having polished off an iced coffee the size of a small child.
| June 16, 2010
MECA’s MFA students strut their stuff
Encompassing a broad range of themes, media, and levels of participation, each set of works in this year’s Maine College of Art exhibition by nine thesis-level Master’s of Fine Arts students achieves its own world and requires a separate toolkit to process and unpack.
| May 26, 2010
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Two and fro
Kolosko and Dimow’s Border Crossings
It can be easy to get wrapped up in Portland’s pop and rock scene, the singalong stuff you hear in the clubs and on the radio.
| March 24, 2010
Okbari get all lovey-dovey
I owe just about all my Turkish music knowledge to Okbari.
| February 24, 2010
Mayo Street Arts opens the doors
"This is the vestibule," Blainor McGough says, gesturing at the entryway as she welcomes me into the former St. Ansgar's church on Mayo Street. She then explains that the purpose of the vestibule was to heighten people's experience as they enter the church, preparing for worship.
| February 10, 2010
Two candidates for Portland Water District Board of Trustees
Hydro power to the people
Two people are vying for a vacant one-year term on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees. We asked each of them to write a few words about the importance of the water district.
PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF
| October 28, 2009
Casco Bay to Copley Square . . . via Hopkinton
When Boston Marathon runners cross the Copley Square finish line next Monday and sponge the diarrhea off their thighs, Will Thomas and Seth Bradbury will have even more to celebrate than their fellow soiled athletes.
| April 15, 2009
The coming year on the boards
On the civic side of things comes a new play, a public-service production about sex education, from ADD VERB PRODUCTIONS .
| January 28, 2010
Pushing for peace
War anniversary events
To mark the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, activists nationwide have scheduled vigils and peaceful protests for this Sunday, March 19.
| January 28, 2010
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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