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Building a hub for food

Behind the scenes with a community project to feed bellies and souls
Exploding out of the mind of Portland idea-man Eli Cayer, 39, and with financial backing from his Urban Farm Fermentory, is the conversion of a former East Bayside taxi garage into a home for food processors and preparers right on the Portland peninsula.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 09, 2013

Will high-tech steal Central Square's gritty soul?

As MIT expands eastward, Cambridge officials struggle to find balance in Central.
A decade from now, the east end of Central Square will look nothing like the west.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 21, 2012

Young activists explore police department

Portland 101
There are three streets in Portland that police lieutenant Janine Roberts won't walk down alone, learned a group of interested citizens organized by the League of Young Voters on a visit to the Portland Police Department last Wednesday.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 21, 2011

We heart these people

Meet Portland's most influential
We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 10, 2010

Slam Dunk Season

How the Red Claws took Portland by storm
Back in the fall of 2008, WJAB sports guy Chris Sedenka hosted Red Claws bigwigs Jon Jennings and Bill Ryan Jr. on his afternoon radio show. They were solidifying their plan to bring an NBA development league basketball team to Portland, Maine, a scheme that — in other circumstances, under others' supervision — had been previously unsuccessful.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 03, 2010

10 years later, we told you so

Ten years of being right (well, mostly)
Like many in the alternative press, we pride ourselves on being ahead of the game. Sometimes, of course, that means we're wrong about what might be coming down the pike — that's part of the risk of being "out front" and not just reacting to the news as it happens.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 16, 2009

State of the arts

Emerging trends and promising futures for Portland artists
In Portland, and around Southern Maine, developing trends hold promise for our changing, but still cantankerously distinct, artistic character to act as a new kind of cultural reflection.
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 01, 2009

Left out

There's a lot in Portland's past the "history" books won't tell you
I first heard about Stanley five years ago, from a firefighter up on Munjoy Hill.
By BRENDAN HUGHES  |  January 30, 2008

Local motives

Wishes for the year in local music
As is tradition (well, four years old, anyway), I’ll sum up my wishes from last year before I get to wants for 2007.
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 27, 2006

Daytime TV turns into a book

Wacky inspiration
Blame it on Oprah.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 17, 2006

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