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Homes

Permanent Culture

At the Zocalo Permaculture Center in Gouldsboro, the focus is on integrating humans with their environment.

Lucinda’s Little Dream House

The challenge: to design a 376-square-foot house that felt spacious. The result: a simple modern space with just enough room to be inspiring.

Moving to Maine

There is only one person in the United States who builds replicas of historic bassoons. She lives in Maine with her partner in a former cannery that they have turned into an avant-garde music venue.

Metal Magic

Stop by Bar Harbor artist Melita Westerlund’s warehouse studio and you will find her wearing industrial protective gear and wielding industrial power tools. Her final product is far from industrial, though.

Christmas Bird Count

Annual Christmas Bird Counts promote science, camaraderie, and conservation worldwide. Rare birds and behavior have been a hallmark of the event in Rockland, Maine.

Home at Last

This couple moved to Maine after 9/11 and built their dream home themselves over seven years. The result looks like an English country cottage.

Good Reads — Issue 143

Looking for a book to read?

Inside the Frame

The people who make the art often get our attention, but who stretches their canvases and who makes their frames? Meet a husband-wife team that creates gorgeous frames, and a pair of talented canvas makers.

Behind the Scenes

Caretakers work year-round to maintain seasonal homes and cottages, with great care and attention to detail.

Shipping News

Since opening its Portland, Maine, office several years ago, the Icelandic company Eimskip has been shipping more and more goods to and from Maine in its container ships. Two artists recount their ride from Portland to Reykjavik on one of those vessels.

Say Goodbye to the Tarp

The owner of a 32.5-foot yacht explains how he built himself the perfect boat shed.

The Appledore of His Eye

American impressionist painter Childe Hassam spent many summers painting on Appledore Island, producing some of his most wonderful work.

Spirited Revival

There are a growing number of small-batch rum distilleries in Maine that brew, distill, and sell their wares throughout the state. We take a look.

Sailing Dreams

The owners wanted a shingle-style house with a nautical flair, and this Deer Isle oceanfront home delivers all that and more.

Frost Heave Season

Between the end of winter and the beginning of mud season, frost heaves rule the roadways.