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Table of Contents
The warmer weather draws us away from our desks.
By Rob McCall
A POSTCARD IN TIME
The best French fries in all the world, if not the universe.
By Peter Spectre
LETTER FROM AWAY
A Fine Day on Great Blasket Island
By Kathleen Brandes
Whence the Doughnut Hole?
By Sandra L. Oliver
MY BOAT, MY HARBOR
A Boat Named Freedom
By Richard Dudman
OFF OFF THE DRAWING BOARD
Thinking outside the hull: a lobsterman, a designer, and a boatbuilder look to revolutionize the lobsterboat and the fishery.
By Peter Bass
GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO
By Ben Ellison
Special Section: Maritime Portland
We explore Maine’s busiest port city.
Harry Brown’s Maine
Verisimilitude—the appearance of truth—is the hallmark of this nineteenth-century Maine artist’s work now on exhibit at the Portland Museum of Art.
By Carl Little
Two Families, Two Wharves
Two of Portland’s principal family owned and operated wharves— Union and Long—have maintained their success into a new century by adapting to the times.
BY Dave Cheever Photographs by Jeff Scher
Searching for Ferry Village
South Portland is a city of neighborhoods, many of which were originally established as small towns. Central to all was Ferry Village.
By Iver E. Lofving
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Bringing together scientists, students, and fishermen in a practical forum to examine the past, present, and future of our fisheries.
By Melissa Waterman
David Moulton’s Everlasting Flowers
The wild peonies rooted in the fields and woods of Gilsland Farm have a long past and a serendipitous present.
By Regina Cole | Photographs by Sandy Agrafiotis
Jerry Stelmok: A Builder, His Student, and Their Craft
If you want to build a wood and canvas canoe, you go to the source.
By Donnie Mullen
Encore, Once Again
By Bret Gillam