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Good Reads - Autumn 2019
A new selection of books we recommend.
2019 Boat & Home Show
Scenes from the 2019 Maine Boat & Home Show.
A Creative Revival
The Tides Institute & Museum of Art has helped spark a creative revival in the downeast city of Eastport.
Corinne McIntyre and the Plein Air Painters of Maine
Corinne McIntyre and fellow plein air artists find inspiration painting in company.
The Strange Yet Familiar World of Jonathan Fisher
Multi-talented Jonathan Fisher was a furniture maker as well as Blue Hill’s first settled minister.
Jerome Morris brings knowledge from a lifetime on the water into his model-making.
Island Twist on Holiday Decorations
Tradition and Christmas balls on Matinicus Island.
Christmas 1960: Getting by With Less
Christmas 1960, tough times tempered by a visit from a brilliant bird.
Summer of My Next Bear
Writer Todd Nelson says all his neighbors have seen the bears; why hasn’t he?
After years of writing stories on the fly, a journalist builds her perfect writing studio.
How Herman Melville Still Shapes the Gulf of Maine
Two centuries after his birth, Herman Melville’s writing about the ocean still resonates.
Back When Fat Was Fabulous
Back in the days of sail, fat was a valuable commodity.
Preserved In Stone
During Maine’s great age of sail, several prominent mariners were immortalized in larger-than-life stone sculptures. Today these impressive monuments are poignant reminders of people who helped to shape the state’s maritime economy.
Meet the Makers
2019 Maine Boat & Home Show primer
The Moses Perkins House
An “extreme makeover” of a historic 19th century house focused on one section of the home’s interior, but left the original exterior and elegant gardens essentially untouched.