Thomaston’s Block Saloon serves up cool sipper of a cocktail this summer
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:00pm
THOMASTON—Now that we’re in high summer, the newest kid on the block, The Block Saloon, that is,...
Eight oyster farms represented on menu at new Newcastle oyster bar
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:45am
NEWCASTLE— If you’ve ever sampled raw oysters at Ondine in Belfast, Hoxbill in Camden, and Suzuki...
Hope to welcome Barrettstown Farmhouse restaurant
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 8:30pm
HOPE — On Wednesday, August 1, the pastoral property at 42 Hatchet Mountain Road in Hope — formerly...
South Thomaston pop-up taqueria draws crowds three times what was expected
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:00am
SOUTH THOMASTON— A little more than a year ago, Erin and Casey Dominguez launched their new...
Women who like to knit with a brewski
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:45pm
WALDOBORO—There will be no tea and scones for the ladies who knit one purl two. For the last month...
Weekend Spotlight: A Foodie Lovers’ weekend along with music and dancing in the streets
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:30pm
Some weekends, a theme just naturally emerges, such as this one where several festivals and events...
The Block Saloon opens in Thomaston
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:00pm
THOMASTON — When Martin Farrell bought the building at 173 Main St. in Thomaston in 2014 it was...
Waldoboro Public Library to host ‘Brats ‘n Brews’ tasting event, auction
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 6:45am
WALDOBORO — The Waldoboro Public Library is preparing for their second annual “Brats n' Brews”...
Public invited to celebrate The Waterfront Restaurant’s 40th anniversary
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:00am
CAMDEN — On Thursday, June 21 the public is invited to a celebration of a landmark four decades in...
Long Grain occupies new digs at 20 Washington Street in Camden
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 4:30pm
CAMDEN – Long Grain restaurant, formally of 31 Elm Street, has moved around the corner to its new...
Sneak Peek: Camden Island is area’s newest Chinese connection
Mon, 06/18/2018 - 4:00am
CAMDEN – The long awaited and much anticipated Camden Island Chinese Restaurant at 87 Elm Street...
The Hichborn offers fine dining, local ingredients in Stockton Springs
Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:00am
STOCKTON SPRINGS — When Kirk P. Linder and Charlie Zorich decided to leave Portland, Oregon, it was...
Camden graduate appointed chef at Sea Dog in Portland
Tue, 06/12/2018 - 3:00pm
SOUTH PORTLAND – Sea Dog Brewing Co. has appointed Camden resident Alexandra Chilton as chef and...
Jukebox Bullies live at Mrtyle Street Tavern in Rockland
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 3:00pm
THIS THURSDAY NIGHT! 9:00 p.m. TO 1:00 a.m. - join us for An Evening with the "Jukebox Bullies,"...
Bell The Cat in Belfast gets new home, contemporary renovation
Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:30am
BELFAST — Bell The Cat, a popular breakfast and lunch spot that used to be located at the plaza on...
Round-up of all new Midcoast breweries opening this summer
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:45pm
Every once in awhile, Penobscot Bay Pilot does a round up on a few breweries popping up in the...
Maine’s answer to all-natural MREs (Meals Ready To Eat)
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:15pm
BELFAST — Campers and hikers have long relied on civilian MREs, the military term for Meals Ready...
Café Miranda celebrates 25 years with ‘flock party’ to benefit Knox County Homeless Coalition
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:30am
ROCKLAND — On Thursday, June 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. a family-friendly, tented block —make...
Francine Bistro building purchased, renovated for new tenant
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 8:30am
CAMDEN — Mark Senders, new owner of the Francine Bistro building on 55 Chestnut Street in Camden,...
Pizza, wine to fuel adventure themed story slam benefit for Sweet Tree Arts
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:00am
WARREN — Sweet Tree Arts, Oyster River Winegrowers, and Uproot Pie Company are joining forces to...
Camden’s harborside Blaze Brewing Co. set to open in June
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:30pm
CAMDEN — The roll out for the Camden location of Blaze Brewing Co. is right on schedule for a June...
Rockland gives green light to Big Bob’s Big Dawgs, new food truck
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:30pm
ROCKLAND — Jeraimie Finnemore, owner of Big Bob's Big Dawgs, went before the Rockland Planning...
Damariscotta Oyster Celebration coming mid-June
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 3:00pm
The first ever Damariscotta Oyster Celebration is coming to Boothbay Harbor and Damariscotta. The...
Rockland’s North Beacon Oyster to feature Maine seafood, happy hour
Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:15pm
ROCKLAND — 421 Main Street in Rockland will soon open its doors as North Beacon Oyster. Owner and...
Welcome back to Camden-Rockport, Snowbirds 2018
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 8:45am
Once the snow is gone, the Birds come back—and they always want to know what happened over the fall...
Camden Public Landing gets a new anchor: El Ancla offers wood-fired Mexican fare
Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:45am
CAMDEN – El Ancla means the anchor and on Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m., Camden’s newest restaurant...
Odd Alewives, new Waldoboro farmhouse brewery opens May 3
Mon, 04/30/2018 - 8:15am
WALDOBORO — Even though it feels remote, one of the latest breweries opening in the Midcoast area...
New Montsweag Farm Restaurant opens Friday
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 9:00am
It’s been a long time since the former Montsweag Roadhouse has been called Montsweag Farm...
Nautilus Restaurant to host dinner benefitting Friends of Sears Island
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 1:45pm
BELFAST — Friends of Sears Island invites the public to join them for a fundraising dinner at...
Public breakfast April 14 will benefit Rockland District Nursing Association
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:30am
THOMASTON — Please come to the public breakfast supporting Rockland District Nursing Association (...
Four April food, drink and art events that will have you feeling it’s Spring!
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 4:00pm
Spring is tentatively making its way back to Maine. We’ve got four food/drink/art events that...
Chris Wolf’s Food Chronicles: Daily Soup in Belfast
Sat, 03/31/2018 - 6:15pm
BELFAST – If you're not looking for it, it's easy to miss. The small unassuming location at 118...
Camden Public Library hosts National Library Week events
Fri, 03/30/2018 - 9:45am
CAMDEN — Visit the Camden Public Library during National Library Week 2018 and celebrate the life...
UPDATE: Camden Harbour Inn auction cancelled
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 9:45am
CAMDEN — Auctioneer Stefan Kennan is sitting in the parking lot of the Camden Harbour Inn this...
Camden Sea Dog reduces use of plastic drinking straws
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:15pm
CAMDEN – Sea Dog Brewing Co. in Camden is taking steps to decrease its environmental footprint by...
Two breweries, one winery: How they broke the mold
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:00pm
OWLS HEAD—Everyone loves a good success story, but they happen to love it just a little bit more...
SeaFolk establishes sweet spot in Rockport Village
Sun, 03/18/2018 - 6:15pm
ROCKPORT – Rockport welcomed SeaFolk to town March 17. The coffee shop is at 22 Central Ave and had...
2018 St. Paddy’s Day rundown
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 8:00am
Finally! After the last several years of calling in “the Irish flu” the next day at work, St. Paddy...
A few weeks of pigging out
Wed, 03/07/2018 - 12:30pm
I’ve been pigging out.
It’s been a few weeks of, well, not quite hell, but not exactly Disneyland...
Camden’s Cedar Crest Inn is sold to Edgecomb couple
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:30pm
CAMDEN — Jill and Ted Hugger, owners of the Cod Cove Inn in Edgecomb, completed the purchase of the...
Oceanside High School Class of 2018 Project Graduation fundraiser
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:30am
The Oceanside High School Class of 2018 Project Graduation is holding a fundraiser at the Eclipse...
Midcoast restaurateurs reflect on year-round success, seasonality
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:15am
MIDCOAST — As the lingering cold of winter eases and mud season begins, inevitable changes in the...
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:45am
There’s cheese fondue. Then there’s Kim Martin’s cheese fondue.
On Jan. 6, Michael Maxim posted a...
Where to celebrate National Margarita Day in the Midcoast
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:45pm
Whether it’s frozen or on the rocks or served with a fruity or spicy twist, Thursday, Feb. 22, is...
Camden, Freedom, Rockland chefs, Belfast restaurant named James Beard semifinalists
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:00pm
NEW YORK CITY — Three Midcoast area chefs and one Belfast restaurant have been named semifinalists...
Threshers Brewing Company welcomes Marcus Carter as new sales director
Mon, 02/12/2018 - 1:45pm
SEARSMONT — Threshers Brewing Co, a craft beer brewery co-owned by Ethan Evangelos and Scott...
Maia Gosselin, wine educator with pizzazz
Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:30pm
Maia Gosselin is an expert when it comes to wine.
Owner of the business, Sip Wine Education, http...
Pour Farm brewery to produce small batches from ground up
Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:45pm
UNION — Most are familiar with the wildly popular “farm to table” food movement that sprang to life...
Seven bubblies and a cupcake
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 9:30am
I love bubblies of all colors and prices. It’s been a while since I’ve drunk Andres, but give me an...
Volunteers slice the pies, feed the people
Sun, 01/28/2018 - 7:15pm
ROCKLAND – Sharon Marriner said that tears came to her eyes when she saw the empty shelves at the...