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Preble Street

For almost 50 years, Preble Street has been offering critical assistance to our community’s most vulnerable residents, extending help and…

Twelve

This brand-new restaurant is already big news… it was named one of America’s 50 best restaurants this September, just months…

Aristelle

This Portland shop based in the Old Port is an inspiring example of small business with huge impact. Owned by…

Leeward

Leeward is a new pasta place in Portland that is SOOOO good. Since opening in 2020, it has already been…

Charcutemarie

Charcuterie boards are more than having a moment… and they deserve it! What’s better than an elegant presentation of delicious…

Belleville

This North Street bakery makes the most amazing croissants ever, and they boast authenticity to both Parisian training and Portland…

Chaval

If you haven’t eaten here, you NEED to. We just celebrated four family birthdays and three graduations at this incredible…

Scales

This month’s restaurant spotlight is on Scales, one of my favorite Portland restaurants. Perched over the working waterfront, this spot…

Eighty8 Donuts

Whether or not you’re a donut lover, you’ll find something to love at Eighty8 Donuts. Since 2013, this whimsical operation…

The Maine House

I’m a sucker for a gorgeous coffee table book… who isn’t?! The Maine House is a fabulous new publication showcasing…

Maine Needs You

One of my favorite local community enterprises is Maine Needs, a grassroots collective of volunteers based in Portland who help…