Emily Burnham

Bangor Metro & Special Sections Reporter


Ao Luxe, threading and henna bar, now open in Bangor Mall

on Dec. 02, 2016, at 10:05 a.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Dec. 2-4: Light up the night

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:59 a.m.

Hollywood Casino to revamp on-site restaurant, renamed Hop House 99, focus on craft beer

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
Cast members Zachary Spreng (right), who plays Oliver Twist, and Dominick Varney, who plays Fagin, run through a scene during rehearsal of "Oliver!" on Saturday at the Bangor Opera House in Bangor. The show runs from Dec. 1 through Dec. 24.

Dogs, humans need love in Penobscot Theatre’s production of ‘Oliver!’

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 29, 2016, at 4 p.m.
This is the fifth year that the Penobscot Theatre Company has partnered around the holidays with the Bangor Humane Society, to help adopt dogs to audience members and their families.

Explicit language alert: Watch the new video from O’Chang Comics, buddy

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 11:19 a.m.

Novio’s, new Italian-inspired downtown Bangor bistro, has opened

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.
Cory Ricker, head brewer, pours a beer at 2 Feet Brewing Co. in Bangor on Nov. 18.

Eclecticism is in the brew at 2 Feet Brewing, new downtown Bangor tasting room

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 28, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
“A lot of people love IPAs. But we don’t do IPAs.”
Sean Faircloth

Bangor city councilor’s new book takes young readers on a global adventure

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 23, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
“It’s really such a challenge to write something that can engage a kid’s interest for a long period of time,” said Sean Faircloth. “I knew that was something I wanted to try.”

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Nov. 25-27: Turkey for me, and turkey for you

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 1:34 p.m.
Maine artist Philip Frey poses for a portrait in front of a selection of his artwork on display at the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor on Sept. 22.

Mindful of every brush stroke, Maine painter Philip Frey finds solace in landscape

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 23, 2016, at 7:07 a.m.
In Frey’s paintings, the light and shadows feel natural, unforced, neither precise nor loose. The colors are deeper. There’s a stillness.
Sigfrido Rodriguez prepares food for customers during the lunch time rush at the Cubita Libre Cafeteria in Bangor in this September 2016 file photo.

Fuel your holiday shopping spree with treats from these Bangor Mall-area eateries

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 22, 2016, at 10:32 a.m.
After hours of unfettered money-spending, you’ll probably work up an appetite. Where should you get some grub?

Roundup of touring shows in Maine this winter; from Portland to Orono

on Nov. 21, 2016, at 12:28 p.m.

The Price Is Right Live! to return to Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.

Maine artists Anna Hepler and Lauren Fensterstock each receive prestigious $50K grant

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 9:58 a.m.

Asian Bistro, formerly known as Little Vietnam, has closed for now

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Nov. 18-20: Get it while the getting’s good

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 11:54 a.m.

Here’s what Blaze Urban Pizza on Main Street in Bangor will look like when it opens

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 9:52 a.m.
Rachel Barton Pine

Acclaimed classical violinist set to play with BSO, lives to rock

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:02 a.m.
Rachel Barton Pine believes very strongly that whether you’re listening to Megadeth or Mahler, the emotional reaction that music stirs inside you remains essentially the same.
Emcee Sean Gambrell, right, introduces the Americana duo Ann and Elizabeth in the upper loft at 58 Main Street in Bangor Monday.

Music fans pass the hat for bands, artists at house concerts in Maine

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:08 p.m.
“It seems like everyone and their mother are hosting house shows now.”
The Maine Harvest Festival

Atmosphere at sixth annual Maine Harvest Festival ‘feels like a giant hug’

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 15, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.
When going to the Maine Harvest Festival in Bangor, you’ve got to have a plan.