Emily Burnham

Bangor Metro & Special Sections Reporter

The new Amigos West Coast Taqueria opened on June 25 in downtown Winterport. Small-batch cooking and family recipes are what owner Isaiah Smith specializes in.

New Mexican taqueria in Winterport keeps it fast, fresh and simple

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 04, 2016, at 10:19 a.m.
“We knew if we could just get the flavors out there, we’d start bringing more people in,” Mark Smith said. “So far, so good.”

Blue Hill native makes her comedy debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

on Sept. 30, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.

Cake Concoctions in downtown Bangor to close its doors this week

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 2: Cute pictures of baby animals

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 2:18 p.m.

Bangor’s Paul Bunyan carelessly overlooked in New York Times essay

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
A man browses artwork by nine New Brunswick artists on display at the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor on Thursday. The New Brunswick Arts Bank features artwork from artists throughout New Brunswick.

Bangor museum hosts nine artists from New Brunswick Art Bank

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 28, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
“You really get a glimpse into what high quality contemporary artists are living and working in New Brunswick.”

Happy Endings, new downtown Bangor martini bar, now open

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.

Stephen King took Donald Trump to task on Twitter during the debate

on Sept. 27, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.

Five albums from Maine bands, new this fall, that you should definitely listen to

on Sept. 27, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
The rice and curry meal is seen at Serendib in Ellsworth on Wednesday. The Sri Lankan restaurant opened last fall.

Crossroads of cuisines spices up the menu at Sri Lankan restaurant

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 26, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
“We want to take the fuss out of the food. We are concentrating on the food, and that’s really the total focus — making it totally fresh. That’s what it’s all about.”

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Sept. 23-25: It’s decorative gourd season! Yay!

on Sept. 22, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.

Mmmm, doughnuts: Krispy Kreme plans to open first store in Maine, with more to come

on Sept. 22, 2016, at 9:32 a.m.

Stephen King’s “Wizard and Glass” to be TV series, filling in “Dark Tower” movie backstory

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

Caribou native astronaut featured in NASA video, after her epic Twitter ‘mansplaining’ incident

on Sept. 21, 2016, at 10:15 a.m.
Robinson Ballet's new artistic director Stevie McGary after the performance of "Reflections" on Saturday evening at Husson University's Gracie Theatre.

New Robinson Ballet director’s dance career began with Elvis

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 21, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.
“I want to get the community interested in dance. I think people see things like more modern dance pieces and don’t know what to think. I want to make sure that we can help them understand what they’re seeing,” Stevie Dunham McGary said. “Smaller shows in smaller venues. More intimate things. We want to educate as well as entertain.”

Whoopie Pie Cafe in Brewer to close; Bangor location to stay open

on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
Lee-Russel Dunn is the baker at Fork & Spoon in Bangor. He makes all of the pastries and breads fresh each morning. Dunn makes loaves of ciabatta bread Friday morning.

With a new owner and menu, Bangor’s Fork & Spoon focuses on ‘quirky and conscious’ food

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.
“People always told me, ‘You should open a restaurant!’ But it’s so scary to do that. You never know if it’ll actually work,” said Elisabeth Dean. “It’s been a long time coming.”

Pop superstar Kesha set for concert at Colby College in Waterville

on Sept. 19, 2016, at 7:07 p.m.

Five family-friendly things to do in the Bangor region that scream ‘fall’

on Sept. 16, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Sept. 16-18: Those were the days

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.