Emily Burnham

Culture Reporter

 
Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Soucy, "Wayword"

What was the best of Maine music in 2016?

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 21, 2016, at 1:23 p.m.
Maine bands and artists have put out some excellent songs and albums this year.
Patrons eating at Chase's Family Restaurant in Bangor Thursday.

Chase’s Family Restaurant really is a family affair

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 19, 2016, at 1 p.m.
“There really aren’t a lot of other family-style restaurants left around here. We’re one of the last ones.”
CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Dec. 16-18: You’re as cold as ice!

on Dec. 15, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.

‘It’s changed our lives’: Journey continues for Bangor teen at center of viral Facebook post

on Dec. 15, 2016, at 8:57 a.m.
MAINERS WE MET
Allyson Seel-Sorenson shows one of the many things people sent her daughter Hallee Sorenson to wish her happy birthday on Wednesday in Bangor.

‘It’s changed our lives’: Journey continues for Bangor teen at center of viral Facebook post

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 15, 2016, at 7:58 a.m.
In total, Hallee Sorenson has received more than 250,000 individual pieces of mail, both letters and cards and packages. They keep coming, too, with Christmas cards now arriving daily.
Images from "Disaster!" are seen at the exhibit at the Farnsworth in Rockland. The exhibit features different mediums of art depicting various disaster situations.

Fires, floods, shipwrecks: Farnsworth Museum exhibit showcases “Disaster”

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 14, 2016, at 1:17 p.m.
“It’s something that affects everyone, regardless of who or where you are.”
CULTURE SHOCK

Hollywood’s “Black List” of new screenplays is out, and two Stephen King biopics are on it

on Dec. 14, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Li Yang, co-owner of the new coffee house Nest in Orono with Anna Berube, makes a latte.

New Orono coffee house Nest’s motto: ‘Bringing peeps together’

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 12, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
“I wanted this space in particular for a long time, since before the last business was in here, and when it became available, we went for it.”
CULTURE SHOCK

Tony Bennett, Kris Kristofferson, more set for Portland, Bangor concerts this spring

on Dec. 12, 2016, at 10:06 a.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

Windham music teacher finalist for 2017 Grammy Music Educator Award

on Dec. 09, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

A Taste of Sunshine in Maine, Cuban-inspired eatery in Brewer, has closed

on Dec. 09, 2016, at 11:18 a.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Massimo’s Breads in Brewer appears to be closing

on Dec. 09, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Dec. 9-11: When’s the big one coming?

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Giacomo’s in downtown Bangor is not closing for breakfast; will remain open mornings

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.
VIDEO
John Burstein talks about how he became Slim Goodbody at in his home in Lincolnville recently. Burstein, who created the character in 1975, donned a white unitard with various tissues, organs and organ systems painted in biologically accurate locations and sizes and sang songs about the body to children.

From PBS to ‘The Night Kitchen,’ Lincolnville artist creates quite a ‘goodbody’ of work

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 07, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
The Slim Goodbody costume turns John Burstein, an otherwise laid-back, thoughtful guy, into a bit of a superhero.
#MAINE

Maine man one of 10 participants on season three of History Channel’s ‘Alone’

on Dec. 06, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Giacomo’s in downtown Bangor now only open for lunch

on Dec. 06, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
Roast cod in sweet pepper and crab broth with potatoes and hominy can be seen on Nov. 29 at Sammy's Deluxe in Rockland. The new restaurant focuses on Maine comfort food.

Grandma’s recipes, chef’s technique: Sammy’s Deluxe elevates comfort food

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 06, 2016, at 7:10 a.m.
“It’s Maine food, comfort food, super simple, classic dishes done really, really well,” said Sam Richman.
CULTURE SHOCK

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

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

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

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