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Two Portland breweries ban dogs in tasting rooms

on April 27, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
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Doggie Daycare..Money Well Spent.

on April 26, 2017, at 7:33 p.m.
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Text ‘ice cream,’ and this Maine company will deliver pints on demand

on April 21, 2017, at 8:38 a.m.
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Lobster roll competition comes to Portland

on April 20, 2017, at 6 a.m.

This is what 60 hours of intricate tie dye looks like

By Micky Bedell on April 17, 2017, at 11:49 a.m.
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What happened to Dispatch Magazine?

on April 14, 2017, at 11:38 a.m.
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Food Network’s ‘Chopped’ is looking for Portland chefs

on April 10, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.
“These are massive T.V. series and when they pick a market that in itself is a huge validation,” said Rory Strunk, founder of O’Maine Studios in Portland.
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This nautical-themed Portland cocktail joint has a secret entrance to a second bar

on April 07, 2017, at 5:30 a.m.
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This nautical-themed Portland cocktail joint has a secret entrance to a second bar

on April 07, 2017, at 5:30 a.m.
Blyth and Burrows, which opens in mid-May, is an ode to commanders shot down in the battle of the Boxer and Enterprise off the coast of Maine during the war of 1812.
KATHRYN OLMSTEAD
Cast members for "We Are Monsters" take time from practice at Wintergreen Arts Center in Presque Isle to pose with music director Aaron Swanson (back row, from left), choreographer Emily Sjoberg, director Darci Faye, assistant director Alexandra Kruczek and assistant music directors Tom Watson and Sawyer O'Donnell.

Caribou native gives up NYC to inspire Maine youngsters on stage

By Kathryn Olmstead on April 06, 2017, at 4:43 p.m.
Darci Faye, whose play “Infinitely Yours” recently was nominated for five awards at New York’s Planet Connections Theatre Festival, is directing the youth theatre production of “We Are Monsters.”
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Easter Peeps get dressed up like Trump protesters and even Jesus Christ

on April 05, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
HEATHER DENKMIRE
Heather Denkmire is a writer and artist who lives in Portland with her two young daughters.

Autistic people don’t need a ‘cure’

By Heather Denkmire on April 05, 2017, at 5:55 a.m.
The largest autism organizations treat autism as if it were a disease that needs to be eradicated, rather than a set of developmental conditions.
HARMONY, MAINE -- 03/01/2017 -- Bronze sculptor David Smus combines his love of nature and fine art to create limited edition bronzes in his Harmony home studio. Micky Bedell | BDN

Why this Maine artist’s best work always gets torn apart

By Micky Bedell on April 03, 2017, at 9:14 a.m.
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You can buy these designer ‘glamping tents’ for $12,500

on April 02, 2017, at 11:31 a.m.
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A cafe devoted to crepes is now open in Portland’s Public Market House

on March 30, 2017, at 2:02 p.m.
SARAH SMILEY
Sarah Smiley

Retiring from the military isn’t as easy as it sounds

By Sarah Smiley on March 28, 2017, at 7:33 p.m.
A friend asked my husband, “And what will you do when you get out of the military?” His response: “I don’t know.”
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Biddeford fashion designer anchors in the Old Port

on March 28, 2017, at 3:45 p.m.
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Maine Brew Bus bought out its competition

on March 28, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Prices will stay the same, but you won’t be able to drink on the bus.
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Maine Brew Bus bought out its competition

on March 28, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Prices will stay the same, but you won’t be able to drink on the bus.
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Inside the new Holy Donut in Scarborough

on March 14, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.