Emily Burnham

Bangor Metro & Special Sections Reporter

The cast performs during a rehearsal of Orono High School's production of "Rent" recently in Orono.

Tackling big topics through theater, Orono High uses ‘Rent’ as teaching tool

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 26, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
“We wanted to do something weighty. We wanted to talk about issues that are going on all around us.”

Bangor musician proposes to his girlfriend with a song — performed live at a downtown bar

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.

Bangor’s new Chick-fil-A set for Nov. 3 opening, with special ‘road trip’ contest set for Nov. 2

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.

Greek-inspired tiled walls, other surprises discovered during Bangor building renovation

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 9:09 a.m.

Fred Armisen, “Portlandia” star and SNL alum, spotted in downtown Bangor

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 2:24 p.m.

“Portlandia” star, SNL alum Fred Armisen spotted in downtown Bangor

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 2:13 p.m.
A bowl of Vietnam-style curry is seen at the home of Bich Nga Burrill, chef for Far East Cuisine in Winterport. Burrill has been a fixture at local farmers markets for over a decade, serving up fresh Vietnamese dishes to many in Maine.

Winterport woman dishes up stories alongside Vietnamese food at area markets

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 24, 2016, at 6:36 a.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Oct. 21-23: Our cups runneth over

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
Danielle Erin Rhodes reaches over Jason Cohen to play a duet on the piano at Penobscot Theatre Company while practicing for their show "Murder For Two," opening Oct. 21.

Quadruple threats required for demanding roles in PTC’s “Murder For Two”

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 19, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.

Gerald Winters and Son, new Stephen King-centric bookstore, opens in Bangor

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
Stephen Quint has played "patter roles" for the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Company for the past 30 years.

Pittsfield native is the very model of a modern Gilbert and Sullivan singer

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 17, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
Stephen Quint has a very specific set of skills — skills that very few people in this country possess, especially on a professional level. He sings Gilbert and Sullivan patter songs for a living.

Massimo’s Pizza Bar in downtown Bangor closing; new restaurant to open next month

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 1:41 p.m.
Wood fired sourdough Neapolitan pizza at Meanwhile in Belfast.

Belfast eatery’s Neapolitan-style pizza is a different sort of pie

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 17, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
“Ours is Neapolitan style, so it’s very thin, it’s soft, and it’s highly digestible. You can fold it.”

Cake Concoctions in downtown Bangor has officially closed its doors

on Oct. 14, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.

Bangor’s newest brewery, 2 Feet Brewing, opens tasting room on Columbia Street

on Oct. 14, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Oct. 14-16: Behold the power of cheese

on Oct. 13, 2016, at 12:40 p.m.

Richard Hanson, former chef and owner of Ellsworth’s Cleonice, has passed away

on Oct. 12, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
One highlight of the exhibit "Created in the Lab: Interpreting Science through Comics" is the rendition of the 120-element Periodic Table, created by dozens of graphic artists around the country displayed Saturday at the Waterfall Arts Gallery in Belfast. The exhibit runs Friday, Sept. 23, through Friday, Nov. 11.

What the heck is Molybdenum? Belfast exhibit uses pop art to explain science

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 12, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
A group of artists is now bringing to life the 118 known elements in a creative exhibit that explores the historical, cultural, and scientific stories behind the elements.

This letter from a 14-year-old Stephen King is prophetic of his later career

on Oct. 11, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
A fresh panini is seen at Verona Wine and Design in Bucksport on Wednesday. Mike and Colleen Gross opened the store and tapas restaurant in June.

Tapas and wine bar joins Bucksport’s downtown renaissance

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 10, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Offering tapas-style small plates, desserts and a carefully selected wine and beer menu, as well as wine and gifts for purchase, Verona Wine & Design is an intimate, laid-back eatery that’s a welcome addition to the growing, diversifying Bucksport downtown.