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  • Dishin' That: Tips for getting tips

    With Memorial Day Weekend fresh on our minds, so begins the shoulder season, bringing steadily increasing hospitality business to southern Maine. It’s a short period where business starts to pick up as folks From Away make day-trips with the windows down, and locals venture out in fl...

  • Arts Calendar: May 20 to June 2

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Choral Art Society, holding auditions for its Choral Art Camerata, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 26-27, 5-9 p.m., free, Allen Avenue Unitarian-Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland, 82...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 23 - March 6

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Mrs. Maine 2011 United States Pageant, seeking contestants for April 9-10 competition held at Freeport Performing Arts Center, must be 21+, married, and Maine resident, Marc...

  • Dining Dish: South Portland tacos enter south-of-the-border wave

    Manuel Peña and Karen Massmussen of Portland will open a new take-out business called Taco Trio at 119 Ocean St. in South Portland's Knightville neighborhood. The business is in the former Zeta Cafe on Legion Square. According to Peña, they will serve traditional Mexican food from...

  • The Great Outdoors: Snowshoeing Quarry Woods Preserve in Freeport

    FREEPORT — First there came E. B. Mallet Jr. in the 1880’s, then L.L. Bean in the early 1900s. They were the two great entrepreneurs of Freeport who changed the town forever. We decided recently to snowshoe up to the E.B. Mallet granite quarry adjacent to the Lower Mast Landing...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 16 - 27

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Mrs. Maine 2011 United States Pageant, seeking contestants for April 9-10 competition held at Freeport Performing Arts Center, must be 21+, married, and Maine resident, Marc...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 9 - 20

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Artwork, need variety of art and crafts for upcoming silent auction, "Beauty and the Books," to benefit Falmouth Memorial Library, items must be dropped off by March 5, informatio...

  • Eating Well: Food for a snowy day

    Spring is just a few more 12-foot snowbanks away from us now. On March 20, the first day of spring, we might get a warm, sunny day – or another wintry blizzard. We’ll keep the wood stoves and snow-blowers ready for whatever nature gives us. Until then, we’re i...

  • Out & About: Music in Portland, drama in Lewiston

    There’s plenty of music this weekend in Portland. On Saturday, Empire Dine and Dance presents a traditional Irish instrumental duo, flutist Shannon Heaton and harpist Maeve Gilchrist. The occasion is the release of Heaton’s latest CD, “The Blue Dress.” The Portland ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 2 - 13

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Artwork, need variety of art and crafts for upcoming silent auction, "Beauty and the Books," to benefit Falmouth Memorial Library, items must be dropped off by March 5, informatio...