The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

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Tuesday 207: The Home Team

painting by Jessica Ives Root, root, root! April 14th is the first game of the season at Hadlock Field. +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine  and Save thirty percent on any 4×4 inch oil on panel painting by making your purchase within the first week of its posting. Instead of […]

We’re In Maine Now

overheard in portland Young woman to young man: “We forgot the f***in’ football, didn’t we?” Young man: “Watch your mouth. We’re not in New Hampshire anymore.”


photograph via the EQ The new Garbage to Garden website is up!

SEWBIZE Kathy Stanley

photograph and text by Karen O. Zimmermann Showbiz was not in Kathy Stanley’s mind when she created this combination of letters for her vanity plate. The owner of two fabric and sewing stores, and with over 100 miles between the two, she is just sooo busy. And, of course, she sews. But with a seemingly […]

Garbage To Garden

photograph and text by Emily Qualey I got to ride along with Lee on his East End Garbage To Garden route!  As a lifelong composter (I even dragged my vermiculture worms to Portland last year), I am extraordinarily PUMPED I to be working with this crew. Every last detail of this business is rooted in the spirit of […]

Former Florida Man

overheard in portland Older lady, to group of people at bus stop: “Well, I lived in Florida once, and I wasn’t so crazy about it…” Older man, interrupting loudly: “I lived in Florida for two years, and I hated every single minute of it!” (Overheard at the bus stop in front of the Back Cove […]

The ice breaks up on Fore River, a sign of things to come

triptych by Justin Gove

Born For It

poetry rocks by Dave Morrison Before settling in coastal Maine and publishing nine books of poetry, Dave Morrison spent years playing guitar in rock & roll bars in Boston and New York City. Poetry Rocks merges Morrison’s life on the stage with his life on the page as his poems cross the thin rope bridge […]

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