• Posts Tagged ‘history’

    Public Market Lunch, Part I

    by  • April 16, 2012 • Food & Drink • 1 Comment


    Situated on Monument Square, it might be fair to say that the Public Market House symbolizes the heart of the local foods movement in Portland. Opened in 2006, following the collapse of Betty Noyce’s visionary-but-doomed Public Market project, the current public market opened in a converted Army-Navy store as a partnership between four of the […]

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    Here’s What I Suggest….

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Things To Do • 0 Comments


    First and foremost, credit to catchesthelight on flickr for the beautiful image of the Casco Bay bridge used in the header of this page. Please be sure to check out the rest of her photos on her Flickr feed. She also has a website: Catches-the-Light. Another long weekend is upon us. You remembered that this […]

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    Echoes of a world gone by: Holiday shopping and revelry at the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Maine Historical Society

    by  • December 19, 2011 • Shopping, Things To Do • 0 Comments


    Victoria Mansion is a movie star. Beautiful, spectacular, and one of a kind.  But sitting right in the middle of Congress Street, anchoring the downtown, is another lovely lady – somewhat older, somewhat more conservative, but every bit as elegant and beautiful: the Wadsworth-Longfellow house and the Maine Historical Society. I’d wager that most people […]

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