• Posts Tagged ‘things to do’

    A Gathering Place

    by  • December 11, 2013 • Buy Local, Things To Do • 0 Comments

    IMG_4295 copy

    Tucked away in a nondescript building in Bayside is a business that is very different from most other shops and stores in Portland … because what you buy from them is not so much a finished product, but rather the tools and space necessary to make your own creative dreams come true. Open since March […]

    Read more →

    Winter Market

    by  • December 9, 2013 • Buy Local, Food & Drink, Shopping • 0 Comments

    600

    On Saturday morning I went to check out the new home of the Portland Winter Farmer’s Market, hosted by Urban Farm Fermentory at 200 Anderson St.  In addition to UFF, the building is also home to Maine Line Pies, Bomb Diggity Bakery, and Pure Pops, so the addition of farm fresh veggies, handmade cheeses, local […]

    Read more →

    Friday Features & Finds: Fringe Edition

    by  • June 28, 2013 • Things To Do • 0 Comments

    2395899370_4bd9bb1072_o-001

      Happy Friday!  Hope everyone is staying dry on this rainy, rainy day. Just a couple of quick reminders: PortFringe continues throughout the weekend with over 35 performances at four locations in Portland. PortFringe performances run the gamut from serious to silly, and include music, dance, comedy (including stand up), improv, film, and “improvised zombie […]

    Read more →

    Quite a lot of Art on the Hill

    by  • December 1, 2012 • Buy Local, Things To Do • 3 Comments

    Headline

    Last night I had a wonderful time strolling around the Society for East End Arts’ 2012 Holiday ‘Art on the Hill’ show. Over 70 vendors — many of whom were not, I was totally pleased to note, the ‘usual suspects’ that I’ve seen at every vaguely craft-fair like show I go to.  Admission is free, […]

    Read more →

    PICNIC in the Park

    by  • August 25, 2012 • Shopping, Things To Do • 1 Comment

    PicnicBanner

    So, how was your summer? Here are a few images from Saturday’s annual Picnic Music + Arts Festival, probably the premiere showcase for independent artisans and craftspeople in the city.  Enjoy!   Please visit the Picnic website (www.picnicportland.com) to learn more about the vendors whose work is featured here.  You can also follow them on […]

    Read more →