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15 Instagram photos that show how Mainers celebrated the arrival of 2015

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On the eve of the year 2000—the New Year’s Eve everyone thought would usher in one catastrophe or another—I spent the night with a bunch of friends from Westbrook High School. We synched Wizard of Oz with Dark Side of the Moon and awaited the impending doom of Y2K, which never came. It feels like […]

Portland Digital Inventory: “Thanks for Smashin Into My Element and Drivin Off” Edition

Top 9 lines from Greater Portland Missed Connections: if only i was not married and you were single. maybe someday you and i will be more than just coworkers and friends. LINK i just wanted to thank you for not treating me like an old man and for all your help on saturday.i got the […]

Death Cab for Cutie’s “The New Year” will forever remind me of Casco Bay Books

Someone just posted this video on Twitter and I realized that I haven’t thought of this song, or the band for that matter, for somewhere around 7 or 8 years. Upon its release, Transatlanticism became a part of the ever-present soundtrack at Casco Bay Books, the small book and coffee shop that used to be […]

Here are some ways you can celebrate New Year’s in Portland, Maine, my friends.

Are you looking for ways to ring in 2013 in Portland? Here I present a robust handful of suggestions. At SPACE Gallery, there will be Mexican wrestling (Super Lucha Explosiva), DJ sets (Nan’l Meiklejohn and Gabe FM) and video projections (David Meiklejohn). I usually end up at SPACE Gallery on New Years Eve and I […]