Tag Archives: vintage

47 unique [mostly] Maine-made gifts you can buy at PICNIC [and online]

Here is a sampling of the neat things that the vendors who will be at PICNIC Music + Arts Festival have been known to sell. PICNIC is my very favorite Portland Summer event that I never get to go to. Last year I got married on the day it took place and this year I […]

Portland Weekend Goings-On, November 30th – December 2nd

This is a pretty event-heavy weekend. There is a heap of great music, bountiful craft and vintage events, and the opportunity to get dressed up as Santa and party. FRIDAY Anti-Freeze! Downtown Holiday Arts + Crafts Fair Engine, a community arts organization, brings Anti-Freeze!, an annual downtown holiday arts and craft fair to Biddeford. More […]

20 Portland Things For Which I am Thankful

Here are 20 Portland-y things I am thankful for. The Portland Public Library, YES Books, Longfellow Books, The Green Hand, Strange Maine, Casablanca Comics, and Coast City Comics for keeping us literate David Meiklejohn, Barry Dodd, Videoport (obviously) and the DIY film and video scene The wonderful, friendly, and beautiful staff folks at Local 188, […]