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Solo Italiano

Solo Italiano

Chef Paolo Laboa of Solo Italiano cooks true Genovese food, fresh from the farm and the sea, prepared from the heart by the winner of both the… Read more »

Standard Baking Co.

Standard Baking Co.

Yet another pioneer in regards to how Portlanders get by in the morning, Standard took the city by storm in the 90s by showing us just how… Read more »

Arabica Coffee Company

Arabica Coffee Company

Arabica was responsible for first raising awareness of great coffee in Portland back in the 90s, offering small estate selections like Jamaican Blue Mountain that were previously unheard… Read more »

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36hrs Portland | Connecting with History

36hrs Portland | Connecting with History

Friday Afternoon The Francis on upper Congress Street is one of Portland’s newest hotels. The 15-room property is named for architect Francis Fassett, who designed the brick mansion in 1881 as a home for Mellen E. Bolster. It has been renovated with modern amenities while retaining its period charm. I am greeted upon arrival by Tony Delois, who co-owns the hotel with his brothers Nate and Jake, along with Jeff Harder. We take a tour [Read More...]
Supply & Demand

Supply & Demand

Portland realtors share unfiltered thoughts on the city's housing market. [Read More...]
Did You Know… Portland?

Did You Know… Portland?

There’s always something new and exciting happening in Maine’s largest city, but some of Portland’s most intriguing attractions are the ones hiding in plain sight. [Read More...]
Promoting Prosperity

Promoting Prosperity

Quincy Hentzel leads the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce in supporting the area's success. [Read More...]
Bluefin

Bluefin

Seafood has the starring role at the Portland Harbor Hotel's intimate, relaxed restaurant. [Read More...]
Character & Soul

Character & Soul

A young Portland architect gives a midcentury-modern home the love it deserves.  [Read More...]
24hrs Portland

24hrs Portland

A food-lover's adventure Portland is a playground for people who love food. Covering it all in a short time frame is impossible, but I happily accepted the challenge to visit some favorites in a mere 24 hours. [Read More...]
Best Places for Waterfront Dining

Best Places for Waterfront Dining

What's better than a meal with a view, especially when the view is of a bustling, blue water harbor? Watch fisherman bringing in their catch and ferries crossing Casco Bay from these waterfront restaurants. [Read More...]