On Oct. 19, I ambled around the Bangor City Forest in hopes to find the great horned owl that had reportedly attacked three parties. I had no luck, or a lot of luck, depending on what side of the comments section you’re on. Bernard Hennessey, from Bangor, contacted us on Thursday to share his run-in […]
On Sept. 26, a note was posted on the entrance map of the Bangor City Forest that read: “Great Horned Owl Attack! On West Trail – 8:00 am” A couple of weeks later, two more parties added that they had run ins with a similar owl. The Bangor Daily News covered a string of attacks […]
Stephen King is arguably Maine’s most famous citizen. If you didn’t know why, it’s because his spooky characters from his novels inspire some great beverages. Here’s a few we thought would be a hit at your Halloween party.
One of my intern duties is to go through the video archive and give context to all of the things in it. One of the videos is from the 18th Annual Paws on Parade. The video from 2011 contained some good dogs on a very wet day in Bangor. For the sake of my sanity, […]
Our founder Leon Leonwood Bean was born on this day in 1872, in the small town of Greenwood, Maine. Happy birthday, L.L.! pic.twitter.com/6pHvC3JQKA — L.L.Bean (@LLBean) October 13, 2016 Happy birthday to Leon Leonwood Bean! Today marks his 144th birthday. His legacy has been not only the L.L. Bean brand but the world famous bean boots that […]
You’re one of the lucky moose hunters who got a permit. You did your homework and took a trip to where the most moose are harvested in Maine. Even more lucky, you got one! Now, what are you going to do with all that meat? Josh Cottrell, an avid hunter from Brewer, said that a […]
“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” the TBS show hosted by former “The Daily Show” correspondent Bee, took on a person we here in Maine are exceptionally familiar with: one Gov. Paul R. LePage. While most of us have heard the rants, gaffes and off the cuff remarks LePage has peppered the airwaves with over the […]
It’s getting cold outside, and it’s time to cover those arms with some delightful plaid flannel. It turns out the price of a flannel shirt can vary a lot, from under $20 at a department store, to around $50 at L.L. Bean, up to, well, you’ll see.
Blue Hill native and standup comedian Emma Willmann made her network TV debut last night on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Willmann, a graduate of Georges Stevens Academy who now makes her home in New York, did a tight four minute, thirty second set about small town gay pride parades, middle-aged straight women, and […]
Ripley Publishing sent the Bangor Daily News a copy of their newest book Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unlock the Weird!, published on Sept. 6. Inside, we found five stories about Mainers, all of which we covered.